MSU business, engineering professors among most cited researchers in the world

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Portrait of Jim Chrisman
Jim Chrisman
Portrait of Jenny Du
Jenny Du

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Two prolific Mississippi State research professors are among the most-cited researchers in the world in the fields of business and economics, and geosciences.

James J. Chrisman, the Julia Bennett Rouse Endowed Professor in Management in MSU’s College of Business, and Qian “Jenny” Du, the Bobby Shackouls Endowed Professor in the university’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, again are named as “Highly Cited Researchers” in Clarivate Analytics’ 2023 Web of Science citation index. They are listed among scientists and social scientists around the world whose papers rank in the top 1% of citations for a field and publication year.

Chrisman, a top-cited researcher in business and economics, is one of only 86 researchers in the world in the field to be recognized. He has over 60 journal publications, along with a published book and book chapters. He has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration and finance from Western Illinois University and Bradley University, respectively. He also holds a Ph.D. in strategic management from the University of Georgia.

Du is a top-cited researcher in geosciences who has been referenced approximately 22,379 times. An MSU faculty member since 2004, her research interests are in digital image processing, remote sensing, data compression, neural network and superresolution. Du has served as an editor for several respected journals and has over 600 journal publications, among other published works. Her bachelor’s and master’s degrees are from the Beijing Institute of Technology, and her master’s and doctoral degrees are from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, all in electrical engineering.

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