Congratulations Dr. Michael Scott, highly-cited researcher 2020

Coreform co-founder is in the top 0.1% of CAE researchers

Published: 23 November 2020

The Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list from Clarivate helps identify that small fraction of the researcher population that contributes disproportionately to advances and innovations in their fields. We are pleased to announce that Dr. Michael Scott, co-founder and Senior Advisor at Coreform, has been identified as a Highly Cited Researcher for 2020.

Dr. Scott is a world leader in isogeometric analysis and associate professor at Brigham Young University. He was named a Highly Cited Researcher by Thomson Reuters in 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019. His graduate level course, Spline-based and Isoegometric FEA, has attracted graduate students and industry leaders seeking to learn about the future of FEA.

We have made the course lectures publicly available on our forum.

To learn more about the course (and add some fun to your day), check out this intro video:

About Clarivate Highly Cited Researchers

Highly Cited Researchers from Clarivate is an annual list recognizing influential researchers in the sciences and social sciences from around the world.The 2020 list contains about 6,400 Highly Cited Researchers. The list focuses on contemporary research achievement: only highly-cited papers in science and social science journals indexed in the Web of Science Core Collection™ during the 11-year period 2009 to 2019 were surveyed. Highly cited papers are defined as those that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year.

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