USask water expert named to list of world’s most highly-cited researchers

A USask Global Institute for Water Security researcher has been named to Clarivate’s 2021 Highly-Cited Researchers list. Researcher honoured on this list has published multiple academic papers that rank in the top 1% of citations in his field that year from the global Web of Science.

Modelling the future of water on Earth 

Dr. Jay Famiglietti (PhD), executive director of the USask Global Institute for Water Security and Canada 150 Research Chair in Hydrology and Remote Sensing, is a leading hydrologist and has previously served as a senior water scientist in the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. His research focuses on using satellites and advanced computer models to track the changing availability of freshwater around the world with a major focus on communicating important findings to the public and the research community. He is a regular advisor to national and international governments on water security issues. 

His research work has been cited approximately 17,610 times across 176 published papers, including  in prestigious journals such as Nature and Science.

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