This list recognizes world-class researchers selected for their exceptional research performance, demonstrated by production of multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in 'Web of Science'

In ESS, for year 2019 we have four Professors:

Isabella Velicogna
James Randerson
Eric Rignot
Steven Davis

(James Famiglietti has been nominated but no longer has an affiliation with ESS.)

Affiliates with ESS include:
Steven Allison (Affiliate ESS)
Jasper Vrugt (Affiliate ESS)

In total: UCI has thirteen nominees in 2019; one-third is from ESS, with fifty-percent from ESS or affiliated with ESS!

Only three of the nominees from UCI are women; among them is Isabella Velicogna, who has been elected five times in the last six years.

The recognition started in 2001, with the following nominees:

2001:
Michael Prather
Ralph Cicerone

This was based on the highest number of citations.
In 2014, the rules changed to nominate fellows with the most citations in the last decade (instead of their entire career).

2014:
Eric Rignot
James Randerson

2015:
Isabella Velicogna
Eric Rignot
James Randerson

2016:
Isabella Velicogna
Eric Rignot
James Randerson

2017:
Eric Rignot
Steve Allison (Affiliate)

2018:
Isabella Velicogna
Eric Rignot
James Randerson
Michael Goulden
Steven Allison (Affiliate) Jasper Vrugt (Affiliate)
 
2019:
Isabella Velicogna
Eric Rignot
James Randerson
Steven Davis
Steven Allison (Affiliate)
Jasper Vrugt (Affiliate)

Date: 
Monday, November 25, 2019