Honors: Jason Steffen

Jason Steffen (Physics and Astronomy) was recognized as a 2019 "Highly Cited Researcher" by the Web of Science.  This places him, by citations, in the top one percent of his field over the decade 2008 through 2018.  Most of these citations come from his work in exoplanets, especially in conjunction with NASA's Kepler mission.  Steffen is an assistant professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.  He was one of only two NSHE faculty to achieve this designation—the second being Jennifer Pearson at Reno.  Dr. Steffen has nearly 90 refereed publications with more than 15,000 citations.

 

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