National & International Awards
March 6, 2020
Highly Cited Researcher
The Web of Science Group named Zheng Xiang, associate professor of hospitality and tourism management, a Highly Cited Researcher. The designation is awarded to scientists and social scientists whose published work has received the most citations (top 1% in their field) over the past decade. With this honor, Xiang, whose research primarily focuses on the impact of information technology on travel behavior, joins an international community of 6,200 researchers, including 24 Nobel Laureates, also recognized by the Web of Science Group for their influential scholarship.
For more details, visit the Highly Cited Researchers list.
Zheng Xiang was also recently elected president of the International Federation of IT and Travel & Tourism (IFITT), an organization that promotes research and exchanges focused on information technology’s role in the hospitality industry. His duties will include overseeing the group’s annual ENTER eTourism Conference in Tianjin, China in 2021, providing strategic direction, and promoting the IFITT internationally.