The Citations Chase

October 25, 2021

INFORMS MAgazineIn a recent article, The Citations Chase: Bibliometrics – the most important publishing statistic? in the The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) ORMS Today magazine, author Harilaos N. Psaraftis notes that of 15,300+ researchers worldwide with "Logistics and Transportation" as their primary subfield, UC Berkeley takes the number one and three slots -- Carlos Daganzo and Robert Cervero, respectively, as the most cited researchers worldwide.  Kenneth Train of Berkeley's Economics department comes in at number six.  UC Berkeley City and Regional Planning doctoral alum Susan Handy of UC Davis comes in at number eight and UC Berkeley Transportation Engineering PhD alum David Levinson of University of Sydney, comes in at number 19. See how the author arrives at these numbers and why it matters, go to