The American Chemical Societe (ACS) publishes the latest version of its prestigious list of the top 200 most highly regarded and sought-after scientists in the country.

The latest ACS Science Education survey finds that more than 60 percent of the respondents in the 2016 survey said they had a doctoral degree, the highest proportion in the survey since the ACS began publishing the survey in 2000.

Among the top 100 highest-ranked PhDs in the ACS survey are:The top 20 highest-ranking Ph.

D.s in 2017 were: