The 2nd edition of Research.com ranking of the best scientists in the
field of Engineering and Technology relies os data
combined from various data sources including OpenAlex and
CrossRef. The bibliometric data for devising the citation-based metrics were
collected on 21-12-2022. Position in the ranking is based on a
scientist's D-index (Discipline H-index), which
takes into account only publications and citation
data for an examined discipline.
The focus of our Engineering and Technology research
Our best scientists ranking is a reliable account of leading researchers from the area of Engineering and Technology, established by means of a meticulous examination of 166,880 researchers discovered from multiple bibliometric data sources. For the field of Engineering and Technology, over 27940 scientists were investigated.
What is D-index inclusion threshold for Engineering and Technology
The D-index threshold for approving a scholar to be considered is placed at 30 if most of their publications are in the discipline of Engineering and Technology. The inclusion requirements for scholars to be considered into the ranking of top scholars are based on the D-index, proportion of the publications made within the selected discipline in addition to the awards and achievements of the scientists. The D-index threshold for listing top scholars is set as an increment of 10 depending on the overall number of scientists estimated for each scientific field whilst guaranteeing that the top 1% of best scholars are incorporated into the ranking. There should be a proximity of 30% or less between a researcher’s general H-index and their D-index.
Additional verification methods
Since our leading aim is to ensure that only actual scientists are mentioned in our ranking we believe that raw data are never meant to be a full means to quantify the output of scholars. For that reason we manually inspect each profile and cross-correlate it against publications in a broad range of credible sources. While it’s not a element contributing to a scientist’s position in our ranking, the amount of documents published in major journals and conference proceedings should constitute a credible secondary implication of their contribution to research in a selected field of study. Position in the ranking is determined by each scientist’s D-index with the help of data gathered from OpenAlex and CrossRef, which are the most credible and well-known bibliometric databases of this kind accessible to the research community. A thorough overview of our research procedures can be found on our methodology page.
Our objective is to inspire researchers, companies and decision-makers worldwide to investigate where top experts are heading and to give an opportunity for the whole research community to get to know who the leading experts in specific disciplines, in various countries, or even within research institutions are.
Key findings for Engineering and Technology
With 523 scholars United Kingdom ranks in spot 3 globally.
As far as institutions are concerned, the affiliation with the highest number of top researchers in United Kingdom is Imperial College London with 54 researchers affiliated with it being present in Research.com Engineering and Technology ranking. It is followed by University of Cambridge with 37 researchers. Ranking thirds is Imperial College London with 29 scientists.
Prominent researchers featured in United Kingdom are affiliated with IGT, University of St Andrews, King's College London, Cardiff University, Aston University, DeepMind (United Kingdom), Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Manchester Metropolitan University, University of Warwick, European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts.
Professor O.C. Zienkiewicz from Swansea University is featured as the best scholar in United Kingdom in our ranking with a D-index of 125. Ranking second in United Kingdom is Brian C. J. Moore from University of Cambridge with a D-index of 102. The third place in United Kingdom is taken by Dario Farina from Imperial College London with a D-index of 101.
The average D-index for the top 10% scientists is 76 against an average of 43 for all 523 scientists listed in the ranking.
The average number of published articles in the discipline of Engineering and Technology for the top 1% of scholars in the ranking is 579 in comparison to an average of 215 for all 523 scientists.
The average number of citations for the top 1% scientists is 48305 against an average of 10174 for all 523 researchers.