Best Engineering and Technology Universities in Israel 2023

The 2nd edition of ranking of the best universities in the arena of Engineering and Technology was created using data combined from multiple data sources including OpenAlex and CrossRef. The bibliometric data for estimating the citation-based metrics were gathered on 21-12-2022. Position in the ranking is based on a sum of D-indexes (Discipline H-index) of all ranking researcher’s affiliated with a given institution. D-index takes into account only publications and citation values for an examined discipline.
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The scope of our Engineering and Technology research
Our best universities ranking is a trustworthy list of leading scientists from the discipline of Engineering and Technology , created using a detailed analysis of 166,880 scientists identified from a variety of bibliometric data sources. For the discipline of Engineering and Technology, as many as 27940 scientists were analysed.

What is D-index inclusion threshold for Engineering and Technology
The D-index threshold for approving a scientist to be examined is placed at 30 if the majority of of their publications are in the area of Engineering and Technology. The inclusion criteria for scholars to be considered into the ranking of top researchers are based on the D-index, ratio of the contributions made within the selected discipline in addition to the awards and achievements of the scholars. The D-index threshold for including top scientists is set as an increment of 10 depending on the overall number of scientists assessed for each area od study whilst guaranteeing that the top 1% of leading scholars are considered into the list. There should be a proximity of 30% or less between a researcher’s general H-index and their D-index.

Other verification practices
Because our primary goal is to ensure that only actual researchers are included in the ranking we believe that numbers are never meant to be a full measure to assess the contributions of scholars. Because of that we manually check every profile and cross-correlate it against publications in a broad range of reliable sources. Although it’s not a element defining a scientist’s position in the ranking, the number of documents published in prominent journals and conference proceedings should constitute a credible secondary signal of their contribution to research in a specific discipline. Position in the ranking is based on every scientist’s D-index using information gathered from OpenAlex and CrossRef, which are the most credible and well-established bibliometric databases of this kind available to the research community. A detailed overview of our research policy can be found on our methodology page.

Our mission
Our mission is to inspire scientists, entrepreneurs and politicians worldwide to explore where prominent experts are heading and to provide a way for the entire scientific community to get to know who the leading experts in specific fields of research, in various countries, or even within research institutions are.
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Key findings for Engineering and Technology
With 7 scientific affiliations Israel ranks in spot 27 globally.

As far as scientific affiliations are concerned, the institution with the highest number of top scientists in Israel is Tel Aviv University with 20 scholars affiliated with it being features in Engineering and Technology ranking. It is followed by Technion – Israel Institute of Technology with 13 scientists and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev with 7 researchers.

The most prominent scientists in the field of Engineering and Technology in Israel are affiliated with Hebrew University of Jerusalem, University of Haifa, Weizmann Institute of Science, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Bar-Ilan University, Tel Aviv University. Tel Aviv University is featured as the best university in the Israel in our ranking with a total D-index of its ranking scholars at 806. Ranking on the second place is Technion – Israel Institute of Technology with a total D-index of 517. The third spot is taken by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev with a total D-index of 370.

The average total D-index for the top 5% universities is 352 against an average of 352 for all 7 institutions included in the ranking.

The average number of published articles in the discipline of Engineering and Technology by scientists affiliated with the top 10% of researchers in the ranking is 1676 in comparison to an average of 1676 for all 7 universities.

The average number of citations of scientists affiliated with the top 10% universities is 81238 against an average of 81238 for all 7 universities.

University Details
Σ Publications
Σ D-Index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines.
91 World 1 National Scholars 20 4,688 Σ D-index 806
163 World 2 National Scholars 13 2,005 Σ D-index 517
210 World 3 National Scholars 7 1,469 Σ D-index 370
239 World 4 National Scholars 7 1,169 Σ D-index 321
424 World 5 National Scholars 4 1,340 Σ D-index 158
438 World 6 National Scholars 4 628 Σ D-index 149
456 World 7 National Scholars 3 439 Σ D-index 143

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