Best Mathematics Universities in Israel 2023

The 2nd edition of ranking of the best universities in the arena of Mathematics was created using data derived from multiple data sources including OpenAlex and CrossRef. The bibliometric data for evaluating the citation-based metrics were acquired 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 only includes papers and citation metrics for an examined discipline.
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The range of our Mathematics research’s best universities ranking is a trustworthy lineup of leading scientists from the discipline of Mathematics , based on a thorough analysis of 166,880 researchers identified from various bibliometric data sources. For the discipline of Mathematics, over 6262 researchers were analysed.

What is D-index acceptance threshold for Mathematics
The D-index threshold for approving a scientist to be considered is established at 30 if the majority of of their publications are in the discipline of Mathematics. The acceptance factors for researchers to be considered into the ranking of top researchers are based on the D-index, proportion of the publications made within the selected discipline in addition to the awards and achievements of the researchers. The D-index threshold for considering top researchers is set as an increment of 10 depending on the total number of scholars estimated for each scientific field whilst making sure that the top 1% of leading scholars are added into the list. We estimate a proximity of 30% or less between a scientist’s general H-index and their D-index.

Other verification methods
Since our primary goal is to make sure that only genuine researchers are listed in the ranking we believe that numbers are never meant to be a complete tool to assess the output of scientists. Because of that we manually inspect every profile and cross-correlate it against publications in a varied range of trustworthy sources. Even though it’s not a factor defining a researcher’s position in the ranking, the number of papers published in well-known journals and conference proceedings should constitute a reliable secondary signal of their contribution to research in a specific field of study. Position in the ranking is based on every scholar’s D-index using data compiled from OpenAlex and CrossRef, which are the most prominent and well-established bibliometric databases of this kind accessible to the research community. A detailed definition of our research policy can be found on our methodology page.

Our agenda
Our aim is to motivate scientists, companies and administrative bodies worldwide to examine where top experts are heading and to give a way for the whole research community to find out 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 Mathematics
With 6 scientific affiliations Israel ranks in spot 24 in the world.

As far as scientific affiliations are concerned, the affiliation with the highest number of top scientists in Israel is Tel Aviv University with 19 scholars affiliated with it being listed in Mathematics ranking. It is followed by Hebrew University of Jerusalem with 7 researchers and Technion – Israel Institute of Technology with 6 researchers.

The most prominent scholars in the field of Mathematics in Israel are associated with Tel Aviv University, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Bar-Ilan University, University of Haifa. Tel Aviv University is highlighted as the best university in the Israel in our ranking with a total D-index of its ranking researchers at 872. Ranking second is Hebrew University of Jerusalem with a total D-index of 333. The third position is taken by Technion – Israel Institute of Technology with a total D-index of 257.

The average total D-index for the top 3% universities is 316 in comparison to an average of 316 for all 6 institutions included in the ranking.

The average number of published articles within the area of Mathematics by scholars affiliated with the top 10% of scholars in the ranking is 1702 in comparison to an average of 1702 for all 6 universities.

The average number of citations of researchers affiliated with the top 10% universities is 84518 against an average of 84518 for all 6 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.
15 World 1 National Scholars 19 4,205 Σ D-index 872
84 World 2 National Scholars 7 2,424 Σ D-index 333
93 World 3 National Scholars 6 1,192 Σ D-index 257
115 World 4 National Scholars 5 908 Σ D-index 227
147 World 5 National Scholars 5 1,372 Σ D-index 180
677 World 6 National Scholars 1 112 Σ D-index 31

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