Universidade Federal de Viçosa

Universidade Federal de Viçosa

Animal Science and Veterinary Ranking

Brazil Established: 1922 Scholars: 11
Top Scientists Overview

Top scientists

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s h-index using data compiled from Microsoft Graph by December 6th 2021.

This ranking lists all top researchers from the Animal Science and Veterinary discipline and affiliated with Universidade Federal de Viçosa. There are a total of 11 researchers included with 4 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the h-index values for top scientists in Universidade Federal de Viçosa is 283 with a mean value for the h-index of 25.73. The total sum of publications for top scientists in Universidade Federal de Viçosa is 1,713 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 155.73.

Overview

Universidade Federal de Viçosa

Universidade Federal de Viçosa (UFV or Federal University of Viçosa) is a public educational institution in Minas Gerais, Brazil. The university traces its roots to the Higher College of Agriculture and Veterinary Science (Escola Superior de Agricultura e Veterinária) created in 1922, which later became the Rural University of the State of Minas Gerais. It was federalized as a university in 1926 and has since been known by its current name. The institution is one of the oldest universities in Brazil and is recognized by the Ministry of Education as among the best universities in the country.

Universidade Federal de Viçosa Key Statistics

UFV is structured into various academic centers. These include the Center for Agrarian Sciences, Center for Human Sciences, Letters, and Arts, Center for Biological and Health Sciences, and Center for Exact and Technological Sciences. It offers more than 40 bachelor’s, around 50 master’s, and over 40 Ph.D. programs.

The institution’s student population exceeds 40,000, which is composed of more than 30,000 undergraduates, 3,000 postgraduates, and around 14,000 doctoral candidates. The educational institution also employs over 4,000 staff members across its three campuses in the region: Viçosa, Florestal, and Rio Paranaíba.

Other Universidade Federal de Viçosa key statistics include its bibliographic collection. The three campuses altogether house a collection of over 100,000 books, 8,000 periodicals, 31,000 theses and dissertations, 10,600 e-books, and 15,000 other materials like encyclopedias, maps, and audio-visual materials.

Universidade Federal de Viçosa Research

Considering its roots, UFV continues to be of good standing in the fields of agriculture and veterinary science. The university also prides itself in its teaching and research in the fields of biology and exact sciences. It drew in an estimated $1.3 million in funding in 2017 from supporting organizations and funding sources including the Foundation for Research Support of the State of Minas Gerais.

Universidade Federal de Viçosa research primarily revolves around biology, chemistry, and botany. Among the research symposiums and conferences attended by the university’s scientists include WebSci: Web Science, ICUAS: International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, and ICC: International Conference on Communications.

The most cited research from UFV is Klionsky et al.'s (2021) "Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy (4th edition)" Published in Autophagy, it has been cited 8,222 times to date. This is followed by Cruz et al.'s (2013) "GENES: A software package for analysis in experimental statistics and quantitative genetics," published in Acta Scientiarum-Agronomy cited 2,129 times. The third most cited piece of research is Meloni et al.'s (2003) "Photosynthesis and activity of superoxide dismutase, peroxidase and glutathione reductase in cotton under salt stress." This was published in Environmental and Experimental Botany with 1,334 citations.

The educational institution's significant research facilities include the National Institute of Science and Technology in Animal Science, the National Institute of Science and Technology in Plant-Pest Interaction, and the Technological Center for the Development of the Region of Vicosa. There’s also the Institute of Biotechnology Applied to Agriculture. Its main research project focuses on the creation of new biotechnological products and processes.
World
National
Scholar
H-index
Citations
Publications
173 World 4 National Sebastião de Campos Valadares Filho

Sebastião de Campos Valadares Filho

Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Brazil
H-index 44 Citations 7,542 299
334 World 7 National Mário Fonseca Paulino

Mário Fonseca Paulino

Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Brazil
H-index 33 Citations 5,069 199
452 World 10 National Edenio Detmann

Edenio Detmann

Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Brazil
H-index 30 Citations 5,526 250
617 World 16 National Rilene Ferreira Diniz Valadares

Rilene Ferreira Diniz Valadares

Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Brazil
H-index 28 Citations 3,698 119
1254 World 49 National Jackson Victor de Araújo

Jackson Victor de Araújo

Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Brazil
H-index 23 Citations 2,017 132
1471 World 67 National Mário Luiz Chizzotti

Mário Luiz Chizzotti

Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Brazil
H-index 22 Citations 2,278 102
1579 World 71 National Augusto César de Queiroz

Augusto César de Queiroz

Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Brazil
H-index 21 Citations 2,500 117
1658 World 72 National Paulo Sávio Lopes

Paulo Sávio Lopes

Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Brazil
H-index 21 Citations 1,643 127
1718 World 79 National Fabio Ribeiro Braga

Fabio Ribeiro Braga

Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Brazil
H-index 21 Citations 1,615 108
1858 World 91 National Odilon Gomes Pereira

Odilon Gomes Pereira

Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Brazil
H-index 20 Citations 1,611 116
1919 World 100 National Marcos Inácio Marcondes

Marcos Inácio Marcondes

Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Brazil
H-index 20 Citations 1,416 144

Our research was coordinated by Imed Bouchrika, PhD, a computer scientist with a well-established record of collaboration on a number of international research projects with different partners from the academic community. His role was to make sure all data remained unbiased, accurate, and up-to-date.

We list only scientists having Microsoft Academic Graph H-Index >= 20 within the area of Animal Science and Veterinary. If you or other scholars are not listed, we appreciate if you can contact us.