Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from Microsoft Graph
by December 6th 2021.
This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Biology and Biochemistry discipline and
affiliated with Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München.
There are a total of 47 researchers included with 1 of them also being included in the global ranking.
The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists
in Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München is 2,657 with a mean value for
the h-index of 56.53. The total sum of
publications for the best scientists in Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München is 6,873 with the
mean value for publications per scientist of 146.23.
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU, University of Munich) is a public research university located in Munich, Germany. It was founded in 1472 and is one of the oldest German universities still operating. LMU is renowned for its diverse academic programs, innovation, and research contributions across various disciplines. It is one of the best universities in Germany.
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Key Statistics
LMU currently has 18 faculties, which include the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Protestant Theology, Faculty of Law, and Faculty of Languages and Literatures. The university offers more than 300 academic programs across all levels of study.
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München has a student population of approximately 53,091, with 5,691 academic employees and 9,127 administrative employees. The university has four campuses in Munich: the Geschwister-Scholl-Platz Campus, Grosshadern/Martinsried Campus, Campus Sendlinger Tor, and Campus Oberschleißheim.
The university has a central library and 13 subject-based libraries. These libraries have a total collection of about five million volumes, which includes 169,282 textbooks, 93,154 electronic journals, 476,338 eBooks, and 701 subject related-databases. It also contains a rare historical collection and a digital library for ease of access to research materials.
Other Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München key statistics include its participation in the Erasmus+ Exchange Program. It also has several notable alumni such as Werner Heisenberg and Max Planck who have made laudable accomplishments in physics.
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Research
LMU is a top research institution in Europe with very high research output. It has received research funding amounting to 75 billion euros from the European Union research program, Horizon 2020.
The top three fields of research at the university are medicine, biology, and physics. Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München research teams have published in well-known journals such as Nature Genetics, The Lancet, and The New England Journal of Medicine. They have also been invited to present or attend prestigious conferences like the International Conference on Management of Data, Knowledge discovery and Data Mining, and the International Conference on 3D Vision.
The most cited research paper published by Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München researchers is Schägger and Jagow’s (1987) “Tricine-sodium-dodecyl sulfate-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis for the separation of proteins in the range from 1-100 kDa.” It was published in Analytical Biochemistry and generated a total of 23,224 citations. The second most cited publication by the university is Aad et al.’s (2012) “Observation of a new particle in the search for the Standard Model Higgs boson with the ATLAS detector at the LHC,” published in Physics Letters B. It had an estimated 19,706 citations. The third most cited research output of the university is Ade et al.’s (2016) “Planck 2015 results- XIII. Cosmological parameters,” published in Astronomy and Astrophysics. It had a total of 17,540 citations.
The university has a number of research networks and interfaculty institutions carrying out research. They include the Interdisciplinary Center for Cognitive Language Studies and the Center for Digital Technology and Management. It also has research cooperations with Bavaria Academy of Sciences and Helmholtz Center Munich
Other Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München research statistics include its 14 Nobel laureates and various awards such as the Leibniz prize and the Ars Legendi prize.
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.
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 D-Index >= 40 within the area of
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