Miguel Hernandez University

Miguel Hernandez University

- Biology and Biochemistry Ranking

Spain Established: 1996 Scholars: 7
Best Scientists Overview

Best scientists

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 Miguel Hernandez University. There are a total of 7 researchers included. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Miguel Hernandez University is 382 with a mean value for the h-index of 54.57. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Miguel Hernandez University is 1,042 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 148.86.


Miguel Hernández University of Elche

Miguel Hernández University of Elche (Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche or UMH) is a public research university in the province of Alicante in Spain. Established in 1996, it was named after Spanish poet Miguel Hernández. Today, it is known as a top Spanish university in the areas of innovation, technology development, and teaching.

Miguel Hernández University of Elche Key Statistics

UMH operates two schools of engineering and seven faculties, including the Faculty of Fine Arts, the Faculty of Experimental Sciences, and the Faculty of Medicine. These faculties and schools offer education and research programs from bachelor’s to postgraduate levels. Popular programs include Bachelor’s in Fine Arts, Telecommunications, and Technology Engineering.

Miguel Hernández University of Elche key statistics indicate that it offers 26 bachelor’s, 50 master’s, and two dual bachelor’s programs. The university has an estimated 14,500 full-time students, serviced by 1,024 full-time and part-time faculty. These are spread across its four campuses. Its main campus in Elche houses the university’s central services and is home to the Office of the Rector, the Sant Joan d’Alacant Campus is dedicated to its health sciences programs, the Orihuela Campus hosts schools and departments offering technical and social science education, and the Altea Campus is its center dedicated to the arts.

The university also has an integrated library system with locations on each campus. Other notable facilities include its multi-sports court and golf course.

Miguel Hernández University of Elche Research

Since its inception, UMH has published 32,475 articles, including 12,724 conference presentations. Research groups include the Advanced Studies in History of Health and Medicine Group and the Ocular Neurobiology Group.

Among UMH’s leading research topics are biology, medicine, and chemistry. Its outputs have been presented in prestigious conferences, including ADHOCNETS: Ad Hoc Networks in 2016, the European Microwave Conference in 2007, and the IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium in 2019.

The most-cited Miguel Hernández University of Elche research is Zhou et al.’s (2016) “Worldwide trends in diabetes since 1980: A pooled analysis of 751 population-based studies with 4.4 million participants'', published in The Lancet with 2,778 citations so far. This is followed by Bernal et al.’s (2009) “Composting of animal manures and chemical criteria for compost maturity assessment. A review,” which was published in Bioresource Technology and cited 2,055 times. Its third most-cited research is Chini et al.’s (2007) “The JAZ family of repressors is the missing link in jasmonate signalling,” which was featured in Nature with 2,001 citations to date.

Miguel Hernández University of Elche also has several research centers on its campuses. These include the Institute of Neurosciences, Institute of Bioengineering, and the Drug Addiction Research Institute. It also houses the Mediterranean Center for Environmental Studies, which performs R&D projects in environmental issues relevant to the Valencia Autonomous Community and the region.

In addition, the university hosts the Scientific and Business Park run by the Fundación Quórum and works in collaboration with the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology and the High Council of Chamber of Commerce.
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.
1530 World 11 National Francisco Rodriguez-Valera

Francisco Rodriguez-Valera

Miguel Hernandez University, Spain
D-index 83 Citations 22,167 259
3890 World 39 National José Angel Pérez-Alvarez

José Angel Pérez-Alvarez

Miguel Hernandez University, Spain
D-index 66 Citations 15,455 173
5268 World 67 National Juana Fernández-López

Juana Fernández-López

Miguel Hernandez University, Spain
D-index 61 Citations 13,011 148
12413 World 245 National Antonio Ferrer-Montiel

Antonio Ferrer-Montiel

Miguel Hernandez University, Spain
D-index 46 Citations 6,656 124
13894 World 293 National Manuel Viuda-Martos

Manuel Viuda-Martos

Miguel Hernandez University, Spain
D-index 44 Citations 7,849 110
15499 World 339 National Esther Sendra

Esther Sendra

Miguel Hernandez University, Spain
D-index 42 Citations 7,208 131
17602 World 396 National José Luis Micol

José Luis Micol

Miguel Hernandez University, Spain
D-index 40 Citations 8,183 97

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 Biology and Biochemistry. If you or other scholars are not listed, we appreciate if you can contact us.