University of Wisconsin–Madison

University of Wisconsin–Madison

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United States Established: 1848 Scholars: 85
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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 University of Wisconsin–Madison. There are a total of 85 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 University of Wisconsin–Madison is 4,712 with a mean value for the h-index of 55.44. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in University of Wisconsin–Madison is 11,413 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 134.27.

Overview

University of Wisconsin-Madison

University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW or UW–Madison) is a public university in Madison, Wisconsin. Established in 1848, it was the first public university and the largest in the state. UW Madison is also the flagship institution of the University of Wisconsin System.

University of Wisconsin-Madison Key Statistics

UW’s educational structure is composed of several schools and colleges. These include the School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences, the College of Engineering, the College of Continuing Studies, and the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in engineering, journalism, ecology, and business.

It has more than 45,000 students, including over 32,000 undergraduates and nearly 14,000 postgraduates. The university also employs more than 2,000 academic staff members. Among its most notable alumni include famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright, aviator Charles Lindbergh, and astronaut Laurel Clark.

Other University of Wisconsin-Madison key statistics are its academic and administrative facilities that include student housing, botanical gardens, food service, and an on-campus dairy plantation. It also features a comprehensive library system which is recognized as the 12th largest research library in North America. The library maintains over 8.3 million volumes in addition to over 100,000 serial titles, 6.4 million microfilm items, 8.2 million items in other formats such as audiovisual materials, musical scores, maps, and government documents.

Its institutional affiliations include memberships in the Association of American Universities, the Universities Research Association, and the National Sea Grant College Program.

University of Wisconsin-Madison Research

UW Madison is classified as an R1 University for its high research activity. Its research efforts are backed financially by organizations such as the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the National Institute of Health. On average, it provides students and researchers with a grant aid of $6,733.

It is known for delivering high-quality research outputs in medicine, computer science, and biology. University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers have also been invited to international research conferences and symposiums such as SIGMOD: International Conference on Management of Data, SIGCOMM: ACM Special Interest Group on Data Communication, and IAS: IEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting.

The university’s most cited research output is Murashige and Skoog (1962) “A revised medium for rapid growth and bio assays with tobacco tissue cultures,” which was published in Physiologia Plantarum and has 55,465 citations to date. Its second most popular research work is Schneider et al.’s (2012) “NIH image to ImageJ: 25 years of image analysis,” which was published in Nature Methods and cited 35,965 times.

Meanwhile, UW Madison’s third most cited research work is Schindelin et al.’s (2012) “Fiji: An open-source platform for biological-image analysis.” This article, which talks about how Fiji uses an innovative software practice to combine robust software libraries with an extensive range of scripting languages for rapid prototyping, was published in Nature Methods and cited 29,902 times.

Furthermore, there are several University of Wisconsin-Madison research centers and institutes. These are the American Family Insurance Data Science Institute, the Center for Genomic Science Innovation, and the Institute of Molecular Virology.
World
National
Scholar
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.
Citations
Publications
869 World 534 National
Henry A. Lardy

Henry A. Lardy

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 95 Citations 30,832 264
952 World 585 National
Deane F. Mosher

Deane F. Mosher

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 93 Citations 31,591 316
1157 World 698 National
Eric A. Johnson

Eric A. Johnson

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 89 Citations 31,762 324
1445 World 848 National
Paul Ahlquist

Paul Ahlquist

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 84 Citations 21,456 182
1667 World 959 National
Jo Handelsman

Jo Handelsman

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 81 Citations 35,804 188
1685 World 971 National
John M. Denu

John M. Denu

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 81 Citations 26,486 195
1936 World 1093 National
Henry C. Pitot

Henry C. Pitot

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 78 Citations 21,946 332
1976 World 1111 National
Thomas W. Jeffries

Thomas W. Jeffries

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 78 Citations 16,986 166
2186 World 1201 National
Michael R. Sussman

Michael R. Sussman

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 76 Citations 23,081 154
2324 World 1257 National
Simon Gilroy

Simon Gilroy

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 75 Citations 24,077 135
2413 World 1292 National
Allan R. Brasier

Allan R. Brasier

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 74 Citations 18,269 228
2417 World 1295 National
Edwin R. Chapman

Edwin R. Chapman

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 74 Citations 20,246 156
2712 World 1431 National
Paul J. Weimer

Paul J. Weimer

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 72 Citations 20,369 159
2800 World 1464 National
Thomas D. Brock

Thomas D. Brock

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 71 Citations 19,708 194
2885 World 1504 National
Van R. Potter

Van R. Potter

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 71 Citations 15,866 199
3074 World 1587 National
Barry D. Bavister

Barry D. Bavister

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 70 Citations 16,499 139
3092 World 1588 National
Bill Sugden

Bill Sugden

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 70 Citations 18,403 138
3233 World 1660 National
Sewall Wright

Sewall Wright

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 69 Citations 60,878 128
3313 World 1700 National
Julius Adler

Julius Adler

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 69 Citations 19,050 108
3696 World 1866 National
Katherine D. McMahon

Katherine D. McMahon

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 67 Citations 13,551 141
3730 World 1884 National
Lloyd M. Smith

Lloyd M. Smith

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 66 Citations 20,748 200
3733 World 1887 National
Ivan Rayment

Ivan Rayment

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 66 Citations 20,967 162
3769 World 1903 National
Terry D. Oberley

Terry D. Oberley

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 66 Citations 24,364 151
3830 World 1936 National
Anna Huttenlocher

Anna Huttenlocher

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 66 Citations 18,026 180
3967 World 2001 National
Joshua J. Coon

Joshua J. Coon

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 65 Citations 17,637 233
4056 World 2040 National
Christopher A. Bradfield

Christopher A. Bradfield

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 65 Citations 23,848 119
4105 World 2056 National
Sean P. Palecek

Sean P. Palecek

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 65 Citations 17,444 181
4251 World 2126 National
Hazel M. Holden

Hazel M. Holden

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 64 Citations 18,116 176
4587 World 2257 National
Shannon C. Kenney

Shannon C. Kenney

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 63 Citations 10,900 128
4639 World 2299 National
David J. Eide

David J. Eide

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 63 Citations 18,775 96
4701 World 2310 National
Albee Messing

Albee Messing

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 62 Citations 14,383 130
4830 World 2354 National
J. Wesley Pike

J. Wesley Pike

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 62 Citations 12,498 131
4918 World 2388 National
Kenneth J. Sytsma

Kenneth J. Sytsma

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 62 Citations 13,090 122
4979 World 2412 National
Milo C. Wiltbank

Milo C. Wiltbank

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 61 Citations 17,669 157
5402 World 2589 National
Ching Kung

Ching Kung

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 60 Citations 13,175 145
5470 World 2606 National
C. A. Elvehjem

C. A. Elvehjem

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 60 Citations 13,077 573
5484 World 2609 National
Colin R. Jefcoate

Colin R. Jefcoate

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 60 Citations 9,688 152
5883 World 2784 National
Alan C. Rapraeger

Alan C. Rapraeger

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 59 Citations 13,487 76
5926 World 2804 National
Bernard Weisblum

Bernard Weisblum

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 59 Citations 13,962 94
6063 World 2846 National
Marion L. Greaser

Marion L. Greaser

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 58 Citations 12,790 116
6084 World 2853 National
Michael W. Pariza

Michael W. Pariza

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 58 Citations 22,706 154
6170 World 2898 National
Tomas A. Prolla

Tomas A. Prolla

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 58 Citations 20,066 95
6559 World 3046 National
Su-Chun Zhang

Su-Chun Zhang

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 57 Citations 17,965 105
6589 World 3058 National
Philip P. Cohen

Philip P. Cohen

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 57 Citations 10,093 136
6817 World 3109 National
Philipp W. Simon

Philipp W. Simon

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 57 Citations 10,188 246
6851 World 3137 National
Alan D. Attie

Alan D. Attie

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 56 Citations 12,603 126
6984 World 3203 National
Lingjun Li

Lingjun Li

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 56 Citations 9,428 250
7428 World 3380 National
David E. Green

David E. Green

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 55 Citations 9,588 133
7546 World 3448 National
Folke Skoog

Folke Skoog

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 55 Citations 101,905 104
7681 World 3497 National
John C. Wallace

John C. Wallace

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 55 Citations 7,700 181
8076 World 3652 National
Gerald C. Mueller

Gerald C. Mueller

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 54 Citations 9,376 138
8116 World 3665 National
Andrew F. Bent

Andrew F. Bent

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 54 Citations 33,409 100
8224 World 3701 National
William M. Bement

William M. Bement

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 54 Citations 9,835 98
8233 World 3702 National
Rodney A. Welch

Rodney A. Welch

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 54 Citations 13,113 95
8338 World 3740 National
Brian G. Fox

Brian G. Fox

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 53 Citations 9,712 159
8472 World 3806 National
Jeffrey A. Johnson

Jeffrey A. Johnson

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 53 Citations 13,705 80
8601 World 3852 National
Edgar P. Spalding

Edgar P. Spalding

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 53 Citations 11,525 91
8718 World 3926 National
Jae-Hyuk Yu

Jae-Hyuk Yu

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 53 Citations 15,787 157
8786 World 3908 National
Jennifer L. Reed

Jennifer L. Reed

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 53 Citations 14,168 95
9005 World 4016 National
Nader Sheibani

Nader Sheibani

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 52 Citations 7,994 216
9195 World 4088 National
Gary P. Roberts

Gary P. Roberts

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 52 Citations 8,284 118
9317 World 4108 National
John F. Fallon

John F. Fallon

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 52 Citations 9,710 95
9619 World 4225 National
Paul J. Bertics

Paul J. Bertics

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 51 Citations 8,078 122
9926 World 4349 National
Ann C. Palmenberg

Ann C. Palmenberg

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 51 Citations 10,530 117
10266 World 4492 National
John W. Porter

John W. Porter

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 50 Citations 7,201 122
10267 World 4497 National
Warren Heideman

Warren Heideman

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 50 Citations 8,154 78
10276 World 4503 National
Lowell E. Hokin

Lowell E. Hokin

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 50 Citations 7,675 116
10311 World 4522 National
Michael J. MacDonald

Michael J. MacDonald

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 50 Citations 7,748 131
10366 World 4540 National
Roland R. Rueckert

Roland R. Rueckert

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 50 Citations 9,526 75
10525 World 4599 National
Timothy P. Yoshino

Timothy P. Yoshino

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 50 Citations 5,364 132
10823 World 4697 National
Patricia J. Kiley

Patricia J. Kiley

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 49 Citations 7,828 86
10861 World 4709 National
David A. Baum

David A. Baum

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 49 Citations 8,822 103
11059 World 4797 National
Meyer B. Jackson

Meyer B. Jackson

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 48 Citations 7,806 84
11616 World 4999 National
Helen E. Blackwell

Helen E. Blackwell

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 47 Citations 7,884 98
11701 World 5031 National
Timothy J. Kamp

Timothy J. Kamp

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 47 Citations 15,902 115
11764 World 5054 National
Robert G. Cassens

Robert G. Cassens

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 47 Citations 7,160 129
11849 World 5096 National
William G. Hoekstra

William G. Hoekstra

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 47 Citations 18,551 105
11854 World 5098 National
Merlin S. Bergdoll

Merlin S. Bergdoll

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 47 Citations 7,337 119
12005 World 5191 National
Marisa S. Otegui

Marisa S. Otegui

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 47 Citations 16,310 92
12099 World 5165 National
Robert L. Metzenberg

Robert L. Metzenberg

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 47 Citations 6,993 100
12759 World 5458 National
John G. White

John G. White

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 45 Citations 19,819 68
12887 World 5510 National
Guilherme J. M. Rosa

Guilherme J. M. Rosa

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 45 Citations 6,401 180
13178 World 5666 National
Molly Jahn

Molly Jahn

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 45 Citations 7,714 99
13251 World 5618 National
Anthony B. Bleecker

Anthony B. Bleecker

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 45 Citations 15,597 50
13489 World 5735 National
Koichi Matsuo

Koichi Matsuo

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 44 Citations 10,283 136
13689 World 5805 National
Elmer H. Marth

Elmer H. Marth

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 44 Citations 8,326 205
14106 World 5957 National
John Svaren

John Svaren

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 43 Citations 6,564 94
14263 World 6007 National
Howard E. Ganther

Howard E. Ganther

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 43 Citations 21,012 56
14353 World 6039 National
James B. Thoden

James B. Thoden

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 43 Citations 6,854 113
14459 World 6077 National
Gary E. Lyons

Gary E. Lyons

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 43 Citations 7,418 73
14601 World 6127 National
Stefano Donadio

Stefano Donadio

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 43 Citations 10,280 113
14631 World 6176 National
Yiqun Weng

Yiqun Weng

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 43 Citations 7,696 143
14665 World 6163 National
Audrey P. Gasch

Audrey P. Gasch

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 43 Citations 13,864 102
14880 World 6226 National
Patricia J. Keely

Patricia J. Keely

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 42 Citations 11,392 75
14914 World 6230 National
Daniel R. Noguera

Daniel R. Noguera

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 42 Citations 7,604 125
14965 World 6253 National
Linda Baumann

Linda Baumann

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 42 Citations 7,121 75
15037 World 6265 National
Murray K. Clayton

Murray K. Clayton

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 42 Citations 7,867 92
15191 World 6325 National
Janet E. Mertz

Janet E. Mertz

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 42 Citations 5,376 73
15368 World 6410 National
Jeff Hardin

Jeff Hardin

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 42 Citations 8,329 94
15578 World 6455 National
Anjon Audhya

Anjon Audhya

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
D-index 42 Citations 6,999 81

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.

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