Kogakuin University

Kogakuin University

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Japan Established: 1887 Scholars: 2
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Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from OpenAlex and CrossRef by December 21st 2022.

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Chemistry discipline and affiliated with Kogakuin University. There are a total of 2 researchers included. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Kogakuin University is 106 with a mean value for the h-index of 53.00. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Kogakuin University is 375 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 187.50.


Kogakuin University

Kogakuin University is a private university in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. Established in 1887 as Koshu Gakko, it was one of the oldest private engineering schools in the nation. It was renamed to Kogakuin in 1928 before being chartered as a four-year university in 1949. Kogakuin is also officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan as one of the leading engineering universities in the region.

Kogakuin University Key Statistics

Kogakuin’s educational structure is organized into four academic faculties and schools. These include the School of Advanced Engineering, the Faculty of Engineering, the School of Architecture, and the Faculty of Informatics. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in diverse areas of study, including computer science, urban planning, architecture, and applied physics.

It has a student population of more than 6,300 undergraduates and postgraduates. The university also employs over 200 academic and administrative staff members across its two campus locations. These campuses are the Shinjuku campus and the Hachioji campus.

Other Kogakuin University key statistics are its wide range of academic and administrative facilities that include the Learning Commons, lecture halls, group rooms, health and wellness services, the Urban Tech Hall, the Dream Building Workshop, the Student Center, a baseball ground, and a boxing gym. It also houses a comprehensive library system that holds a collection of more than 250,000 books and 2,500 journals.

Kogakuin University Research

Kogakuin is an active Japanese research institution. It is acknowledged for its contributions in reducing microbial contamination in air-conditioning systems and health building. It is funded through grants and fellowships awarded by public and private organizations such as the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology of Japan, and the Japan International Cooperation Agency.

The top three Kogakuin University research fields are physics, astrophysics, and materials science. Its researchers, students, and faculty members have also presented their outputs in global research conferences and symposiums such as CANDAR: International Symposium on Computing and Networking, IROS: Intelligent Robots and Systems, and ICUIMC: International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Management and Communication.

Its most cited research work is Klionsky et al.’s (2021) “Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy (4th edition),” which was published in Autophagy and has 8,397 citations to date. Kogakuin’s second most popular research output is Klionsky et al.’s (2012) “Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy,” which was also published in Autophagy and has been cited 8,121 times so far.

Meanwhile, its third most popular research output is Akiyama et al.’s (2019) “First M87 event horizon telescope results. IV. Imaging the central supermassive black hole.” This article, which talks about the observations of the first Event Horizon Telescope images of M87, was published in The Astrophysical Journal and has been cited 1,434 times by students and research professionals worldwide throughout its publication.

Furthermore, there are several notable Kogakuin University research facilities on its premises. These include the Fabrication Laboratory of Advanced Technology and the Urban Disaster Mitigation.
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.
8209 World 620 National
Shin-ichi Nakao

Shin-ichi Nakao

Kogakuin University, Japan
D-index 56 Citations 9,238 215
10868 World 855 National
Kazu Okumura

Kazu Okumura

Kogakuin University, Japan
D-index 50 Citations 5,953 160

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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