Kyushu University

Kyushu University

- Chemistry Ranking

Japan Established: 1903 Scholars: 43
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 Chemistry discipline and affiliated with Kyushu University. There are a total of 43 researchers included with 2 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Kyushu University is 2,625 with a mean value for the h-index of 61.05. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Kyushu University is 12,142 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 282.37.

Overview

Kyushu University is one of the leading universities in Japan. Situated in Fukuoka, it is known for the strength of its research and academic programs and its low teacher-to-student ratio of 9:1. The institution was selected by the Japanese government to be part of the Top Global University Project, a funding initiative that aims to enhance globalization. It is also a member of the Alliance of Asian Liberal Arts Universities, which is composed of some of Asia’s top universities.
Kyushu is organized into 15 undergraduate and 22 graduate faculties and schools. It offers numerous programs across a wide range of fields, many of which are taught in English. As such, the university has one of the largest international student contingents among Japanese universities. Kyushu’s most popular courses include Mineral Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Materials Science, Architecture, Biological Sciences, Physics, and Art and Design.
Research in Kyushu is mainly conducted in its 56 institutes and condensed into eight knowledge zones: Humanities and Social Sciences, Art and Design, Life and Health, Math and Data, Physics and Chemistry, Materials Science, Technology, and Environment and Sustainability. It has amassed over 82,300 research citations, 300 patent applications, and 520 patent licenses. Furthermore, Kyushu’s research team has been involved in more than 900 funded projects and over 840 collaborative projects.
Kyushu is one of the largest universities in Japan in terms of land area at 75.71 million square meters. Its Ito campus is likewise one of the biggest campuses in the country, with a measurement of 2.72 million square meters. Besides the Ito campus, the university has campuses in Maidashi, Hakozaki, Chikushi, Ohashi, and Beppu. Kyushu also has an extensive library network composed of seven libraries and carries around 4.2 million books. Meanwhile, its museums collectively house approximately 7.5 million items.
Established in 1903, Kyushu University’s earliest incarnation was the consolidation of medical schools in the Fukuoka Domain in 1867. Reorganization led it to become a university college in 1903 and an independent university in 1911.
As of 2020, Kyushu welcomes more than 19,000 students and 2,000 faculty members. It has over 2,300 international students and 100 foreign professors coming from more than 97 countries and regions. It has forged more than 120 partnerships with foreign universities for its foreign exchange program and collaborative efforts in research.
Kyushu’s notable alumni include Koichi Wakata (astronaut), Hakaru Hashimoto (doctor), Shozaburo Jimi (politician), Robert Huang (business executive), Tetsu Nakamura (physician), and Hirofumi Yoshimura (Osaka Prefecture governor).
Kyushu aims to be a world leader in various disciplines and the educational abode of international learners to further stimulate the growth of Fukuoka City. It also provides employment support services and events to boost the employability of its graduates.
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
168 World 8 National Seiji Shinkai

Seiji Shinkai

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 121 Citations 59,825 1,006
871 World 46 National Noboru Yamazoe

Noboru Yamazoe

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 89 Citations 32,555 395
1012 World 58 National Toyoki Kunitake

Toyoki Kunitake

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 87 Citations 26,923 501
1075 World 63 National Tsutomu Katsuki

Tsutomu Katsuki

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 86 Citations 29,271 320
1322 World 78 National Kazunari Yoshizawa

Kazunari Yoshizawa

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 82 Citations 19,476 503
1634 World 102 National Atsushi Takahara

Atsushi Takahara

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 78 Citations 21,181 551
1657 World 103 National Tatsumi Ishihara

Tatsumi Ishihara

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 78 Citations 23,616 689
1749 World 110 National Isao Mochida

Isao Mochida

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 77 Citations 20,809 591
2459 World 158 National Norio Miura

Norio Miura

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 71 Citations 14,982 301
2929 World 188 National Osamu Sato

Osamu Sato

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 68 Citations 17,418 248
3015 World 192 National Jun-ichi Yamaki

Jun-ichi Yamaki

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 68 Citations 13,311 191
3032 World 194 National Masahiro Goto

Masahiro Goto

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 68 Citations 17,195 514
3428 World 222 National Naotoshi Nakashima

Naotoshi Nakashima

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 66 Citations 15,774 375
3471 World 228 National Hiroyuki Furuta

Hiroyuki Furuta

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 66 Citations 13,729 298
3649 World 242 National Itsuo Nishioka

Itsuo Nishioka

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 65 Citations 11,644 244
3651 World 241 National Takashi Ohshima

Takashi Ohshima

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 65 Citations 9,682 159
4164 World 283 National Gen-ichiro Nonaka

Gen-ichiro Nonaka

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 63 Citations 10,030 189
4165 World 282 National Shigeto Okada

Shigeto Okada

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 63 Citations 10,898 195
4647 World 331 National Etsuo Akiba

Etsuo Akiba

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 61 Citations 10,992 252
5226 World 377 National Keiji Tanaka

Keiji Tanaka

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 59 Citations 11,264 390
5307 World 384 National Jun-ichiro Hayashi

Jun-ichiro Hayashi

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 59 Citations 13,416 235
5351 World 394 National Yasutake Teraoka

Yasutake Teraoka

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 59 Citations 12,368 171
5388 World 401 National Masaaki Ohba

Masaaki Ohba

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 59 Citations 11,676 210
5661 World 420 National Nobuo Kimizuka

Nobuo Kimizuka

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 58 Citations 9,469 230
6101 World 468 National Tisato Kajiyama

Tisato Kajiyama

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 57 Citations 10,778 268
6200 World 466 National Hideo Nagashima

Hideo Nagashima

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 57 Citations 9,144 242
6299 World 490 National Masaharu Tsuji

Masaharu Tsuji

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 56 Citations 11,287 319
6331 World 493 National Seong Ho Yoon

Seong Ho Yoon

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 56 Citations 9,527 205
6553 World 504 National Noriho Kamiya

Noriho Kamiya

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 56 Citations 9,616 262
6930 World 557 National Ken Sakai

Ken Sakai

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 55 Citations 8,964 232
6990 World 547 National Yoichiro Kuninobu

Yoichiro Kuninobu

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 55 Citations 8,328 138
7134 World 569 National Kengo Shimanoe

Kengo Shimanoe

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 54 Citations 10,228 176
7235 World 580 National Katsuki Kusakabe

Katsuki Kusakabe

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 54 Citations 8,713 183
7238 World 582 National Shigeharu Morooka

Shigeharu Morooka

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 54 Citations 9,510 214
8578 World 682 National Ken Takaki

Ken Takaki

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 51 Citations 7,321 173
9015 World 724 National Sigeo Kida

Sigeo Kida

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 50 Citations 7,219 269
9098 World 731 National Hiroyuki Tanaka

Hiroyuki Tanaka

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 49 Citations 9,052 278
9796 World 794 National Hiroyuki Wariishi

Hiroyuki Wariishi

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 47 Citations 8,689 128
9863 World 797 National Kazunari Sasaki

Kazunari Sasaki

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 47 Citations 8,562 224
10043 World 812 National Nobuhiro Yanai

Nobuhiro Yanai

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 47 Citations 7,652 114
10312 World 840 National Hiromichi Arai

Hiromichi Arai

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 46 Citations 9,369 129
10778 World 892 National Hisashi Okawa

Hisashi Okawa

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 45 Citations 9,584 251
11031 World 920 National Tsuyohiko Fujigaya

Tsuyohiko Fujigaya

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 44 Citations 6,415 167
11299 World 940 National Takeshi Bamba

Takeshi Bamba

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 43 Citations 5,828 177
11919 World 992 National Katsuro Hayashi

Katsuro Hayashi

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 42 Citations 5,680 100
12580 World 1058 National Makoto Tokunaga

Makoto Tokunaga

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 41 Citations 9,241 110
12601 World 1046 National Yuzo Fujiwara

Yuzo Fujiwara

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 41 Citations 8,650 166
13075 World 1104 National Yoshihito Shiota

Yoshihito Shiota

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 40 Citations 5,685 156
13080 World 1100 National Atsushi Takagaki

Atsushi Takagaki

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 40 Citations 9,139 134
13088 World 1091 National Hisahiro Einaga

Hisahiro Einaga

Kyushu University, Japan
D-index 40 Citations 5,683 110

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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