The ranking is based on h-index, citations and number of DBLP documents gathered by August 9th 2021.
This ranking lists all top computer scientists affiliated with Federal University of Piaui. There is a total of 1 researchers included with 0 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the H-index values for top scientists in Federal University of Piaui is 72 with a mean value for the h-index of 72.00. The total sum for the DBPL publications for top scientists in Federal University of Piaui is 648 with a mean value for DBLP publications is 648.00.
Note that the research institution or university for a scientist is set based on the affiliation data featured on their Google Scholar profile.
The Federal University of Piaui (Universidade Federal do Piauí or UFPI) is a public university located in the municipality of Teresina in Piaui, Brazil. UFPI is known as one of Piaui's major universities and is recognized as one of the leading research centers in the Northeast Region of Brazil.
UFPI currently offers numerous courses in a wide range of fields, including humanities, health sciences, technology, agriculture, and natural science. Students can also enroll at the university's technical programs at its campuses around the state of Piaui. Aside from these courses, the university offers postgraduate courses in fields such as pharmaceuticals, animal science, geography, genetics, public policy, and Brazilian history. In addition to on-campus programs, UFPI has also established a Distance Education Center that confers undergraduate degrees in business administration, information systems, pedagogy, philosophy, and physics, among other fields of study.
The university also offers various study opportunities for international students. International students can enroll in free English courses at the university. In addition to these courses, UFPI provides vocational and high school courses to students,
Funded by the Brazilian federal government, the Federal University of Piaui was established in 1971 as a result of the merging of different institutions in the state of Piaui. These schools taught philosophy, law, medicine, dentistry, and public administration. As a unified institution, the Federal University of Piaui aims to cultivate all fields of pure and applied knowledge and to "form resources that contribute to local, regional, and national economic, political, social and cultural development."
In 2005, the university also initiated a pilot project promoting distance education for higher education courses at various centers in Piaui, including Teresina, Parnaiba, Picos, Bom Jesus, Esperantina, and São Raimundo Nonato. The result of this pilot project is the university's Open and Distance Education Center, established in 2006 to offer free, high-quality education to students in Piaui. Today, this education center is present in 42 municipalities in Brazil.
As a major research center in Piaui, UFPI is also home to numerous research groups and research institutes. These research groups specialize in fields such as natural history, veterinary medicine, philosophy, communication, and youth and adult education. UFPI has also established a university hospital, two veterinary hospitals, and a publishing house to serve its students' needs.
The university also maintains vivariums to ensure the responsible use of animals in research and teaching. These vivariums include two breeding and reproduction laboratories used by various departments of the university.