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 Pontifical Catholic University of Parana. 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 Pontifical Catholic University of Parana is 61 with a mean value for the h-index of 61.00. The total sum for the DBPL publications for top scientists in Pontifical Catholic University of Parana is 145 with a mean value for DBLP publications is 145.00.
Note that the research institution or university for a scientist is set based on the affiliation data featured on their Google Scholar profile.
The Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná (Pontifical Catholic University of Parana), in Curitiba, Parana, Brazil, is a private Catholic university. It operates as a nonprofit institution and is run by the Associação Paranaense de Cultura, an organization headed by the Marist Brothers of the Schools. Aside from its main campus in Curitiba, it has campuses in three other locations: Londrina, Toledo, and Maringá. It has an international campus in Florence, Italy, as well.
The Catholic university has seven academic units. These are the School of Fine Arts, the Business School, the Law School, the Medical School, the Polytechnic School, the School of Education and Humanities, and the School of Life Sciences. These schools offer more than 60 courses.
Additionally, the university has what it dubs as the American Academy, the result of a partnership with Kent State University. This allows students in Brazil to experience the United States liberal arts education at home. Instruction in over 300 courses in humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences are in English. Students do not have to choose a major for the first two years at the academy. By the end of the second year, they can opt to continue their education at the Pontifical Catholic University of Parana or at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio.
Before they begin their graduate studies, students can participate in the Scientific Initiation Scholarship Program. This allows them to familiarize themselves with research methodologies, enhance their scientific thinking, and formulate research projects. Once they are ready, they can apply for the university’s 15 academic master’s degree programs and one professional master’s degree. There are 13 doctorate programs, too. Among the courses available at the graduate and postgraduate levels are theology, philosophy, health sciences, and human rights and public policies. Master’s and doctorate students are given the chance to defend their theses and dissertations in public sessions.
In the realm of research, the Pontifical Catholic University of Parana has six strategic areas. These are biotechnology, human rights, information and communication technology, energy, urban environments, and health. For its projects in urban development, the university has set up the Smart Urban Mobility Lab. This is in partnership with the Federal University of Technology Parana and the University of Twenty in the Netherlands with the support of the local government of the City of Curitiba.
These activities show that the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná is continuously successful in its mission to develop and disseminate knowledge and culture. Moreover, it is on track with molding citizens committed to progressing society.