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 University of Campinas. There is a total of 7 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 University of Campinas is 331 with a mean value for the h-index of 47.29. The total sum for the DBPL publications for top scientists in University of Campinas is 994 with a mean value for DBLP publications is 142.00.
Note that the research institution or university for a scientist is set based on the affiliation data featured on their Google Scholar profile.
Universidade Estadual de Campinas, or the University of Campinas (Unicamp), is a public research university in São Paulo, Brazil. It is known as the university with the most number of patents in the country. The university is also considered one of the top three institutions of higher education in Brazil. It was founded in 1966 as an integrated research center.
The 860-acre flagship campus in the district of Barão Geraldo is the main home of the university’s 24 schools and institutes. Among those are the Schools of Medical Sciences, Food Engineering, and Agricultural Engineering, as well as the Institutes of Biology, Economics, and Geosciences. A few of the institution’s academic units are located on the campuses of Limeira and Piracicaba.
Unicamp has 70 distinct areas of study at the undergraduate level. Those include Dentistry, Medicine, Human Sciences, Applied Sciences, and Education. Instruction is mainly done in Campinas, but courses for Odontology and Technology are in Piracicaba and Limeira. Undergraduate studies are free at the university.
Meanwhile, the University of Campinas has 142 graduate programs. The large number of courses available is due to the institution placing emphasis on graduate studies. Graduate studies at Unicamp are provided for by the state of São Paulo as well. Students can also avail of the scholarships and grants for which they are eligible.
Research at the university is prolific, with almost 8% of indexed scientific papers in Brazil written by or co-authored by researchers at Unicamp. Moreover, researchers with the university have more than 3,000 papers published in the ISI Web of Knowledge. The institution actively finds commercial applications for university research. Indeed, Unicamp is a leader in patenting and licensing not only in Brazil but in Latin America. In the early 2000s, the university breached 50 to 60 patent filings per year. This is made possible through Inova Unicamp, the university’s technology transfer office. It also guides stakeholders including collaborating researchers and entrepreneurs in delivering viable products for their target market.
The university’s major contributor to patents is the Chemistry Institute. The university has made agreements with pharmaceutical companies, chemical organizations, and medical device manufacturers. The institution has also provided licenses for its patents in the area of agribusiness and food.
Unicamp supports the academic and research endeavors of its students and faculty through its library system as well. It has a central library named after experimental physicist César Lattes. There are 27 satellite libraries comprising the system, too. Overall, Unicamp has more than one million volumes, academic journals, and electronic books. Further, the university’s digital library enables its constituents to access over 25,000 theses and dissertations.