University of Guadalajara

University of Guadalajara

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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 Computer Science discipline and affiliated with University of Guadalajara. There are a total of 2 researchers included. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in University of Guadalajara is 65 with a mean value for the h-index of 32.50. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in University of Guadalajara is 468 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 234.00.


University of Guadalajara

University of Guadalajara (Unibersidad de Guadalajara or UDG) is a public research university in Guadalajara, Mexico. It was founded in 1792 as the Royal University of Guadalajara and underwent several structural and name changes until it received its current structure and name in 1925. The second oldest in the country and the 17th oldest university in North America, UDG is recognized as the top university in Guadalajara and one of the most prestigious institutions in Mexico.

University of Guadalajara Key Statistics

The university comprises six academic centers spread across 15 undergraduate and graduate campus locations. These academic units include the University Center of Art, Architecture, and Design, University Center of Biological and Agricultural Sciences, University Center of Exact Sciences and Engineering, and the University Center of Social Sciences and Humanities.

UDG offers 141 undergraduate and 211 graduate programs, which include 42 Ph.D., 106 master’s, and 63 specialization courses. University of Guadalajara's student population is approximately 255,944, with 109,992 undergraduates and 6,432 postgraduates and doctoral candidates. It employs 15,229 academic staff on its campuses spread across Jalisco.

Other University of Guadalajara key statistics include its large university library system. The University System of Libraries of the University of Guadalajara is composed of the 169 libraries of the university centers, research centers, higher secondary education system, the virtual university system, and UDG’s general administration units. The library system also oversees the operations of two public libraries.

University of Guadalajara Research

The university is one of the leading Mexican research institutions. UDG is home to over 1,600 researchers, around 850 of whom are members of the National System of Researchers. It also holds several research chairs and UNESCO Chairs. Its research projects are funded by both internal and external agencies, including the Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología, the National Science Foundation, and Dirección General de Asuntos del Personal Académico.

The top fields of University of Guadalajara research are physics, observatory, and biology. Its research outputs have been published in prestigious journals like the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Physical Review D, and the Journal of Mathematical Physics. UDG also publishes several international journals such as EconoQuantum, Mexico and the Pacific Basin, and Communication and Society.

Its researchers have attended major scholarly conferences such as the International Business and Economy Conference, the Mexican International Conference on Computer Science, and IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation.

The most cited University of Guadalajara research publication is Petty et al.'s (2004) “International League of Associations for Rheumatology classification of juvenile idiopathic arthritis: Second revision, Edmonton, 2001.” This journal article was published in the Journal of Rheumatology and has received 2,957 citations.

The university’s second most cited publication is Jha et al.'s (2013) “Chronic kidney disease: global dimension and perspectives,” which appeared in The Lancet and has been cited 2,490 times. Moreover, the university’s third most cited publication is Misof et al.'s (2014) “Phylogenomics resolves the timing and pattern of insect evolution,” which was featured in Science and has received 1,631 citations.

Meanwhile, the university is home to several research centers and institutes, as well as hosts several chairs. Some of its research units include the Institute of Environment and Human Communities, the Center of Molecular Genetics Studies, and the Center of Ground Ecosystems Studies.
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.
8714 World 6 National
Diego Oliva

Diego Oliva

University of Guadalajara, Mexico
D-index 33 Citations 4,667 169
9210 World 7 National
Erik Cuevas

Erik Cuevas

University of Guadalajara, Mexico
D-index 32 Citations 5,143 299

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.

We list only scientists having D-Index >= 30 within the area of Computer Science. If you or other scholars are not listed, we appreciate if you can contact us.