Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto

Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto

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Brazil Established: 1969 Scholars: 2
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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 Earth Science discipline and affiliated with Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto. There are a total of 2 researchers included. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto is 68 with a mean value for the h-index of 34.00. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto is 278 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 139.00.


Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto

Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto (UFOP or the Federal University of Ouro Preto) is a public research university in Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil. It was founded in 1969 through the merger of the School of Mines of Ouro Preto (founded in 1876) and the School Pharmacy of Ouro Preto (founded in 1839). UFOP is one of the most prestigious higher education institutions in Minas Gerais and throughout Brazil.

Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto Key Statistics

The university comprises 11 schools and institutes divided into several departments. These include the Pharmacy School, School of Mines, Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Medical School. It also has the Center for Open and Distance Education.

It offers bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in a wide range of disciplines, including information systems, industrial chemistry, biological sciences, social services, and biotechnology.

Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto's student population is approximately 14,732, with 13,658 undergraduates and 1,074 postgraduates. It employs 927 full-time academic staff and 715 administrative staff spread across its three campuses: the main Ouro Preto campus, Mariana campus, and João Monlevade campus.

Other Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto key statistics include its various campus facilities such as restaurants, student housing and dormitories, Cine Vila Rica, Museum of Science and Technique of the School of Mines, and the Pharmacy Museum.

Its university library system is composed of 13 libraries. These include the DECEA Library, DEMUS/DEART Library, the Pharmacy School Library, and the Rare Works Library.

Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto Research

The university is a leading research institution in Brazil. Its research projects are funded primarily by external agencies such as Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico, Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de Minas Gerais, and Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior.

The top fields of Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto research are chemistry, biology, and medicine. Its research outputs have been published in prestigious journals like Rem: Revista Escola de Minas, REM - International Engineering Journal, and the Brazilian Journal of Geology.

Its researchers have attended major scholarly conferences such as the International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems, Congress on Evolutionary Computation, and Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference.

The most cited Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto research publication is Zhou et al.'s (2016) “Worldwide trends in diabetes since 1980: a pooled analysis of 751 population-based studies with 4.4 million participants.” This journal article was published in The Lancet and has received 2,224 citations.

The university’s second most cited publication is Bentham et al.'s (2016) “A century of trends in adult human height,” which appeared in eLife and has been cited 1,258 times to date.

Moreover, the university’s third most cited publication is Zhou et al.'s (2016) “Worldwide trends in blood pressure from 1975 to 2015: a pooled analysis of 1479 population-based measurement studies with 19.1 million participants,” which was featured in The Lancet and has received 1,194 citations.

In addition, the university is home to several research centers and institutes. These include the Biological Sciences Research Center, Center for Research in Biological Sciences, and the Development Hub in Innovation and Action.
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.
4398 World 19 National
Fernando Flecha de Alkmim

Fernando Flecha de Alkmim

Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto, Brazil
D-index 36 Citations 5,827 98
5808 World 33 National
Cristiano Lana

Cristiano Lana

Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto, Brazil
D-index 32 Citations 3,587 180

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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