Florida International University

Florida International University

Ecology and Evolution Ranking

United States Established: 1965 Scholars: 16
Top Scientists Overview

Top scientists

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s h-index using data compiled from Microsoft Graph by December 6th 2021.

This ranking lists all top researchers from the Ecology and Evolution discipline and affiliated with Florida International University. There are a total of 16 researchers included with 3 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the h-index values for top scientists in Florida International University is 683 with a mean value for the h-index of 42.69. The total sum of publications for top scientists in Florida International University is 1,620 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 101.25.

Overview

Florida International University (FIU) is a public research university located in University Park, Florida. Founded in 1965, it is the first public university in Miami and is part of the 12-campus State University System of Florida. FIU is the largest university in South Florida, the second-largest in the state, and the fourth-largest in the United States by enrollment. It is also an accredited institution of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

FIU comprises 11 colleges and over 40 institutes, laboratories, facilities, and centers that offer more than 190 courses and 280 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including Medicine, Law, Business Administration, and Architecture.

The university is categorized as among the “R1 Doctoral Universities” due to its high level of research activity. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching also classified FIU as a leading “Research University with Very High Research.” As such, the university is composed of various research facilities, including FIU Wall of Wind, the Laboratory for Wind Engineering Research, and Laboratory for Coastal Research. Moreover, its International Hurricane Research Center is the only university-based research center in the U.S. that focuses on the study of tropical storms.

It has two main campuses in Miami-Dade County. The main campus is located at
University Park while its regional campus is at Biscayne Bay. FIU also has various branch campuses and research facilities across South Florida as well as overseas, including in Genoa and Nervi in Italy and Tianjin, China.

FIU’s Student Government Association oversees more than 300 student organizations, honor societies, and clubs at the university. They also have athletic teams that compete on a national level. For example, the FIU Panthers, which is the university’s multi-title intercollegiate sports team, belongs to the Conference USA and the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I.

The university observes numerous traditions and student-led activities from alumni association events to student spirit groups. Panther Rage, a major student spirit group at FIU, is an active supporter of all university athletics events.

FIU also has an Office of Housing and Residential Life, which manages the university’s student housing facilities. Its Modesto Maidique Campus has around six residence halls and 10 apartment buildings. These include University Towers, Panther Hall, and University Apartments. Its Biscayne Bay Campus is the site of the school’s first on-campus housing called the Bayview Student Living apartments. This modern high-rise building overlooks the picturesque Biscayne Bay.

Finally, FIU is also active in the arts and culture front. It has three museums, namely, the Jewish Museum of Florida, the Frost Art Museum, and the Wolfsonian-FIU Museum. Aside from its learning facilities and opportunities for musicians, the university’s School of Music also offers a series of concerts featuring various genres annually.
World
National
Scholar
H-index
Citations
Publications
447 World 169 National Christopher Baraloto

Christopher Baraloto

Florida International University, United States
H-index 72 Citations 19,396 166
577 World 216 National Michael R. Heithaus

Michael R. Heithaus

Florida International University, United States
H-index 68 Citations 17,018 176
740 World 273 National James W. Fourqurean

James W. Fourqurean

Florida International University, United States
H-index 64 Citations 21,301 139
1015 World 371 National Steven F. Oberbauer

Steven F. Oberbauer

Florida International University, United States
H-index 59 Citations 12,965 122
2133 World 780 National Joel C. Trexler

Joel C. Trexler

Florida International University, United States
H-index 46 Citations 6,680 106
2297 World 854 National Maureen A. Donnelly

Maureen A. Donnelly

Florida International University, United States
H-index 44 Citations 8,149 98
2703 World 988 National Javier Francisco-Ortega

Javier Francisco-Ortega

Florida International University, United States
H-index 40 Citations 4,654 120
3698 World 1322 National Clinton N. Jenkins

Clinton N. Jenkins

Florida International University, United States
H-index 35 Citations 12,375 68
3701 World 1324 National Todd A. Crowl

Todd A. Crowl

Florida International University, United States
H-index 35 Citations 6,372 55
4137 World 1465 National Yannis P. Papastamatiou

Yannis P. Papastamatiou

Florida International University, United States
H-index 33 Citations 4,868 88
4202 World 1481 National Demian D. Chapman

Demian D. Chapman

Florida International University, United States
H-index 33 Citations 4,846 81
4524 World 1594 National Michael S. Ross

Michael S. Ross

Florida International University, United States
H-index 32 Citations 4,126 92
4734 World 1672 National Laurie L. Richardson

Laurie L. Richardson

Florida International University, United States
H-index 31 Citations 4,953 52
4908 World 1720 National John S. Kominoski

John S. Kominoski

Florida International University, United States
H-index 31 Citations 4,404 71
5239 World 1817 National Evelyn E. Gaiser

Evelyn E. Gaiser

Florida International University, United States
H-index 30 Citations 3,560 104
5374 World 1871 National Alastair R. Harborne

Alastair R. Harborne

Florida International University, United States
H-index 30 Citations 7,144 82

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 Microsoft Academic Graph H-Index >= 30 within the area of Ecology and Evolution. If you or other scholars are not listed, we appreciate if you can contact us.