Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

- Ecology and Evolution Ranking

Germany Established: 2009 Scholars: 5
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Best scientists

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Ecology and Evolution discipline and affiliated with Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. There are a total of 5 researchers included with 3 of them also being included in the global ranking.


Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is a public research educational institution in Karlsruhe, Germany. It was established in 1825 as Fridericiana Polytechnic before it merged with the Karlsruhe Research Center and adopted its current name in 2009. Ranked as the 197th university in the world, KIT is one of three German universities that were awarded Excellence Status by the German Universities Excellence Initiative in 2006.

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Key Statistics

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology is composed of 11 faculties. These are the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Geology, and Ecological Sciences, the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, the Faculty of Computer Science, and The Faculty of Physics. KIT also offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in the fields of computer science, mechanical engineering, literature, and sports science.

It also has over 25,000 students, including more than 14,000 undergraduates, nearly 8,200 postgraduates, and over 600 doctorates. KIT employs more than 9,000 academic and administrative staff members, who are spread across its multiple campuses. These campuses include Campus North, Campus South, and Campus West.

Other Karlsruhe Institute of Technology key statistics are its state-of-the-art academic and non-academic facilities that include a comprehensive library. The KIT Library which is open from 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. has numerous collections of physical books, journals, and other learning materials in addition to massive research data, study spaces, and subject databases.

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Research

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology has been recognized as the 5th best research team in the Europe-Africa region from 2017 to 2019. The university provides all its doctoral researchers a monthly grant of €1,350 to uncover new findings, solutions, and applications that help solve global challenges.

KIT has embarked on research projects in multiple fields but it is widely known for its work in computer science, physics, and materials science. Its researchers have also frequented global research conferences and symposiums, such as CVPR: Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, WWW: The Web Conference, and ISWC: International Semantic Web Conference.

Its most cited research output is Weigend & Ahlrichs’ (2005) “Balanced basis sets of split valence, triple zeta valence and quadruple zeta valence quality for H to Rn: Design and assessment of accuracy.” It was published in the weekly peer-reviewed scientific journal Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics and has been cited 16,493 times.

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology’s second most popular publication is Hagiwara et al.’s (2012) “Review of particle physics: Particle data group,” which was published in Physical Review D and cited by research professionals and students worldwide 10,856 times. Meanwhile, KIT’s third most cited work is Mangelsdorf et al.’s (1995) “The nuclear receptor superfamily: The second decade,” which was published in the Cell and cited 8,096 times.

Other Karlsruhe Institute of Technology research facts and figures are its extensive research facilities that include 150 research institutes. These research institutes are the Institute for Anthropomatics and Robotics, the Institute of Applied Business Studies and Management, and the Institute of Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods. KIT also has multiple research centers and schools that include the Centre for Functional Nanostructures, the Centre for Disaster Management and Risk Reduction Technology, and the Karlsruhe School of Optics and Photonics.
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.
353 World 21 National Almut Arneth

Almut Arneth

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
D-index 75 Citations 30,065 205
382 World 24 National Klaus Butterbach-Bahl

Klaus Butterbach-Bahl

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
D-index 74 Citations 20,215 312
828 World 53 National Mark Rounsevell

Mark Rounsevell

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
D-index 62 Citations 19,588 176
3007 World 138 National Ralf Kiese

Ralf Kiese

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
D-index 38 Citations 6,844 103
3499 World 167 National Florian Wittmann

Florian Wittmann

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
D-index 36 Citations 7,726 106

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