Polytechnic University of Timişoara

Polytechnic University of Timişoara

Electronics and Electrical Engineering Ranking

Romania Established: 1920 Scholars: 2
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 Electronics and Electrical Engineering discipline and affiliated with Polytechnic University of Timişoara. There are a total of 2 researchers included. The total sum for the h-index values for top scientists in Polytechnic University of Timişoara is 87 with a mean value for the h-index of 43.50. The total sum of publications for top scientists in Polytechnic University of Timişoara is 471 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 235.50.


Polytechnic University of Timişoara

Polytechnic University of Timişoara (Universitatea Politehnica Timișoara abbreviated or UPT) is a public research university in Timișoara, Romania. It was founded in 1920 as the Polytechnic School, underwent several structural and name changes, became a university in 1991, and received its current name in 1995. One of the largest technical universities in Eastern and Central Europe, UPT is recognized by the Romanian Ministry of Education as an advanced research and education university.

Polytechnic University of Timişoara Key Statistics

The university comprises 10 faculties, such as the Faculty of Production and Transport Management, Faculty of Industrial Chemistry and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Electrotechnics and Electroenergetics, and the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism.

Polytechnic University of Timişoara's student population is approximately 13,080 students, with around 9,600 undergraduates, 2,970 postgraduates, and 540 doctoral candidates. It employs over 800 academic staff and 1,000 administrative and support staff.

Other Polytechnic University of Timişoara key statistics include its various campus facilities such as 16 student dormitories, two hotels, canteens, and sports facilities. Likewise, the Central Library of Politehnica University of Timișoara holds a collection of around one million volumes and hosts a daily traffic of more than 1,000 users. Moreover, the university is a founding member of the Romanian Alliance of Technical Universities.

Polytechnic University of Timişoara Research

UPT is one of the leading Romanian research institutions. It is home to around 250 laboratories with research activities, 28 research institutes and centers, and 11 fields for doctoral studies. With scientific partnerships with numerous European research institutes and universities, UPT’s research projects are financed by external funding agencies such as the European Social Fund, the Romanian National Authority for Scientific Research and Innovation, and the Ministry of Education of Romania.

The top fields of Polytechnic University of Timişoara research are computer science, engineering, and materials science. Its research outputs have been published in prestigious journals like IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Applied Mechanics and Materials.

Its researchers have attended major scholarly conferences such as the Symposium on Applied Computational Intelligence and Informatics, the International Symposium on Electronics and Telecommunications, and Microelectronics Systems Education.

The most cited Polytechnic University of Timişoara research publication is Boldea et al.'s (2014) “Automotive electric propulsion systems with reduced or no permanent magnets: An overview.” This journal article was published in the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics and has received 460 citations.

The university’s second most cited publication is Marinescu’s (2004) “ICSM - Detection strategies: Metrics-based rules for detecting design flaws.” This conference proceedings article appeared in the 20th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and has been cited 455 times.

Moreover, the university’s third most cited publication is Precup and Hellendoorn’s (2011) “Survey paper: A survey on industrial applications of fuzzy control,” which was featured in Computers in Industry and has received 379 citations to date.

Meanwhile, UPT is home to several research centers and institutes. These include the Research Institute for Renewable Energies of UPT-ICER, Research Centre for Power Systems Analysis and Optimization, Research Centre for Organic, Macromolecular and Natural Compounds' Chemistry and Engineering, and the Research Centre for Thermal Machines and Equipments, Transportation and Environmental Pollution Control.
1032 World 1 National Radu-Emil Precup

Radu-Emil Precup

Polytechnic University of Timişoara, Romania
H-index 52 Citations 6,522 287
2436 World 2 National Stefan Preitl

Stefan Preitl

Polytechnic University of Timişoara, Romania
H-index 35 Citations 3,725 184

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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