Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

- Engineering and Technology Ranking

Germany Established: 2009 Scholars: 18
Best Scientists Overview

Best scientists

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Engineering and Technology discipline and affiliated with Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. There are a total of 18 researchers included with 0 of them also being included in the global ranking.

Overview

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.
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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.
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Publications
1047 World 29 National Stefan Nickel

Stefan Nickel

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
D-index 55 Citations 15,690 185
1988 World 62 National Gerhard H. Jirka

Gerhard H. Jirka

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
D-index 45 Citations 5,916 130
2222 World 74 National Francesco Grilli

Francesco Grilli

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
D-index 43 Citations 5,176 170
2280 World 75 National Jan G. Korvink

Jan G. Korvink

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
D-index 42 Citations 6,841 324
2353 World 79 National Jürgen Becker

Jürgen Becker

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
D-index 41 Citations 7,376 377
3373 World 112 National Henning Bockhorn

Henning Bockhorn

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
D-index 35 Citations 8,198 181
3818 World 132 National Ulrich W. Paetzold

Ulrich W. Paetzold

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
D-index 34 Citations 4,322 148
3890 World 136 National Wolf Fichtner

Wolf Fichtner

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
D-index 34 Citations 4,441 180
3924 World 138 National Hartmut Schmeck

Hartmut Schmeck

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
D-index 34 Citations 7,036 188
4028 World 139 National Michael Siegel

Michael Siegel

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
D-index 33 Citations 4,201 203
4145 World 145 National Dominic Bresser

Dominic Bresser

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
D-index 33 Citations 4,289 80
4252 World 148 National Alexander Colsmann

Alexander Colsmann

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
D-index 33 Citations 3,564 90
5252 World 190 National Britta Nestler

Britta Nestler

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
D-index 31 Citations 5,620 213
5460 World 199 National Olaf Dössel

Olaf Dössel

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
D-index 31 Citations 4,418 268
5521 World 198 National Philipp Blum

Philipp Blum

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
D-index 31 Citations 5,034 104
7036 World 254 National Werner Wagner

Werner Wagner

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
D-index 30 Citations 3,975 116
7037 World 255 National Carsten Dachsbacher

Carsten Dachsbacher

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
D-index 30 Citations 4,558 141
7038 World 256 National Rüdiger Dillmann

Rüdiger Dillmann

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
D-index 30 Citations 3,964 198

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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