La Salle University

La Salle University

- Engineering and Technology Ranking

United States Established: 1863 Scholars: 1
Best Scientists Overview

Best scientists

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

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Engineering and Technology discipline and affiliated with La Salle University. There are a total of 1 researchers included with 1 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in La Salle University is 59 with a mean value for the h-index of 59.00. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in La Salle University is 352 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 352.00.


La Salle University

La Salle University is a private university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools established the university in 1863. Its known course offerings are education, nursing, and communication. Its student government is one of the founding members of the American Student Government Association.

La Salle University Key Statistics

The university comprises three undergraduate schools and one graduate school. These schools are the School of Nursing and Health Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, and the College of Professional and Continuing Studies.

It offers more than 40 undergraduate and 15 graduate programs. The university also has a clinical psychology doctorate program and 37 certificate programs. Its graduate programs include business and systems analytics, adult gerontology clinical nurse specialist, and human resource management.

La Salle University's student population is approximately 5000 (78% of whom are undergraduate students). It also has more than 3,800 faculty members and around 370 academic staff.

The other La Salle University key statistics include an art museum featuring special collections of Japanese prints, European and American art from the Renaissance to the present. It also houses the Walking Madonna, a rare art piece by Elizabeth Frink. Its Connelly Library houses various collections including the 15th-century collection of illuminated devotionals, literary and creative works on the Vietnam War and Holocaust, and rare editions of the Holy Bible.

The university has several academic affiliations, such as the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities and National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities.

La Salle University Research

Its top fields of research are physics, computer science, and medicine. La Salle University research outputs have been published in prestigious journals like Social Science Research Network, Science of The Total Environment, Journal of Medical Entomology, Personnel Psychology, and Research Papers in Economics.

Its researchers have attended major scholarly conferences such as SOCO: Soft Computing, GECCO: Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, CISTI: Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies, TEEM: Technological Ecosystems for Enhancing Multiculturality, and CEC: Congress on Evolutionary Computation.

The most cited La Salle University research publication is Damanpour and Evan's (1984) "Organizational innovation and performance: The problem of "organizational lag"." This was published in Administrative Science Quarterly and has so far been cited 2,846 times.

The university’s second most cited publication is Anderson et al.'s (2003) "Evaluating predictive models of species’ distributions: criteria for selecting optimal models," which was featured in Ecological Modelling and has received 1,521 citations.

Moreover, the university’s third most cited publication is Cardaciotto et al.'s (2008) "The assessment of present-moment awareness and acceptance: The Philadelphia Mindfulness Scale," which was published in Assessment, with 1,116 citations.

Its other most cited publications include Damanpour et al.’s (1989) “The relationship between types of innovation and organizational performance” (Journal of Management Studies, 1,021 citations) and Aaij et al.'s (2016) “Angular analysis of the B 0 → K *0 μ + μ − decay using 3 fb −1 of integrated luminosity” (Journal of High Energy Physics, 984 citations).

The university has several research centers and institutes. These include the Center for Entrepreneurship, the Multicultural and International Center, and the Hispanic Institute.
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.
712 World 310 National Madjid Tavana

Madjid Tavana

La Salle University, United States
D-index 59 Citations 10,295 352

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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