Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from
OpenAlex and CrossRef by December 21st 2022.
This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Engineering and Technology discipline and
affiliated with University of Technology Malaysia.
There are a total of 19 researchers included.
The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists
in University of Technology Malaysia is 715 with a mean value for
the h-index of 37.63. The total sum of
publications for the best scientists in University of Technology Malaysia is 4,779 with the
mean value for publications per scientist of 251.53.
University of Technology Malaysia
University of Technology Malaysia (UTM or Universiti Teknologi Malaysia) is a public research university in Johor, Malaysia. It was founded under the name Treacher Technical School, after Sir William Treacher, in 1904. The institution got its current name in 1975 upon getting its university status. In addition, it is considered one of the best institutions in the country and belongs to the top schools in the world.
University of Technology Malaysia Key Statistics
UTM is composed of seven faculties, including the Faculty of Engineering, the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, and the Faculty of Built Environment and Surveying. The university also offers several degrees and programs, including chemical engineering, ecology, and civil engineering.
University of Technology Malaysia is home to more than 32,000 students enrolled in undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs. It also employs about 5,000 staff, including about 1,700 academicians. The university's population is spread across three campuses: the main campus in Skudai and branch campuses in Kuala Lumpur and Pagoh.
Through the years, the university has produced almost 200,000 alumni from 75 countries. Notable ones include Wahid Omar, a lecturer in structural engineering and former vice-chancellor of UTM, and former minister of Energy, Water, and Communications Shaziman Abu Mansor.
Other University of Technology Malaysia key statistics include several libraries that hold a wide collection of printed and electronic materials to reinforce learning and research in the institution. They are also affiliated with other universities, such as the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Imperial College London, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Queensland University of Technology, and the Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman.
University of Technology Malaysia Research
UTM is a renowned research-intensive Asian institution. Its researchers have made impactful contributions to the fields of materials science, engineering, and computer science. Their research outputs have been featured in journals such as the Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, the Journal of Cleaner Production, and Desalination. Moreover, their researchers are frequent attendees of various conferences and symposia, such as SOCO: Soft Computing, ISR: International Symposium on Robotics, and CSPA: International Colloquium on Signal Processing and Its Applications.
The most cited University of Technology Malaysia research paper is Wong's (2005) "Critical success factors for implementing knowledge management in small and medium enterprises." This was published in the Industrial Management and Data Systems journal and has so far been cited 1,478 times by students and researchers around the world. Meanwhile, Rahaman et al.'s (2007) "A review of heat treatment on polyacrylonitrile fiber" is its second most cited paper with 1,376 citations. The research was published in Polymer Degradation and Stability.
Furthermore, Bolong et al.'s (2009) "A review of the effects of emerging contaminants in wastewater and options for their removal" is its third most cited paper and has been published in the Desalination journal. It has 1,223 citations to date.
The university also has a number of research centers and institutes, including the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Laboratory, the Mass Spectrometry & Molecular Spectroscopy Laboratory, and the Chemical Management Centre. Established in 1982, the University of Technology Malaysia Research Management Centre manages all UTM research projects, including fund sourcing from both public agencies and private organizations.
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.
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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