University of Nis

University of Nis

- Engineering and Technology Ranking

Serbia Established: 1965 Scholars: 1 Best Researchers 2022 Badge
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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 Nis. There are a total of 1 researchers included. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in University of Nis is 46 with a mean value for the h-index of 46.00. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in University of Nis is 203 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 203.00.


University of Nis

University of Nis (Univerzitet u Nišu in Serbian) is a public research university in Nis, Serbia. It was founded in 1965 as an independent degree-granting institution with three faculties under the University of Belgrade’s academic patronage. The university belongs to the top-ranked educational institutions in the country with contributions in the fields of medicine, chemistry, and mathematics.

University of Nis Key Statistics

The university comprises 14 faculties, including the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Faculty of Sciences and Mathematics, Faculty of Occupational Safety, and the Faculty of Sport and Physical Education. There are more than 160 undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs on offer. For the academic year 2018-2019, the Faculty of Medicine, the Faculty of Electronic Engineering, and the Faculty of Economics have the most students.

University of Nis has approximately 28,000 students and employs more than 1,400 academic staff. The majority of the university’s faculties, 11 out of 14, are found in Nis while the Faculty of Pedagogy is in Vranje, the Faculty of Technology is in Leskovac, and the Faculty of Agriculture is located in Kruševac. The multi-campus university offers facilities such as accommodations, restaurants, a healthcare institute, and sports facilities.

The other University of Nis key statistics is its central library, named after Nikola Tesla, that houses 95,000 books, 70,000 scientific journals, and 5,100 dissertations.

University of Nis Research

Research at the university is recognized for the quality of inquiry into science and creativity, as well as applied mathematics. The university’s research support comes from organizations including the Serbian Ministry of Education, Science, and Technological Development and the Development Agency of Serbia, as well as from European Union programs such as Erasmus and Tempus.

Mathematics, medicine, and chemistry are the top fields of University of Nis research. Their work output has been presented at conferences such as the International Conference on Telecommunication in Modern Satellite, Cable and Broadcasting Services in 2015, Telecommunications Forum in 2011, and the International Conference on Telecommunications in 2012.

The most cited article from the university is Bjelakovic et al.’s (2007) “Mortality in randomized trials of antioxidant supplements for primary and secondary prevention: Systematic review and meta-analysis” that appeared in JAMA. It has more than 2,800 citations to date. The second most cited publication is Bjelakovic et al.’s (2014) “Vitamin D supplementation for prevention of mortality in adults” featured in Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews and has over 870 citations. In addition, the third most cited work is Gocic and Trajkovic’s (2013) “Analysis of changes in meteorological variables using Mann-Kendall and Sen's slope estimator statistical tests in Serbia” published in Global and Planetary Change with above 850 citations thus far.

Research centers at University of Nis include the Scientific Research Center for Biomedicine from the Faculty of Medicine with various laboratories including the Laboratory for Functional Genomics and Proteomics, Laboratory for Electron Microscopy, Laboratory for Medical Diagnostics, and the Laboratory for Chromatography and Vivarium. There are also the Center for Legal and Social Research, Laboratory of Machinery Safety, Laboratory for Accident Prevention, Fire Protection Laboratory, and the Laboratory for Work Environment Comfort.
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.
2521 World 3 National
Dalibor Petković

Dalibor Petković

University of Nis, Serbia
D-index 46 Citations 7,275 203

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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