University of Ontario Institute of Technology

University of Ontario Institute of Technology

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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 University of Ontario Institute of Technology. There are a total of 5 researchers included with 2 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in University of Ontario Institute of Technology is 319 with a mean value for the h-index of 63.80. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in University of Ontario Institute of Technology is 2,451 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 490.20.


University of Ontario Institute of Technology

University of Ontario Institute of Technology (or Ontario Tech University) is a public research university located in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. It was established in 2002 when the Government of Ontario passed the University of Ontario Institute of Technology Act. The institution underwent a rebranding in 2018 and currently belongs to the top-ranked educational institutions in the country, with its contributions to the fields of engineering, computer science, and environmental science.

University of Ontario Institute of Technology Key Statistics

Ontario Tech University is composed of seven faculties, including the Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Science, and the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities. The university offers 53 undergraduate degree programs and 38 graduate degree programs. For the academic year 2020-2021, the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, and the Faculty of Business and Information Technology had the most students.

University of Ontario Institute of Technology has more than 10,000 students and employs over 2,000 faculty and staff. The university has two campuses located in North Oshawa and Downtown Oshawa.

Other University of Ontario Institute of Technology key statistics include its library that holds 61,600 books and government publications, 1.1 million ebooks, and 196,000 e-journals as well as 96,000 audio and video recordings.

University of Ontario Institute of Technology Research

Ontario Tech University conducts research that benefits six areas, namely advanced manufacturing for 21st-century innovation, education for the 21st century, energy and the environment, human health and community wellness, information and communication technology and informatics, and life sciences and biotechnology. The university’s research funding for the academic year 2020-2021 amounted to CA$23.5 million, the majority of which came from federal government sources while the rest were from provincial government sources, industry partners, associations, and foundations.

The top fields of University of Ontario Institute of Technology research are computer science, engineering, and exergy. Its researchers have attended and presented at conferences, such as the International Conference on Computer Communications in 2017, International Conference on Communications in 2016, and the Human Factors in Computing Systems conference in 2012.

The most cited article from the university is Deterding et al.’s (2011) “From game design elements to gamefulness: Defining ‘gamification’” which appeared in the Proceedings of the 15th International Academic MindTrek Conference: Envisioning Future Media Environments and has above 8,520 citations to date. This is followed by Valenzuela et al.’s (2000) “Outcomes of rapid defibrillation by security officers after cardiac arrest in casinos” published in The New England Journal of Medicine with more than 1,850 citations.

In addition, the third most cited work is Dincer and Acar’s (2015) “Review and evaluation of hydrogen production methods for better sustainability” featured in the International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, which has over 1,190 citations so far.

Research centers at Ontario Tech University include the Clean Energy Research Laboratory, the Software and Informatics Research Center, and the Institute for Disability and Rehabilitation Research. The university also has three core research facilities, namely the ACE Climatic Wind Tunnel, the Borehole Thermal Energy Storage System, and the Energy Systems and Nuclear Science Research Center.
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.
6 World 1 National D-index 130 Citations 73,181 1,361
37 World 2 National D-index 97 Citations 35,532 647
4931 World 204 National D-index 32 Citations 4,162 113
6908 World 284 National D-index 30 Citations 3,957 189
6923 World 299 National D-index 30 Citations 5,580 141

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.

We list only scientists having Microsoft Academic Graph D-Index >= 30 within the area of Engineering and Technology. If you or other scholars are not listed, we appreciate if you can contact us.