University of Nebraska–Lincoln

University of Nebraska–Lincoln

- Environmental Sciences Ranking

United States Established: 1869 Scholars: 17
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 Environmental Sciences discipline and affiliated with University of Nebraska–Lincoln. There are a total of 17 researchers included with 3 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in University of Nebraska–Lincoln is 760 with a mean value for the h-index of 44.71. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in University of Nebraska–Lincoln is 1,998 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 117.53.

Overview

University of Nebraska–Lincoln

University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) is a public land-grant research university located in Lincoln, Nebraska. It was established in 1869 through the Morrill Act of 1862 and is considered the state’s oldest university and flagship institution. A top-ranked university in the United States, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is prominent for establishing the first undergraduate psychology laboratory in the world. It is also known for its innovative research and discoveries and strong academics.

University of Nebraska–Lincoln Key Statistics

The university is spread across three campuses with a total of 2,815 acres of land. Its City and East campuses consist of the main academic and research facilities, as well as recreation centers, libraries, and residential buildings. Meanwhile, the Nebraska Innovation Campus houses some agricultural and life science research centers.

UNL comprises ten colleges, including the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, College of Architecture, College of Journalism and Mass Communications, and the College of Law. It offers more than 150 bachelor’s degree programs, over 70 master’s programs, and several doctoral courses. Some of its top-ranked courses include engineering, business, and agriculture.

The university has a student population of around 25,820, with more than 20,500 undergraduates and almost 5,000 postgraduates. Approximately 11 percent of its students are international, coming from over 136 countries. It employs about 1,500 academic and administrative staff.

Other University of Nebraska–Lincoln key statistics include its seven library facilities containing a total of 3.5 million volumes. It also has museums and art galleries that house popular historical collections, such as mammoth fossils, the Christlieb collection, antique farm tools, and more than 12,000 collections of American visual arts.

University of Nebraska–Lincoln Research

The university has been recognized as one of the top research institutions worldwide. It is acknowledged as a top-ranked research university in the United States and is classified among R1: Doctoral Universities, earning U.S. patents to protect its high research activities and projects. Its top three research fields are biology, materials science, and computer science.

UNL researchers have published in notable publications like Science, Physical Review Letters, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. They have also been invited to attend top research conferences, such as Web Science, the International Conference on Software Engineering, and Power and Energy Society General Meeting.

The most cited publication produced by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln research is Creswell and Clark’s (2006) Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research. This book received a total of 21,306 citations. The institution’s second most cited research output is Benford and Snow’s (2000) “Framing Processes and Social Movements: An Overview and Assessment.” A total of 12,054 books, journals, and other publications cited this outstanding work, and it was featured in the Review of Sociology. The third most cited publication is Dillman et al.’s (2008) Internet, Mail, and Mixed-Mode Surveys: The Tailored Design Method. This exceptional textbook received a total of 8,348 citations.

UNL is home to several research institutes and centers, including the Clifton Strengths Institute, the Center for Entrepreneurship, the Greenhouse Innovation Center, and the Joslyn Institute for Sustainable Communities. It is also affiliated with the Universities Research Association and the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program.
World
National
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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.
Citations
Publications
280 World 152 National Anatoly A. Gitelson

Anatoly A. Gitelson

University of Nebraska–Lincoln, United States
D-index 83 Citations 27,667 181
480 World 248 National Shashi B. Verma

Shashi B. Verma

University of Nebraska–Lincoln, United States
D-index 74 Citations 26,603 155
659 World 333 National John A. Gamon

John A. Gamon

University of Nebraska–Lincoln, United States
D-index 69 Citations 23,136 146
1101 World 532 National John W. Doran

John W. Doran

University of Nebraska–Lincoln, United States
D-index 60 Citations 28,051 101
1240 World 586 National Rao Y. Surampalli

Rao Y. Surampalli

University of Nebraska–Lincoln, United States
D-index 58 Citations 13,641 270
2185 World 996 National Kenneth G. Hubbard

Kenneth G. Hubbard

University of Nebraska–Lincoln, United States
D-index 49 Citations 7,763 120
3180 World 1409 National Qi Hu

Qi Hu

University of Nebraska–Lincoln, United States
D-index 41 Citations 7,196 73
3345 World 1478 National Michael J. Hayes

Michael J. Hayes

University of Nebraska–Lincoln, United States
D-index 40 Citations 11,757 107
3362 World 1463 National Mark Svoboda

Mark Svoboda

University of Nebraska–Lincoln, United States
D-index 40 Citations 10,038 108
3448 World 1510 National Donald A. Wilhite

Donald A. Wilhite

University of Nebraska–Lincoln, United States
D-index 39 Citations 13,056 107
3824 World 1654 National Donald C. Rundquist

Donald C. Rundquist

University of Nebraska–Lincoln, United States
D-index 37 Citations 7,090 71
4222 World 1807 National Brian D. Wardlow

Brian D. Wardlow

University of Nebraska–Lincoln, United States
D-index 36 Citations 7,339 80
4427 World 1887 National Mesfin Mekonnen

Mesfin Mekonnen

University of Nebraska–Lincoln, United States
D-index 35 Citations 18,984 85
4932 World 2001 National Christopher M. U. Neale

Christopher M. U. Neale

University of Nebraska–Lincoln, United States
D-index 34 Citations 5,953 168
5169 World 2137 National Steven A. Thomas

Steven A. Thomas

University of Nebraska–Lincoln, United States
D-index 33 Citations 4,596 69
6502 World 2578 National Robert J. Oglesby

Robert J. Oglesby

University of Nebraska–Lincoln, United States
D-index 31 Citations 3,767 85
6538 World 2607 National George Burba

George Burba

University of Nebraska–Lincoln, United States
D-index 31 Citations 8,398 62
6885 World 2739 National Daniel D. Snow

Daniel D. Snow

University of Nebraska–Lincoln, United States
D-index 30 Citations 4,172 111

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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