Soonchunhyang University

Soonchunhyang University

- Immunology Ranking

Republic of Korea Established: 1978 Scholars: 1 Best Researchers 2022 Badge
Best Scientists Overview

Best scientists

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 Immunology discipline and affiliated with Soonchunhyang University. There are a total of 1 researchers included. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Soonchunhyang University is 52 with a mean value for the h-index of 52.00. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Soonchunhyang University is 372 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 372.00.


Soonchunhyang University

Soonchunhyang University (SCH) is a private university located in Asan, South Korea. It was established in 1978 as a medical college by Dr. Succ-Jo Suh. It is one of the top-ranking higher education institutions in the country and the first in the country to open a medical corporation. Its recognized course offerings include medicine, social science, and engineering.

Soonchunhyang University Key Statistics

The university comprises eight colleges, 53 departments, and five graduate schools including the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the College of Natural Sciences, and the College Medical Sciences. It offers 53 undergraduate and over 130 postgraduate programs. Some of its most sought-after graduate programs include Master of Science in Integrated Biomedical Sciences, Master in Future Convergence Technology, and Master in Business Administration.

Soonchunhyang University's student population is approximately 11,000, around 91% of whom are undergraduates while the remaining 9% are postgraduate students. It employs about 1,600 faculty members.

The other Soonchunhyang University key statistics include its university libraries such as the Central Library and the Hyangsul Library. These libraries hold more than 764,000 books, about 260 periodicals, and 40,000 other materials. They also manage several electronic materials including close to 90,000 electronic books and 61,800 electronic learning materials. SCH also operates the University Health and is also affiliated with the Soonchunhyang University Seoul Hospital, the Soonchunhyang University Bucheon Hospital, and the Soonchunhyang University Cheonan Hospital.

Soonchunhyang University Research

SCH is a research-intensive Korean institution and its top fields of research are medicine, biology, and epidemiology. In 2009, it received a US$25 million grant from the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology to establish the SCH Biopharmaceutical Human Resources Development Center.

Soonchunhyang University research outputs have been published in prestigious journals like Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, PLOS One, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques. Its researchers have attended major scholarly conferences such as IMS: International Microwave Symposium, BWCCA: Broadband and Wireless Computing, Communication and Applications, and EuMC: European Microwave Conference.

The most cited Soonchunhyang University research publication is Vos et al.'s (2015) "Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 301 acute and chronic diseases and injuries in 188 countries, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013." This was published in The Lancet and has so far been cited 5,722 times.

The university’s second most cited publication is Naghavi et al.'s (2015) "Global, regional, and national age-sex specific all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 240 causes of death, 1990-2013: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013," which was featured in the Journal of Applied Physics and has received 4,695 citations.

Moreover, the university’s third most cited publication is Furouzanfar et al.'s (2015) "Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks in 188 countries, 1990-2013,” which was published in The Lancet with 2,233 citations.

The university has several research centers and institutes. These include the Medical IT-based RNA Research Center, the Metabolic Disease Tissue Homeostasis Research Center, and the WIS-SIMS Research Center for Tissue Regeneration.
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.
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Choon-Sik Park

Choon-Sik Park

Soonchunhyang University, South Korea
D-index 52 Citations 9,272 372

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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