Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University

Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University

- Materials Science Ranking

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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 Materials Science discipline and affiliated with Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University. There are a total of 3 researchers included. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University is 187 with a mean value for the h-index of 62.33. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University is 1,125 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 375.00.


Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University

Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University (IAU) is a public educational institution in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. Formerly known as the University of Dammam, it was established in 1975 and is one of the oldest universities in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. It was previously a part of the King Faisal University. IAU is also recognized as one of the leading universities for medicine in the nation.

Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University Key Statistics

IAU is composed of several colleges. These include the College of Computer Science and Information Technology, the College of Medical Applied Sciences, the College of Dentistry, and the College of Business Administration. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in business, architecture, engineering, and applied science.

It has nearly 27,000 students, including roughly 26,000 undergraduates and more than 800 postgraduates. The university also employs over 3,300 academic staff members across its multiple campus locations. These campuses include the Dammam campus, the Qatif campus, and the Jubail campus.

Other Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University key statistics are its academic and administrative facilities and services, such as university hospitals, student housing, academic halls, and a comprehensive library network, which is composed of 16 libraries, specifically three central libraries and 13 satellite libraries.

Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University Research

IAU is one of the highest-performing research universities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Its research efforts are funded through the grants and fellowships awarded by the Deanship of Scientific Research, the Institutional Funding Program by the Ministry of Education, and the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission.

The top three Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University research fields are medicine, materials science, and chemistry. Its researchers have attended international research conferences and symposiums, such as SOCO: Soft Computing, CCECE: Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, and CloudCom: IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science.

The university’s most cited research output is Li et al.’s (2018) “30 years of lithium-ion batteries,” which was published in Advanced Materials and has 1,429 citations to date. Its second most popular research output is Nazir’s (2017) “Prevalence of periodontal disease, its association with systemic diseases and prevention,” which was published in the International Journal of Health Sciences and has been cited 598 times.

Meanwhile, IAU’s third most cited research article is Badhiwala et al.’s (2015) “Endovascular thrombectomy for acute ischemic stroke: A meta-analysis.” This article, which talks about the importance of endovascular intervention in the management of acute ischemic stroke and its ability of revascularization, was published in Jama and has so far been cited 412 times by students and research professionals worldwide.

In addition, there are also several Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University research centers and institutes on each of its campus locations. These include the Institute for Research and Medical Consultations, the Centre for Architectural Studies & Research, and the Basic and Applied Scientific Research Center.

Furthermore, the university has numerous established scientific societies. These include the Scientific Society for Neuroscience, the Scientific Saudi Society for Cardiac Technology, the Scientific Society of Family and Community Medicine, and the Scientific Saudi Society for Respiratory Care.
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.
2500 World 15 National
Abdulhadi Baykal

Abdulhadi Baykal

Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia
D-index 70 Citations 16,451 466
2564 World 16 National
M.I. Sayyed

M.I. Sayyed

Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia
D-index 70 Citations 13,836 403
7994 World 39 National
Munirah Abdullah Almessiere

Munirah Abdullah Almessiere

Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia
D-index 47 Citations 6,498 256

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 D-Index >= 40 within the area of Materials Science. If you or other scholars are not listed, we appreciate if you can contact us.