Josai International University

Josai International 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 Josai International University. There are a total of 1 researchers included with 1 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Josai International University is 156 with a mean value for the h-index of 156.00. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Josai International University is 2,724 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 2,724.00.


Josai International University

Josai International University (JIU) is a private university located in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. It was established in 1992 by educator and politician Mikio Mizuta initially with only two departments under two faculties. A highly diverse institution, JIU is acknowledged as one of the best universities in the country with contributions to the fields of chemistry, materials science, and physics.

Josai International University Key Statistics

JIU is composed of seven faculties and six graduate schools, including the Faculty of International Humanities, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Tourism, and the Faculty of Nursing. The university offers a wide variety of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs. In the academic year 2018-2019, the Faculty of Management and Information Sciences, Faculty of Media Studies, and the Faculty of Social Work Studies had the most students.

Josai International University has 6,410 undergraduate students, 410 graduate students, and employs 212 teachers. The university has three campuses namely, the Togane, Kioicho, and Awa campuses, offering facilities such as student apartments, cafeterias, a medical office, and a sports park.

Other Josai International University key statistics include the Mizuta Memorial Library containing more than 300,000 books and 3,900 audiovisual materials. The university also houses the Mizuta Museum of Art, which exhibits fossils and ukiyo-e.

Josai International University Research

JIU conducts research in various fields across its faculties both at the graduate and undergraduate levels, with research funding coming from foundations, government agencies, and other organizations, such as the Uehara Memorial Life Science Foundation, Ono Medical Research Foundation, Daiwa-Japan-UK Fund, and the American Research Foundation.

The top fields of Josai International University research are materials science, metallurgy, and chemistry. Its researchers have attended and presented at various conferences, such as the Granular Computing conference in 2005, International Joint Conference on Rough Sets in 2016, and the International Conference on Advanced Applied Informatics also in 2016.

The most cited article from the university is Shirai et al.’s (2010) “Contradictory effects of β1- and α1- adrenergic receptor blockers on cardio-ankle vascular stiffness index (CAVI)” published in Journal of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis with 190 citations so far. Its second most cited work is Owaki et al.’s (2006) “IL-27 suppresses CD28-medicated IL-2 production through suppressor of cytokine signaling 3” featured in the Journal of Immunology and has more than 180 citations.

Meanwhile, the university’s third most cited research output is Dhumal et al.’s (2008) “Preparation of amorphous cefuroxime axetil nanoparticles by sonoprecipitation for enhancement of bioavailability,” which appeared in the European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics and has over 160 citations so far.

Research centers and institutes at JIU include the Central European Research Institute, which is operated by researchers from JIU and Josai University whose goal is to promote Central European research in addition to joint research and academic exchanges between Japan and Central Europe.

There is also the ASEAN Research Center, which aims to develop human resources that can recognize and solve problems in Japan and other ASEAN countries by establishing collaborations with companies, universities, and governments and in extension, helping society through its activities.
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.
60 World 4 National
Akihisa Inoue

Akihisa Inoue

Josai International University, Japan
D-index 156 Citations 127,238 2,724

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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