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 Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology.
There are a total of 52 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 Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology is 2,981 with a mean value for
the h-index of 57.33. The total sum of
publications for the best scientists in Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology is 15,837 with the
mean value for publications per scientist of 304.56.
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) is a public research university in Daedeok Innopolis, Daejeon, South Korea. In 1971, the Korean government founded KAIST to become the country’s first national, research-focused engineering and science institution of higher learning. It is ranked the sixth most innovative university worldwide and belongs to the top 50 universities in various international rankings. It is considered one of the most prestigious universities in South Korea.
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Key Statistics
KAIST comprises six colleges which are divided into two schools and 33 divisions or departments. The College of Engineering, College of Life Science and Bioengineering, College of Liberal Arts and Convergence Science, and the College of Natural Sciences are some of its popular academic units.
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology has a student population of approximately 10,504, composed of 3,766 undergraduates, 6,738 postgraduates, 2,644 doctoral, and 1,222 integrated M.Sc./Ph.D. students. It employs around 639 teaching personnel and 703 administrative staff. It has three campuses, one in Seoul and two in Daejeon.
The other Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology key statistics include its numerous partnerships with universities overseas for its dual-degree programs, such as with the Technical University of Munich, the Technical University of Berlin, the Georgia Institute of Technology, Carnegie Mellon University, and the Technical University of Denmark. It also has several affiliated institutes such as the National NanoFab Center and the Korea Institute of Advanced Study.
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Research
KAIST is one of the top research universities in Korea. In 2019, its total research budget was ₩856 billion ($755 million). Around 40% of its research funding is sourced through research grants, while 24% comes from the Korean government. To date, the university holds 723 international patents and 2,694 domestic patents.
Its top fields of research are computer science, materials science, and artificial intelligence. Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology research outputs have been published in top international scholarly journals like the ChemInform and Advanced Materials. Its researchers have attended major conferences like Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition and the International Solid-State Circuits Conference.
The most cited KAIST research publication is Kwak et al.’s (2010) “What is Twitter, a social network or a news media?” This was published in The Web Conference journal and has elicited 8,635 citations so far. Likewise, the university’s second most cited publication is Furukawa et al.’s (2013) “The chemistry and applications of metal-organic frameworks,” featured in Science and has been cited 8,319 times. In addition, the university’s third most cited publication is Klionsky et al.’s (2012) “Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy,” which was published Autophagy and has received 7,846 citations to date.
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology has seven main research facilities called KAIST Institutes (or KIs). These include the KI for Urban Space and Systems, KI for Eco-Energy, KI for the NanoCentury, KI for Information Technology Convergence, and the KI for the BioCentury.
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.
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology,
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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