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 Yanshan University.
There are a total of 10 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 Yanshan University is 551 with a mean value for
the h-index of 55.10. The total sum of
publications for the best scientists in Yanshan University is 2,940 with the
mean value for publications per scientist of 294.00.
Yanshan University (YSU) is a university located in Qinhuangdao, Hebei, China. Its origins can be traced back to the foundation of the Harbin Institute of Technology in 1920. The school became independent in 1960 and was accredited as one of the 88 national key institutions of higher learning in 1978. It was accredited by the former State Education Commission to adopt the present name of Yanshan University in 1985.
Yanshan University Key Statistics
The university is organized into 13 undergraduate and one graduate school. These include the School of Mechanical Engineering, the School of Materials Science and Engineering, the School of Electrical Engineering, the School of Information Science and Engineering, and the School of Environmental and Chemical Engineering. It offers 64 undergraduate programs, 30 master’s programs, 17 professional master’s programs, 11 postdoctoral research programs, and one professional doctoral program.
YSU has a population of around 38,000 students. It employs 3,200 faculty staff including 2,200 full-time teachers. Among the faculty are 489 professors, 667 associate professors, and 331 doctoral supervisors.
The major library at YSU houses a collection of around 1.2 million Chinese and foreign books, more than 2,200 journals, over 1.5 million ebooks, 113 online databases, and eight self-built characteristic databases.
Other Yanshan University key statistics include its partnership with 62 international institutions. Some of them are the Siena Heights University (United States), the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia), the National University of Singapore (Singapore), and the Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong).
Yanshan University Research
YSU is a national key school and runs state key labs on its campus. Its top three research fields are materials science, computer science, and control theory.
Yanshan University research outputs have been published in major scholarly journals like Materials Science and Engineering A: Structural Materials Properties Microstructure and Processing, the Journal of Alloys and Compounds, and IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. Its researchers had been invited to attend and/or present papers at international conferences, such as Soft Computing, the International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference, and Systems, Man, and Cybernetics.
The most cited publication from Yanshan University research is Gao et al.’s (2003) “Hardness of covalent crystals,” published in Physical Review Letters, with a total of 916 citations to date. The second most cited paper is Zhang et al.’s (2015) “Effect of aspect ratio and surface defects on the photocatalytic activity of ZnO nanorods,” published in Scientific Reports. It has received a total of 803 citations.
Meanwhile, the university’s third most cited paper is Peng et al.’s (2014) “Unique lead adsorption behavior of activated hydroxyl group in two-dimensional titanium carbide,” published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. It has been cited by papers, articles, and other publications around 741 times so far.
The university houses several research centers and institutes such as the State Key Laboratory of Meta-stable Materials Science and Technology, the National Engineering Research Center for Equipment and Technology of C.S.R., and the National & Local Joint Engineering Research Center for Advanced Manufacture Forming Technology and Equipment.
Its other research units include the National Demonstration Universities for Innovation Development and the International Science and Technology Cooperation University.
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.
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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