Baylor University

Baylor University

Mathematics Ranking

United States Established: 1845 Scholars: 5
Top Scientists Overview

Top scientists

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s h-index using data compiled from Microsoft Graph by December 6th 2021.

This ranking lists all top researchers from the Mathematics discipline and affiliated with Baylor University. There are a total of 5 researchers included with 3 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the h-index values for top scientists in Baylor University is 219 with a mean value for the h-index of 43.80. The total sum of publications for top scientists in Baylor University is 1,008 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 201.60.


Baylor University

Baylor University, also commonly known as Baylor, is a pioneer private university in Texas established in 1845. Named after Judge Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor, it was one of the first educational institutions in the United States. Throughout its long history, the university managed to overcome difficulties brought about by the American Civil War and the economic crisis of 2008. Currently the biggest Baptist institution worldwide and one of the top national universities, Baylor may be famously known for its achievements in sports and its various religious traditions but the university also has notable contributions in medicine, sciences, and human flourishing, leadership, and ethics.

Baylor University Key Statistics

Baylor offers 126 undergraduate programs, 79 master’s, 47 doctoral, an education specialist program, and a master of laws program. The Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, the Hankamer School of Business, and the School of Engineering and Computer Science are among the top academic units in Baylor.

The university has 19,297 students (14,399 undergraduate, and 4,898 postgraduates) and employs 1,385 administrative staff. Registered Nursing, Biological Sciences, and Marketing are the top three courses at Baylor.
Other notable Baylor University key statistics are its impressive campuses and facilities such as the Pat Neff Hall, the Bill Daniel Student Center, and the Baylor Science Building. The institution also has the Mayborn Museum, the Armstrong Browning Library and Museum, and The Texas Collection and University Archives. Baylor has affiliations of both religious (Baptist General Convention of Texas) and academic nature (SACS, NAICU, ASAIHL, and SURA).

Baylor University Research

Baylor has a classification of “R2: Doctoral Universities - High Research Activity”. The university’s fundings mainly come from endowments and donations but they are able to strengthen their financial standing further through diversified holdings and long-term investments. The endowment of Baylor University is currently at $1.70 billion.

The institution’s top fields of research are medicine, physics, and surgery. Their research has been presented at conferences such as the Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (CARS) in 2015, the 2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, and the 2012 CIBCB (Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology) conference.

Many Baylor University research output has been published in various journals such as Nature in 1998 that contains the article “Dendritic cells and the control of immunity” which has over 20,000 citations. In 2006, the Applied and Environmental Microbiology journal published the article “Greengenes, a chimera-Checked 16S rRNA gene database, and workbench compatible with ARB” and it has almost 9,000 citations. Another most cited article from Baylor is the “Factor structure of the Barratt impulsiveness scale” published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology in 1995, which has over 7,000 citations.

Baylor currently has 180,000 living alumni with achievements in the fields of arts, business, and sports that include winners and nominees in prestigious award-giving bodies like the Pulitzer Prize, Grammy’s, and Emmy’s. The university also produced founders and CEOs in both the public and private sectors in addition to a mayor, two former governors, and a former FBI director.
275 World 147 National Fritz Gesztesy

Fritz Gesztesy

Baylor University, United States
H-index 59 Citations 9,559 288
400 World 207 National Johnny Henderson

Johnny Henderson

Baylor University, United States
H-index 55 Citations 10,099 324
976 World 450 National Marius Mitrea

Marius Mitrea

Baylor University, United States
H-index 41 Citations 5,552 152
1495 World 650 National Klaus Kirsten

Klaus Kirsten

Baylor University, United States
H-index 34 Citations 4,909 147
2254 World 931 National Andrei Martínez-Finkelshtein

Andrei Martínez-Finkelshtein

Baylor University, United States
H-index 30 Citations 2,621 97

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 Microsoft Academic Graph H-Index >= 30 within the area of Mathematics. If you or other scholars are not listed, we appreciate if you can contact us.