Mahidol University

Mahidol University

Microbiology Ranking

Thailand Established: 1943 Scholars: 11
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 Microbiology discipline and affiliated with Mahidol University. There are a total of 11 researchers included with 2 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the h-index values for top scientists in Mahidol University is 644 with a mean value for the h-index of 58.55. The total sum of publications for top scientists in Mahidol University is 2,058 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 187.09.


Mahidol University

Mahidol University is an autonomous research university with campuses in different parts of Thailand. It was first founded as the Siriraj Hospital in 1888 by King Chulalongkorn and was renamed University of Medical Sciences in 1943. In honor of Prince Mahidol of Songkla, the university was officially renamed Mahidol University in 1969. Currently, Mahidol is one of the most prestigious universities in the country.

Mahidol University Key Statistics

The academic structure of Mahidol University is composed of 17 faculties and six colleges such as the Faculty of Information and Communication Technology, the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, the College of Management, and the Faculty of Engineering. It offers a wide range of academic programs centered in three core disciplines which are health sciences, science and technology, and social sciences and humanities.

Mahidol University has a student population of over 30,000, among whom are more than 20,000 undergraduates, nearly 7,000 postgraduates, and over 2,100 doctoral candidates. It also employs more than 3,400 academic staff which include 161 full professors. The students and faculty staff enjoy the vast space provided by the university with its several campuses including one suburban campus and two older inner-city campuses in Bangkok, as well as three other provincial campuses near the city capital.

Other Mahidol University key statistics include a library that holds a vast collection of materials including 70 printed journals, 40,302 e-journals, and 325,689 e-books. Moreover, it houses a medical plant garden called the Sireeruckhachati Nature Learning Park and the Golden Jubilee Medical Center which serves close to 340,000 patients a year.

Mahidol University Research

Mahidol University receives the highest budget among all of the public universities in Thailand. In 2019, the university was granted $430 million and a majority of which went straight to graduate research programs. Research at the university has also been recognized by various institutions around the world, taking home 12 international and 63 national awards.

The high-quality output produced by the university has made notable contributions in research topics like medicine, biology, and Malaria. Moreover, its researchers are regular attendees of a wide variety of conferences and symposia such as BIBM: Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, TENCON: IEEE Region 10 Conference, and ECTI-CON: International Conference on Electrical Engineering/Electronics, Computer, Telecommunications, and Information Technology.

The most cited Mahidol University research publication is Bousquet et al.'s (2012) "Allergic rhinitis and its impact on asthma (ARIA): Achievements in 10 years and future needs." It has received 7,733 citations from different scholars around the globe and is published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Their second most cited work is Rehm et al.'s (2009) "Global burden of disease and injury and economic cost attributable to alcohol use and alcohol-use disorders." It was published in The Lancet and has 3826 citations to date. In addition, Snow et al.’s (2005) “The global distribution of clinical episodes of Plasmodium falciparum malaria” is their third most cited research paper with 3,618 citations and is published in Nature.

The university also has a number of research centers and institutes such as the Institute of Molecular Biosciences, the Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia, and the Institute for Population and Social Research.
50 World 1 National François Nosten

François Nosten

MORU Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Thailand
H-index 110 Citations 49,212 460
237 World 2 National Arjen M. Dondorp

Arjen M. Dondorp

Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Thailand
H-index 84 Citations 31,204 363
1199 World 3 National Vanaporn Wuthiekanun

Vanaporn Wuthiekanun

Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Thailand
H-index 59 Citations 8,447 147
1422 World 4 National Jetsumon Sattabongkot

Jetsumon Sattabongkot

Mahidol University, Thailand
H-index 57 Citations 9,227 192
1518 World 5 National Stuart D. Blacksell

Stuart D. Blacksell

Mahidol University, Thailand
H-index 56 Citations 8,788 199
1894 World 6 National Direk Limmathurotsakul

Direk Limmathurotsakul

Mahidol University, Thailand
H-index 52 Citations 8,533 179
1992 World 7 National Mallika Imwong

Mallika Imwong

Mahidol University, Thailand
H-index 51 Citations 14,229 116
2503 World 9 National Rachanee Udomsangpetch

Rachanee Udomsangpetch

Mahidol University, Thailand
H-index 47 Citations 6,637 107
2869 World 10 National Sutee Yoksan

Sutee Yoksan

Mahidol University, Thailand
H-index 44 Citations 9,474 128
2939 World 11 National Kesinee Chotivanich

Kesinee Chotivanich

Mahidol University, Thailand
H-index 43 Citations 13,076 89
3235 World 12 National Wirongrong Chierakul

Wirongrong Chierakul

Mahidol University, Thailand
H-index 41 Citations 5,338 78

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 >= 40 within the area of Microbiology. If you or other scholars are not listed, we appreciate if you can contact us.