Diego Portales University

Diego Portales University

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Chile Established: 1982 Scholars: 1
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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 Physics discipline and affiliated with Diego Portales University. There are a total of 1 researchers included. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Diego Portales University is 90 with a mean value for the h-index of 90.00. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Diego Portales University is 1,330 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 1,330.00.


Diego Portales University

Diego Portales University is a private university in Santiago, Metropolitan, Chile. Colloquially known as Universidad Diego Portales (UDP), it was founded in 1982 and was named after Chilean statesman Diego Portales. It is one of the country’s first private universities. Officially recognized by the National Accreditation Commission, UDP is one of the most prestigious Chilean universities, with comprehensive programs in law, psychology, and architecture.

Diego Portales University Key Statistics

UDP is organized into several academic faculties. These include the Faculty of Architecture, Art and Design, the Faculty of Communications and Letters, the Faculty of History and Social Sciences, and the Faculty of Health Sciences. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in diverse areas of study, including humanities, business, economics, and journalism.

It has a student population of more than 17,600, including over 16,200 undergraduates and nearly 1,400 postgraduates. The university also employs more than 1,300 academic staff members across its two campuses. These are the Main Campus in Santiago and the Huechuraba campus.

Other Diego Portales University key statistics are its wide range of academic and administrative facilities that include student housing, health and wellness services, study rooms, an auditorium, a performance hall, and an extensive library network that is made up of 11 libraries and maintains over 100,000 books, journals, and periodicals.

Diego Portales University Research

UDP is one of the top Chilean research institutions. Its research projects are funded through grants and fellowships from public and private organizations, such as the National Fund for Scientific and Technological Development, the National Council for Science and Technology, and the Fund for the Development of Art and Culture.

The top three Diego Portales University research fields are physics, astrophysics, and galaxy. Researchers, faculty members, and students from the university have also attended global research conferences and symposiums, such as RECOMB: Research in Computational Molecular Biology, CSOC: Computer Science On-line Conference, and ICCSA: International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications.

Its most cited research output is Naghavi et al.'s (2015) "Global, regional, and national age-sex specific all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 240 causes of death, 1990-2013: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013,” which was published in The Lancet and has 4,642 citations to date.

UDP’s second most popular research work is Forouzanfar et al.’s (2015) “Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks in 188 countries, 1990-2013: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013,” which was also published in The Lancet and has been cited 2,238 times so far.

Meanwhile, its third most cited research work is Kassebaum et al.'s (2014) "Global, regional, and national levels and causes of maternal mortality during 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013," which also appeared in The Lancet and has received 1,544 citations.

In addition, there are also several Diego Portales University research facilities. These include the Centre for the Humanities, the Centre for Comparative Policies in Education, the Centre for Studies on Conflict and Social Cohesion, and the City and Territory Laboratory.
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.
1598 World 5 National
J. L. Prieto

J. L. Prieto

Diego Portales University, Chile
D-index 90 Citations 32,513 1,330

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