International School for Advanced Studies

International School for Advanced Studies

- Physics Ranking

Italy Established: 1978 Scholars: 8
Best Scientists Overview

Best scientists

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

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Physics discipline and affiliated with International School for Advanced Studies. There are a total of 8 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 International School for Advanced Studies is 810 with a mean value for the h-index of 101.25. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in International School for Advanced Studies is 2,827 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 353.38.

Overview

International School for Advanced Studies

International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA or Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati) is a public graduate research institute in Trieste, Italy. It was founded in 1978 and is known for its focus on high-level scientific research. It is ranked 32nd amongst universities in Italy and 1,294th in the world.

International School for Advanced Studies Statistics

SISSA offers its research-based graduate degrees through three major research areas—mathematics, neuroscience, and physics—which are divided into 13 research groups. Some of these research groups are Astrophysics and Cosmology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Mathematical Analysis, and Statistical Physics.

The university offers 11 Ph.D. courses, two professional masters, and four master’s courses. The top courses offered are physics, neuroscience, and mathematics.

International School for Advanced Studies has about 400 students (300 Ph.D. students and 100 postdoctoral students). It has 80 professors, which gives it a professor-to-student ratio of 1:5. ISSA also has 119 technical administrative staff.

The SISSA Library has a collection of 22,000 volumes, which include books, ebooks, and printed journals. It has an open-air theatre for holding science-focused shows and conferences and a supercomputing center built in partnership with the International Center for Theoretical Physics.

Other International School for Advanced Studies key statistics include collaborations with Italian and European universities to run its master's programs as well as special relationships with the Elettra Synchrotron Light Laboratory, the International Center for Theoretical Physics, and the International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology. It is also in a partnership with the Italian National Institutes of Nuclear Physics.

International School for Advanced Studies Research

SISSA is a research institute that commands respect in the scientific community with its research output published in leading journals. It receives funding from both public and private sectors, such as the European Research Council, the Italian Ministry of Education and Research, and several international agencies.

The top three research fields of International School for Advanced Studies are physics, astrophysics, and mathematics. Its researchers have their publications in high-impact journals like Astronomy and Astrophysics, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, and the Journal of High Energy Physics. They have been invited to attend/present at prestigious conferences, such as the Conference on Decision and Control, Neural Information Processing System, and the International Conference on Robotics and Automation.

The university's most cited publication is Giannozzi et al.'s (2009) "QUANTUM ESPRESSO: A modular and open-source software project for quantum simulations of materials," published in the Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. It has been cited 18,121 times. The second most cited publication is Ade et al.'s (2016) "Planck 2015 results - XIII. Cosmological parameters," published in Astronomy and Astrophysics with a citation count of 17,560. The third most cited paper is another Ade et al. work "Planck 2013 results. XVI. Cosmological parameters." This was published in Astronomy and Astrophysics in 2014 and has received 16,422 citations.

The university also has the Interdisciplinary Laboratory for Natural Sciences and Humanities, which seeks to make connections between the humanities and science.

Other International School for Advanced Studies research statistics includes its 14 active patents.
World
National
Scholar
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.
Citations
Publications
213 World 10 National Carlo Baccigalupi

Carlo Baccigalupi

International School for Advanced Studies, Italy
D-index 148 Citations 160,350 425
278 World 13 National Luigi Danese

Luigi Danese

International School for Advanced Studies, Italy
D-index 140 Citations 149,342 324
1109 World 47 National Matteo Viel

Matteo Viel

International School for Advanced Studies, Italy
D-index 99 Citations 48,816 322
1275 World 58 National Alessandro Bressan

Alessandro Bressan

International School for Advanced Studies, Italy
D-index 95 Citations 61,870 334
1376 World 64 National Erio Tosatti

Erio Tosatti

International School for Advanced Studies, Italy
D-index 93 Citations 31,160 614
1703 World 80 National Annalisa Celotti

Annalisa Celotti

International School for Advanced Studies, Italy
D-index 88 Citations 29,530 286
2821 World 144 National Aldo Treves

Aldo Treves

International School for Advanced Studies, Italy
D-index 74 Citations 16,377 273
2944 World 148 National Pasquale Calabrese

Pasquale Calabrese

International School for Advanced Studies, Italy
D-index 73 Citations 25,035 249

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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