University of La Laguna

University of La Laguna

- Physics Ranking

Spain Established: 1927 Scholars: 8
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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 University of La Laguna. 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 University of La Laguna is 819 with a mean value for the h-index of 102.38. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in University of La Laguna is 2,571 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 321.38.


University of La Laguna

University of La Laguna is a public research university in San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain. It was founded in 1927 but traces its roots back to the founding of a center for advanced studies in 1701. The oldest institution of higher education in the Canary Islands, the Universidad de La Laguna is one of the leading universities in Spain. It is recognized for its programs in humanities, physics, mathematics, and medicine.

University of La Laguna Key Statistics

The university comprises several faculties, schools, and departments. Its faculties include the Faculty of Political & Social Sciences and Communication, Faculty of Economics, Business, and Tourism, Faculty of Health Sciences, and Faculty of Sciences. Some of its schools are the School of Doctoral and Graduate Studies, the Higher Polytechnic School of Engineering and Technology, and the Higher Polytechnic School of Engineering.

University of La Laguna's student population is approximately 20,442. It employs around 1,600 academic personnel and 817 administrative and service staff. It has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14.0.

The other University of La Laguna key statistics include its six campuses, namely, the Campus Central, Campus Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Campus de Ofra, Campus del Sur, Campus de Guajara campus, and Campus de Anchieta. It has several institutional affiliations and academic partnerships, such as the European University Association, 4U Alianza, Universities of North-West Africa and the Macaronesia, Open Education Consortium, and Erasmus+.

University of La Laguna Research

The university is recognized as the top research institution in terms of the percentage of publications with international collaboration. Its top fields of research are physics, astrophysics, and astronomy.

University of La Laguna research outputs have been published in prestigious journals like the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, the Astrophysical Journal, and arXiv: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics. Its researchers have attended major scholarly conferences such as Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Web Science, and Soft Computing.

The most cited University of La Laguna research publication is Ade et al.’s (2016) “Planck 2015 results - XIII. Cosmological parameters.” This article was published in Astronomy and Astrophysics and has been cited 17,501 times to date.

The university’s second most cited publication is an earlier Ade et al. work, “Planck 2013 results. XVI. Cosmological parameters,” which was also featured in Astronomy and Astrophysics in 2014 and has received around 16,660 citations.

Moreover, the university’s third most cited publication is Klionsky et al.’s (2021) “Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy (4th edition),” which was published in Autophagy and has received 8,040 citations.

The university has several research institutes. These include the Institute of Biomedical Technologies, the Institute of Nanotechnology and Materials, Andrés Bello Institute of Linguistics, and the Institute of Medieval and Renaissance Studies

It also houses the University Institute of Neuroscience, University Institute of Business, University Institute of Women’s Studies, University Institute of Advanced Studies in Atomic, Molecular and Photonic Physics, and the Institute of Tropical Diseases and Healthcare of the Canary Islands.
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.
85 World 2 National Jose Alberto Rubino-Martin

Jose Alberto Rubino-Martin

University of La Laguna, Spain
D-index 184 Citations 242,485 587
630 World 13 National Carlos Allende Prieto

Carlos Allende Prieto

University of La Laguna, Spain
D-index 114 Citations 84,505 335
1196 World 23 National Antonio Aparicio

Antonio Aparicio

University of La Laguna, Spain
D-index 97 Citations 25,986 265
1339 World 25 National Savita Mathur

Savita Mathur

University of La Laguna, Spain
D-index 94 Citations 32,072 277
1437 World 30 National Jesús Falcón-Barroso

Jesús Falcón-Barroso

University of La Laguna, Spain
D-index 92 Citations 36,768 355
1449 World 29 National Artemio Herrero

Artemio Herrero

University of La Laguna, Spain
D-index 92 Citations 23,369 200
1947 World 40 National Ismael Perez-Fournon

Ismael Perez-Fournon

University of La Laguna, Spain
D-index 84 Citations 36,544 193
2193 World 45 National Ignacio Trujillo

Ignacio Trujillo

University of La Laguna, Spain
D-index 81 Citations 20,084 233
2936 World 64 National Jorge Casares

Jorge Casares

University of La Laguna, Spain
D-index 73 Citations 16,015 326

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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