University of Warsaw

University of Warsaw

- Physics Ranking

Poland Established: 1816 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 University of Warsaw. 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 Warsaw is 823 with a mean value for the h-index of 102.88. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in University of Warsaw is 3,974 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 496.75.


The University of Warsaw is the biggest university in Poland and one of the country’s leading institutions for higher education. It is known for its prestige, research impact, strong academic programs, and high employability rate of graduates. Given its high research activity, Warsaw is a member of the European University Association and the 4EU+ Alliance, composed of some of the top public research universities in Europe.
The institution is organized into 24 faculties spanning a broad range of fields, including Liberal Arts, Journalism, Biology, Physics, and Mathematics. It offers more than 100 undergraduate and postgraduate programs, 22 double degree courses, and 27 programs taught in English. Some of the university’s most highly regarded subjects are Physics, Mathematics, Archaeology, Philosophy, Modern Languages, Arts and Humanities, and Natural Sciences.
Research at the University of Warsaw is conducted in its faculties and more than 30 units spanning a wide spectrum of disciplines. High priority studies are concentrated on five specific themes: humanities, global challenges, big data, environmental studies, and scientific and technological innovations for economic growth. Participating in over 1,400 funded projects and receiving more than 1,600 grants, the university’s research team has made contributions to numerous fields locally and internationally.
The university is composed of two campuses and houses around 126 buildings characterized by 17th-century and contemporary architecture and a botanical garden with four sections. Its central library maintains over three million volumes while its Natural Science Campus is equipped with cutting-edge laboratories, among many other study environments. Students get to enjoy a plethora of historic structures such as the Main Gate, the Old Library, and the Kazimierz Palace, the university’s oldest building.
The University of Warsaw was developed because people in Warsaw did not have access to a university in the early 1800s, with the Vilnius University belonging to Russia and the University of Krakow incorporated into the Habsburg Empire at the time. It was not until 1816 that the Russian emperor Alexander I allowed Congress Poland to build a university that taught Philosophy, Medicine, Theology, Law, and Arts and Humanities.
By 2020, the university has opened its doors to more than 44,400 undergraduates, 3,000 postgraduates, 3,200 doctorate students, and 7,500 employees. It has partnered with more than 1,000 foreign organizations and is aligned with around 100 international networks. The university also participated in the European Union’s Erasmus program to further its drive for internationalization.
The institution has produced six Nobel laureates and decorated personalities from various fields. Its notable alumni include Frédéric Chopin (pianist), Bronisław Komorowski (Polish president), Adam Michnik (historian), Olga Tokarczuk (writer), Tadeusz Mazowiecki (writer), and Zygmunt Bauman (sociologist).
Moving forward into the future, the University of Warsaw aims to maintain the rationale behind its founding, which is to cultivate the knowledge and skills of learners and then transfer them to real-world scenarios. It also synthesizes local and global values to promote inclusivity and ethical practices.
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.
74 World 1 National Krzysztof M. Gorski

Krzysztof M. Gorski

University of Warsaw, Poland
D-index 187 Citations 247,068 460
732 World 4 National Andrzej Udalski

Andrzej Udalski

University of Warsaw, Poland
D-index 110 Citations 42,657 841
1247 World 5 National Igor Soszyński

Igor Soszyński

University of Warsaw, Poland
D-index 96 Citations 33,683 649
1353 World 7 National Michał K. Szymański

Michał K. Szymański

University of Warsaw, Poland
D-index 94 Citations 32,150 606
1371 World 6 National E. Rondio

E. Rondio

University of Warsaw, Poland
D-index 94 Citations 35,205 244
1939 World 8 National Łukasz Wyrzykowski

Łukasz Wyrzykowski

University of Warsaw, Poland
D-index 84 Citations 39,916 374
2124 World 10 National M. Kubiak

M. Kubiak

University of Warsaw, Poland
D-index 82 Citations 24,415 314
2624 World 12 National Radosław Poleski

Radosław Poleski

University of Warsaw, Poland
D-index 76 Citations 23,057 486

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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