University of Buenos Aires

University of Buenos Aires

- Plant Science and Agronomy Ranking

Argentina Established: 1821 Scholars: 9
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 Plant Science and Agronomy discipline and affiliated with University of Buenos Aires. There are a total of 9 researchers included with 7 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in University of Buenos Aires is 419 with a mean value for the h-index of 46.56. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in University of Buenos Aires is 882 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 98.00.


The University of Buenos Aires (Universidad de Buenos Aires or UBA) is a public research university located in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It was founded in 1821 and is considered the leading university in the country and among the most prominent institutions of higher learning in South America. Its average enrollment is around 300,000 students.

With almost two centuries of tradition in academic excellence, UBA is known for its practice of offering all its undergraduate programs for free regardless of nationality or social status. The university is also recognized for providing around 40% of Argentina’s total research output. It also belongs to the top 60-70 among all institutions of higher learning across the world, according to major international ranking groups. Moreover, the university is a member of the International Forum of Public Universities.

The university comprises around 14 degree-granting autonomous faculties. These include the Faculty of Medicine (Facultad de Medicina), Faculty of Philosophy and Literature (Facultad de Filosofía y Letras), Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry (Facultad de Farmacia y Bioquímica), and Faculty of Architecture, Design and Urbanism (Facultad de Arquitectura, Diseño y Urbanismo).

Students are expected to complete the university’s Common Basic Cycle (CBC) in their first year. The CBC is designed to ensure that all students will have a standardized educational background before embarking on more advanced subjects.

Some of the most sought-after popular undergraduate courses at the University of Buenos Aires include Public Translation, Environmental Design, Architecture, and Business. The university also offers postgraduate programs, such as Master in Architectural Project and Ph.D. in Economic Sciences.

UBA also has several academic, health, and cultural facilities. For instance, it manages Argentina’s largest university press, the Eudeba (Editorial Universitaria de Buenos Aires), as well as the Ricardo Rojas Cultural Center, the University of Buenos Aires Symphony Orchestra, and the Cosmos Cinema, which has been operational since 1922. The university also administers several high schools, interdisciplinary commissions, scientific institutes, museums, and hospitals.

Notable alumni include revolutionary leader and physician Che Guevara, several presidents of Argentina such as Alberto Fernández and Eduardo Duhalde, former Paraguay President Jose Pedro Montero De Candia, as well as several Nobel prize laureates like César Milstein (Medicine) and Luis Federico Leloir (Chemistry).
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.
215 World 2 National Carlos L. Ballaré

Carlos L. Ballaré

University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
D-index 64 Citations 12,962 90
316 World 3 National Jorge J. Casal

Jorge J. Casal

University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
D-index 59 Citations 11,972 149
447 World 4 National Daniel J. Miralles

Daniel J. Miralles

University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
D-index 55 Citations 7,647 125
625 World 5 National Claudio M. Ghersa

Claudio M. Ghersa

University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
D-index 50 Citations 8,602 131
792 World 6 National Antonio J. Hall

Antonio J. Hall

University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
D-index 45 Citations 5,196 82
956 World 8 National Rodolfo A. Sánchez

Rodolfo A. Sánchez

University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
D-index 41 Citations 8,102 77
979 World 9 National María E. Otegui

María E. Otegui

University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
D-index 41 Citations 7,682 90
1455 World 14 National Ana L. Scopel

Ana L. Scopel

University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
D-index 33 Citations 5,923 50
1613 World 16 National Martin M. Vila-Aiub

Martin M. Vila-Aiub

University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
D-index 32 Citations 3,110 51
1642 World 17 National Roberto L. Benech-Arnold

Roberto L. Benech-Arnold

University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
D-index 32 Citations 4,043 87

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 D-Index >= 30 within the area of Plant Science and Agronomy. If you or other scholars are not listed, we appreciate if you can contact us.