UFSC stands out in global ranking with 26 researchers among the most cited in the world

06/09/2023 13:40

UFSC has been standing out in various international rankings. Photo by Amanda Miranda.

The Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina stood out once again in the global ranking Research.comthat recognizes researchers based on the number of articles and citations for each discipline – among a total of 26 disciplines. The institution had 26 scientists ranked in the disciplines of Veterinary, Chemistry, Ecology, Electrical Engineering, Engineering and Technology, Mathematics, Medicine, Microbiology, Neuroscience and Agronomy.

UFSC was also recognized as the eighth best institution in the national ranking. In the Chemistry discipline, ten scientists were cited among the most relevant in the world. In the Electrical Engineering discipline, professor Ivo Barbi figured as the second most cited in Brazil.

The total number of citations by leading academics at UFSC in 2022 was 159,046, with a mean value for citations per scholars of 6,117.15. This result places UFSC at the 387th position in the global ranking. According to the Research.com platform, the purpose of the ranking is to offer leading researchers better exposure of their achievements. The rankings of scientists are based on transparent procedures based on well-established metrics collected from trusted sources of data, with more than 12,000 scientific journals grouped by disciplines.

Check out the list of scholars ranked by Research.com.

Animal Science and Veterinary

Maurício Laterça Martins
Maria José Hötzel


Bernhard Welz (in memoriam)
Rosendo A. Yunes
Antonio L. Braga
Adilson J. Curtius
J. Vladimir Oliveira
Moacir Geraldo Pizzolatti
Debora de Oliveira
Ademir Neves (in memoriam)
Eduardo Carasek
Adailton J. Bortoluzzi


Sergio R. Floeter

Electronics and Electrical Engineering

Ivo Barbi
Julio E. Normey-Rico

Engineering and Technology

Roberto Lamberts
Enedir Ghisi


Ruy Exel


João B. Calixto
Adair R.S. Santos (in memoriam)


Álvaro José Romanha  (in memoriam)


Reinaldo N. Takahashi
Roger Walz
Peter Wolf

Plant Science and Agronomy

Miguel Pedro Guerra
Marcelo Maraschin


Translated by SINTER/UFSC

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