AD Scientific Index 2021

Africa Scientist and University Rankings 2021

Total 19.023 scientist, 53 country, 983 university

AD Scientific Index - Scientist Rankings - 2021 H INDEX i10 INDEX CITATION
University Country Region World Name
Country University Subject Total Last 5 year Last 5 year / total Total Last 5 year Last 5 year / total Total Last 5 year Last 5 year / total
1 1 1 103 Rajaâ Cherkaoui El Moursli *

Morocco
Université Mohammed V de Rabat Natural Sciences / Physics
Nuclear Physics|Medical Physics|High Energy Physics|
207 171 0.826 867 780 0.900 194612 130142 0.669
2 2 2 146 Farida Fassi *

Morocco
Université Mohammed V de Rabat Natural Sciences / Physics
High Energy Physics|Astronomy|Engineering|Grid Computing|
197 164 0.832 789 739 0.937 216086 141456 0.655
1 1 3 224 Sahal Yacoob *

South Africa
University of Cape Town Natural Sciences / Physics
High Energy Particle Physics|
186 139 0.747 904 732 0.810 187246 111601 0.596
1 1 4 371 Ahmed Ali Abdelalim *

Egypt
Zewail City of Science and Technology Natural Sciences / Physics
Physics and Astronomy|
174 137 0.787 538 496 0.922 158197 96743 0.612
2 2 5 528 Shaaban Khalil *

Egypt
Zewail City of Science and Technology Natural Sciences / Physics
High Energy Physics|
163 140 0.859 771 660 0.856 137985 93928 0.681
2 2 6 838 Dan J Stein *

South Africa
University of Cape Town Medical and Health Sciences / Psychiatry
Anxiety disorders|Psychiatry in Africa|
145 95 0.655 911 765 0.840 95690 56236 0.588
1 3 7 1012 Mohammed Attia Mahmoud *

Egypt
Fayoum University Natural Sciences / Physics
High Energy Physics|
138 115 0.833 381 360 0.945 106714 67308 0.631
1 3 8 1032 Loan Truong *

South Africa
University of Johannesburg Natural Sciences / Physics
HEP|LHC|ATLAS|
138 134 0.971 498 497 0.998 70875 66975 0.945
1 4 9 1324 David M. Richardson

South Africa
Stellenbosch University Natural Sciences / Biological Science
invasion ecology|invasion biology|invasion science|conservation biology|biological invasions|
130 96 0.738 432 378 0.875 72508 34545 0.476
3 5 10 2759 Jean Cleymans *

South Africa
University of Cape Town Natural Sciences / Physics
Physics|Thermal Models|particle Physics|
110 94 0.855 392 300 0.765 55098 33179 0.602
1 6 11 2843 Bruce Mellado *

South Africa
University of the Witwatersrand Natural Sciences / Physics
Particle Physics|
109 77 0.706 438 309 0.705 66819 33229 0.497
1 7 12 2867 Mike Wingfield

South Africa
University of Pretoria Agriculture & Forestry / Forestry
forest protection|mycology|entomology|biotechnology|
109 69 0.633 898 627 0.698 56637 28454 0.502
1 8 13 3059 Richard M. Cowling

South Africa
Nelson Mandela University Natural Sciences / Biological Science
Plant diversity and evolution|palaeovegetation science|conservation science|
108 52 0.481 359 244 0.680 38079 12211 0.321
2 9 14 3915 Robert J Scholes

South Africa
University of the Witwatersrand Natural Sciences / Biological Science
carbon cycle|savannas|earth observation|biodiversity|
101 66 0.653 274 194 0.708 74699 32578 0.436
4 10 15 4052 Dan Stein

South Africa
University of Cape Town Medical and Health Sciences / Psychiatry
Anxiety Disorders|Psychiatry research in Africa|
101 45 0.446 115 105 0.913 29245 9431 0.322
5 11 16 4274 Eric Bateman

South Africa
University of Cape Town Medical and Health Sciences / Chest Diseases
Respiratory medicine|
99 66 0.667 295 229 0.776 53257 24810 0.466
1 1 17 4415 Abdelouahed Tounsi

Algeria
Djillali Liabes University of Sidi Bel Abbes Natural Sciences / Mathematics
Nanocomposites|Mechanics of Nano-structures|Composite structures|Applied Mathematics|Plates and Shells|
99 94 0.949 330 297 0.900 30061 25928 0.863
6 12 18 4481 William Bond

South Africa
University of Cape Town Natural Sciences / Biological Science
Ecology|evolution|
98 67 0.684 279 212 0.760 49197 23105 0.470
2 13 19 4952 Josua Meyer

South Africa
University of Pretoria Engineering & Technology / Mechanical Engineering
Heat transfer|
96 74 0.771 480 387 0.806 34657 19800 0.571
3 14 20 5072 Zeblon Vilakazi *

South Africa
University of the Witwatersrand Natural Sciences / Physics
High Energy physics|Grid Computing|
95 89 0.937 263 246 0.935 45804 31141 0.680
2 15 21 5323 Simon Connell *

South Africa
University of Johannesburg Natural Sciences / Physics
Nuclear Physics|Particle Physics|Diamond Physics|Quantum Physics|
94 89 0.947 245 186 0.759 43801 35970 0.821
7 16 22 5965 Karen Sliwa

South Africa
University of Cape Town Medical and Health Sciences / Cardiology
cardiology|heart failure|Africa|peripartum|
91 76 0.835 255 227 0.890 81308 60779 0.748
1 4 23 6756 Ahmed M Hamed *

Egypt
American University in Cairo Natural Sciences / Physics
… High Energy Nuclear and Particle Physics|Cosmology|Nano-Physics|General Relativity|Computational Physics|
89 60 0.674 213 194 0.911 30188 12854 0.426
1 17 24 7024 Christo Venter

South Africa
North West University Engineering & Technology / Civil Engineering
Pulsars|gamma-ray astronomy|globular clusters|cosmic rays|
88 55 0.625 208 192 0.923 32235 12743 0.395
1 18 25 7309 Fernando Albericio

South Africa
University of Kwazulu Natal Natural Sciences / Chemical Sciences
medicinal chemistry|peptides|
87 52 0.598 588 334 0.568 35298 14673 0.416
2 19 26 7478 Robin M Warren

South Africa
Stellenbosch University Medical and Health Sciences / Infectious Diseases
Tuberculosis|
87 57 0.655 307 241 0.785 25798 12328 0.478
8 20 27 7521 Bongani M Mayosi

South Africa
University of Cape Town Medical and Health Sciences / Medicine
Medicine|
86 71 0.826 277 231 0.834 86877 67385 0.776
9 21 28 8270 George FR Ellis

South Africa
University of Cape Town Natural Sciences / Mathematics
Relativity|cosmology|complexity|
84 43 0.512 277 150 0.542 40663 10753 0.264
1 5 29 8290 MS El Naschie

Egypt
Alexandria University Engineering & Technology / Civil Engineering
Structural Egeneering|EM-DRIVE|Nano-Tech Casimir Reactors|… Physics and Cosmology-Dark Energy-Deter|
84 41 0.488 809 293 0.362 38445 10965 0.285
4 22 30 8302 Nukri Komin *

South Africa
University of the Witwatersrand Natural Sciences / Physics
gamma-ray astronomy|Cosmic Rays|
84 51 0.607 181 164 0.906 35222 14399 0.409
1 1 31 8374 Riaan Steenkamp *

Namibia
University of Namibia Natural Sciences / Physics
Physics|Astrophysics|Computational Physics|
84 51 0.607 174 158 0.908 29515 11546 0.391
10 23 32 8391 Keertan Dheda

South Africa
University of Cape Town Medical and Health Sciences / Chest Diseases
pulmonary infections|tuberculosis|diseases of poverty|
84 60 0.714 252 229 0.909 28356 16098 0.568
1 3 33 8813 Belkheir Hammouti

Morocco
Université Mohammed Premier Oujda Natural Sciences / Chemical Sciences
Chemistry & Environment & Electrochemistry|
83 57 0.687 461 372 0.807 25106 14137 0.563
2 24 34 8876 Eno E. Ebenso

South Africa
North West University Natural Sciences / Chemical Sciences
corrosion|corrosion inhibition|corrosion of metals|adsorption|quantum chemical calculations|
83 68 0.819 340 315 0.926 22556 15750 0.698
1 25 35 8878 Roy Maartens

South Africa
University of the Western Cape Natural Sciences / Physics
Physics|
83 45 0.542 227 155 0.683 22484 8017 0.357
11 26 36 9787 TH Jarrett

South Africa
University of Cape Town Engineering & Technology / Meteorology & Atmospheric Sciences
astronomy and astrophysics|
80 54 0.675 209 165 0.789 44094 20497 0.465
2 6 37 10232 Elsayed Z Soliman

Egypt
American University in Cairo Medical and Health Sciences / Cardiology
Electrocardiography|Atrial fibrillation|Preventive cardiology|Cardiovascular epidemiology|Global health|
79 69 0.873 383 364 0.950 105935 63331 0.598
2 27 38 10360 Salim S. Abdool Karim

South Africa
University of Kwazulu Natal Medical and Health Sciences / Epidemiology and Public Health
HIV Prevention and Treatment|
79 61 0.772 326 226 0.693 31187 14651 0.470
12 28 39 10478 Estelle Lambert

South Africa
University of Cape Town Medical and Health Sciences / Epidemiology and Public Health
physical activity and public health|non-communicable diseases|health behavior change|global south and healthy cities|obesity|
79 56 0.709 270 215 0.796 25578 15337 0.600
1 29 40 10897 Tebello Nyokong

South Africa
Rhodes University Natural Sciences / Chemical Sciences
Photophysics|
78 40 0.513 577 402 0.697 27535 12495 0.454
13 30 41 10990 Landon Myer

South Africa
University of Cape Town Medical and Health Sciences / Family Medicine
epidemiology|biostatistics|HIV|maternal & child health|women's health|
78 55 0.705 309 257 0.832 24066 11774 0.489
14 31 42 12091 Lucy Gilson

South Africa
University of Cape Town Medical and Health Sciences / Epidemiology and Public Health
76 52 0.684 204 149 0.730 21735 9559 0.440
1 7 43 12306 Ayman Mahrous *

Egypt
Egypt Japan University of Science & Technology Natural Sciences / Physics
Space weather|ionosphere|cosmic rays|solar physics|particle physics|
75 72 0.960 176 164 0.932 40830 28075 0.688
2 32 44 12541 Mattia Vaccari *

South Africa
University of the Western Cape Natural Sciences / Physics
Astrophysics|Observational Optical/Infrared/Radio Galaxy …|Cloud Computing|Machine Learning|Statistics|
75 51 0.680 179 153 0.855 23271 13173 0.566
3 33 45 12749 Steven D. Johnson

South Africa
University of Kwazulu Natal Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science
Evolutionary biology|pollination biology|plant reproduction|chemical ecology|invasion biology|
75 47 0.627 276 219 0.793 19423 8699 0.448
15 34 46 12931 Heather Zar

South Africa
University of Cape Town Medical and Health Sciences / Pediatrics and Child Health
74 58 0.784 269 225 0.836 34409 18447 0.536
5 35 47 12982 Linda Richter

South Africa
University of the Witwatersrand Medical and Health Sciences / Epidemiology and Public Health
child development|adolescent development|HIV|AIDS|public health|
74 51 0.689 287 191 0.666 29561 16456 0.557
16 36 48 13479 Graeme Meintjes

South Africa
University of Cape Town Medical and Health Sciences / Infectious Diseases
HIV|Tuberculosis|Cryptococcosis|Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory …|
74 58 0.784 232 197 0.849 16859 10434 0.619
3 37 49 13957 Brian W. Van Wilgen

South Africa
Stellenbosch University Natural Sciences / Biological Science
Applied ecology|fire ecology|invasion ecology|ecosystem management|
73 50 0.685 194 151 0.778 19207 8031 0.418
3 38 50 14032 Markus Boettcher

South Africa
North West University Engineering & Technology / Meteorology & Atmospheric Sciences
Astrophysics|
73 48 0.658 253 201 0.794 17878 9380 0.525