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AE-FUNAI RANKS 34 OUT OF 258 UNIVERSITIES IN NIGERIA IN ACADEMIC CITATIONS

  •  Even as AD Scientific Index lists 10 best scientists in AE-FUNAI

Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State, has been ranked 34 out of 258 universities in Nigeria in academic citations by the AD Scientific Index 2022. The ranking which covers the last 5 years also saw the university ranked 225 in Africa and 5, 597 in the world respectively.

In the area of h-index, the University was ranked 30 in Nigeria, 216 in Africa and     5, 404 in the world, and in the i10-index, the University ranked 39 in Nigeria, 231 in Africa and 5, 528 in the world.

According to the leading global ranking body based in Turkey, in the category of    h-index, the ranking reflects both the number of publications and the number of citations per publication while the i10-index shows the number of articles with at least 10 citations.

Meanwhile, AD Scientific Index 2022 has also listed 10 best scientists in Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State, in 2022. In the order of their rating, they are; Dr. Chinedum O. Eleazu, Engr. Prof.  Onurgbu O. Ugwu, Prof. Chukwunonso E. C. C. Ejike, Dr. Anthony Chinonso Ekennia, Dr. Chukwunonso Peter Okoli, Dr. Nwogo Ajuka Obasi, Dr. Robert Onyeneke, Dr. Ademola C. Famurewa, Prof. Dr. Jonny Ogunji and Prof. Moses Alo.

While commending the steady rise of the university in the various world universities rankings and the research output of its staff, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Sunday Elom assured of his administration’s continuous support to research development and other academic activities by putting in place all the necessary facilities and methodologies that are needed to ensure academic excellence in the University.