First Generation Varsities Trail Covenant in the Field of Electricity; Energy Policy; Sustainable Energy

First Generation Varsities Trail Covenant in the Field of Electricity; Energy Policy; Sustainable Energy

 
First Generation Varsities Trail Covenant in the Field of Electricity; Energy Policy; Sustainable Energy

Electricity; Energy Policy; Sustainable Energy

Nigeria’s best private university, Covenant University, has emerged No. 1 globally in the list of the top 5 institutions in the world, by scholarly output, in the Field of Electricity; Energy Policy; Sustainable Energy, leaving a host of first generation Nigerian universities in her trail.

This much was revealed in the latest computations by Elsevier’s SciVal, the quick and easy access to the research performance of 8500 research institutions and 220 countries worldwide, which credited Covenant with 20 scholarly outputs, 595 views count, field-weighted citation impact of 3.06, and 143 citation count. The overall research performance worldwide, according to the computations spanning the period between 2013 and 2018 was 192 scholarly outputs, 4, 091 views count, field-weighted citation impact of 0.81, and 619 citation count.

Obafemi Awolowo University came a distant 2nd with 11 scholarly outputs, 208 views count, field-weighted citation impact of 0.68, and 74 citation count; University of Ibadan was 4th with 8 scholarly outputs, 172 views count, field-weighted citation impact of 0.70, and 63 citation count, while University of Lagos had 8 scholarly outputs, 261 views count, field-weighted citation impact of 0.47, and 24 citation count to emerge 5th.

Not surprisingly, a Covenant author, Professor Oluseyi Ajayi of the Department of Mechanical Engineering was ranked No. 1 in the list of the top 5 authors worldwide on this topic. Professor Ajayi, whose research interests include Renewable Energy and Low Carbon Development, had 6 scholarly outputs, 242 views count, field-weighted citation impact of 0.60, and 36 citation count.

Professor Sunday Oyedepo, also of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, was ranked 3rd courtesy of his 6 scholarly outputs, 121 views count, field-weighted citation impact of 1.00, and 55 citation count. His research interests include Energy Management and Conservation, Renewable Energy, Power Plant Optimization Thermoeconomics.