Covenant Dominant Worldwide in the Field of Nigeria; UNO; Construction Industry

Covenant Dominant Worldwide in the Field of Nigeria; UNO; Construction Industry

 

Two first generation Nigerian universities – University of Benin and University of Ibadan – were ranked outsiders as Covenant University emerged No. 1 in the list of the top 5 institutions in the world, by scholarly output, in the field of Nigeria; UNO; Construction Industry.

Similarly, two authors from Covenant University, Mr. Adedeji Afolabi and Professor Olabosipo Fagbenle, both of the Department of Building Technology, emerged 1st and 2nd in the list of the top 5 authors worldwide on this topic.

According to latest computations by Elsevier SciVal, the quick and easy access to the research performance of 8500 research institutions and 220 countries worldwide, Covenant University was ranked 1st courtesy of her 3 scholarly outputs, 23 views count, and field-weighted citation impact of 3.34, with the overall research performance globally being 12 scholarly outputs, 104 views count, and field-weighted citation impact of 14.

The computations, spanning between 2014 and 2017, saw Athens University of Economics and Business emerge 2nd with 1 scholarly output, 7 views count, and field-weighted citation impact of 0.24 and Iowa State University placed 3rd with 1 scholarly output, 29 views count, and field-weighted citation impact of 1.63. The University of Benin and University of Ibadan emerged 6th and 7th respectively.

Covenant author, Mr. Adedeji Afolabi, whose research interests include Construction Material Planning and Control using ICT, had 3 scholarly outputs, 23 views count, and field-weighted citation impact of 3.34 to be ranked 1st in the top list of authors worldwide on this topic. His Covenant colleague, Professor Olabosipo Fagbenle, had 2 scholarly outputs, 17 views count, and field-weighted citation impact of 5.01 to emerge 2nd.

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