An employee of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Informatics of the University of Maribor, Prof. Dr. Marjan Mernik, for the second year in a row, is one of the world’s most cited specialists in computer sciences. This is evidenced by thepublished in late November 2018 and prepared by Clarivate Analytics, Web of Science Group.
It should be noted that the list of the most cited researchers of 2018 included only two representatives from Slovenia, and both from the University of Maribor. In addition to Prof. Dr. Marjan Mernik, this list also includes Prof. Dr. Matjaž Perc (Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics). The presence of frequently cited researchers within the faculty members also affects the ratings of the universities, at which they work.
As mentioned before, the University of Maribor is within the group of educational institutions that share 501–600 places in the world university rankings for 2018.