Hildrun Kretschmer

Technische Hochschule Wildau
Wildau, Germany


Dr. sc. phil., Dr. oec. Hildrun Kretschmer is Visiting Professor at the Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China since 2001. Her work deals with modelling of collaboration systems and theory including gender studies. She was a member of the EU funded WISER project from 2002- 2005. She is Editor of the COLLNET Journal of Scientometrics and Information Management and a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Informetrics. Kretschmer serves and served as a program committee member on the ISSI conferences (ISSI: International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics). She is co-ordinating the international Research Network COLLNET, is editor of 13 conference proceedings, program chair of 14 international conferences, author of more than 90 international peer reviewed papers in the area of scientometrics and informetrics.

Selected key publications:

Egghe, Leo; Marc Goovaerts and Hildrun Kretschmer: Collaboration and Productivity: an Investigation into ‘Scientometrics’ Journal and ‘UHasselt’ Repository. COLLNET Journal of Scientometrics and Information Management. Vol. 2, No.1(2008) 83-89

Haiyan, Hou; Kretschmer, Hildrun; Liu, Zeyuan: The structure of scientific Collaboration Networks in Scientometrics. Scientometrics.Vol. 75, No. 2 (2008) 189–202

Kretschmer, Hildrun, Ute Hoffmann and Theo Kretschmer. 2006. Collaboration Structures between German Immunology Institutions, and Gender Visibility, as Reflected in the Web. Research Evaluation, 15 (2): 117-126.

Kretschmer, Hildrun and Isidro F. Aguillo. 2005. New Indicators for Gender Studies in Web Networks. Information Processing & Management, 41 (6): 1481-1494.

Kretschmer, Hildrun and Isidro F. Aguillo. 2004. Visibility of collaboration on the Web. Scientometrics, 61 (3): 405-426.

Kretschmer.Hildrun. 2004. Author Productivity and Geodesic Distance in Bibliographic Co- authorship Networks, and Visibility on the Web. Scientometrics, 60 (3): 409-420.



Kretschmer, Hildrun, Ramesh Kundra, Donald Beaver, and Theo Kretschmer. 2012. "Gender bias in journals of gender studies." Scientometrics, 1-16.

Kretschmer, Hildrun, Alexander Pudovkin, and Johannes Stegmann. 2012. "Research evaluation. Part II: gender effects of evaluation: are men more productive and more cited than women?" Scientometrics, 1-14.

Pudovkin, Alexander, Hildrun Kretschmer, Johannes Stegmann, and Eugene Garfield. 2012. "Research evaluation. Part I: productivity and citedness of a German medical research institution." Scientometrics, 1-14.


Wouters, Paul, Isidro Aguillo, Judit Bar-Ilan, Frank Havemann, Hildrun Kretschmer, Ülle Must, Andrea Scharnhorst, and Mike Thelwall. 2011. "Academic Careers Understood through Measurement and Norms (ACUMEN)." Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S). 2011 November 2. Cleveland, OH (USA).