World Class in the World Wide Web
Wright State University is truly world class. Based on Microsoft's rankings, Wright State is number 14 in the world and 8 in the US in the area of World Wide Web research. The rankings are based off of the 5-year h-index, which measures the productivity and impact of the research of scholars, as well as the number of citations that their research receives in other scholars' published work. The top 10 organizations in the US are:
- #1 Microsoft
- #2 IBM
- #3 Yahoo Research Labs
- #4 Stanford University
- #5 Carnegie Mellon University
- #6 Google. Inc.
- #7 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
- #8 HP Labs
- #8 Wright State University
- #9 University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
- #10 Georgia Institute of Technology
Number One in the World
Dr. Amit Sheth, Lexis Nexis Eminent Scholar and Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Wright State University, is ranked as the number one researcher in the world by Microsoft Academic Search. Dr. Sheth, who is also the Director of the Ohio Center of Excellence in Knowledge-enabled Computing (Kno.e.sis), has not only impacted the field through his own research, but has also launched the careers of two former students, who also rank in the top 50 in the world.