William & Mary

William & Mary

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Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from OpenAlex and CrossRef by December 21st 2022.

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Computer Science discipline and affiliated with William & Mary. There are a total of 4 researchers included with 1 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in William & Mary is 204 with a mean value for the h-index of 51.00. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in William & Mary is 703 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 175.75.


William & Mary

William & Mary (W&M or The College of William and Mary in Virginia) is a public research university in Williamsburg, Virginia. It was founded in 1693 through a royal charter by King William III and Queen Mary II. It is the second-oldest university in the United States and is known for several pioneering feats, including establishing the first law and medicine graduate programs, housing the oldest still operating academic building, and founding the oldest law school in the country. W&M is recognized for its contributions to the fields of arts and sciences, marine science, and American colonial history.

William & Mary Key Statistics

The university comprises one faculty and four schools, offering over 40 graduate and professional degree programs and more than 45 undergraduate programs. Its academic units include the School of Marine Science, School of Education, and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. It has three campuses, the William & Mary main campus, The Washington Center in Washington, D.C., and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science in Gloucester Point.

William & Mary's student population is approximately 8,817, including 6,377 undergraduates and 2,440 postgraduates. It has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12:1 and employs 738 full-time and 183 part-time teaching personnel.

Its notable alumni include four signers of the United Declaration of Independence, three American presidents, Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, and John Tyler, and numerous significant political, academic, and business leaders.

Other William & Mary key statistics include its main library, the Earl Gregg Swem Library, which houses more than two million books, journals, and e-resources, and its Special Collections Research Center, which is home to rare books, manuscripts, and artifacts. Its academic affiliations include those with Space-grant, Sea-grant, the Universities Research Association, and the Oak Ridge Associated Universities.

William & Mary Research

The university has a long tradition of research excellence and has been recognized for its knowledge creation since the 17th century. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High Research Activity." Its major research funding sources include the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Science Foundation, and the National Institutes of Health.

The top fields of William & Mary research are physics, computer science, and mathematics. Its research outputs have been published in prestigious journals like Physical Review Letters, Physical Review D, and Social Science Research Network. It also publishes several internationally recognized journals, such as the William & Mary Quarterly and the Bill of Rights Journal.

Its researchers have attended major scholarly conferences, such as the International Conference on Computer Communications, International Conference on Software Engineering, and Computer and Communication.

The most cited William & Mary research publications is Hagiwara et al.’s (2012) “Review of particle physics: Particle data group” (Physical Review D, 10,891 citations), Its second most cited research output is Tschannen-Moran and Hoy’s (2001) “Teacher efficacy: capturing an elusive construct” (Teaching and Teacher Education, 8,273 citations), while the third most cited research article is Aarts et al.’s (2015) “Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science” (Science, 6,168 citations).

The university has more than 20 research institutes, centers, and external affiliates. These include the Commonwealth Center for Energy and the Environment, the Global Research Institute, and the Comparative Legal Studies and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding.

Its other research units are the Institute for Integrative Conservation, Institute for Historical Biology, and the Center for Geospatial Analysis.

You can also learn more about the educational performance of William & Mary in our ranking of US universities & colleges.

D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines.
722 World 426 National
Denys Poshyvanyk

Denys Poshyvanyk

William & Mary, United States
D-index 78 Citations 15,694 205
2995 World 1571 National
Qun Li

Qun Li

William & Mary, United States
D-index 54 Citations 12,765 156
6984 World 3304 National
Gang Zhou

Gang Zhou

William & Mary, United States
D-index 36 Citations 10,855 159
7298 World 3426 National
Evgenia Smirni

Evgenia Smirni

William & Mary, United States
D-index 36 Citations 4,750 183

Our research was coordinated by Imed Bouchrika, PhD, a computer scientist with a well-established record of collaboration on a number of international research projects with different partners from the academic community. His role was to make sure all data remained unbiased, accurate, and up-to-date.

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