The ranking is based on h-index, citations and number of DBLP documents gathered by August 9th 2021.
This ranking lists all top computer scientists affiliated with University of Mississippi. There is a total of 1 researchers included with 1 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the H-index values for top scientists in University of Mississippi is 75 with a mean value for the h-index of 75.00. The total sum for the DBPL publications for top scientists in University of Mississippi is 298 with a mean value for DBLP publications is 298.00.
Note that the research institution or university for a scientist is set based on the affiliation data featured on their Google Scholar profile.
The University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) is a public research university founded in 1844 and is based in Oxford, Mississippi. While the main campus is in Oxford, Ole Miss also administers campuses in other parts of the state, such as Booneville, Tupelo, Southaven, and Grenada. It also manages the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.
Considered the state flagship university, the university is the largest in Mississippi by enrollment with over 20,000 students. It is regarded as having a high research activity and its degree programs are popular worldwide with students coming from ninety countries. The student to teacher ratio is at 19:1.
Popular undergraduate courses in Ole Miss revolve around business, communications, life and health sciences and education. These include Communications, Marketing, Management, Administration, Accountancy, Finance, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biology, Psychology, Elementary Education and Teaching. The university also offers special academic programs for intelligence and security, manufacturing excellence, language studies, international studies and teaching program.
The main campus houses the schools for business, accountancy, engineering, liberal arts, and graduate studies. On the other hand, schools conferring health-related degrees are located in another campus. These include the School of Health Related Professions, School of Dentistry, School of Nursing, School of Graduate Studies in Health Sciences, and School of Medicine.
As a research institution, Ole Miss figures prominently in lung and heart surgery. Its medical center is the site of the world’s first lung transplant in 1963 and the first animal-to-human heart transplant in the following year. The university is also home to the University of Mississippi Field Station, which studies sustainable freshwater ecosystems. Likewise, Ole Miss has close research collaboration with the National Institute on Drug Abuse in the study of cannabis as medicine.
On another note, the University of Mississippi is also home to one of the world’s largest collections of blues music. Notably, it is a recipient of BB King’s personal record archives.
For more than 20 years since its founding in 1844, Ole Miss was the sole state-supported tertiary school in Mississippi. It would also stand as the only comprehensive university in the state for the next 100-plus years. Some of its historical milestones include the introduction of coeducational system in 1882, the opening of its medical degrees in 1903 and, recently, the site of the first presidential debate between John McCain and Barack Obama in 2008.
Notable alumni include Mahesh Bhupathi (tennis player), Thad Cochran (former senator for Mississippi), William Faulkner (Nobel Prize laureate, literature), John Grisham (author), and Eli Manning (football).