Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from
OpenAlex and CrossRef by December 6th 2021.
This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Earth Science discipline and
affiliated with University of Wyoming.
There are a total of 12 researchers included.
The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists
in University of Wyoming is 432 with a mean value for
the h-index of 36.00. The total sum of
publications for the best scientists in University of Wyoming is 940 with the
mean value for publications per scientist of 78.33.
University of Wyoming
University of Wyoming (UW) is a public research university in Laramie, Wyoming. It was established in March 1886 but only opened in September 1887. It is the only four-year academic institution of higher education in the state. With a diverse student body that comes from 50 states and 90 countries, UW is recognized as among the top public universities in North America.
University of Wyoming Key Statistics
UW comprises several schools and colleges. These include the College of Engineering and Applied Science, the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources, and the School of Energy Resources. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in education, business, engineering, and health science.
UW has more than 12,400 students, including nearly 10,000 undergraduates and over 2,400 postgraduates. The university also employs over 1,800 administrative staff members. UW’S main campus is called Old Main.
Other University of Wyoming key statistics are its academic and administrative facilities and services that include the Prexy’s Pasture, a ballroom, game rooms, student housing, banquet rooms, the Ross Hall, the Half Acre Gym, and the COE Library, which maintains more than 500,000 books.
Among UW’s most notable alumni are the 46th vice president of the United States Richard Cheney, Wyoming senator Jim Anderson, and former Wyoming House of Representatives member Rodney Anderson.
University of Wyoming Research
UW is classified among R2: Doctoral Universities for its high research activity. It is funded by grants and fellowships from the NASA Space Grant Consortium, the university’s Office of Research and Economic Development, and the National Science Foundation. On average, it allocates a grant aid of $7,422 to its researchers.
Its top three research fields are physics, astrophysics, and biology. University of Wyoming researchers have also attended international research conferences and symposiums, such as NeurIPS: Neural Information Processing Systems, CVPR: Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, PES: Power and Energy Society General Meeting.
The university’s most cited research output is Abazajian et al.’s (2009) “The seventh data release of the Sloan Digital Sky survey,” which was published in the Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series and has 5,432 citations to date. Its second most popular research work is Worm et al.’s (2006) “Impacts of biodiversity loss on ocean ecosystem services,” which was published in Science and has been cited 5,034 times.
Its third most popular research article is Barbier et al.’s (2011) “The value of estuarine and coastal ecosystem services.” This article, which talks about the global decline of coastal ecosystems and estuarine and its impact on the critical benefits of ecosystem services, was published in Ecological Monographs and has so far been cited 3,603 times.
In addition, there are also several University of Wyoming research centers of excellence and institutes. These include the Center for Economic Geology Research, the Center for Energy Regulation & Policy Analysis, the Center for Carbon Capture & Conversion, and the Center for Biogenic Gas Research.
Its other research centers of excellence and institutes are the Center for Produced Water Management, the Center for Wind Energy, and the Center for Air Quality.
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.
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.
We list only scientists having D-Index >= 30 within the area of
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