UCLA Electrical Engineering is the Top One in the Microsoft Academic Search
For the second consecutive year, the Microsoft Academic Search portal has ranked the UCLA Electrical Engineering Department number one in the field of Electrical and Electronic Engineering across all continents – ahead of such institutions as MIT, Stanford, IBM and Intel. Over the past ten years, amongst institutions and organizations worldwide, UCLA Electrical Engineering has received the highest rating with a 54.
In addition, Professor Tatsuo Itoh is the number one author in the field of Electrical and Electronic Engineering with over 10,261 citations and the highest field rating of 44 for all years. The Microsoft Academic Search maintains a log of 636,397 authors in their website.
The field rating is similar to the H-index in that it looks into the relation of the number of publications by an author and the distribution of citations to the publications.
The Microsoft Academic Search portal explores how scholars, scientists, students, and practitioners find academic content, researchers, institutions, and activities. Aside from indexing academic publications, it also displays the key relationships between and among subjects, content, and authors, highlighting the critical links that help define scientific research.