Highest number of cited theses from Tokyo University and Tohoku University

Thomson Scientific in the United States, which provides information of academic documents, announced the world ranking of the highest number of theses cited by each research institution. Tokyo University and Tohoku University placed 1st in Physics and Materials Science, respectively, for 3 years in a row, from 2002 to 2004. Max Planck, which strategically combined 80 research institutions in order to place at the top, was given 1st place in 2005 and 2006. Yet, it may be considered that Tokyo University and Tohoku University have been the leading schools for research for 5 years in a row. Read More »