Top Computer Science Scientists in Canada

This 2021 7th edition of top scientists ranking for computer science was published by Research.com, one of the major websites for computer science research offering credible data on scientific contributions since 2014.

The ranking contains h-index, publications and citations values collected on June 25th 2021 Show more

Our top scientists ranking is a reliable list of leading scientists from the area of computer science, based on a meticulous examination of more than 6300 profiles on Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Graph.

The h-index threshold for approving a scholar to be considered is set to 40 if most of their publications are in the field of computer science. The threshold was determined based on the recommendation by J. E. Hirsch, PhD in his “An index to quantify an individual's scientific research output” paper where he pointed out that an h-index of 40 characterizes outstanding researchers.

Our goal is to ensure that only genuine researchers are included in the ranking. That is why we also manually verify each profile and cross-correlate it against publications in a wide range of credible sources. Even though it’s not a metric defining a scientist’s position in the ranking, the amount of documents published in major journals and conference proceedings should constitute a reliable secondary indication of their contribution to research in a given area.

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s h-index from Google Scholar, which is the most prominent and well-established bibliometric database of this type available to the scientific community. A detailed definition of our research process can be found on our methodology page.

Our aim is to inspire scholars, entrepreneurs, and decision-makers worldwide to explore where leading experts are heading and to provide an opportunity for the entire scientific community to discover who the leading experts in specific fields of research, in different countries, or even within research institutions are.

World
National
Scholar
H-index
Citations
Articles on DBLP
2 World 1 National Yoshua Bengio

Yoshua Bengio

University of Montreal, Canada
H-index 182 Citations 392,580 726
12 World 2 National Geoffrey Hinton

Geoffrey Hinton

University of Toronto, Canada
H-index 162 Citations 438,777 254
32 World 3 National Gilbert Laporte

Gilbert Laporte

HEC Montréal, Canada
H-index 139 Citations 76,107 370
75 World 4 National Xuemin Shen

Xuemin Shen

University of Waterloo, Canada
H-index 123 Citations 62,288 1,182
95 World 5 National Witold Pedrycz

Witold Pedrycz

University of Alberta, Canada
H-index 118 Citations 75,668 1,120
108 World 6 National David Wishart

David Wishart

University of Alberta, Canada
H-index 115 Citations 87,733 98
232 World 7 National Michel Gendreau

Michel Gendreau

Polytechnique Montréal, Canada
H-index 99 Citations 45,369 282
264 World 8 National Izak Benbasat

Izak Benbasat

University of British Columbia, Canada
H-index 96 Citations 67,815 236
311 World 9 National Ekram Hossain

Ekram Hossain

University of Manitoba, Canada
H-index 94 Citations 33,429 504
337 World 10 National Richard S. Sutton

Richard S. Sutton

University of Alberta, Canada
H-index 92 Citations 98,044 134
345 World 11 National John Mylopoulos

John Mylopoulos

University of Ottawa, Canada
H-index 92 Citations 45,144 558
359 World 12 National Jian Pei

Jian Pei

Simon Fraser University, Canada
H-index 91 Citations 53,862 400
377 World 13 National Saul Greenberg

Saul Greenberg

University of Calgary, Canada
H-index 91 Citations 30,497 212
392 World 14 National Raquel Urtasun

Raquel Urtasun

University of Toronto, Canada
H-index 90 Citations 38,418 243
409 World 15 National Yiyu Yao

Yiyu Yao

University of Regina, Canada
H-index 89 Citations 30,956 350
420 World 16 National Ivan Stojmenovic

Ivan Stojmenovic

University of Ottawa, Canada
H-index 88 Citations 37,111 372
474 World 17 National Lionel Briand

Lionel Briand

University of Ottawa, Canada
H-index 86 Citations 32,227 362
548 World 18 National Kerstin Dautenhahn

Kerstin Dautenhahn

University of Waterloo, Canada
H-index 83 Citations 27,235 242
552 World 19 National Baochun Li

Baochun Li

University of Toronto, Canada
H-index 83 Citations 21,392 351
579 World 20 National F. Richard Yu

F. Richard Yu

Carleton University, Canada
H-index 82 Citations 26,232 544
589 World 21 National Ahmed E. Hassan

Ahmed E. Hassan

Queen's University, Canada
H-index 82 Citations 21,765 308
647 World 22 National Aaron Fenster

Aaron Fenster

University of Western Ontario, Canada
H-index 80 Citations 22,932 174
659 World 23 National Paul C. van Oorschot

Paul C. van Oorschot

Carleton University, Canada
H-index 79 Citations 42,064 178
735 World 24 National Laurence T. Yang

Laurence T. Yang

St. Francis Xavier University, Canada
H-index 78 Citations 25,715 809
746 World 25 National Ravin Balakrishnan

Ravin Balakrishnan

University of Toronto, Canada
H-index 78 Citations 18,705 153
777 World 26 National Azzedine Boukerche

Azzedine Boukerche

University of Ottawa, Canada
H-index 77 Citations 23,379 866
786 World 27 National Chintha Tellambura

Chintha Tellambura

University of Alberta, Canada
H-index 77 Citations 18,554 460
787 World 28 National Aaron Courville

Aaron Courville

University of Montreal, Canada
H-index 76 Citations 108,537 211
799 World 29 National David Sankoff

David Sankoff

University of Ottawa, Canada
H-index 76 Citations 30,179 151
856 World 30 National Rongxing Lu

Rongxing Lu

University of New Brunswick, Canada
H-index 75 Citations 22,516 349
899 World 31 National Konstantinos N Plataniotis

Konstantinos N Plataniotis

University of Toronto, Canada
H-index 74 Citations 22,363 408
956 World 32 National Jimmy Lin

Jimmy Lin

University of Waterloo, Canada
H-index 73 Citations 19,093 370
994 World 33 National Jean-François Cordeau

Jean-François Cordeau

HEC Montréal, Canada
H-index 72 Citations 23,973 114
1000 World 34 National Carl Gutwin

Carl Gutwin

University of Saskatchewan, Canada
H-index 72 Citations 21,926 258
1060 World 35 National Laks V.S. Lakshmanan

Laks V.S. Lakshmanan

University of British Columbia, Canada
H-index 71 Citations 18,642 261
1063 World 36 National Weihua Zhuang

Weihua Zhuang

University of Waterloo, Canada
H-index 71 Citations 17,590 364
1083 World 37 National Doug Stinson

Doug Stinson

University of Waterloo, Canada
H-index 70 Citations 25,277 300
1087 World 38 National Jacob Benesty

Jacob Benesty

Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), Canada, Canada
H-index 70 Citations 23,694 310
1137 World 39 National Raouf Boutaba

Raouf Boutaba

University of Waterloo, Canada
H-index 69 Citations 29,434 442
1140 World 40 National Krzysztof Czarnecki

Krzysztof Czarnecki

University of Waterloo, Canada
H-index 69 Citations 28,103 238
1201 World 41 National Raymond Ng

Raymond Ng

University of British Columbia, Canada
H-index 68 Citations 30,663 179
1218 World 42 National Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz

Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz

University of Calgary, Canada
H-index 68 Citations 22,002 70
1251 World 43 National M. Jamal Deen

M. Jamal Deen

McMaster University, Canada
H-index 68 Citations 18,181 69
1267 World 44 National Zhou Wang

Zhou Wang

University of Waterloo, Canada
H-index 67 Citations 70,076 215
1276 World 45 National David J Fleet

David J Fleet

University of Toronto, Canada
H-index 67 Citations 28,958 138
1286 World 46 National Xiaodong Lin

Xiaodong Lin

University of Guelph, Canada
H-index 67 Citations 25,477 307
1326 World 47 National John K. Tsotsos

John K. Tsotsos

York University, Canada, Canada
H-index 67 Citations 16,066 210
1327 World 48 National Pierre L'Ecuyer

Pierre L'Ecuyer

University of Montreal, Canada
H-index 67 Citations 16,015 178
1331 World 49 National Sheelagh Carpendale

Sheelagh Carpendale

Simon Fraser University, Canada
H-index 67 Citations 15,778 241
1346 World 50 National Vijay Bhargava

Vijay Bhargava

University of British Columbia, Canada
H-index 66 Citations 34,632 338
1352 World 51 National Kamal Al-Haddad

Kamal Al-Haddad

L'École de technologie supérieure, Canada
H-index 66 Citations 30,182 252
1367 World 52 National Terry M  Peters

Terry M Peters

University of Western Ontario, Canada
H-index 66 Citations 24,346 281
1420 World 53 National Margaret-Anne Storey

Margaret-Anne Storey

University of Victoria, Canada
H-index 66 Citations 14,713 192
1439 World 54 National Ming Li

Ming Li

University of Waterloo, Canada
H-index 65 Citations 33,096 245
1444 World 55 National Luc Devroye

Luc Devroye

McGill University, Canada
H-index 65 Citations 27,328 190
1477 World 56 National I Scott MacKenzie

I Scott MacKenzie

York University, Canada, Canada
H-index 65 Citations 19,056 143
1480 World 57 National Nick Koudas

Nick Koudas

University of Toronto, Canada
H-index 65 Citations 18,610 180
1501 World 58 National Margo Seltzer

Margo Seltzer

University of British Columbia, Canada
H-index 65 Citations 16,268 155
1521 World 59 National Martin Ester

Martin Ester

Simon Fraser University, Canada
H-index 64 Citations 42,719 171
1525 World 60 National Richard Zemel

Richard Zemel

University of Toronto, Canada
H-index 64 Citations 36,005 192
1544 World 61 National Wei Yu

Wei Yu

University of Toronto, Canada
H-index 64 Citations 22,143 280
1567 World 62 National Keith Hipel

Keith Hipel

University of Waterloo, Canada
H-index 64 Citations 18,735 195
1573 World 63 National Gail Murphy

Gail Murphy

University of British Columbia, Canada
H-index 64 Citations 18,044 167
1594 World 64 National Giuliano (Giulio) Antoniol

Giuliano (Giulio) Antoniol

Polytechnique Montréal, Canada
H-index 64 Citations 14,594 260
1617 World 65 National Madan M. Gupta

Madan M. Gupta

University of Saskatchewan, Canada
H-index 63 Citations 28,494 86
1647 World 66 National Hussein T. Mouftah

Hussein T. Mouftah

University of Ottawa, Canada
H-index 63 Citations 18,702 590
1649 World 67 National Mark S Fox

Mark S Fox

University of Toronto, Canada
H-index 63 Citations 18,083 102
1657 World 68 National Ping Wang

Ping Wang

York University, Canada, Canada
H-index 63 Citations 17,507 336
1663 World 69 National Ke Wang

Ke Wang

Simon Fraser University, Canada
H-index 63 Citations 16,803 131
1671 World 70 National Rabab Ward

Rabab Ward

University of British Columbia, Canada
H-index 63 Citations 16,408 318
1674 World 71 National N. Asokan

N. Asokan

University of Waterloo, Canada
H-index 63 Citations 15,961 215
1730 World 72 National Mohamed S. Kamel

Mohamed S. Kamel

University of Waterloo, Canada
H-index 62 Citations 20,674 404
1739 World 73 National Jonathan Rose

Jonathan Rose

University of Toronto, Canada
H-index 62 Citations 19,438 128
1807 World 74 National Xue Liu

Xue Liu

McGill University, Canada
H-index 61 Citations 26,684 223
1819 World 75 National Russ Greiner

Russ Greiner

University of Alberta, Canada
H-index 61 Citations 22,849 193
1847 World 76 National Jiangchuan Liu

Jiangchuan Liu

Simon Fraser University, Canada
H-index 61 Citations 17,646 437
1857 World 77 National Xiaolin Wu

Xiaolin Wu

McMaster University, Canada
H-index 61 Citations 16,570 335
1860 World 78 National Rangaraj M. Rangayyan

Rangaraj M. Rangayyan

University of Calgary, Canada
H-index 61 Citations 16,141 176
1881 World 79 National Osmar Zaiane

Osmar Zaiane

University of Alberta, Canada
H-index 61 Citations 14,432 272
1907 World 80 National Gilles Brassard

Gilles Brassard

University of Montreal, Canada
H-index 60 Citations 54,582 125
1936 World 81 National Frank R. Kschischang

Frank R. Kschischang

University of Toronto, Canada
H-index 60 Citations 20,083 176
1938 World 82 National M. Tamer Ozsu

M. Tamer Ozsu

University of Waterloo, Canada
H-index 60 Citations 19,538 270
1952 World 83 National Prof. Youmin Zhang

Prof. Youmin Zhang

Concordia University, Canada
H-index 60 Citations 17,492 167
1953 World 84 National Steve Mann

Steve Mann

University of Toronto, Canada
H-index 60 Citations 17,452 137
2005 World 85 National Jacques A. de Guise

Jacques A. de Guise

L'École de technologie supérieure, Canada
H-index 60 Citations 12,560 68
2063 World 86 National Gerard Lachapelle

Gerard Lachapelle

University of Calgary, Canada
H-index 59 Citations 16,402 76
2098 World 87 National Weiming Shen

Weiming Shen

University of Western Ontario, Canada
H-index 59 Citations 14,854 316
2122 World 88 National Robert Sabourin

Robert Sabourin

L'École de technologie supérieure, Canada
H-index 59 Citations 13,465 343
2125 World 89 National Gabor Fichtinger

Gabor Fichtinger

Queen's University, Canada
H-index 59 Citations 13,234 246
2133 World 90 National Jonathan Schaeffer

Jonathan Schaeffer

University of Alberta, Canada
H-index 59 Citations 12,546 222
2163 World 91 National David Lorge Parnas

David Lorge Parnas

McMaster University, Canada
H-index 58 Citations 26,050 159
2173 World 92 National Eric Yu

Eric Yu

University of Toronto, Canada
H-index 58 Citations 20,087 223
2183 World 93 National Jean-Yves Potvin

Jean-Yves Potvin

University of Montreal, Canada
H-index 58 Citations 18,273 76
2184 World 94 National M.N.S. Swamy

M.N.S. Swamy

Concordia University, Canada
H-index 58 Citations 18,247 410
2233 World 95 National Vincent Larivière

Vincent Larivière

University of Montreal, Canada
H-index 58 Citations 15,064 136
2288 World 96 National Per-Ake Larson

Per-Ake Larson

University of Waterloo, Canada
H-index 58 Citations 11,644 163
2326 World 97 National Csaba Szepesvari

Csaba Szepesvari

University of Alberta, Canada
H-index 57 Citations 19,044 273
2338 World 98 National Joelle Pineau

Joelle Pineau

McGill University, Canada
H-index 57 Citations 17,494 223
2342 World 99 National Rob Schreiber

Rob Schreiber

Cerebras Systems, Canada
H-index 57 Citations 17,088 67
2486 World 100 National Yingxu Wang

Yingxu Wang

University of Calgary, Canada
H-index 56 Citations 16,229 278

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