Best Computer Science Scientists in Switzerland

The 8th edition of Research.com ranking of top Computer Science scientists is based on data collected from Microsoft Academic Graph on December 6th, 2021. Position in the ranking is based on a scientist's D-index (Discipline H-index), which only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline. Show more

Our best scientists ranking is a reliable list of leading scientists from the area of Computer Science, based on a meticulous examination of 166,880 scientists on Microsoft Academic Graph. For the discipline of Computer Science, over 9,735 profiles were examined.

The D-index threshold for approving a scholar to be considered is set to 30 if most of their publications are in the field of Computer Science. The inclusion criteria for scholars to be considered into the ranking of top scientists are based on the D-index, proportion of the contributions made within the given discipline in addition to the awards and achievements of the scientists. The D-index threshold for listing top scientists is set as an increment of 10 depending on the total number of researchers estimated for each discipline whilst ensuring that the top 1% of leading scientists are considered into the ranking. There should be a proximity of 30% or less between a scientist's general H-index and their D-index.

Because the main goal is to ensure that only genuine researchers are included in the ranking we believe that numbers are never meant to be an absolute measure to quantify the contributions of scientists. This is why we 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 discipline. Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from Microsoft Graph, 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
D-Index 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.
Citations
Publications
25 World 1 National Luc Van Gool

Luc Van Gool

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 134 Citations 131,440 954
77 World 2 National Martin Vetterli

Martin Vetterli

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 112 Citations 73,251 556
117 World 3 National Marc Pollefeys

Marc Pollefeys

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 105 Citations 40,623 503
130 World 4 National Pascal Fua

Pascal Fua

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 103 Citations 56,145 468
138 World 5 National Michael Unser

Michael Unser

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 100 Citations 51,345 597
139 World 6 National Onur Mutlu

Onur Mutlu

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 100 Citations 33,935 394
145 World 7 National Roland Siegwart

Roland Siegwart

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 99 Citations 47,228 639
184 World 9 National Adrian Perrig

Adrian Perrig

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 96 Citations 75,960 306
192 World 10 National Markus Gross

Markus Gross

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 95 Citations 35,302 466
221 World 11 National Jean-Pierre Hubaux

Jean-Pierre Hubaux

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 93 Citations 45,018 349
251 World 12 National Horst Bunke

Horst Bunke

University of Bern, Switzerland
D-index 91 Citations 30,405 482
308 World 14 National Daniel Thalmann

Daniel Thalmann

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 87 Citations 24,065 565
309 World 13 National Roger Wattenhofer

Roger Wattenhofer

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 87 Citations 30,521 369
368 World 15 National Lothar Thiele

Lothar Thiele

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 83 Citations 62,207 468
520 World 16 National Davide Scaramuzza

Davide Scaramuzza

University of Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 77 Citations 30,375 222
542 World 17 National Gustavo Alonso

Gustavo Alonso

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 77 Citations 20,768 290
612 World 18 National G. De Micheli

G. De Micheli

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 74 Citations 23,815 179
635 World 19 National Rachid Guerraoui

Rachid Guerraoui

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 74 Citations 25,289 431
685 World 20 National Touradj Ebrahimi

Touradj Ebrahimi

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 73 Citations 26,246 477
699 World 21 National Andreas Krause

Andreas Krause

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 72 Citations 24,149 220
760 World 22 National Joachim M. Buhmann

Joachim M. Buhmann

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 71 Citations 18,891 248
766 World 23 National Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann

Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann

University of Geneva, Switzerland
D-index 71 Citations 15,659 410
792 World 24 National James R. Larus

James R. Larus

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 71 Citations 21,827 182
812 World 25 National Pierre Vandergheynst

Pierre Vandergheynst

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 70 Citations 29,208 325
829 World 26 National Konrad Schindler

Konrad Schindler

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 70 Citations 17,936 193
871 World 27 National Dario Floreano

Dario Floreano

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 69 Citations 24,368 279
944 World 28 National Karl Aberer

Karl Aberer

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 68 Citations 18,483 439
957 World 29 National Daniel Gatica-Perez

Daniel Gatica-Perez

Idiap Research Institute, Switzerland
D-index 68 Citations 15,295 253
1040 World 31 National Srdjan Capkun

Srdjan Capkun

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 67 Citations 23,640 213
1041 World 30 National Henning Müller

Henning Müller

University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland, Switzerland
D-index 67 Citations 17,057 445
1090 World 33 National Thomas Hofmann

Thomas Hofmann

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 66 Citations 38,560 199
1115 World 34 National Ali H. Sayed

Ali H. Sayed

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 65 Citations 22,846 321
1135 World 35 National Aude Billard

Aude Billard

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 65 Citations 14,982 273
1203 World 37 National Ueli Maurer

Ueli Maurer

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 64 Citations 17,008 181
1212 World 36 National Jan Camenisch

Jan Camenisch

DFINITY, Switzerland
D-index 64 Citations 24,154 224
1228 World 38 National Michele Lanza

Michele Lanza

Universita della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland
D-index 64 Citations 13,572 219
1315 World 39 National Emilio Frazzoli

Emilio Frazzoli

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 62 Citations 19,373 232
1317 World 40 National Jean-Philippe Thiran

Jean-Philippe Thiran

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 62 Citations 16,434 455
1350 World 41 National Boi Faltings

Boi Faltings

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 62 Citations 12,169 346
1410 World 42 National Gerhard Tröster

Gerhard Tröster

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 61 Citations 13,560 257
1467 World 43 National Babak Falsafi

Babak Falsafi

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 61 Citations 15,654 168
1479 World 44 National David Basin

David Basin

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 61 Citations 13,864 277
1505 World 45 National Gunnar Rätsch

Gunnar Rätsch

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 60 Citations 26,944 149
1644 World 46 National Mark Pauly

Mark Pauly

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 59 Citations 16,388 102
1679 World 47 National Pascal Frossard

Pascal Frossard

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 59 Citations 20,795 461
1739 World 48 National Jean-Yves Le Boudec

Jean-Yves Le Boudec

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 58 Citations 22,317 218
1743 World 49 National Pierre Dillenbourg

Pierre Dillenbourg

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 58 Citations 16,170 245
1819 World 53 National Hervé Bourlard

Hervé Bourlard

Idiap Research Institute, Switzerland
D-index 58 Citations 17,133 389
1820 World 50 National André Schiper

André Schiper

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 58 Citations 13,863 200
1821 World 52 National Paolo Tonella

Paolo Tonella

Universita della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland
D-index 58 Citations 10,793 248
1822 World 51 National Sébastien Marcel

Sébastien Marcel

Idiap Research Institute, Switzerland
D-index 58 Citations 12,011 212
1899 World 54 National Patrick Thiran

Patrick Thiran

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 57 Citations 14,448 175
2047 World 55 National Anne-Marie Kermarrec

Anne-Marie Kermarrec

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 56 Citations 22,712 231
2160 World 56 National Harald C. Gall

Harald C. Gall

University of Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 55 Citations 11,837 172
2171 World 57 National Martin Odersky

Martin Odersky

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 55 Citations 12,435 145
2216 World 59 National Radu Timofte

Radu Timofte

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 55 Citations 17,639 242
2217 World 58 National Zhendong Su

Zhendong Su

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 55 Citations 13,224 147
2218 World 60 National Thierry Pun

Thierry Pun

University of Geneva, Switzerland
D-index 55 Citations 18,924 277
2245 World 61 National Daniel Razansky

Daniel Razansky

University of Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 54 Citations 9,183 186
2280 World 62 National Kenneth G. Paterson

Kenneth G. Paterson

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 54 Citations 13,015 163
2298 World 63 National Bertrand Meyer

Bertrand Meyer

Schaffhausen Institute of Technology, Switzerland
D-index 54 Citations 35,914 271
2383 World 64 National Renato Renner

Renato Renner

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 53 Citations 9,753 113
2437 World 65 National Devis Tuia

Devis Tuia

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 53 Citations 13,118 214
2489 World 66 National Otmar Hilliges

Otmar Hilliges

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 53 Citations 15,112 150
2511 World 68 National Gabriele Bavota

Gabriele Bavota

Universita della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland
D-index 53 Citations 8,289 143
2512 World 67 National Torsten Hoefler

Torsten Hoefler

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 53 Citations 9,204 282
2569 World 69 National Emo Welzl

Emo Welzl

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 52 Citations 9,321 132
2621 World 70 National Oscar Nierstrasz

Oscar Nierstrasz

University of Bern, Switzerland
D-index 52 Citations 14,018 295
2716 World 72 National Thomas Vetter

Thomas Vetter

University of Basel, Switzerland
D-index 51 Citations 19,711 146
2728 World 71 National Abraham Bernstein

Abraham Bernstein

University of Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 51 Citations 10,189 164
2738 World 73 National Mathieu Salzmann

Mathieu Salzmann

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 51 Citations 10,068 191
2830 World 74 National Christoph Koch

Christoph Koch

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 50 Citations 8,616 161
2850 World 75 National Eckart Zitzler

Eckart Zitzler

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 50 Citations 52,302 87
2870 World 76 National Ulrik Brandes

Ulrik Brandes

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 50 Citations 17,471 158
2929 World 77 National Pascal Felber

Pascal Felber

University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
D-index 50 Citations 15,247 233
3016 World 78 National Francesco Mondada

Francesco Mondada

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 49 Citations 11,984 175
3025 World 79 National Guido M. Schuster

Guido M. Schuster

University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil, Switzerland
D-index 49 Citations 8,452 65
3110 World 80 National Yi-Cheng Zhang

Yi-Cheng Zhang

University of Fribourg, Switzerland
D-index 48 Citations 15,037 116
3203 World 81 National Christian Cachin

Christian Cachin

University of Bern, Switzerland
D-index 48 Citations 11,827 122
3299 World 82 National Anastasia Ailamaki

Anastasia Ailamaki

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 47 Citations 9,200 181
3377 World 83 National Tobi Delbruck

Tobi Delbruck

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 46 Citations 8,941 138
3396 World 84 National Serge Vaudenay

Serge Vaudenay

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 46 Citations 8,513 197
3477 World 85 National Martin Vechev

Martin Vechev

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 46 Citations 7,843 144
3648 World 86 National Sabine Süsstrunk

Sabine Süsstrunk

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 45 Citations 22,020 208
3671 World 87 National Rolf Pfeifer

Rolf Pfeifer

University of Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 44 Citations 14,027 139
3708 World 88 National Bjoern H. Menze

Bjoern H. Menze

University of Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 44 Citations 13,770 228
3780 World 89 National Paolo Favaro

Paolo Favaro

University of Bern, Switzerland
D-index 44 Citations 8,069 118
3829 World 90 National Wenguan Wang

Wenguan Wang

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 44 Citations 7,818 64
3838 World 91 National Florent Krzakala

Florent Krzakala

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 43 Citations 6,825 120
3881 World 92 National Lenka Zdeborová

Lenka Zdeborová

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 43 Citations 7,578 119
3940 World 93 National Pearl Pu

Pearl Pu

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 43 Citations 6,292 131
4026 World 94 National Gábor Székely

Gábor Székely

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 42 Citations 9,917 177
4027 World 95 National Karsten M. Borgwardt

Karsten M. Borgwardt

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
D-index 42 Citations 14,391 122
4034 World 96 National Arjen K. Lenstra

Arjen K. Lenstra

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 42 Citations 14,049 88
4080 World 97 National Volkan Cevher

Volkan Cevher

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 42 Citations 8,847 200
4252 World 98 National Alcherio Martinoli

Alcherio Martinoli

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 41 Citations 8,487 183
4257 World 99 National Rudiger Urbanke

Rudiger Urbanke

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 41 Citations 21,298 92
4283 World 100 National Michael Gastpar

Michael Gastpar

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 41 Citations 11,799 199

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