Top Computer Science Scientists in Germany

This 8th 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 December 6th, 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 166,880 scientists on Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Graph. For the discipline of Computer Science, over 9,735 profiles were examined.

The h-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 discipline h-index, proportion of the contributions made within the given discipline in addition to the awards and achievements of the scientists. The discipline h-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.

Because the main goal is to ensure that only genuine researchers are included in the ranking whilst without doubt we believe that numbers are never meant to be an obsolete measure to quantify the precious 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 h-index using data compiled 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
H-index
Citations
Publications
10 World 1 National Klaus-Robert Müller

Klaus-Robert Müller

Technical University of Berlin, Germany
H-index 151 Citations 102,859 665
21 World 2 National Bernhard Schölkopf

Bernhard Schölkopf

Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Germany
H-index 137 Citations 151,308 630
33 World 3 National Bernt Schiele

Bernt Schiele

Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany
H-index 128 Citations 70,339 397
52 World 4 National Wil M. P. van der Aalst

Wil M. P. van der Aalst

RWTH Aachen University, Germany
H-index 119 Citations 64,591 567
60 World 5 National Wolfram Burgard

Wolfram Burgard

University of Freiburg, Germany
H-index 117 Citations 71,834 539
68 World 6 National Hans-Peter Seidel

Hans-Peter Seidel

Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany
H-index 115 Citations 46,765 766
107 World 7 National Michael J. Black

Michael J. Black

Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Germany
H-index 107 Citations 53,004 293
109 World 8 National Hermann Ney

Hermann Ney

RWTH Aachen University, Germany
H-index 106 Citations 54,638 823
126 World 9 National Daniel Rueckert

Daniel Rueckert

Technical University of Munich, Germany
H-index 103 Citations 56,288 626
173 World 10 National Hans-Peter Kriegel

Hans-Peter Kriegel

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
H-index 97 Citations 83,267 373
179 World 11 National Daniel Cremers

Daniel Cremers

Technical University of Munich, Germany
H-index 96 Citations 44,383 447
203 World 12 National Gerhard Weikum

Gerhard Weikum

Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany
H-index 95 Citations 37,584 577
214 World 13 National Nassir Navab

Nassir Navab

Technical University of Munich, Germany
H-index 93 Citations 41,927 1,073
260 World 14 National Thomas Brox

Thomas Brox

University of Freiburg, Germany
H-index 90 Citations 76,567 216
325 World 15 National Heinrich H. Bülthoff

Heinrich H. Bülthoff

Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Germany
H-index 85 Citations 28,421 567
373 World 16 National Christian Theobalt

Christian Theobalt

Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany
H-index 83 Citations 23,100 314
399 World 17 National Daniel A. Keim

Daniel A. Keim

University of Konstanz, Germany
H-index 82 Citations 36,042 383
431 World 18 National Carsten Rother

Carsten Rother

Heidelberg University, Germany
H-index 80 Citations 35,913 231
446 World 19 National Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi

Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi

TU Darmstadt, Germany
H-index 80 Citations 25,407 396
518 World 20 National Frank Leymann

Frank Leymann

University of Stuttgart, Germany
H-index 77 Citations 27,339 499
537 World 21 National Wolfgang Nejdl

Wolfgang Nejdl

University of Hannover, Germany
H-index 77 Citations 21,355 406
549 World 22 National Jan Peters

Jan Peters

TU Darmstadt, Germany
H-index 76 Citations 26,428 386
591 World 23 National Patrick Baudisch

Patrick Baudisch

Hasso Plattner Institute, Germany
H-index 75 Citations 16,786 185
589 World 24 National Kurt Mehlhorn

Kurt Mehlhorn

Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany
H-index 75 Citations 23,618 328
615 World 25 National Jan Mendling

Jan Mendling

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
H-index 74 Citations 18,845 301
686 World 26 National Stefan Decker

Stefan Decker

RWTH Aachen University, Germany
H-index 73 Citations 24,590 291
737 World 27 National Albrecht Schmidt

Albrecht Schmidt

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
H-index 72 Citations 21,926 460
763 World 28 National Anja Feldmann

Anja Feldmann

Max Planck Society, Germany
H-index 71 Citations 18,822 222
817 World 29 National Christof Paar

Christof Paar

Max Planck Society, Germany
H-index 70 Citations 23,906 276
874 World 30 National Manfred Reichert

Manfred Reichert

University of Ulm, Germany
H-index 69 Citations 15,520 398
891 World 31 National Rudi Studer

Rudi Studer

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
H-index 69 Citations 29,189 207
912 World 32 National Thomas Ertl

Thomas Ertl

University of Stuttgart, Germany
H-index 69 Citations 16,598 490
911 World 33 National Peter Druschel

Peter Druschel

Max Planck Institute for Software Systems, Germany
H-index 69 Citations 45,776 147
961 World 34 National Bastian Leibe

Bastian Leibe

RWTH Aachen University, Germany
H-index 68 Citations 25,680 184
999 World 35 National Leif Kobbelt

Leif Kobbelt

RWTH Aachen University, Germany
H-index 67 Citations 18,462 219
1057 World 36 National Joachim Weickert

Joachim Weickert

Saarland University, Germany
H-index 66 Citations 25,168 262
1058 World 37 National Benjamin Blankertz

Benjamin Blankertz

Technical University of Berlin, Germany
H-index 66 Citations 23,515 176
1075 World 38 National Peter Sanders

Peter Sanders

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
H-index 66 Citations 16,664 255
1153 World 39 National Iryna Gurevych

Iryna Gurevych

University of Paderborn, Germany
H-index 65 Citations 15,517 371
1166 World 40 National Michael Beetz

Michael Beetz

University of Bremen, Germany
H-index 65 Citations 18,264 380
1211 World 41 National Gerhard J. Woeginger

Gerhard J. Woeginger

RWTH Aachen University, Germany
H-index 64 Citations 12,616 335
1222 World 42 National Sven Apel

Sven Apel

Saarland University, Germany
H-index 64 Citations 13,345 234
1278 World 43 National Bernhard Steffen

Bernhard Steffen

TU Dortmund University, Germany
H-index 63 Citations 12,680 278
1292 World 44 National Rainer Stiefelhagen

Rainer Stiefelhagen

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
H-index 63 Citations 14,316 311
1294 World 45 National Tanja Schultz

Tanja Schultz

University of Bremen, Germany
H-index 63 Citations 12,564 359
1332 World 46 National Joost-Pieter Katoen

Joost-Pieter Katoen

RWTH Aachen University, Germany
H-index 62 Citations 21,058 311
1339 World 47 National Frank Hutter

Frank Hutter

University of Freiburg, Germany
H-index 62 Citations 26,901 173
1359 World 48 National Robert C. Miller

Robert C. Miller

TU Dresden, Germany
H-index 62 Citations 17,157 154
1395 World 49 National Thorsten Holz

Thorsten Holz

Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
H-index 62 Citations 15,849 188
1415 World 50 National Lutz Bornmann

Lutz Bornmann

Max Planck Society, Germany
H-index 61 Citations 12,766 266
1447 World 51 National Michael Waidner

Michael Waidner

TU Darmstadt, Germany
H-index 61 Citations 16,999 164
1492 World 52 National Gennady Andrienko

Gennady Andrienko

Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems, Germany
H-index 61 Citations 16,063 250
1507 World 53 National Stefan Roth

Stefan Roth

TU Darmstadt, Germany
H-index 60 Citations 27,474 119
1536 World 54 National Cyrill Stachniss

Cyrill Stachniss

University of Bonn, Germany
H-index 60 Citations 18,294 213
1541 World 55 National Andreas Zeller

Andreas Zeller

Saarland University, Germany
H-index 60 Citations 20,746 205
1561 World 56 National Heiner Stuckenschmidt

Heiner Stuckenschmidt

University of Mannheim, Germany
H-index 60 Citations 13,752 280
1559 World 57 National Philipp Cimiano

Philipp Cimiano

Bielefeld University, Germany
H-index 60 Citations 14,430 247
1590 World 58 National Gerd Stumme

Gerd Stumme

University of Kassel, Germany
H-index 60 Citations 16,443 193
1592 World 59 National Natalia Andrienko

Natalia Andrienko

Fraunhofer Society, Germany
H-index 60 Citations 14,217 231
1591 World 60 National Kurt Rothermel

Kurt Rothermel

University of Stuttgart, Germany
H-index 60 Citations 10,836 310
1615 World 61 National Alexander Maedche

Alexander Maedche

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
H-index 59 Citations 17,072 169
1633 World 62 National Rolf Drechsler

Rolf Drechsler

University of Bremen, Germany
H-index 59 Citations 12,411 660
1641 World 63 National Paul Lukowicz

Paul Lukowicz

German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence, Germany
H-index 59 Citations 12,190 276
1664 World 64 National Andreas Geiger

Andreas Geiger

University of Tübingen, Germany
H-index 59 Citations 29,027 119
1671 World 65 National Adam Wolisz

Adam Wolisz

Technical University of Berlin, Germany
H-index 59 Citations 14,198 321
1673 World 66 National Erhard Rahm

Erhard Rahm

Leipzig University, Germany
H-index 59 Citations 26,191 237
1714 World 67 National Gerd Hirzinger

Gerd Hirzinger

German Aerospace Center, Germany
H-index 58 Citations 12,740 231
1732 World 68 National Hartmut Ehrig

Hartmut Ehrig

Technical University of Berlin, Germany
H-index 58 Citations 13,475 318
1729 World 69 National Krishna P. Gummadi

Krishna P. Gummadi

Saarland University, Germany
H-index 58 Citations 29,198 124
1740 World 70 National William J. Beyda

William J. Beyda

Siemens (Germany), Germany
H-index 58 Citations 9,283 159
1751 World 71 National Elisabeth André

Elisabeth André

University of Augsburg, Germany
H-index 58 Citations 13,330 398
1784 World 72 National Martin Schulz

Martin Schulz

Technical University of Munich, Germany
H-index 58 Citations 8,863 263
1772 World 73 National Daniel Weiskopf

Daniel Weiskopf

University of Stuttgart, Germany
H-index 58 Citations 11,506 340
1773 World 74 National Christian Bizer

Christian Bizer

University of Mannheim, Germany
H-index 58 Citations 36,865 135
1775 World 75 National Ralf Steinmetz

Ralf Steinmetz

TU Darmstadt, Germany
H-index 58 Citations 16,446 626
1838 World 76 National Mario Fritz

Mario Fritz

Helmholtz Center for Information Security, Germany
H-index 58 Citations 13,623 167
1802 World 77 National Juergen Gall

Juergen Gall

University of Bonn, Germany
H-index 58 Citations 13,557 157
1870 World 78 National Matthias Jarke

Matthias Jarke

RWTH Aachen University, Germany
H-index 57 Citations 16,414 355
1871 World 79 National Franz Baader

Franz Baader

TU Dresden, Germany
H-index 57 Citations 30,967 193
1890 World 80 National Hannes Hartenstein

Hannes Hartenstein

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
H-index 57 Citations 17,734 162
1895 World 81 National Rupak Majumdar

Rupak Majumdar

Max Planck Institute for Software Systems, Germany
H-index 57 Citations 14,125 224
1889 World 82 National Alfons Kemper

Alfons Kemper

Technical University of Munich, Germany
H-index 57 Citations 10,852 257
1913 World 83 National Jürgen Teich

Jürgen Teich

University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
H-index 57 Citations 11,386 505
1914 World 84 National Sören Auer

Sören Auer

University of Hannover, Germany
H-index 57 Citations 24,328 328
1915 World 85 National Holger Hermanns

Holger Hermanns

Saarland University, Germany
H-index 57 Citations 11,790 230
1912 World 86 National Xiao Xiang Zhu

Xiao Xiang Zhu

German Aerospace Center, Germany
H-index 57 Citations 12,106 353
1941 World 87 National Benno Stein

Benno Stein

Bauhaus University, Weimar, Germany
H-index 57 Citations 10,094 265
1978 World 88 National Alexandros Stamatakis

Alexandros Stamatakis

Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies, Germany
H-index 56 Citations 55,059 180
2002 World 89 National Dorothea Wagner

Dorothea Wagner

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
H-index 56 Citations 13,034 234
2007 World 90 National Eyke Hüllermeier

Eyke Hüllermeier

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
H-index 56 Citations 11,573 287
2038 World 91 National Rolf Niedermeier

Rolf Niedermeier

Technical University of Berlin, Germany
H-index 56 Citations 10,853 273
2072 World 92 National Andreas Bulling

Andreas Bulling

University of Stuttgart, Germany
H-index 56 Citations 11,293 187
2060 World 93 National Biing-Hwang Juang

Biing-Hwang Juang

Alcatel Lucent (Germany), Germany
H-index 56 Citations 21,487 129
2107 World 94 National Joachim Hornegger

Joachim Hornegger

University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
H-index 55 Citations 13,104 396
2109 World 95 National Janusz Rajski

Janusz Rajski

Siemens (Germany), Germany
H-index 55 Citations 9,989 202
2150 World 96 National Carsten Lutz

Carsten Lutz

University of Bremen, Germany
H-index 55 Citations 10,186 159
2155 World 97 National Jorg Henkel

Jorg Henkel

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
H-index 55 Citations 11,336 376
2169 World 98 National Sven Behnke

Sven Behnke

University of Bonn, Germany
H-index 55 Citations 11,012 324
2276 World 99 National Helge Ritter

Helge Ritter

Bielefeld University, Germany
H-index 54 Citations 12,573 411
2293 World 100 National Jens Lehmann

Jens Lehmann

University of Bonn, Germany
H-index 54 Citations 21,203 255

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