Brown University

Brown University

Computer Science Ranking

United States Established: 1764 Scholars: 11
Top Scientists Overview

Top scientists

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s h-index using data compiled from Microsoft Graph by May 25th 2021.

This ranking lists all top researchers from the Computer Science discipline and affiliated with Brown University. There are a total of 11 researchers included with 0 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the h-index values for top scientists in Brown University is 677 with a mean value for the h-index of 61.55. The total sum of publications for top scientists in Brown University is 2,007 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 182.45.


One of the United States' renowned Ivy League educational institutions, Rhode Island's Brown University is the 7th oldest higher education institution in the U.S. and one of the nine colonial colleges chartered before the American Revolution. It is also the first in the country to accept students regardless of religious affiliation.

It boasts of the oldest Ivy League engineering department, which was established in 1847, and was among the first to offer doctorate degrees. It started offering doctoral degrees in the late 19th century, among the first institutions in the U.S. to do so. In 1887, it further added masters studies to go with doctoral studies.

In 1971, Brown University successfully merged Pembroke College, its coordinate women's campus, into its system.

Brown University comprises the School of Engineering, the Graduate School, the School of Professional Studies, the School of Public Health, and the College, which is built in the College Hill of Providence, Rhode Island. Brown University organizes its international programs through the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs.

As a distinguished institution, Brown University is affiliated with a number of Nobel Prize laureates, National Humanities Medalists, as well as National Medal of Science winners. As of 2019, it counted 24 Pulitzer Prize winners, 8 billionaire graduates, and many notable graduates who served in various public and private capacities.

The university is renowned for exemplary courses in the field of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Economics, Public Affairs, History, Mathematics, and Physics, among others. Its Egyptology major is a unique offering for a U.S. educational institution.

In the field of research, Brown University is ranked 103th as of 2017 by the National Science Foundation, based on total research and development expenditure, which stood at $212.3 at the time. The university holds an R1: Doctoral Universities-Very High Activity classification, as well as membership in the Association of American Universities, which it has held since 1933.

In sports, Brown University plays in the Ivy League athletic conference, an NCAA Division I conference. Its sports program, the Brown Bears, is the third largest of its kind, after Harvard and Princeton, respectively. It participates in such sports as rugby, rowing, baseball, soccer, hockey, and American football, among others.

Brown University lists more than 300 registered student organizations with varying interests, with on-campus resource centers to support its students. Student life on campus is lively and diverse, reflecting the university's thrust of providing balanced life and academic activities to its campus citizens.
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626 World 387 National Michael L. Littman

Michael L. Littman

Brown University, United States
H-index 80 Citations 44,135 253
637 World 393 National Stanley Zdonik

Stanley Zdonik

Brown University, United States
H-index 80 Citations 31,023 184
748 World 458 National Eugene Charniak

Eugene Charniak

Brown University, United States
H-index 77 Citations 53,163 123
1022 World 624 National Maurice Herlihy

Maurice Herlihy

Brown University, United States
H-index 71 Citations 30,573 289
1148 World 692 National Roberto Tamassia

Roberto Tamassia

Brown University, United States
H-index 69 Citations 23,701 286
2354 World 1272 National David H. Laidlaw

David H. Laidlaw

Brown University, United States
H-index 57 Citations 15,778 133
2479 World 1342 National Eli Upfal

Eli Upfal

Brown University, United States
H-index 56 Citations 17,083 241
2871 World 1511 National Shriram Krishnamurthi

Shriram Krishnamurthi

Brown University, United States
H-index 54 Citations 10,142 176
3465 World 1766 National Gabriel Taubin

Gabriel Taubin

Brown University, United States
H-index 50 Citations 18,774 129
3605 World 1831 National Philip Klein

Philip Klein

Brown University, United States
H-index 50 Citations 9,657 120
3665 World 1854 National John Hughes

John Hughes

Brown University, United States
H-index 49 Citations 23,953 73
5153 World 2391 National Sorin Istrail

Sorin Istrail

Brown University, United States
H-index 43 Citations 24,409 91
6096 World 2711 National Anna Lysyanskaya

Anna Lysyanskaya

Brown University, United States
H-index 40 Citations 11,125 102

Our research was coordinated by Imed Bouchrika, PhD, a computer scientist with a well-established record of collaboration on a number of international research projects with different partners from the academic community. His role was to make sure all data remained unbiased, accurate, and up-to-date.

We list only scientists having H-Index >= 40 within the area of Computer Science. If you or other scholars are not listed, we appreciate if you can contact us