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Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from OpenAlex and CrossRef by December 21st 2022.

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Computer Science discipline and affiliated with Citadel. There are a total of 1 researchers included with 1 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Citadel is 99 with a mean value for the h-index of 99.00. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Citadel is 589 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 589.00.



Citadel is a public military college in Charleston, South Carolina. Established in 1842 by a state legislature, it was formerly known as the South Carolina Military Academy. It is recognized as one of the only six senior military colleges in the nation. At present, all of its cadets and alumni have been featured in every United States military task force from the Mexican War to the existing war on terrorism.

Citadel Key Statistics

The college's educational structure is organized into five schools, with each headed by a Dean. These schools are the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, the School of Science and Mathematics, the School of Education, and the School of Engineering. It offers 12 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in various fields, including engineering, business management, humanities, and education.

Citadel has a student population of more than 3,600 students, including over 2,300 undergraduates and nearly 900 postgraduates. The institution has 225 academic personnel who are spread across 18 academic departments. Among its most notable alumni include former South Carolina governor Johnson Hagood, former U.S. Congressman George Johnstone, and current senator Christian McDaniel.

Other Citadel key statistics and facilities are the Padgett-Thomas Barracks, the Summerall Chapel, and the Daniel Library. Its library, which is named after school benefactors Robert Hugh Daniel and Charles E. Daniel, boasts over 200,000 volumes of printed materials and online access to electronic journals.

Citadel Research

The college's research team delivers high-quality outputs focusing on military advancements thanks to scholarship grants and fellowships from external funding sources. Its researchers are funded by organizations such as Guidestar, Cause IQ, and South Carolina Commission on Higher Education.

They are known for their work in psychology, physics, and biology. Citadel researchers have also attended international research conferences and symposiums such as SIGCSE: Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, SoutheastCon: SoutheastCon, and ACMSE: ACM Southeast Regional Conference.

Its most cited research output is Colaprete et al.'s (2010) "Detection of water in the LCROSS ejecta plume," which was published in Science and cited 597 times. Likewise, its second most popular output is Williams and Nida's (2011) "Ostracism: Consequences and coping," which was published in Current Directions in Psychological Science and has received 479 citations.

Moreover, Citadel's third most cited research output is Lonigan et al.'s (1991) "Children's reactions to a natural disaster: Symptom severity and degree of exposure." This article which reports on children's reactions to Hurricane Hugo's devastation was published in Advances in Behaviour Research and Therapy and cited 318 times.

Its other most cited research outputs are Jensen et al.'s (1996) "Children's response to parental separation during Operation Desert Storm" (Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 280 citations) and Knapp et al.'s (2009) "Information security policy: An organizational-level process model" (Computers & Security, 262 citations).

In addition, Citadel has research centers and institutes for conducting high-quality projects on various subject areas. These research centers and institutes are the STEM Center of Excellence, the Mobile Tactical Training Center, and the Tactical Teaching Laboratory.

You can also learn more about the educational performance of Citadel in our ranking of US universities & colleges.

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.
218 World 134 National
Li Deng

Li Deng

Citadel, United States
D-index 99 Citations 65,512 589

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 D-Index >= 30 within the area of Computer Science. If you or other scholars are not listed, we appreciate if you can contact us.