École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

- Computer Science Ranking

Switzerland Established: 1853 Scholars: 52
Best Scientists Overview

Best scientists

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from Microsoft Graph by December 6th 2021.

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Computer Science discipline and affiliated with École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. There are a total of 52 researchers included with 12 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne is 2,851 with a mean value for the h-index of 54.83. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne is 12,268 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 235.92.

Overview

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) is a public research university located in Lausanne, Switzerland. It was founded in 1853 as École Spéciale de Lausanne. It is one of the two member institutions of the elite Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology Domain. EPFL is regarded as among the top universities in the world, with internationally recognized specializations in engineering and the natural sciences.

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Key Statistics

The university comprises eight schools that are structured into various academic and research units. These include the School of Computer and Communication Sciences, School of Basic Sciences, School of Engineering, and the School of Life Sciences.

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne's student population is approximately 11,449, with 5,736 undergraduates and 5,713 postgraduates. Around 48% of its enrollment are international students coming from 125 countries around the world. It employs 3,971 academic staff and 1,195 administrative staff.

The other École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne key statistics include its main campus at Dorigny in Écublens and several affiliated campuses such as EPFL Valais/Wallis in Sion, Campus Biotech in Geneva, Microcity in Neuchâtel, and the Smart Living Lab in Fribourg.

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Research

EPFL is one of the most advanced R&D institutions in the world and has hosted the UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development since 2007. It houses more than 350 laboratories and research groups that focus on transdisciplinary research in a broad range of fields such as advanced manufacturing, robotics, energy, biomedical engineering, personalised health, and data science. Its top fields of research are computer science, materials science, and physics.

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne research outputs have been published in prestigious journals like Science, Nature Nanotechnology, and Energy and Environmental Science. Its researchers have attended major scholarly conferences such as NeurIPS: Neural Information Processing Systems, CVPR: Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, and ISIT: International Symposium on Information Theory.

The most cited École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne research publication is O'Regan and Grätzel’s (1991) “A low-cost, high-efficiency solar cell based on dye-sensitized colloidal TiO2 films.” This experimental report was featured in Nature and has been cited 33,718 times.

The university’s second most cited publication is Agostinelli et al.’s (2003) “Geant4—a simulation toolkit,” which appeared in the Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment and has received 33,405 citations

Moreover, the university’s third most cited publication is Giannozzi et al.’s (2009) “Quantum ESPRESSO: A modular and open-source software project for quantum simulations of materials,” which was published in the Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter and has received 19,042 citations to date.

In addition, EPFL has various cutting-edge initiatives like the Venice Time Machine, the Swiss Plasma Centre, and the Blue Brain Project. Some of its research centers and institutes include the Swiss Competence Center of Electrical Infrastructure, EPFL Space Center, and the Center for Applied Ecotoxicology.

The university also has several advanced facilities that both internal and outside research teams can use, such as the Biomolecular Screening Facility and the Molecular and Hybrid Materials Characterization Center. It also operates several P3 bio-hazard facilities, a Blue Gene/Q Supercomputer, a Tokamak Fusion reactor, and a nuclear reactor CROCUS.
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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.
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77 World 2 National Martin Vetterli

Martin Vetterli

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 112 Citations 73,251 556
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
221 World 11 National Jean-Pierre Hubaux

Jean-Pierre Hubaux

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 93 Citations 45,018 349
308 World 14 National Daniel Thalmann

Daniel Thalmann

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 87 Citations 24,065 565
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
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
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
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
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
1467 World 43 National Babak Falsafi

Babak Falsafi

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 61 Citations 15,654 168
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
1820 World 50 National André Schiper

André Schiper

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 58 Citations 13,863 200
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
2171 World 57 National Martin Odersky

Martin Odersky

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 55 Citations 12,435 145
2437 World 65 National Devis Tuia

Devis Tuia

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 53 Citations 13,118 214
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
3016 World 78 National Francesco Mondada

Francesco Mondada

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 49 Citations 11,984 175
3299 World 82 National Anastasia Ailamaki

Anastasia Ailamaki

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 47 Citations 9,200 181
3396 World 84 National Serge Vaudenay

Serge Vaudenay

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 46 Citations 8,513 197
3648 World 86 National Sabine Süsstrunk

Sabine Süsstrunk

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 45 Citations 22,020 208
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
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
4553 World 108 National George Candea

George Candea

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 40 Citations 8,087 96
4608 World 110 National Bryan Ford

Bryan Ford

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 40 Citations 9,363 125
5449 World 121 National Bernard M. E. Moret

Bernard M. E. Moret

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 36 Citations 6,899 92
5822 World 130 National David Atienza

David Atienza

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 35 Citations 6,330 259
6491 World 134 National Viktor Kuncak

Viktor Kuncak

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 34 Citations 4,627 156
6521 World 136 National Christof Faller

Christof Faller

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 33 Citations 5,437 76
6681 World 139 National Ronan Boulic

Ronan Boulic

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 33 Citations 5,607 143
7202 World 147 National Paolo Ienne

Paolo Ienne

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 32 Citations 5,257 197
7767 World 152 National Matthias Grossglauser

Matthias Grossglauser

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 31 Citations 15,323 84
7816 World 154 National D. de Werra

D. de Werra

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 31 Citations 6,637 170
8437 World 165 National Stefano Spaccapietra

Stefano Spaccapietra

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 30 Citations 5,897 92
8553 World 163 National Ricardo Chavarriaga

Ricardo Chavarriaga

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 30 Citations 4,457 126
8673 World 170 National Mathias Payer

Mathias Payer

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
D-index 30 Citations 5,411 98

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