Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

- Computer Science Ranking

China Established: 1991 Scholars: 31
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 Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. There are a total of 31 researchers included with 6 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is 1,636 with a mean value for the h-index of 52.77. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is 7,107 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 229.26.

Overview

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is a public research university situated in Clear Water Bay Peninsula, Hong Kong. It was established in 1991 by the British Hong Kong Government and was the third educational institution in Hong Kong to be granted university status. HKUST is ranked amongst the top universities in Asia and the world.

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Key Statistics

The university comprises four schools: the School of Science, the School of Engineering, the School of Business and Management, and the School of Humanities and Social Science, as well as multiple interdisciplinary programs. It offers around 50 undergraduate and 80 postgraduate courses to its students.

HKUST has around 16,054 students, 10,148 of whom are enrolled in undergraduate programs, 5,906 in postgraduate programs, and 1,758 in doctoral programs. Among these, 5,990 are international students. It also employs 697 academic staff.

The HKUST Lee Shau Kee Library provides access to over 720,000 print and electronic volumes, more than 47,000 periodical titles, a large number of databases, e-books, and other digital information resources.

Other Hong Kong University of Science and Technology key statistics include its successful alumni such as Starry Lee (Hong Kong politician), Sun Binyong (academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences), Frank Wang (billionaire entrepreneur), Alfred Cheung (actor, director, writer, and producer), and Sam Whiteman (former New Zealand cricketer).

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Research

HKUST holds a high position amongst the top research institutions around the world, with an annual research funding of 1080.1 HK$M. Its researchers collaborate with several key national and international institutions, including MIT, Berkeley, and the South China University of Technology.

The university’s top three research fields are computer science, artificial intelligence, and materials science. Its researchers have published in prestigious publications such as the Social Science Research Network, arXiv: Information Theory, and arXiv: Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition. Its researchers had been invited to attend/present papers at prestigious conferences such as Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, the International Conference on Computer Communications, and Very Large Data Bases.

The most cited article produced by Hong Kong University of Science and Technology research is Ho and McKay’s (1999) “Pseudo-second order model for sorption processes,” published in Process Biochemistry. This paper has received a total of 14,073 citations. HKUST’s second most cited research output is Delaglio et al.’s (1995) “NMRPipe: A multidimensional spectral processing system based on UNIX pipes,” published in the Journal of Biomolecular NMR. A total of 13,489 articles, books, and other publications have cited this work. The third most cited article is Pan and Qiang Yang’s (2010) “A survey on transfer learning,” published in IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering. It has generated a total of 12,705 citations.

Some of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology research centers and institutes include the Big Data Institute, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies, the Center for Artificial Intelligence Research, and the Center for Business Strategy and Innovation.
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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.
Citations
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53 World 6 National Qiang Yang

Qiang Yang

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 119 Citations 79,998 741
378 World 31 National Lionel M. Ni

Lionel M. Ni

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 83 Citations 43,246 383
491 World 38 National Tong Zhang

Tong Zhang

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 78 Citations 28,541 225
704 World 58 National Lei Chen

Lei Chen

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 72 Citations 18,086 466
908 World 77 National Dimitris Papadias

Dimitris Papadias

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 69 Citations 18,965 167
1000 World 91 National Kwang-Ting Cheng

Kwang-Ting Cheng

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 67 Citations 16,057 347
1044 World 95 National Dit-Yan Yeung

Dit-Yan Yeung

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 67 Citations 26,044 220
1155 World 109 National Xiaofang Zhou

Xiaofang Zhou

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 65 Citations 18,110 456
1449 World 138 National James T. Kwok

James T. Kwok

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 61 Citations 17,386 185
1574 World 148 National Kai Chen

Kai Chen

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 60 Citations 70,127 263
1945 World 184 National Dik Lun Lee

Dik Lun Lee

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 57 Citations 10,795 173
2018 World 189 National Long Quan

Long Quan

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 56 Citations 11,741 186
2053 World 195 National Pan Hui

Pan Hui

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 56 Citations 22,437 379
2198 World 216 National Sunghun Kim

Sunghun Kim

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 55 Citations 13,852 98
2420 World 240 National Cunsheng Ding

Cunsheng Ding

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 53 Citations 9,070 150
2684 World 256 National Vincent K. N. Lau

Vincent K. N. Lau

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 51 Citations 10,757 307
2789 World 261 National Chi-Keung Tang

Chi-Keung Tang

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 51 Citations 12,546 130
3295 World 305 National Pascale Fung

Pascale Fung

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 47 Citations 8,348 256
3965 World 374 National Ke Yi

Ke Yi

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 43 Citations 6,363 108
4154 World 388 National Yangqiu Song

Yangqiu Song

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 42 Citations 7,649 164
4162 World 390 National Huamin Qu

Huamin Qu

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 42 Citations 7,702 208
4249 World 394 National Danny H. K. Tsang

Danny H. K. Tsang

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 41 Citations 5,583 202
4340 World 408 National Oscar C. Au

Oscar C. Au

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 41 Citations 8,336 405
4773 World 445 National Shing-Chi Cheung

Shing-Chi Cheung

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 39 Citations 6,501 211
5618 World 533 National Hongjun Lu

Hongjun Lu

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 36 Citations 6,585 74
6608 World 631 National Shaojie Shen

Shaojie Shen

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 33 Citations 6,515 101
7151 World 677 National Chiew-Lan Tai

Chiew-Lan Tai

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 32 Citations 4,915 76
7238 World 680 National Xiangyu Zhang

Xiangyu Zhang

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 32 Citations 134,965 62
7286 World 704 National Wilfred Ng

Wilfred Ng

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 32 Citations 4,329 135
8081 World 747 National Qiong Luo

Qiong Luo

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 31 Citations 8,532 127
8118 World 770 National Raymond Chi-Wing Wong

Raymond Chi-Wing Wong

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 31 Citations 3,989 119
8211 World 775 National Kar Yan Tam

Kar Yan Tam

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
D-index 30 Citations 15,725 57

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.