The ranking is based on h-index, citations and number of DBLP documents gathered by August 9th 2021.
This ranking lists all top computer scientists affiliated with Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. There is a total of 8 researchers included with 1 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the H-index values for top scientists in Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay is 428 with a mean value for the h-index of 53.50. The total sum for the DBPL publications for top scientists in Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay is 1620 with a mean value for DBLP publications is 202.50.
Note that the research institution or university for a scientist is set based on the affiliation data featured on their Google Scholar profile.
The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) is one of India’s leading universities and has one of the most prominent engineering programs in the country. The public technical university is known as well for the breadth of its course structures, offering three-, four-, and five-year degree programs across a wide range of disciplines. It also holds numerous cultural festivals, competitions, and events that feature dramatics, literary art, and performance arts on campus each year.
IITB is organized into 16 academic departments, four interdisciplinary programs, and one school of management. It offers numerous undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs for unique disciplines like Aerospace Engineering, Bioengineering, and Metallurgical Engineering. Beyond that, the institution has also been lauded for its programs in Mineral Engineering, Engineering and Technology, Chemical Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Chemistry, and Computer Science.
Research in IITB is largely conducted in its 19 multidisciplinary centers, of which there are three national centers devoted to fields like aerospace research, internal security, and mathematics. The university also has its own facility dedicated to research and development collaborations with industries called IITB Research Park whose 10 areas of focus include energy, aviation, semiconductors, construction, telecommunications, automotive, chemistry, and industrial design.
Spanning around 550 acres, IITB’s campus is composed of over 584 buildings and provides a wide array of amenities to learners. The university has around 18 hostels, an expansive forestry area, picturesque views of the Powai lake, and a large sports center, which houses a cricket field, two swimming pools, and courts for basketball, hockey, and football. Also found on campus is a library network that carries over 40,000 journals, 200,000 books and theses, and 60,000 reports.
Founded in 1958, IITB was established through the joint effort of the Bombay State Government, UNESCO, and the Soviet Union. It was formed on the premise of the Indian government’s drive to improve technical education in the country. In 1961, the school received the distinction of being an institute of national importance from the Indian Parliament. IITB admitted 100 students in the year of its founding.
As of 2020, IITB is the educational abode of over 4,000 undergraduates, 2,000 postgraduates, and 3,000 doctoral students. It has participated in a lot of consultancy projects and research funded by different government agencies and other organizations, totaling around 400 every year.
IITB has also produced a significant number of distinguished personalities in the country. Included in its list of notable alumni are Nandan Nilekani (Infosys co-founder), Manohar Parrikar (politician), Romesh Wadhwani (Symphony Teleca founder), Jairam Ramesh (politician), Pranav Mistry (computer scientist), and Bharat Desai (Syntel co-founder).
IITB aims to pioneer new ideas in science and technology and has done so through its comprehensive approach to education and research, especially in its engineering programs. The institution also collaborates with universities from other continents for its exchange program.