Northeastern University

Northeastern University

- Computer Science Ranking

United States Established: 1898 Scholars: 35
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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 Northeastern University. There are a total of 35 researchers included with 3 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Northeastern University is 1,558 with a mean value for the h-index of 44.51. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Northeastern University is 5,483 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 156.66.

Overview

Northeastern University University

Northeastern University (NEU) is a private research university situated in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Founded in 1898, NEU is known as among the greenest universities in the United States and the second internationally. It is also classified as an A- university for its sustainable and environmental efforts and programs. Likewise, the university is among the top universities in engineering and technology, and life sciences.

Northeastern University Key Statistics

NEU has seven colleges and two schools with 28 departments, 10 schools, and 11 institutes and centers. These academic units include the Khoury College of Computer Sciences, Bouvé College of Health Sciences, College of Professional Studies, D'Amore-McKim School of Business, and the College of Arts, Media, and Design.

It offers more than 233 undergraduate, 222 master’s, and 17 doctorate degree programs, including nine graduate certificate courses.

The university has more than 27,600 students. There are 19,000 undergraduates as well as 8,500 postgraduates and graduates. Likewise, about 37% of the student population are students from 121 countries worldwide. It houses around 1,970 faculty staff with a student-faculty ratio of 14:1 and around 1,100 administrative and support staff.

Other Northeastern University key statistics include its full-service libraries that hold more than 1.3 million volumes of books. They also provide access to more than 80,000 electronic journals and over 500,000 e-books.

Northeastern University Research

NEU is one of the universities in the US with very high research activity and output categorized as “R1: Doctoral Universities.” It has an average external research funding of about $180.2 million. Likewise, it has access and opportunities for research collaborations in more than 92 countries and over 2,900 corporate partners worldwide.

The university’s top three research fields are computer science, medicine, and physics. Its researchers have been published in major international journals like The Lancet, Science, and Nature. Northeastern University research teams get invited to attend/present papers at prestigious conferences like the Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, European Conference on Computer Vision, and Internet Measurement Conference.

The most cited research publication of Northeastern University is Agostinelli et al.’s (2003) “Geant4—a simulation toolkit,” published in Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A - Accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment. This scholarly output has so far received a total of 32,455 citations.

The university’s second most cited scholarly output is Ng et al.’s (2014) “Global, regional, and national prevalence of overweight and obesity in children and adults during 1980–2013: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013,” published in The Lancet. A total of 11,280 articles, books, and other publications have cited this scholarly output to date.

The third most cited publication from Northeastern University is Proakis and Manolakis’ (1992) book, Digital Signal Processing: Principles, Algorithms, and Applications. It has generated a total of 11,123 citations so far.

NEU has nine interdisciplinary research areas, including computer and information sciences, engineering and technology, and health sciences. It also has around 11 research institutes and 36 research centers. These include the Barnett Institute of Chemical and Biological Analysis, the Center for Drug Discovery, and the Center for Community Health Education Research and Service.
World
National
Scholar
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
Publications
277 World 168 National
Gregory D. Abowd

Gregory D. Abowd

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 89 Citations 60,206 313
407 World 242 National
Ricardo Baeza-Yates

Ricardo Baeza-Yates

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 81 Citations 46,667 384
569 World 349 National
Yun Fu

Yun Fu

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 76 Citations 22,982 406
1048 World 615 National
Engin Kirda

Engin Kirda

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 67 Citations 21,186 161
1535 World 858 National
Matthias Felleisen

Matthias Felleisen

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 60 Citations 14,204 148
1570 World 876 National
Carla E. Brodley

Carla E. Brodley

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 60 Citations 17,301 121
2352 World 1252 National
Jan Vitek

Jan Vitek

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 54 Citations 8,519 167
2674 World 1419 National
Stacy Marsella

Stacy Marsella

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 51 Citations 11,472 164
2871 World 1521 National
Deniz Erdogmus

Deniz Erdogmus

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 50 Citations 8,915 340
3155 World 1660 National
Stavros Tripakis

Stavros Tripakis

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 48 Citations 7,354 147
3195 World 1676 National
Renée J. Miller

Renée J. Miller

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 48 Citations 13,521 130
3420 World 1765 National
Stefano Basagni

Stefano Basagni

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 46 Citations 12,660 133
3471 World 1794 National
Frank Tip

Frank Tip

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 46 Citations 11,044 91
3533 World 1816 National
Alan Mislove

Alan Mislove

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 45 Citations 16,772 97
3664 World 1876 National
Stephen S. Intille

Stephen S. Intille

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 44 Citations 16,097 83
4092 World 2083 National
Tommaso Melodia

Tommaso Melodia

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 42 Citations 13,016 202
4181 World 2104 National
David Kaeli

David Kaeli

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 42 Citations 7,125 276
4284 World 2152 National
Daniel Wichs

Daniel Wichs

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 41 Citations 6,854 86
4637 World 2300 National
Yanzhi Wang

Yanzhi Wang

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 39 Citations 6,029 233
4994 World 2451 National
Byron C. Wallace

Byron C. Wallace

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 38 Citations 19,308 117
5440 World 2663 National
Misha Pavel

Misha Pavel

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 36 Citations 6,543 138
5869 World 2844 National
Christo Wilson

Christo Wilson

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 35 Citations 8,944 73
5915 World 2854 National
Abhi Shelat

Abhi Shelat

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 35 Citations 5,744 75
6149 World 2963 National
Jennifer G. Dy

Jennifer G. Dy

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 34 Citations 7,710 158
6268 World 3011 National
Mitchell Wand

Mitchell Wand

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 34 Citations 6,644 91
6278 World 3041 National
Ennio Mingolla

Ennio Mingolla

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 34 Citations 8,826 89
6803 World 3248 National
William Robertson

William Robertson

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 33 Citations 7,128 76
6806 World 3251 National
Cristina Nita-Rotaru

Cristina Nita-Rotaru

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 33 Citations 6,704 132
7088 World 3343 National
Javed A. Aslam

Javed A. Aslam

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 32 Citations 6,898 114
7314 World 3455 National
David Choffnes

David Choffnes

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 32 Citations 5,216 84
7474 World 3543 National
Tina Eliassi-Rad

Tina Eliassi-Rad

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 32 Citations 6,597 102
7912 World 3710 National
Alina Oprea

Alina Oprea

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 31 Citations 6,333 79
8240 World 3830 National
Dana H. Brooks

Dana H. Brooks

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 30 Citations 4,817 197
8462 World 3958 National
Ravi Sundaram

Ravi Sundaram

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 30 Citations 4,831 91
8518 World 3932 National
Ian Gorton

Ian Gorton

Northeastern University, United States
D-index 30 Citations 4,460 185

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.