Ruhr University Bochum

Ruhr University Bochum

Computer Science Ranking

Germany Established: 1962 Scholars: 5
Top Scientists Overview

Top scientists

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 Ruhr University Bochum. There is a total of 5 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 Ruhr University Bochum is 299 with a mean value for the h-index of 59.80. The total sum for the DBPL publications for top scientists in Ruhr University Bochum is 827 with a mean value for DBLP publications is 165.40.

Note that the research institution or university for a scientist is set based on the affiliation data featured on their Google Scholar profile.


Ruhr University Bochum (RUB) is a public university in the urban Ruhr area in Bochum, Germany. Founded in 1962, RUB takes pride in being a multidisciplinary campus with linkages to global scientific institutions, making it a place for top international research.

RUB offers more than 100 programs for both bachelor’s and master’s degrees. These programs of study are taught across 20 faculties with a diverse range of disciplines, from life sciences and medicine to humanities and social sciences. It also has research focus areas in innovative fields such as cyber security, protein science, and closed carbon cycle economy. Through its early career researcher programs, the university partners with different institutions to allow graduate school students to pursue research that is relevant to their field and to the labor market.

RUB was borne out of the decision of the Parliament of North Rhine Westphalia to put up a university for the Federal Republic of Germany in Bochum. The university was officially inaugurated in 1965. In 1999, RUB put up the Akademie der Ruhr-Universität (advanced training academy), adding further education as its third core competence. In April 2007, RUB embarked on a comprehensive campus redevelopment plan starting with the construction of the ID building. In the following years, a series of research departments and institutes were put up which has allowed RUB to focus on its thrust on research.

Notable alumni from RUB include Hans-Holger Albrecht, the CEO of music streaming service Deezer; Hans-Paul Bürkner, the first European CEO of Boston Consulting Group; and Thomas Derken, also known as “Afu” Thomas, an internet personality in China.

RUB has placed in the top 250 to 500 ranges among world universities, according to different academic ranking publications. In addition, RUB’s Cyber Security in the Age of Large-Scale Adversaries (Casa) and Ruhr Explores Solvation (Resolv) clusters have been awarded as Clusters of Excellence supported by the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft or DFG) . This will allow RUB to receive funding from the DFG for seven years and open up the clusters to regional and international partners. . It will also allow the university to apply as a University of Excellence later on for it to receive annual government funding for promoting cutting-edge research in Germany.

As part of its expansion plans, RUB has secured a multimillion subsidy for its Worldfactory Start-up Center. The university will work together with the Ministry for Economy, Innovation, Digitization and Energy to build a new technology campus featuring space for an open workshop called the Makerspace. Plans are also underway for the construction of the Think research building for conducting studies in neuroscience.

Articles on DBLP
894 World 31 National Gregor Schoner

Gregor Schoner

Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
H-index 74 Citations 23,180 93
1149 World 43 National Christof Paar

Christof Paar

Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
H-index 69 Citations 23,538 291
1497 World 55 National Thorsten Holz

Thorsten Holz

Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
H-index 65 Citations 16,504 200
2210 World 138 National M. Angela Sasse FREng

M. Angela Sasse FREng

University College London, United Kingdom
H-index 58 Citations 15,859 153
3426 World 153 National Eike Kiltz

Eike Kiltz

Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
H-index 51 Citations 8,815 162
6094 World 320 National Laurenz Wiskott

Laurenz Wiskott

Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
H-index 40 Citations 11,539 81

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 H-Index>=40 within the area of Computer Science and Electronics. If you or other scholars are not listed, we appreciate if you can contact us