University of Central Florida

University of Central Florida

Computer Science Ranking

United States Established: 1963 Scholars: 9
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 University of Central Florida. There is a total of 9 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 University of Central Florida is 524 with a mean value for the h-index of 58.22. The total sum for the DBPL publications for top scientists in University of Central Florida is 1790 with a mean value for DBLP publications is 198.89.

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


The University of Central Florida (UCF) is a distinguished public research university situated 13 miles east of downtown Orlando, Florida. Founded on June 10, 1963, UCF provides exceptional academic experience through a combination of vibrant student life, cutting-edge research opportunities, and world-class faculty.

The university’s journey to becoming the largest university (by enrollment) in Florida started in January 1967 with the construction of the main campus in Orlando. By the following year, the institution opened its doors as Florida Technological University. It enrolled 1,948 students with a goal to give them hands-on experience and provide talent to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, the burgeoning U.S Space Program at the Kennedy Space Center, and the Florida community in general.

UCF’s 1,415-acre main campus provides modern facilities and leverages state-of-the-art technology to keep students connected. The university has other campuses, including Lake Nona’s Medical City (Academic Health Science Campus), UCF Downtown, and the Rosen College of Hospitality Management. In addition, UCF has multiple Connect locations spread all over Central Florida.

The institution has kept its promise to attract and cultivate diverse and exceptional students, faculty, and staff. Today, UCF has over 69,000 students, more than 300,000 alumni, and more than 13,600 employees, 9,662 of which are full-time. The institution also benefits from 1,949 diverse faculty members tasked with creating a high quality of campus life, a welcoming environment, and opportunities for students to learn, grow, and succeed.

Being one of the best institutions in the US, the University of Central Florida is billed as the leader in academic, research, and partnership. In particular, the institution excels in fields, such as hospitality management, education, business, computer science, public administration, video game design, and healthcare.

Boasting 13 colleges, UCF gives students limitless opportunities to pursue the careers of their dreams. The colleges offer over 220 degree programs, including 99 bachelor’s programs, 89 masters programs, 31 research doctorates, three professional doctorates, and three specialist programs.

The University of Central Florida provides modern facilities designed to support students’ academic and social life on campus. Its on-campus and affiliated housing facilities have the capacity to accommodate up to 12,922 students. Besides, the main campus library (the John C. Hitt library) occupies 226,000 gross square feet and has a collection of more than 1.8 million print volumes.

In terms of extracurricular activities, UCF’s Knights are one of the most successful athletic teams in the U.S. The Knights compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association division one. As of 2019, the team had amassed 259 victories, six conference titles, and six division titles.

Articles on DBLP
118 World 82 National Mubarak Shah

Mubarak Shah

University of Central Florida, United States
H-index 114 Citations 65,746 478
1485 World 875 National Gavriel Salvendy

Gavriel Salvendy

University of Central Florida, United States
H-index 65 Citations 17,835 175
2926 World 1539 National Elaine Weyuker

Elaine Weyuker

University of Central Florida, United States
H-index 53 Citations 15,212 132
3176 World 1649 National Zhihua Qu

Zhihua Qu

University of Central Florida, United States
H-index 52 Citations 11,336 137
3253 World 1680 National Greg Welch

Greg Welch

University of Central Florida, United States
H-index 51 Citations 22,249 129
3330 World 1717 National Guo-Jun Qi

Guo-Jun Qi

University of Central Florida, United States
H-index 51 Citations 12,158 167
3554 World 1807 National Gary T. Leavens

Gary T. Leavens

University of Central Florida, United States
H-index 50 Citations 11,080 136
4686 World 2234 National Kien Hua

Kien Hua

University of Central Florida, United States
H-index 45 Citations 10,796 265
5201 World 2410 National Joseph J. LaViola Jr.

Joseph J. LaViola Jr.

University of Central Florida, United States
H-index 43 Citations 11,341 171

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