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 Duisburg-Essen. There is a total of 3 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 Duisburg-Essen is 173 with a mean value for the h-index of 57.67. The total sum for the DBPL publications for top scientists in University of Duisburg-Essen is 605 with a mean value for DBLP publications is 201.67.
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 Duisburg-Essen is a public research university located in the city of Duisburg in Ruhr, Germany. Originally founded in 1654 and re-established in 2003, it is one of the country’s 10 largest universities with 12 faculties and over 40,000 students. The university is renowned for its natural sciences, engineering, and humanities programs. Courses under its physics department are also ranked first in the country and the university ranks among the top 200 universities in the Times Higher Education Ranking.
The University of Duisburg-Essen awards bachelor’s and master’s degrees that cover a range of study areas. Examples of undergraduate programs include Applied Communication and Media Science, Civil Engineering, Economics, Electro-technology and Information Technology, History and Theory of Art, Modern East Asian Studies, and Sociology.
For postgraduate programs, the university offers courses in subject areas such as education and social sciences, natural sciences, economics and business administration, medicine and medical sciences, and linguistics, civilization studies, and humanities. Examples of these courses include Biodiversity, Educational Leadership, German Studies, Health Care Management, and Management and Technology of Water and Wastewater.
These academic programs are housed in the university’s 12 faculties, among which are the Faculty of Art and Design, Faculty of Biology and Geography, Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Mathematics, and the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics. There are also 15 scientific centers and institutes under the university system that focus on fields like nanoscience, biomedical sciences, the transformation of contemporary societies, urban systems, and water research.
Moreover, the university also maintains cooperation with other research institutions both in Germany and abroad. These include the Mercator Institute for China Studies, Institute of Energy and Environmental Technology, and the Rhine-Ruhr Institute for Social Research and Political Consulting, among others.
When the University of Duisburg-Essen first opened its doors to students in 1655, it had four faculties namely Medicine, Law, Theology, and Arts. Decades later, due to tough competition from more equipped and established universities, the University of Duisburg-Essen slowly declined and eventually closed in 1818.
In 1968, the university was revived with the name Comprehensive University of Duisburg. It steadily grew through the 1970s with over 15,000 students and was eventually renamed Gerhard Mercator University in 1994. Finally, in 2003, Gerhard Mercator University merged with the University of Essen and arrived at its current name, the University of Duisburg-Essen.
Notable University of Duisburg-Essen alumni are spread in various fields, such as politics, arts, manufacturing, and medicine. The list includes Mercedes-Benz (Daimler AG) chief design officer, Gorden Wagener; Minister-President of North Rhine-Westphalia, Hannelore Kraft; and German physician Rainer Blasczyk, who is known for his works in genetic engineering to prevent organ rejection during transplants.