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 Patras. There is a total of 3 researchers included with 0 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the H-index values for top scientists in University of Patras is 148 with a mean value for the h-index of 49.33. The total sum for the DBPL publications for top scientists in University of Patras is 521 with a mean value for DBLP publications is 173.67.
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 Patras (UPatras), or Πανεπιστήμιο Πατρών, Panepistímio Patrón in Greek, is a public university in Western Greece. It is the country’s third-largest university based on the size of student, faculty, and staff population, as well as the number of departments.
The University of Patras was founded on November 11, 1964. It was established as a self-administered higher education institution under the supervision of the government. In 2013, it merged with the University of Western Greece. Meanwhile, in 2019, it merged with the Technological Educational Institute of Western Greece. This merger resulted in the university having two main campuses in Patras and Messolonghi. The university also has four satellite campuses/facilities in Aigio, Agrinio, Amaliada, and Pyrgos.
The university is composed of seven schools: (1) School of Natural Sciences, (2) School of Health Sciences, (3) School of Engineering, (4) School of Humanities and Social Sciences, (5) School of Economics and Business, (6) School of Agricultural Sciences, and (7) School of Health Rehabilitation Sciences. These schools are divided into 35 departments, each focusing on a more specific field of study. The university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as online and open courses.
The University of Patras has also gained recognition for its excellence in basic and applied research. UPatras operates over 160 fully equipped laboratories and clinics in total. Through these facilities, UPatras has conducted pioneering studies in a wide range of disciplines, including health, environment, biotechnology, electronics, and informatics, among others. Many of its laboratories, clinics, and departments are also considered centers of excellence in their respective focus fields, based on international assessment qualifications.
With its excellent educational reputation and outstanding research work, UPatras attracts many student candidates annually. As of 2020, the university accommodates more than 20,000 undergraduate and 3,000 graduate students. Meanwhile, its faculty members, teaching staff, and administrative personnel are estimated to be about 1,500.
Since its establishment, the university has been committed to providing comprehensive and innovative instruction and research. It also upholds a mission to contribute to society. As such, it plays a role in development initiatives that benefit Western Greece. Furthermore, UPatras also maintains an international stature. It participates in several European and international programs for academics and research, including consortiums and academic associations with major universities and institutions worldwide.
The University of Patras has already produced a number of notable alumni. These include computer scientist Nikolaos Bourbakis, who is known for his contribution to image processing innovation, as well as Radovan Stojanovic, a professor and computer engineer recognized for his significant work in improving science and technology in the Mediterranean and Western Balkan.