University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh

Computer Science Ranking

United States Established: 1787 Scholars: 12
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 Pittsburgh. There is a total of 12 researchers included with 2 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the H-index values for top scientists in University of Pittsburgh is 679 with a mean value for the h-index of 56.58. The total sum for the DBPL publications for top scientists in University of Pittsburgh is 1649 with a mean value for DBLP publications is 137.42.

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 Pittsburgh (also known as Pitts) is a foremost public research university in the Oakland neighborhood, about three miles from downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1787, Pitts is a member of the Association of America Universities, and it’s perennially ranked in the top echelon of United States public universities.

Its journey to its current status began when Hugh Henry Brackenridge formed the Pittsburgh Academy. The rapid growth of Pittsburgh city in early 1800, intensified the need for a university in the area. To meet the growing need, the Academy was chartered in 1819 as a proper private university and renamed the Western University of Pennsylvania.

In the late 1800s, the university faced what’s arguably its toughest period, exemplified by two devastating fires and multiple relocations. But, in 1908 the institution finally found a permanent home at its current location and was renamed the University of Pittsburgh by an act of the state legislature. By 1966, the University of Pittsburgh joined the Commonwealth System of Higher Education and ceased being a private university.

Since then the university has grown in leaps and bounds. At present, Pitts’ main campus sits on a 132-acre piece of land. In addition, it has regional campuses in Johnstown, Bradford, Greensburg, and Titusville; and multiple institutes and centers.

The University of Pittsburgh has 16 schools and colleges that offer high-quality academic programs, including certificate programs, undergraduate major/minor, masters, and doctoral programs. In total, the institution provides more than 40 majors and more than 50 minors, plus pre-professional and concentrations in a wide range of areas. Some of the most notable fields of study at Pitts include nursing, computer information systems and technology, athletic training, and broadcast communications.

The quality of its academic programs, as well as research achievements, makes the University of Pittsburgh a go-to institution for students from the U.S. and the entire world. Currently, the school is home to more than 23,000 full-time students and over 1,000 part-timers. There are more than 5,000 faculty members (including over 4,500 full-time members) and more than 6,900 university staff. Moreover, the university has a student/faculty ratio of 14:1, allowing them to maintain their high standard of education.

The University of Pittsburgh has over 330,000 alumni, the most notable of which include Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai, Hollywood legend Gene Kelly, Novelist Micheal Chabon, MRI inventor Paul Lauterbur, and football icons Dan Marino, Tony Dorsett, and Mike Ditka.

In athletics, the University of Pittsburgh has 19 teams that take part in US collegiate competitions. The university football team has won nine national titles, which is the most wins by any major university program in the Eastern U.S. and sixth-highest overall. Besides, the men’s basketball team is a major competitor, having made 25 NCAA tournament appearances.

Articles on DBLP
796 World 490 National Peter Brusilovsky

Peter Brusilovsky

University of Pittsburgh, United States
H-index 76 Citations 33,122 387
825 World 507 National Bruce Buchanan

Bruce Buchanan

University of Pittsburgh, United States
H-index 75 Citations 55,800 86
1976 World 1101 National Heng Huang

Heng Huang

University of Pittsburgh, United States
H-index 60 Citations 15,417 376
2120 World 1164 National Rami Melhem

Rami Melhem

University of Pittsburgh, United States
H-index 59 Citations 13,671 307
2126 World 1166 National Diane Litman

Diane Litman

University of Pittsburgh, United States
H-index 59 Citations 13,227 239
2167 World 1189 National Janyce Wiebe

Janyce Wiebe

University of Pittsburgh, United States
H-index 58 Citations 23,191 121
2554 World 1370 National Rob A. Rutenbar

Rob A. Rutenbar

University of Pittsburgh, United States
H-index 56 Citations 11,959 0
2771 World 1462 National Paul R. Cohen

Paul R. Cohen

University of Pittsburgh, United States
H-index 54 Citations 15,550 0
3021 World 1572 National Daniel Mosse

Daniel Mosse

University of Pittsburgh, United States
H-index 53 Citations 10,636 0
4355 World 2112 National Chris F. Kemerer

Chris F. Kemerer

University of Pittsburgh, United States
H-index 46 Citations 21,823 69
5424 World 2464 National Kirk Pruhs

Kirk Pruhs

University of Pittsburgh, United States
H-index 43 Citations 6,671 0
6211 World 2757 National Michael Wagner

Michael Wagner

University of Pittsburgh, United States
H-index 40 Citations 6,670 64

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