Zayed University

Zayed University

- Computer Science Ranking

United Arab Emirates Established: 1998 Scholars: 1 Best Researchers 2023 Badge
Computer Science
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Best scientists

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from OpenAlex and CrossRef by December 21st 2022.

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Computer Science discipline and affiliated with Zayed University. There are a total of 1 researchers included. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Zayed University is 35 with a mean value for the h-index of 35.00. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Zayed University is 435 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 435.00.


Zayed University

Zayed University (ZU) is a public university in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It was established in 1998 by the Emirati Federal Government and named after the country’s first president Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. ZU is also the first university in the UAE to be accredited internationally after being recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education in the United States.

Zayed University Key Statistics

ZU’s educational structure is divided into several academic colleges. These include the College of Arts and Creative Enterprises, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the College of Communication and Media Sciences, and the College of Technological Education. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in diverse areas of study, including education, business, arts, and humanities.

It has a student population of more than 9,500 undergraduates and postgraduates. The university also employs over 1,600 academic and administrative staff members across three campus locations. These campuses are the Abu Dhabi campus, the Dubai campus, and the Sweihan campus.

Other Zayed University key statistics are its wide range of academic and administrative facilities that include the Abdul Wahid Al Rostamani Inclusive Learning Center, the Humaid Mater Al Tayer Assistive Technology Resource Center, and the Curriculum Resources Center. It also maintains a comprehensive library network that is made up of several libraries, including the UAE Film Library and Archive which houses special collections of press kits, production stills, artwork, scripts, and posters.

Zayed University Research

ZU is one of the premier research institutions in the nation. It supports researchers through grants and fellowships awarded by the Provost Research Fellowship, the Research Incentive Funds, and the Start-up Grants for New Faculty.

The top three Zayed University research fields are computer science, artificial intelligence, and psychology. Researchers from the university have also attended global research conferences and symposiums such as ECCV: European Conference on Computer Vision, CVPR: Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, and NTMS: New Technologies, Mobility, and Security.

Its most cited research work is Skulmoski et al.’s (2007) “The Delphi method for graduate research,” which was published in the Journal of Information Technology Education and has 2,559 citations to date. ZU’s second most popular research work is Khondker’s (2011) “Role of the new media in the Arab Spring,” which was published in Globalizations and has been cited 873 times so far.

Meanwhile, its third most popular research work is Bernard et al.’s (2014) “A meta-analysis of blended learning and technology use in higher education: From the general to the applied.” This article, which talks about the process of developing a better understanding of the effectiveness of blended learning in higher education, was published in the Journal of Computing in Higher Education and has been cited 630 times by students and research professionals worldwide throughout its publication.

Furthermore, there are several Zayed University research centers, laboratories, and institutes on its premises. These include the Environmental Simulation and Remote Sensing Lab, the Cognition and Neuroscience Lab, the Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Center for Health Sciences, the Emirates Center for Happiness Research, and the Roadway Transportation & Traffic Safety Research Center.
D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines.
7669 World 21 National
Zakaria Maamar

Zakaria Maamar

Zayed University, United Arab Emirates
D-index 35 Citations 5,321 435

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 D-Index >= 30 within the area of Computer Science. If you or other scholars are not listed, we appreciate if you can contact us.