City College of New York

City College of New York

- Mathematics Ranking

United States Established: 1847 Scholars: 3
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Best scientists

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Mathematics discipline and affiliated with City College of New York. There are a total of 3 researchers included with 0 of them also being included in the global ranking.


City College of New York

City College of New York (CCNY) is a public college of the City University of New York and was the first free public university in the United States. It was founded in 1847 as the Principal College of City University of New York. It is ranked 85th among 620 regional universities and 1st in racial and ethnic diversity, among regional universities in North America.

City College of New York Key Statistics

CCNY offers a rich variety of programs through eight academic schools. One of these is the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, which is composed of four divisions (Interdisciplinary Studies, Science, Humanities and the Arts, and the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership) and four professional schools. Altogether, CCNY's schools and divisions offer 73 undergraduate majors and 47 master's programs.

City College of New York is one of the largest institutions in Manhattan with about 16,544 students. 13,315 of this population are undergraduates while 3,229 are graduate students. It has 555 full-time and 894 part-time teaching personnel.

Morris Raphael Cohen is the main library at CCNY with 6 specialized libraries: Architecture Library, Center for Worker Education Library, Art Visual Library, Dominican Studies Library, Music Library, and Science and Engineering Library. These libraries collectively house around 1.44 million books, 50,000 periodicals, 1,000,000 digital images, and 240 databases.

Other City College of New York key statistics includes its study abroad and international programs.

City College of New York Research

The university is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity.” CCNY researchers have engaged in research in areas such as nanoscience, structural biology, photonics, alternative energy, water resources, public policy, and transportation.

The top three fields of research at City College of New York are material science, computer science, and chemistry. The university has made publications in top journals like the Nature Journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, and BioRxiv. The top three conferences where the university's researchers have presented papers and/or attended are the International Conference on Learning Representations, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, and the International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.

The most cited article published by the City College of New York is Mohapatra and Senjanovic’s (1980) “Neutrino Mass and spontaneous parity nonconservation,” published in Physical Review Letters. This received 6,441 citations. The second most cited article is Vorosmarty et al.’s (2010) “Global threats to human water security and river biodiversity,” published in Nature and received 5,160 citations. The third most cited publication is Ashby et al.’s (2000) book, Metal Foams: A Design Guide. This work has a total of 4,506 citations so far.

CCNY has 21 research institutes in the sciences, engineering, and social sciences. In 2018/2019 the total amount received in funding for research was estimated to be more than $62 million.

Other City College of New York research statistics includes 10 Nobel Prize winners, one Turing Award winner, one Field Medalist, three Pulitzer Prize winners, and three Rhodes Scholars.

You can also learn more about the educational performance of City College of New York in our ranking of US universities & colleges.

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.
1009 World 477 National
Michael Shub

Michael Shub

City College of New York, United States
D-index 45 Citations 13,144 156
1912 World 816 National
Gilbert Baumslag

Gilbert Baumslag

City College of New York, United States
D-index 35 Citations 5,238 160
2443 World 1030 National
Benjamin Steinberg

Benjamin Steinberg

City College of New York, United States
D-index 32 Citations 3,717 263

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 Mathematics. If you or other scholars are not listed, we appreciate if you can contact us.