Ranking for Computer Science & Electronics in University of Leeds
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Website : http://www.leeds.ac.uk
|Established : 1831|
The ranking is based on h-index, citations and number of DBLP documents gathered by May 16th 2020
This ranking lists all leading computer scientists affiliated with University of Leeds. There is a total of 6 researchers included with 0 of them also being listed in the world ranking. The total sum for the H-index values for top scientists in University of Leeds is 304 with a mean value for the h-index of 50.67. The total sum for the DBLP publications for leading scientists in University of Leeds is 1039 with a mean value for DBLP publications is 173.17.
Please keep in mind that the research institution or university for a scientist is set based on the affiliation data shown in their Google Scholar profile.Read More...
Facts About University of Leeds
A public research university, the University of Leeds is one of the largest British institutions of higher learning. Located in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, it was officially established in 1904 through a royal charter. It traces back its roots to the 19th century with the establishment of Leeds School of Medicine in 1831 and the founding of Yorkshire College of Science in 1874. It also used to be a member unit of Victoria University in 1887.
Today, the university has over 38,000 students, making it the fifth largest university in the country. Since 2006, the University of Leeds has belonged to the top 5 UK universities in terms of student applications. It is also among the top 100 universities in the world according to international ranking bodies.
With an academic staff having the most number of National Teaching awards among all UK universities, Leeds has a proven tradition in academic excellence. The university currently offers approximately 560 undergraduate degree programs and around 300 postgraduate degree programs.
While it is able to maintain its advantage in conventional subjects, such as in physical sciences and languages, it has gained prominence in novel and innovative fields of studies, including Aviation Technology with Pilot Studies, Nanotechnology, Fire Science, and Color Chemistry.
Leeds is also known for maintaining one of the largest libraries in the world—five in total. These include Laidlaw Library (for undergraduates), Health Sciences Library (medicine, dentistry, and healthcare), Edward Boyle Library (the main engineering, social sciences, and science library), and Brotherton Library (the main arts and humanities library). Aside from supporting cutting-edge research, its special Collections is home to an extensive range of rare books, artifacts, and special archives, with some items dating back to 2,500 BC.
The university is a member of the Worldwide Universities Network, an elite group of 23 research-intensive universities across the world. Likewise, it is part of the prestigious Russell Group of universities with known top-notch research programs. According to its recent Research Excellence Framework assessment, the majority of its research programs are classified as either “internationally excellent” or “world-leading."
Some of its research centers and facilities include the Institute for Transport Studies, which showcases the University of Leeds Driving Simulator, one of the most advanced technologies in a controlled environment. It also has a number of sophisticated laboratories for plant science greenhouses and bionanotechnology research as well as aviation studies.
Finally, some of its notable alumni include six laureates, NASA astronaut Piers Sellers, and former Secretary of State Jack Straw.Read Less...