Rankings and reputation

Computer science is ranked highly in the UK and world university league tables, reflecting the department’s reputation for conducting leading-edge research and providing an outstanding teaching and learning environment.

Here are some highlights from the most recent international and UK league tables.

International league tables

Top 150 for computer science and engineering in the ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018.

UK league tables

Surrey has been ranked top ten in the UK for computer science and information systems by the Guardian University Guide 2019, see the full league table results.

2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF)

60 per cent of research by Department of Computer Science rated world-leading or internationally excellent.

Surrey has risen to 22nd place among 106 institutions for ‘Research Power.’

Professional recognition of our academics

Among all the academics, six have received recognition from at least one professional society in related field by being elected to the highest level of membership (fellowship), which include:

In addition, eight academics (Prof Anthony TS HoProf Yaochu JinProf Steve SchneiderDr André GrüningDr Lee GillamDr Shujun LiDr Sotiris Moschoyiannis, Dr Norman Poh) are members of technical committees, executive committees or working groups or boards of scientific associations including: IEEEIFIPISOENNS.

Eight academics (Prof Anthony TS HoProf Yaochu JinProf Steve SchneiderDr Clive Cheong TookDr Lee GillamDr Shujun LiDr Mark Manulis, Dr Norman Poh) are currently serving on editorial boards of over 20 international scientific journals.

Three academics (Prof Yaochu JinProf Anthony TS HoDr Lee Gillam) are currently (Co-) Editors-in-Chief of international journals including: