Reputation and Rankings of McGill University
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is a world's top research university located in Montreal Quebec Canada
. It is considered as one of the most prestigious universities in the world. As of the 2014-2015 school year, McGill was ranked 1st in Canada
among all its major/research universities in the Maclean's 24th annual rankings
, maintaining this position for the tenth consecutive year.
Internationally, McGill ranked 24th in the world and 1st in Canada in the 2015 QS World University Rankings.
This is the 12th year in a row that QS has ranked McGill in the top 25 of the world's universities
. It was ranked 38th in the world by the 2015-2016 Times Higher Education World University Rankings
. According to the 2011 Emerging/Trendence Global Employability Ranking
, McGill was ranked 19th in the world
for popularity among major employers.
With almost 215,000
living alumni worldwide, students and professors at McGill have been recognized in fields ranging from the arts and sciences, to business, politics, and sports. Notable alumni include eight Nobel Laureates
, one Turing Award Winner
, one hundred and thirty-two Rhodes Scholars
astronauts, two Canadian prime minister
justices of the Canadian Supreme Court
foreign leaders, nine Academy Award
winners, three Pulitzer Prize
winners, and twenty-eight Olympic
medalists. Overall, twelve Nobel laureates
are affiliated with the university.
Schoof of Computer Science
The School of Computer Science
at McGill University
is ranked 23rd in the world in the QS World University Rankings for Computer Science and Information Systems 2011
There are many great inventions and achievements from the School of Computer Science at McGill University, including the Archie Search Engine
, which is the First and considered as the Father of Internet Search Engines. Professors won many international and Canadian awards and recognitions such as ACM Fellow, IEEE Fellow, International Association for Cryptologic Research Fellow, Fellow of Royal Society of Canada, Killam Prize, Canada Research Chair, Sloan Fellow, Fessenden Science Innovation Prize, Humboldt Fellowship and Humboldt Research Award, CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize, J.-Armand-Bombardier Prize, E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowships, Killam Fellowships, Radcliffe Fellowships from Harvard University etc, and many best paper awards in major computing areas.
Famous alumi of the McGill School of Computer Science includes Professor Yoshua Bengio
, a pioneer in Deep Learning, and an ACM Turing Award Winner; Changpeng Zhao (CZ)
, who is the founder of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange -- Binance
. Students graduated from the School of Computer Science are highly sought by top universities and industry. Many of them are working in leading companies such as Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Neflix, Apple, Samsung, or top universities including MIT, Stanford, CMU.
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