This is a ranking by the number of papers published by authors in DSN and its predecessor conference FTCS. The data is obtained from DBLP. The records go only as far back as 1988, though the conference started in 1971. The recency count is for papers published in the last five years.

Last Update: December 2021

Source code, written by Edgardo Barsallo and Saurabh Bagchi, available at:, derived from the scholrly's dblp-python code.

Fine-print: (1) Count does not equal impact. (2) Only regular papers are counted, not workshop, industry track, short papers, etc. (3) Affiliation information comes from DBLP.

Author # Rank Name Num. of Papers Num. of Recent Papers Last-Known Affiliation
11Ravishankar K. Iyer51 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Center for Reliable & High Performance Computing (CRHC), IL, USA
22William H. Sanders34 University of Illinois, USA
32Zbigniew Kalbarczyk34 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
44Kishor S. Trivedi23 Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
55Henrique Madeira20 University of Coimbra, Portugal
65Christof Fetzer20 Dresden University of Technology, Germany
75Saurabh Bagchi20 Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA
88Sudhakar M. Reddy17 University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
98Neeraj Suri17 Lancaster University, Bailrigg, UK
108Rachid Guerraoui17 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland
118Philip J. Koopman Jr.17 Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA
128Karthik Pattabiraman17 University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
1313Roy A. Maxion16 Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA
1414Johan Karlsson15 Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
1515Jean Arlat14 LAAS-CNRS, France
1615Daniel P. Siewiorek14 Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA
1715Kang G. Shin14 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
1815Marco Vieira14 University of Coimbra, Portugal
1915Fernando Pedone14 University of Lugano, Switzerland
2020Paulo Veríssimo13 University of Lisbon, Faculty of Sciences
2120Irith Pomeranz13 Purdue University, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, West Lafayette, IN, USA
2220Nuno Neves 000113 University of Lisbon, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Computer Science, Portugal
2323Arun K. Somani12 Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA
2423W. Kent Fuchs12 University of Florida, Florida, USA
2523Luís E. T. Rodrigues12 University of Lisbon, Department of Computer Science, Portugal
2623Tzi-cker Chiueh12 Industrial Technology Research Institute, Hsinchu, Taiwan
2723Pascal Felber1210  University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
2823Haining Wang12 Virginia Tech, USA
2923Evgenia Smirni12 College of William and Mary, USA
3030Kewal K. Saluja11 University of Wisconsin - Madison, USA
3130Gilles Muller11 INRIA, France
3230Lorenzo Alvisi11 University of Texas at Austin, USA
3330Yennun Huang11 Academia Sinica, Taiwan
3430James S. Plank11 University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA
3530Michel Cukier11 University of Maryland, College Park, USA
3636Karama Kanoun10 University of Toulouse, France
3736Michael R. Lyu10 Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
3836Prithviraj Banerjee10 Northwestern University, Illinois, USA
3936Bella Bose10 Oregon State University, USA
4036Yair Amir10 Johns Hopkins University, USA
4136Yi-Min Wang10 Microsoft Corporation, USA
4236André Schiper10 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland
4336Michel Raynal10 IRISA Rennes
4436Michael K. Reiter10 Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA
4536Joost-Pieter Katoen10 RWTH Aachen University, Germany
4636Patrick P. C. Lee10The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
4747Douglas M. Blough9 Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
4847John C. Knight9University of Virginia, USA (deceased)
4947Mohamed Kaâniche9 LAAS, Toulouse, France
5047Ann T. Tai9 IA Tech, USA
5147Jean-Charles Fabre9 LAAS-CNRS, France
5247Kenneth P. Birman9 Cornell University, Ithaca, USA
5347Robbert van Renesse9 Cornell University, Ithaca, USA
5447Peng Liu 00059 Pennsylvania State University, College of Information Sciences and Technology, University Park, PA, USA
5547Boudewijn R. Haverkort9 Tilburg University, Tilburg, Netherlands
5647Domenico Cotroneo9 University of Naples Federico II, Italy
5747Herbert Bos9 Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
5847Saman A. Zonouz9 Rutgers University, USA
5959Jean-Claude Laprie8 LAAS-CNRS, France (deceased)
6059Jacob A. Abraham8 University of Texas at Austin, USA
6159John P. Hayes8 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
6259David Powell8 LAAS-CNRS, France
6359G. Robert Redinbo8 University of California Davis, USA
6459Nirmal R. Saxena8 Alliance Semiconductor, USA
6559Richard D. Schlichting8 AT&T Inc
6659João Gabriel Silva8 University of Coimbra, Portugal
6759Christian Cachin8 University of Bern, Switzerland
6859Matti A. Hiltunen8 AT&T Labs Research, USA
6959José Pereira 00018 University of Minho, INESC TEC, Braga, Portugal
7059Sarita V. Adve8 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
7159Xiapu Luo8 Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
7259Onur Mutlu8 ETH Zurich
7359Marcello Cinque8 University of Naples Federico II, Italy
7459Dongyan Xu8 Purdue University, USA
7559Alysson Neves Bessani8 University of Lisbon, Portugal
7676Gregory F. Sullivan7 Johns Hopkins University, USA
7776Shantanu Dutt7 University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, IL, USA
7876Yves Crouzet7 LAAS-CNRS, France (deceased)
7976Ram Chillarege7 Chillarege Inc., USA
8076Rami G. Melhem7 University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
8176Farnam Jahanian7 National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA, USA
8276Dong Tang7 
8376E. N. Elnozahy7 King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
8476Pradip Bose7 IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, USA
8576Anne-Marie Kermarrec7 INRIA, Rennes, France
8676Louise E. Moser7 University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
8776P. M. Melliar-Smith7 University of California Santa Barbara
8876Andrea Bondavalli7 University of Florence, Italy
8976Peter Folkesson7 RISE Research Institutes, Sweden
9076Shivakant Mishra7 University of Colorado Boulder, USA
9176Julia L. Lawall7 LIP6, Paris
9276Kam S. Tso7 Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
9376Peter Buchholz 00017 Technical University of Dortmund, Germany
9476George Candea7 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland
9576Daniel J. Sorin7 Duke University, Durham, USA
9676Miguel Correia 00017 University of Lisbon, Portugal
9776Andrew S. Tanenbaum7 VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands
9876Kun Sun 00017 George Mason University, Department of Information Sciences and Technology, Fairfax, VA, USA
9976Zhongshu Gu7 IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, USA
10076Devesh Tiwari7 Northeastern University, USA
101101John F. Meyer6 University of Michigan, USA
102101Tohru Kikuno6 
103101Edward J. McCluskey6 Stanford University, USA
104101David A. Rennels6 University of California Los Angeles, USA
105101Hans-Joachim Wunderlich6 University of Stuttgart, Germany
106101Jie Xu 00076 University of Leeds, School of Computing, UK
107101Niraj K. Jha6 Princeton University, USA
108101C. Mani Krishna6 University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
109101Michael Waidner6 Darmstadt University of Technology, Department of Computer Science
110101Janak H. Patel6 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
111101Nitin H. Vaidya6 University of Illinois, USA
112101Willy Zwaenepoel6 University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
113101Arif Merchant6 Google, USA
114101Seyed Ghassem Miremadi6 Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
115101Achour Mostéfaoui6 IRISA Rennes
116101Priya Narasimhan6 Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA
117101Jonny Vinter6 Research Institutes of Sweden, Sweden
118101Patrick Th. Eugster6 Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), Lugano, Switzerland
119101Juan-Carlos Ruiz-Garcia6 Technical University of Valencia, Spain
120101Lixia Zhang 00016 UCLA, CA, USA
121101Xiangyu Zhang 00016 Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
122101Lydia Y. Chen6 IBM Research, Zurich, Switzerland
123101Angelos Stavrou6 Virginia Tech, VA, USA
124101Cristiano Giuffrida6  VU Amsterdam, Netherlands
125101Guanpeng Li6 Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
126101Valerio Schiavoni6 University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland