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Oct 21 2010
1 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation – Forensic scientists who use their skills to solve crimes. 22736
2 Dr. Bruce Banner, aka The Incredible Hulk (Hulk) – Scientist who developed the "Gamma Bomb" for the US Government. An accident at the site of a test led to his becoming the Hulk. For a long period after, while in the form of Bruce Banner, he would look for scientific ways to rid himself of the transformation. 8927
3 Ghostbusters – Most of the central characters (Peter Venkman, Raymond Stantz, Egon Spengler and Winston Zeddemore) are parapsychologists who battle ghosts and other supernatural menaces with equipment of their own design. 7802
4 Indiana Jones (Indiana Jones movies and TV shows) – Adventurous archaeologist. 7102
5 Albert Wesker (Resident Evil) - Microbiologist working for the pharmaceutical enterprise Umbrella and co-creator of the T-virus. He was killed in the first Resident Evil game by Tyrant T-002, a powerful biological weapon, and was resurrected by William Birkin's virus. 6201
6 The Doctor (Doctor Who) – A superintelligent alien who was educated as a scientist and uses his skills extensively in his adventures. 3798
7 Mr. Spock (TOS) – Science officer and second-in-command of the Enterprise. 3705
8 Data (TNG) – Second officer and chief operations officer of the Enterprise-D, but his duties covered that of a science officer. 3288
9 Lara Croft (Tomb Raider) - Archaeologist 3041
10 The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen 3011
11 Professor Charles Francis Xavier, aka Professor X (X-Men) – The founder, mentor, and sometime leader of the X-Men. 2784
12 Dr. Henry (Hank) Philip McCoy, aka Beast (X-Men) – World-renowned biochemist and mutant superhero. 2350
13 Seven of Nine (VOY) – Borg drone with no official rank or post, but due to her access to advanced Borg knowledge, she was used as an acting science officer on Voyager. 2298
14 Bruce Wayne, aka Batman (Detective Comics, Batman) - The World's Greatest Detective (reputedly) with incredible scientific knowledge and forensic and memory skills that are second to none. 2115
15 Dr. Gordon Freeman, Ph.D. (Half Life) – A theoretical physicist who fights a one-man battle against invading aliens, US Marines and Combine forces with a crowbar and other weapons. Associates are Drs. Isaac Kleiner, Eli Vance, Judith Mossman and Arne Magnusson. 1789
16 Dr. Emmett Brown, aka Doc Brown (Back to the Future) – Inventor of the Flux Capacitor which makes time travel possible. 1473
17 Alan Scott (Green Lantern) - Engineer and the first Green Lantern 1470
18 Miles "Tails" Prower (Sonic the Hedgehog) - A fox with two tails that is Sonic's sidekick. Using his knowledge of electrical engineering he creates mechanical devices that rival Doctor Eggman's robots. 1461
19 Leonard McCoy (TOS) – Chief Medical Officer of the Enterprise. 1399
20 Captain Nemo (Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, The Mysterious Island) – An ambiguous-to-villainous figure, who later took on a heroic role. 1373
21 Bulma (Dragon Ball) - Creator of the Dragon Radar and a time machine allowing Trunks to avert the conquest of the world by evil androids. 1356
22 Q (James Bond) – Makes all the gadgets 007 uses. Q is most often portrayed using the conventional literary trappings of a scientist (white lab coat etc.), even though his activities are closer to engineering. 1289
23 Edward Elric and Alphonse Elric - Duo of alchemist brothers who seek the legendary Philosopher's stone, and end up saving their country with their alchemical skills. 1213
24 Lucca (Chrono Trigger) – Fighter and inventor, who, among other things, builds a time-machine and repairs a robot from over a millennium in the future. 1088
25 Montgomery Scott aka Scotty (TOS) – Chief engineer of the Enterprise, often described as a miracle worker. 1080
26 Ted Sallis, duplicator of the serum that created Captain America, transformed into The Man-Thing. Although he had serious problems with his personal ethics when it came to women and girls, he abandoned Operation Sulfer on moral grounds, and elected to remain as Man-Thing rather than allow innocents to be killed by the demon Thog. 1062
27 Dr. Clark Savage, Jr. aka Doc Savage (Doc Savage) – Surgeon, scientist, adventurer, inventor, explorer and musician. 1046
28 Jay Garrick, aka The Flash (The Flash) – Research scientist, superhero and founding member of the Justice Society of America. 1026
29 Geordi La Forge (TNG) – Chief engineering officer of the Enterprise-D. 1017
30 Ciel (Mega Man Zero) - Teen prodigy specializing in energy research, cybernetics, and robotics. 949
31 Doctor Zoidberg (Futurama) - A lobster-like creature working as the company doctor for Planet Express. 943
32 Wheeljack (Transformers) - An Autobot engineer and inventor. 943
33 The Doctor (VOY) – Voyager's Emergency Medical Hologram. 932
34 The Andromeda Strain – A team of scientists who investigate a deadly disease. 849
35 Dr. Daniel Jackson (Stargate and Stargate SG-1) – Archaeologist and linguist who figures out how to open the Stargate; his understanding of cultures and languages typically comes in handy when dealing with the bewildering array of cultures in the Stargate universe. 819
36 Ratchet (Transformers series) – Very skilled Autobot medic. In the G1 Comics, he sacrifices himself to kill Megatron. 811
37 B'Elanna Torres (VOY) – Chief engineer of Voyager. 761
38 Lieutenant Colonel Samantha Carter, Ph.D. (Stargate SG-1) – An officer of the United States Air Force and astrophysicist whose scientific knowledge and engineering skills are used to resolve the various threats to her team and to Earth. 758
39 Beverly Crusher (TNG) – Chief medical officer of the Enterprise-D. 743
40 Jadzia Dax (DS9) – Science officer on Deep Space 9. 733
41 T'Pol (ENT) – Second-in-command of the Enterprise-NX, though the crew relied on her as an acting science officer as well. 707
42 Forge (X-Men) – Mutant engineering genius. 705
43 Reginald Barclay (TNG and VOY) - An engineer originally assigned to the USS Enterprise-D and later played a key role in a later project which enabled regular contact with the missing Starfleet ship, USS Voyager. 660
44 Angus "Mac" MacGyver (MacGyver) – A secret agent who fights the forces of evil using his scientific and engineering knowledge to his advantage. 567
45 Ezri Dax (DS9) - Counselor on Deep Space 9, later host of Dax 553
46 Miles O'Brien (DS9) – Chief operations officer on Deep Space 9, which doubles as a chief engineer. 516
47 Dr. Mohinder Suresh (Heroes) - Professor of genetics and parapsychology from India. 508
48 Blankman (Blankman) – Science wiz-nerd who believes he is a superhero, and becomes one. 480
49 Dr. Rodney McKay (Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis) – Brilliant-but-whiny astrophysicist who manages to save the lost city of Atlantis on a regular basis (and never lets anyone forget it). 477
50 Julian Bashir (DS9) – Chief medical officer on Deep Space 9. 423
51 Buckaroo Banzai (The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension) – Particle physicist, neurosurgeon, test pilot, martial artist and rock star. 391
52 Charles Tucker III aka "Trip" (ENT) – Chief engineer of the Enterprise-NX. 380
53 Zefram Cochrane ("Metamorphosis (Star Trek: The Original Series)" and Star Trek: First Contact) – Inventor of the warp drive. 362
54 Tom Swift and Tom Swift, Jr. (children's stories) – A father-and-son team of inventors. 361
55 Hoshi Sato (ENT) – Communication officer of the Enterprise-NX and inventor of the universal translator. 359
56 Phlox (ENT) – Chief Medical Officer on the Enterprise-NX. 308
57 Gyro Gearloose (Duck universe) 273
58 Challengers of the Unknown – A quartet of scientific explorers. 245
59 Doctor Sivana, full name Thaddeus Bodog Sivana - The World's Wickedest Scientist. Arch-enemy of Captain Marvel (DC Comics) 244
60 Tom Strong (Tom Strong) – Science hero. 241
61 Dilbert - Star engineer of the comic strip series, "Dilbert" in the Dilbert universe. 231
62 Perceptor (Transformers) - An Autobot scientist. 210
63 Hari Seldon (Foundation Series) – The mathematician who invents psychohistory. 201
64 CSI: New York and CSI: Miami. 200
65 Noonien Soong ("Brothers (Star Trek: The Next Generation)") – Inventor of the positronic brain, which makes intelligent androids possible. 185
66 Ted Knight, aka Starman (Starman) – Astronomer, expert scientist and superhero. 174
67 Ian Malcolm (Jurassic Park) – Mathematician and chaotician surviving numerous encounters with dinosaurs and other hazards. His mathematical prowess does not help so much as allow him to predict his own fate, and that of the park's inhabitants. 171
68 Will Magnus (Metal Men) – Creator of a team of advanced artificially intelligent robots. 137
69 Dr. Susan Calvin (I, Robot and other stories by Isaac Asimov) – Chief robot-psychologist of U.S. Robots and Mechanical Men 131
70 Quinn Mallory (Sliders) — Graduate student who invents the transdimensional gateway. 124
71 Liet-Kynes (Prelude to Dune and Dune) - Planetologist. 119
72 Dr. Aki Ross (Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within), a biologist vowing to stop the aliens that plague the Earth 112
73 Norma Cenva (Legends of Dune) - Inventor of the space folding engine. 109
74 Professor Ochanomizu, surrogate father of Osamu Tezuka's Astro Boy 104
75 Shion Uzuki (Xenosaga) 101
76 Dr. Hans Zarkov (Flash Gordon) 81
77 Captain Hagbard Celine (Illuminatus trilogy) – Fights the Illuminati from his submarine and with his computer, both designed by himself. 72
78 Brains (Thunderbirds) – Engineer. 63
79 Wally - Lazy and disillusioned engineer of the comic strip series in the Dilbert universe. 47
80 Dr. Clayton Forrester (The War of the Worlds) 33
81 Pardot Kynes (Prelude to Dune) - Planetologist. 29
82 The Engineer (Team Fortress 2) - One of nine playable classes who is capable of building sentry guns for area denial. 25
83 Maxim Kammerer (Noon Universe) – Goes on a quest for traces of an enigmatic alien race called Wanderers. 23
84 Cyrus Smith (The Mysterious Island) – Great literary example of 19th century engineer. 20
85 Dr. Philip Boyce ("The Cage (Star Trek: The Original Series)") — Enterprise doctor for this pilot episode only 19
86 Gennady Komov (Noon Universe), a xenopsychologist whose main occupation is engaging contact with and studying alien (especially, non-human) civilizations, e.g. Headies and Ark Megaforms 18
87 Unorthodox Engineers – A misfit bunch of engineers who solved problems of alien technology/weird planets in the future. 17
88 Dr. Sam Beckett (Quantum Leap) - Nobel-prizewinning quantum physicist (with multiple doctorates) caught in his own time-travel experiment; "leaping" into many lives along the span of his own lifetime, he must change the histories of those around him for the better before he can return home. 13
89 The Last Three of Venus - Venusian scientists, adversaries of Dan Dare 12
90 Leonid Gorbovsky (Noon Universe), a genius scientist, a progressor and a spaceship captain who is known for his ability to land on even the most dangerous planets, to survive planetwide catastrophes and easily making contact with any non-human civilization. 12
91 Ri Kohran (Sakura Wars) < 5
92 Franz Hopper, (Code Lyoko) - Genius in Quantum Physics and Computer Programming responsible for the creation of the virtual reality Lyoko, Malevolent AI XANA and the advanced hardware that support both. < 5
93 Peter Parker aka Spider-Man (Spider-Man) – Superhero with great knowledge of advanced sciences, who now teaches at the High School he went to. < 5
94 Artemus Gordon (The Wild Wild West) The brainy complement to James West's brawn. < 5
95 Kiranin Colbock (Space Runaway Ideon) – A member of a science academy. < 5
96 Victor Von Doom, aka Doctor Doom (Doctor Doom) - Evil Scientist, Engineer, Genius, Conqueror. Doctor Doom, like Mister Fantastic, is regarded as one of the most intelligent people on Earth, even though he is a villain. < 5
97 Gadget Hackwrench (Chip and Dale's Rescue Rangers) - Female mouse tinkerer/scientist. < 5
98 Dr. Thomas Stockmann (An Enemy of the People) < 5
99 Dr. Richard Daystrom ("The Ultimate Computer") – Inventor of the duotronic computer systems, the basic principles behind the computers on all Starfleet vessels. < 5
100 Arcot, Wade and Morey — scientist-inventors in science fiction stories by John W. Campbell < 5
101 Megan Parker (Drake and Josh) - Girl evil genius. < 5
102 Tony Stark, aka Iron Man (Iron Man) – An industrialist and electrical engineer of incredible ingenuity and inventive genius, whose technology to fight crime keeps him alive as well. He suffers from alcoholism. < 5
103 Leo Graf (Falling Free) Space engineer who leads a group of genetically engineered four-armed humans known as "quaddies" to freedom. < 5
104 Professor E. Gadd (Nintendo games) < 5
105 Leonard of Quirm (Discworld) – Superintelaligent clockpunk engineer. < 5
106 Jeff Andonuts (EarthBound) - One of the Chosen Four. < 5
107 Dr. Ritsuko Akagi (Neon Genesis Evangelion) is the daughter of the above. < 5
108 William Birkin (Resident Evil 2) - Microbiologist working for the pharmaceutical enterprise Umbrella and creator of the G-virus. He was wounded and injected himself with his G-virus, mutating him into a monster. < 5
109 Martin Arrowsmith (Arrowsmith) < 5
110 Othar Tryggvassen (Girl Genius) - A powerful "spark", or mad scientist, bent on destroying all sparks, including himself. < 5
111 Quinn Pensky and Paige Howard (Zoey 101) 13 year old female mad scientist. Best known for her Quinventions < 5
112 Professor Utonium (The Powerpuff Girls) – The creator of the Powerpuff Girls, among several other wacky things. < 5
113 Barry Allen, aka The Flash (The Flash) – Police scientist and superhero. < 5
114 Dr. Miles Bennett Dyson (Terminator 2: Judgment Day) – When he learns of the destructive destiny of his future creation, Dyson destroys his research. < 5
115 Love Lab scientists (Rhythm Heaven) - A male and female scientist pass ingredients to each other to make love potions to the rhythm of the music. < 5
116 Dr. Hiroshi Agasa aka Dr. Hershel Agasa (Case Closed) – An absent-minded professor who invents several devices to help out Jimmy Kudo. < 5
117 Dr. Jon Osterman aka Dr. Manhattan (Watchmen) nuclear physicist transformed by accident into a godlike super-being. While publicized as a superhero, he functions as the ultimate weapon for the United States military. < 5
118 James Ray Steam (Steamboy) - Boy genius who helps his father and grandfather save Victorian London from a greedy corporation's superweapons. < 5
119 Dr. Tolian Soran (Star Trek Generations) - El-Aurian scientist desperate to return to the Nexus. < 5
120 Citan Uzuki (Xenogears) < 5
121 Tochiro Oyama (Captain Harlock) – He is the designer and some say the soul of Harlock's spaceship Arcadia. < 5
122 Shiro Sanada (Star Blazers) – Chief Technician or Chief Mechanic of the Space Battleship Yamato, called Sandor in Star Blazers. < 5
123 Hank Rearden (Atlas Shrugged) — Metallurgist and railroad magnate, inventor of "Rearden metal" < 5
124 Agatha Heterodyne, (Airship Entertainment, Girl Genius) - The heiress to the political background and scientific understanding of the Heterodyne Family. < 5
125 Professeur Cuthbert Calculus (The Adventures of Tintin) – A brilliant, if distracted, scientist. He is responsible for developing numerous potions and devices, but is most notably known as the leader of the first manned lunar mission. < 5
126 Dr. Frankenstein - Creates a creature and gives it life in Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley < 5
127 Lloyd Asplund (Code Geass) - A Britannian scientist who designed the Lancelot Knightmare Frame, a bipedal, humanoid superweapon entrusted to Japanese pilot Suzaku Kururugi. < 5
128 Dr. Tem Ray (Mobile Suit Gundam) – Along with being the father of Amuro Ray, he led the design team that created the RX-78 Gundam. < 5
129 Professor Membrane (Invader Zim) - Super-scientist "the man without whom this world falls into chaos and the inventor of Super Toast". < 5
130 Donatello (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) – The most intelligent of the four Turtles, he builds a lot of advanced devices, often in the heat of battle. < 5
131 Dr. Emil Lang (Robotech) – Responsible for much of the Earth based Robotechnology. Briefly seen in the original series, he played a much larger role in the aborted series Robotech II: The Sentinels which was adapted as a comic book series. < 5


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