Illinois Institute of TechnologyUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1890

Mission: To provide distinctive and relevant education in an environment of scientific, technological, and professional knowledge creation and innovation.

Vision: IIT will be internationally recognized in distinctive areas of education and research, using as its platform the global city of Chicago, driven by a professional and technology-oriented focus, and based on a culture of innovation and excellence.



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Research percentile


Innovation percentile


Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDUnited States
Arts and Humanities 576th294th538th269th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 691st375th614th353rd
Business, Management and Accounting 692nd236th568th206th
Chemistry 634th321st553rd296th
Computer Science 385th141st292nd129th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 553rd200th463rd177th
Energy 413th140th302nd127th
Engineering 430th175th333rd162nd
Environmental Science 644th318th556th294th
Mathematics 450th173rd354th161st
Medicine 705th418th655th388th
Physics and Astronomy 606th279th534th263rd
Psychology 624th332nd586th304th
Social Sciences 682nd290th602nd256th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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