Massachusetts Institute of Technology *University

United States

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Foundation: 1861

Mission: The mission of MIT is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century. The Institute is committed to generating, disseminating, and preserving knowledge, and to working with others to bring this knowledge to bear on the world’s great challenges. MIT is dedicated to providing its students with an education that combines rigorous academic study and the excitement of discovery with the support and intellectual stimulation of a diverse campus community. We seek to develop in each member of the MIT community the ability and passion to work wisely, creatively, and effectively for the betterment of humankind.

Vision: Information not localized

History: mitstory.mit.edu

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Overall percentile
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Research percentile
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Innovation percentile
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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 areas/categories

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
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +41st13th23rd13th
Arts and Humanities +7th2nd6th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 10th5th8th5th
Business, Management and Accounting 28th5th21st5th
Chemistry 12th3rd5th3rd
Computer Science 13th4th6th4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +61st16th32nd16th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 12th5th9th5th
Energy 18th1st3rd1st
Engineering +19th5th7th5th
Environmental Science 28th6th12th6th
Mathematics 14th3rd4th3rd
Medicine +67th42nd59th41st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 26th10th12th10th
Physics and Astronomy 15th4th7th4th
Psychology 106th62nd101st58th
Social Sciences +38th20th32nd18th
Veterinary 291st88th213th78th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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