Michigan Technological UniversityUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1885

Mission: Create solutions for society’s challenges by delivering action-based undergraduate and graduate education, discovering new knowledge through research, and launching new technologies through innovation.

Vision: Michigan Tech is a globally recognized technological university that educates students, advances knowledge, and innovates to improve the quality of life and to promote mutual respect and equity for all people within the state, the nation, and the global community.

History: www.mtu.edu


Overall percentile


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
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 672nd306th604th277th
Arts and Humanities 533rd257th495th235th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 785th444th708th413th
Business, Management and Accounting 597th191st480th164th
Chemistry 504th257th426th243rd
Computer Science 567th245th466th221st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 451st207th383rd190th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 435th140th361st123rd
Energy 370th117th259th107th
Engineering 456th189th359th176th
Environmental Science 442nd180th355th165th
Mathematics 559th239th461st223rd
Medicine 713th426th663rd396th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 503rd242nd415th230th
Physics and Astronomy 522nd235th451st222nd
Social Sciences 710th310th630th276th

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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