Nanjing University of Science and TechnologyUniversity


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Foundation: 1953

Mission: With both educational quality and scientific research level ranking among the high-level universities in China, NUST aims at developing itself into a major base in China for training high quality and creative personnel, carrying out high-tech research, dedicating to academic and cultural exchanges, and playing a very important role in China’s economic and social progress and national defense modernization. NUST is striving to be a national influential research-oriented university which is multidisciplinary, with emphasis in science and engineering.

Vision: To become a high-level university oriented in academic research and known for its tradition, innovative spirit, and commitment to truth.



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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 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

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionBRIICSChina
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 710th325th275th215th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 453rd102nd69th66th
Business, Management and Accounting 589th147th121st75th
Chemistry 295th100th71st69th
Computer Science 144th49th39th38th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 442nd193rd178th134th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 357th95th85th63rd
Energy 215th100th72nd69th
Engineering 130th54th44th42nd
Environmental Science 182nd77th69th60th
Mathematics 279th82nd62nd58th
Medicine 450th109th73rd64th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 585th197th164th131st
Physics and Astronomy 270th80th52nd46th
Social Sciences 589th143rd125th87th

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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