Northwestern Polytechnical UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1938

Mission: The core mission of the Northwestern Polytechnical University is to achieve excellence in student talents training, multidisciplinary researches and public social services. Student-oriented, NPU provides superior and comprehensive educational opportunities at different levels. Research- directed, NPU contributes to the advancement of science and technology through the challenges in scholarly innovation. Responsibility-aimed, NPU serves as a catalyst for the development of our country and nation. NPU people thrive to pursue the excellence in an open, collaborative, and innovative culture.

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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 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.

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionBRIICSChina
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +407th187th148th131st
Arts and Humanities +312th35th36th22nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 535th188th136th132nd
Business, Management and Accounting 225th54th40th32nd
Chemistry 296th107th87th83rd
Computer Science 51st22nd20th20th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +100th40th42nd37th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 390th122nd112th88th
Energy 232nd109th88th82nd
Engineering +37th20th19th18th
Environmental Science 192nd87th82nd75th
Mathematics 65th22nd22nd20th
Medicine +504th170th125th119th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 685th351st296th256th
Physics and Astronomy 167th47th37th36th
Psychology 644th134th126th85th
Social Sciences +484th100th86th65th

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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