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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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

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionBRIICSChina
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 505th166th127th99th
Arts and Humanities 290th22nd27th13th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 605th192nd127th122nd
Business, Management and Accounting 279th59th47th36th
Chemistry 316th111th77th75th
Computer Science 49th20th18th18th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 155th42nd46th38th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 451st136th124th86th
Energy 245th112th82nd77th
Engineering 41st20th19th18th
Environmental Science 268th119th103rd90th
Mathematics 74th21st19th17th
Medicine 530th154th109th98th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 732nd318th264th215th
Physics and Astronomy 238th64th46th40th
Social Sciences 527th110th89th66th

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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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