Argonne National Laboratory *Government

United States

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Foundation: 1946

Mission: Argonne serves America as a science and energy laboratory distinguished by the breadth of our R&D capabilities in concert with our powerful suite of experimental and computational facilities.

Vision: We seek scientific and engineering solutions to the grand challenges of our time: sustainable energy, a healthy environment and a secure nation.


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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 Government 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 519th147th364th139th
Arts and Humanities 221st82nd198th74th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 538th212th404th200th
Business, Management and Accounting 1146th233rd769th203rd
Chemistry 334th130th232nd122nd
Computer Science 563rd159th374th141st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +820th171st511th155th
Energy 83rd15th31st15th
Engineering +386th110th238th101st
Environmental Science 259th50th114th47th
Mathematics 656th161st424th145th
Medicine +1081st310th798th279th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 350th117th232nd110th
Physics and Astronomy 349th121st231st115th
Social Sciences +938th248th707th216th

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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