Argonne National LaboratoryGovernment

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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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 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 438th173rd378th158th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 408th208th348th198th
Business, Management and Accounting 791st288th659th257th
Chemistry 142nd66th95th63rd
Computer Science 386th142nd293rd130th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 352nd130th284th120th
Energy 67th12th23rd12th
Engineering 227th83rd148th79th
Environmental Science 171st43rd103rd42nd
Mathematics 377th132nd283rd124th
Medicine 481st248th433rd232nd
Physics and Astronomy 144th68th104th67th
Social Sciences 649th266th570th236th

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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