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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.


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 1108th228th735th207th
Arts and Humanities 205th73rd183rd68th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 445th182nd331st172nd
Business, Management and Accounting 850th196th609th169th
Chemistry 197th68th123rd65th
Computer Science 455th115th294th102nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +726th153rd459th141st
Energy 65th10th20th10th
Engineering +332nd84th188th78th
Environmental Science 283rd57th144th55th
Mathematics 598th127th387th116th
Medicine 901st271st655th246th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 52nd15th24th14th
Physics and Astronomy 238th88th154th86th
Social Sciences +1077th267th820th233rd

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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