Los Alamos National Laboratory *Government

United States

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Foundation: 1943

Mission: Los Alamos National Laboratory's mission is to solve national security challenges through scientific excellence.

Vision: To deliver science and technology to protect our nation and promote world stability

History: www.lanl.gov

Subordinate organizations:

  • The New Mexico Consortium


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 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 431st170th371st156th
Arts and Humanities 198th82nd174th74th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 435th222nd373rd211th
Chemistry 338th175th272nd166th
Computer Science 419th160th323rd145th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 249th83rd188th74th
Energy 338th102nd231st93rd
Engineering 365th147th272nd139th
Environmental Science 438th176th351st161st
Mathematics 309th98th223rd93rd
Medicine 451st232nd403rd217th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 114th51st78th50th
Physics and Astronomy 232nd96th173rd94th

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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