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Foundation: 1965

Mission: At PNNL, our mission is to transform the world through courageous discovery and innovation.

Vision: It is our vision that PNNL science and technology inspires and enables the world to live prosperously, safely, and securely.


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 +908th203rd600th185th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 527th210th393rd198th
Chemistry 451st150th301st140th
Computer Science 596th146th397th128th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +364th85th222nd77th
Energy 94th16th33rd16th
Engineering +528th127th326th118th
Environmental Science 274th56th140th54th
Mathematics 419th90th257th82nd
Medicine +1332nd349th952nd316th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 3086th546th1879th485th
Physics and Astronomy 509th155th345th146th
Social Sciences +1218th292nd910th255th

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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