Pacific Northwest National LaboratoryGovernment

United States

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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 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 421st164th361st151st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 346th171st289th165th
Chemistry 275th134th211th128th
Computer Science 440th171st344th155th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 228th74th168th67th
Energy 102nd17th42nd17th
Engineering 350th134th257th126th
Environmental Science 258th76th178th72nd
Mathematics 312th100th226th95th
Medicine 572nd305th522nd284th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 746th359th648th330th
Physics and Astronomy 346th142nd281st136th
Social Sciences 667th279th588th246th

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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