Instituto Nacional de Astrofisica Optica y ElectronicaGovernment


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Foundation: 1971

Mission: To contribute as a public research center to the generation, advancement and dissemination of knowledge for the development of the country and humanity, through the identification and solution of scientific and technological problems and the training of specialists in the areas of Astrophysics, Optics, Electronics, Computer Science and related areas.

Vision: INAOE will be a public research center with a high leadership at international level in the field of scientific research, technological development and human resources training within the areas of Astrophysics, Optics, Electronics, Computer Science and related areas, committed to national development through the promotion of social values of solidarity, creativity and high competitiveness.



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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

AreaWorldLatin AmericaIBEROAMERICAOECDMexico
Computer Science 638th47th113th535th8th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 484th57th122nd416th8th
Energy 758th146th226th614th35th
Engineering 658th97th170th559th23rd
Mathematics 689th95th168th590th20th
Physics and Astronomy 722nd86th172nd646th16th

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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.

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