Georgia Institute of Technology *University

United States

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Foundation: 1885

Mission: Technological change is fundamental to the advancement of the human condition. The Georgia Tech community—students, staff, faculty, and alumni—will realize our motto of “Progress and Service” through effectiveness and innovation in teaching and learning, our research advances, and entrepreneurship in all sectors of society. We will be leaders in improving the human condition in Georgia, the United States, and around the globe.

Vision: Georgia Tech will define the technological research university of the 21st century. As a result, we will be leaders in influencing major technological, social, and policy decisions that address critical global challenges. “What does Georgia Tech think?” will be a common question in research, business, the media, and government.


Subordinate organizations:

  • Georgia Tech Lorraine


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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 Universities 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 316th125th269th117th
Arts and Humanities 256th108th228th96th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 248th125th202nd121st
Business, Management and Accounting 76th22nd57th21st
Chemistry 122nd56th79th55th
Computer Science 31st9th13th9th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 154th51st104th47th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 298th94th242nd81st
Energy 52nd7th17th7th
Engineering 30th8th10th8th
Environmental Science 140th35th79th34th
Mathematics 101st27th59th27th
Medicine 302nd157th263rd149th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 254th127th198th122nd
Physics and Astronomy 86th39th59th39th
Psychology 238th126th226th114th
Social Sciences 168th65th137th59th

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.

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