Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN *University


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Foundation: 1961

Mission: To make an outstanding contribution to the development of society through cutting-edge scientific and technological research and the training of high-quality human resources.

Vision: To be the leading institution in the training of high-level researchers and the generation of frontier scientific and technological knowledge, with a growing national and international impact that contributes in a visible and relevant way to the solution of the country's problems, expanding our presence in society and contemporary culture.

History: www.cinvestav.mx

Subordinate organizations:

  • Laboratorio Franco-Mexicano de Informatica y Automatica Aplicada UMI-LAFMIA 3175 CNRS


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 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

AreaWorldLatin AmericaIBEROAMERICAOECDMexico
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 576th43rd120th512th7th
Arts and Humanities 612th108th164th574th18th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 810th46th183rd733rd6th
Chemistry 729th71st183rd643rd13th
Computer Science 560th18th70th459th5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 512th74th143rd444th12th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 694th66th124th584th10th
Energy 600th63rd136th485th15th
Engineering 527th22nd85th430th4th
Environmental Science 614th86th173rd526th10th
Mathematics 556th23rd77th458th5th
Medicine 715th61st159th665th9th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 683rd41st116th588th6th
Physics and Astronomy 546th16th77th475th4th
Social Sciences 674th61st124th594th9th

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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