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 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.

AreaWorldLatin AmericaIBEROAMERICAOECDMexico
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +527th62nd143rd457th10th
Arts and Humanities 676th125th192nd630th26th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 715th38th163rd651st6th
Chemistry 764th79th211th680th17th
Computer Science 589th18th71st479th5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +483rd91st152nd414th18th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 685th83rd146th582nd16th
Energy 576th57th130th467th16th
Engineering +502nd25th84th406th4th
Environmental Science 513th58th133rd422nd8th
Mathematics 532nd23rd68th444th4th
Medicine +687th40th145th618th7th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 595th29th98th517th2nd
Physics and Astronomy 576th31st105th486th6th
Psychology 732nd104th177th696th16th
Social Sciences +721st53rd128th628th9th
Veterinary 597th117th153rd417th18th

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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