State University of New York, Stony Brook *University

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Foundation: 1957

Mission: The University has a five-part mission: to provide comprehensive undergraduate, graduate, and professional education of the highest quality; to carry out research and intellectual endeavors of the highest international standards that advance knowledge and have immediate or long-range practical significance; to provide leadership for economic growth, technology, and culture for neighboring communities and the wider geographic region; to provide state-of-the-art innovative health care, while serving as a resource to a regional healthcare network and to the traditionally underserved; to fulfill these objectives while celebrating diversity and positioning the University in the global community.

Vision: Stony Brook University`s unwavering commitment to excellence in research, education and discovery will make us one of the top public research universities in the world.


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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.

AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDUnited States
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +1431st287th989th254th
Arts and Humanities +395th134th344th119th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 834th296th633rd277th
Business, Management and Accounting 964th205th663rd175th
Chemistry 928th265th640th242nd
Computer Science 336th100th209th90th
Dentistry 223rd49th156th45th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1084th205th681st185th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1141st202nd734th173rd
Energy 824th176th470th156th
Engineering +515th147th323rd137th
Environmental Science 1147th231st666th208th
Mathematics 503rd124th315th113th
Medicine +754th251st557th226th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 744th225th513th213th
Physics and Astronomy 678th199th468th183rd
Psychology 199th101st183rd87th
Social Sciences +521st159th402nd137th

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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