Newly added Computer Sciences!12 disciplines of ECNU rank ESI global top 1%

2019-03-18

Released on March 14 by the Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) Essential Science Indicators (ESI) (data coverage time January 1, 2008 - December 31, 1818), 12 ECNU disciplines are in the global top 1% of the world's universities and research institutions,  ranking ECNU at 18th among the top universities in the Chinese mainland. ECNU’s computer sciences entered the ESI for the first time this year.

4 ESI global top 1% disciplines added within three years

According to the latest statistics, computer sciences of ECNU has entered in the top 1% of ESI global for the first time, becoming another one of ECNU’s newest disciplines ranking in the top 1% of ESI after GEOSCIENCES in September 2016, SOCIAL SCIENCES (GENERAL) in March 2017, and BIOLOGY& BIOCHEMISTRY in May 2017.

The cumulative number of papers included by ESI for this discipline comes to 567, and the total number of citations is 3398, with 5.99 citations per paper and 7 highly cited papers. Since September 2016, ECNU added 4 new disciplines to the global top 1% of ESI, which demonstrates a rapid growth in influential academic fields and a strong development in higher education.

Data of March 2019 ESI: 12 disciplines of ECNU in the top 1% of the world(ranked by citations)

CHEMISTRY

PHYSICS

MATERIALS SCIENCE

ENVIRONMENT/ECOLOGY

GEOSCIENCES

ENGINEERING

BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY

MATHEMATICS

PLANT&ANIMAL SCIENCE

CLINICAL MEDICINE

COMPUTER SCIENCE

SOCIAL SCIENCES, GENERAL

According to the latest data, there are now 27 universities from the Chinese Mainland with 10 or more disciplines in the ESI top 1%. ECNU ranks 18th among universities nationally.

Universities in the Chinese Mainland with 10 or more disciplines in the ESI top 1% (in alphabetical order).

Essential Science Indicators (ESI) is an evaluation tool for measuring performance results in scientific research and tracking scientific development trends. The Clarivate Analytics, Web of Science contains more than 10 million sources of literature and records of more than 12,000 academic journals and publications from around the world. As one of the most important evaluation indicators, it's predominantly used to assess the levels of international academic criteria along with global influence for higher education unversities and academic institutions among countries and regions. The database is categorized by academic disciplines (22 disciplines) gathering anywhere from tens of thousands to hundreds of thousands of publications from various research units worldwide.


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华东师范大学
East China Normal University