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The "Computer Science" Discipline of UESTC Was Listed in the Top 1‰ of ESI

published: 2019-08-14 10:41:40       hits: 

According to the latest ESI (Basic Science Indicators) data on July 11, 2019, UESTC has achieved a breakthrough in the "computer science" discipline, ranking in the top 1‰ of the world for the first time, and become the second discipline in UESTC to enter in the top 1‰ of the ESI after the “engineering” discipline.

The ESI data of the release covers the time period from January 1, 2009 to April 30, 2019. There are 455 institutions whose “Computer Science” discipline entered the top 1% of ESI in the whole world. The “Computer Science” discipline of UESTC ranks 43rd, with a percentile ranking of 0.945‰, ranking among the top 1‰ in the world. In this discipline, UESTC ranks eighth among the universities in the Mainland, China, while the top three domestic universities are Tsinghua University, Southeast University and Huazhong University of Science and Technology.


Currently, there are 8 disciplines of UESTC entering the top 1% of ESI. “Engineering” discipline ranks 65th in the world, in the top 0.45‰ of ESI, and within a percentile ranking of 1‰; the six disciplines "Material Science", "Physics", "Chemistry", "Neuroscience and Behavior", "Biology and Biochemistry" and "Mathematics" ranked 234th, 490th, 871st, 620th, 801st and 221st respectively, that is, they rank in the percentile ranking of the world's top 2.71‰, 6.91‰, 7.08‰, 7.32‰, 7.81‰ and 8.67‰ respectively. Compared with the data of the previous period, the percentile ranking of 7 disciplines has been improved, and the development trend of disciplines runs well.


Translated by Yang Yunfei, supervised by Long Mei