Top 50 Chinese institutions* in Physical Sciences

The table shows the top 50 Chinese institutions in physical sciences in 2015-17 ranked by their fractional count (FC), a metric which accounts for the contribution of each author to articles in journals tracked by the Nature Index. Also listed are institutions' total number of physical science articles in the Nature Index (AC 2015-17).

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RankInstitutionSectorFC 2015-2017AC 2015-2017
1Peking University (PKU)academic407.551,582
2Tsinghua Universityacademic399.371,670
3University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)academic324.791,129
4Nanjing University (NJU)academic322.251,023
5Institute of Physics (IOP), CASgovernment232.25881
6Soochow Universityacademic216.48405
7Fudan Universityacademic212.69523
8Zhejiang University (ZJU)academic206.52592
9Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU)academic143.18739
10University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS)academic137.16866
11Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU)academic136.90326
12National Center for Nanoscience and Technology (NCNST), CASgovernment133.89359
13Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)academic132.26433
14Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST)academic122.46340
15Institute of Chemistry (ICCAS), CASgovernment115.62445
16Beihang University (BUAA)academic103.98398
17Wuhan University (WHU)academic97.29256
18Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT)academic95.08197
19Nankai University (NKU)academic94.51294
20Jilin University (JLU)academic89.71235
21Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU)academic87.29284
22Tianjin University (TJU)academic80.80257
23Shandong University (SDU)academic79.63415
24Southeast University (SEU)academic78.36178
25Institute of High Energy Physics (IHEP), CASgovernment73.72599
26The University of Hong Kong (HKU)academic70.29370
27Xiamen University (XMU)academic70.25158
28Beijing Institute of Nanoenergy and Nanosystems (BINN), CASgovernment65.44194
29Beijing Normal University (BNU)academic62.69173
30Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT)academic61.78138
31Hefei Institutes of Physical Science (HIPS), CASgovernment61.48296
32Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry (TIPC), CASgovernment59.88151
33University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB)academic59.59144
34Institute of Theoretical Physics (ITP), CASgovernment59.15193
35The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)academic58.82356
36City University of Hong Kong (CityU)academic58.43182
37Lanzhou University (LZU)academic57.24154
38Institute of Semiconductors (IOS), CASgovernment56.83202
39University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC)academic56.28182
40Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry (CIAC), CASgovernment54.85134
41South China University of Technology (SCUT)academic53.80131
42The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)academic53.51132
43Sichuan University (SCU)academic52.52139
44Suzhou Institute of Nano-Tech and Nano-Bionics (SINANO), CASgovernment50.54115
45Ningbo Institute of Industrial Technology (CNITECH), CASgovernment47.5897
46National Astronomical Observatories (NAOC), CASgovernment45.83123
47Shanghai Institute of Ceramics (SICCAS), CASgovernment45.45102
48Beijing University of Chemical Technology (BUCT)academic44.9492
49Shanghai University (SHU)academic44.51121
50Chongqing University (CQU)academic43.74119

* Output of the parent institutions, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), has been attributed to their first-level affiliated institutes.