Top 50 rising institutions

The table shows the top 50 rising institutions ranked by change in article share (Share) in materials science from 2019 to 2020. Also listed are each institution's Shares in materials science in both years, and percentage change in Share in materials science over the same period.

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Rank Institution Location Share 2019 Share 2020 Change
in Share
in Share
2019–2020 (%)
1Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU)China76.65114.7338.0849.7%
2Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)China44.5773.6729.1065.3%
3Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)South Korea59.3086.8227.5246.4%
4The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)United States of America (USA)52.2770.9818.7135.8%
5Sichuan University (SCU)China60.6978.6617.9829.6%
6University of Toronto (U of T)Canada45.3962.9017.5138.6%
7Osaka UniversityJapan31.2147.3716.1651.8%
8Seoul National University (SNU)South Korea61.0676.9815.9226.1%
9University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)United States of America (USA)65.8881.7415.8524.1%
10The University of Queensland (UQ)Australia16.5030.7914.2986.6%
11City University of Hong Kong (CityU)China37.0250.1413.1235.4%
12University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley)United States of America (USA)61.6774.1912.5220.3%
13The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)China15.4127.8812.4680.9%
14Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL)Switzerland65.3477.7012.3618.9%
15Columbia University in the City of New York (CU)United States of America (USA)30.7742.7511.9838.9%
16Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)United States of America (USA)13.6025.5411.9387.7%
17Wenzhou University (WZU)China2.9714.8111.84399.2%
18National University of Singapore (NUS)Singapore104.29115.6611.3710.9%
19Imperial College London (ICL)United Kingdom (UK)39.4750.7111.2428.5%
20Friedrich Schiller University Jena (FSU)Germany2.3313.3611.03473.9%
21Xiamen University (XMU)China68.0678.9510.8916.0%
22Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)China533.11543.8610.752.0%
23Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR)India8.8519.5210.67120.6%
24University of Groningen (RUG)Netherlands22.1332.4210.2946.5%
25The University of Chicago (UChicago)United States of America (USA)32.7142.7210.0130.6%
26Ningbo University (NBU)China3.4113.4110.00293.5%
27University of CambridgeUnited Kingdom (UK)70.3680.3610.0014.2%
28Korea UniversitySouth Korea23.1333.039.9042.8%
29University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego)United States of America (USA)42.1552.059.9023.5%
30University of Delaware (UD)United States of America (USA)9.5419.199.65101.2%
31The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State)United States of America (USA)54.9764.499.5317.3%
32Zhengzhou University (ZZU)China31.4940.709.2129.3%
33National Taiwan University (NTU)Taiwan17.7226.628.9050.2%
34Shandong University (SDU)China37.2345.968.7323.5%
35Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU)China15.3124.008.6956.7%
36Guangdong University of Technology (GDUT)China11.5720.118.5573.9%
37Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)United States of America (USA)22.3730.758.3837.5%
38Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL)United States of America (USA)7.9916.358.36104.6%
39Max Planck SocietyGermany119.95128.238.286.9%
40National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)Japan45.4653.468.0017.6%
41University of California, Davis (UC Davis)United States of America (USA)11.3719.167.7968.5%
42Zhejiang University (ZJU)China118.29125.917.636.4%
43Anhui University (AHU)China12.7820.367.5859.3%
44Helmholtz Association of German Research CentresGermany66.9574.467.5111.2%
45Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)Singapore20.1727.377.2035.7%
46Jilin University (JLU)China85.4792.627.158.4%
47University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU)Germany22.0129.127.1132.3%
48State Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Resource ReuseChina6.7313.847.11105.6%
49ShanghaiTech UniversityChina16.4623.567.1043.2%
50Wuhan University of Technology (WUT)China19.0726.107.0336.9%