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Xidian University’s Geoscience Made among the Top 1% of ESI Global Ranking for the First Time

Time: Oct 23, 2019

        On the evening of September 11, Clarivate Analytics updated the latest ESI ranking data. The research period for the data is January 1, 2009 to June 30, 2019.

Xidian's major of Geoscience entered the top 1% of ESI for the first time, ranking the 691th worldwide (the 49th in domestic universities) with a ranking rate of 691/697=0.991%. On the whole, Geoscience in XDU has published 766 papers, with a citation frequency of 6413 times and an average citation frequency of 8.42 times per paper.IMG_256

At the same time, engineering major and computer science major rank among the top 1 worldwide, a steady increase. Specifically, the engineering major ranks the 93rd in the world, 6 places higher than the previous record, with a ranking rate of 0.633(93/1468). It has made to the 21st place in domestic universities, 1 place higher than the previous ranking. The computer science major ranks 27th in the world (5th in domestic universities, the top 4 being Tsinghua University, Southeast University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, and Zhejiang University). Its international ranking increased by 1 place, with the ranking rate of 27/463 (0.583).

The Essential Science Indicators (ESI) is a basic analyzing and evaluating tool for measuring scientific research performance and tracking scientific development trends launched in 2001 by the Institute for Scientific Information(ISI), a world-renowned academic information publishing institution. Divided into 22 subjects according to different journals it carries, ESI is an econometric analysis database based on over 10 million document records of over 12,000 academic journals worldwide. Currently, it has become one of the most important evaluation indicators universally used to evaluate the academic level and influence of universities, academic institutions, and countries or regions.