NAU Engineering Science Reached Top 1% in ESI Ranking
September 29,2016

Engineering Science turned out to be the fifth discipline in NAU to be ranked as top 1% by ESI Ranking following Agricultural Science, Plant and Animal Science, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, and Biology and Biochemistry, according to Thomson Reuters in its latest ESI Database on September 23, 2016.

Data updating from January 1, 2006 to June 30, 2016 are collected in the latest database where 1,276 institutions in the world rank among top 1%. ESI, an important indicator for evaluating the level of disciplines among universities, serving as a database for quantitative analysis established by Thomson Reuters on the basis of more than 10,000 varieties of academic periodicals and over 10 million bibliographic records in the world published on SCI and SSCI. It estimates scientific research performance based on the quantity of papers published on periodicals and the citation data, tracing the development of discipline and is applied to evaluate the academic level and influence of universities and scientific research institutions.