According to ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects released on Jun. 26, 2019, the 'Nanoscience & Nanotechnology' of Soochow University (SU) has moved up to No. 11 in the world and No. 4 in China.
At the same time, the ‘Materials Science and Engineering’ led by our institute also has improved dramatically. In 2017 ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects, SU ‘Materials Science and Engineering’ ranked No. 51-75 in the world and No. 11 in China, now it rose to No. 20 in the world and No. 5 in China. In addition, other 4 subjects of SU also enter the top 50 in the world, including 'Biomedical Engineering', 'Energy Science & Engineering', 'Chemistry' and 'Chemical Engineering'.
Introduction to ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019 (quoted from http://www.shanghairanking.com/ShanghaiRankings-Global-Ranking-of-Academic-Subjects-2019-Press-Release.html ):
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) 2019 is released by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy. This release contains rankings of universities in 54 subjects across Natural Sciences, Engineering, Life Sciences, Medical Sciences, and Social Sciences. In total, more than 4000 universities were ranked. More than 1700 universities from 86 countries and regions are published in this release and are presented on the league table for a total of 19191 times. Universities from the United States appear 4808 times, followed by Chinese universities (2451 times) and universities from the United Kingdom (1554 times).
The subject rankings maintain the use of transparent methodology and third-party data. Ranking indicators include those measures of research productivity, research quality, extent of international collaboration, research with top quality, and the highest academic recognitions. The bibliometric data are from Web of Science and InCites database produced by Clarivate Analytics.
Editor: Danting Xiang