Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) made great records in ESI ranking by discipline released on May 27, with its engineering making a breakthrough of ranking top 1‱, while chemistry ranking top1‰ and microbiology ranking top 1%.
Owned by Thomson Reuters, ESI database is a basic analysis tool to measure science performance and to follow the trend of science development. Divided into 22 disciplines, it evaluates global scientific research institutions (including those from universities, scientific research institutes, companies and hospitals and others that conduct scientific research activities) in their field of study. Currently, 17 disciplines of Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranks top 1%.More specifically, four disciplines such as Engineering, Material Science, Clinical Medicine and Chemistry reachs top 1‰, ranking third in domestic universities.
Translated by: Wang Jiayu Reviewed by: Liu Yiting