Our university’s discipline of math was included in the top 1 percent on the Essential Science Indicators (ESI) list for the fist time according to latest statistics published by data analysis and service provider Clarivate Analyticson May, 2022. Following discipline of chemistry, engineering and materials science, math becomes the fourth discipline to enter the top 1% of ESI.
JSNU has long given prominence to basic research. And efforts have been made to foster high-quality scientific research achievements, and boost innovation capacity and competitiveness. As such, our university’s discipline of materials science was added to ESI top 1% last May and then discipline of math made it this May. In addition, we see great potential in disciplines of social sciences and computer science, whose potential value has increased to over 95%.
ESI is a basic analysis and evaluation tool launched by the world-renowned academic information publishing organization, the American Institute of Science and Technology (ISI) in 2001, to measure scientific research performance and track scientific development trends. It is a quantitative analysis database based on over 10 million literature records of more than 12,000 academic journals in Web of Science subordinate to Clarivate Analytics. Today, it has become one of the most important indicators commonly used to evaluate the international academic quality and influence of universities, academic institutions, countries and regions worldwide.