GRAS 2020: 15 subjects of SCUT ranked in global top 100


SCUT had two subjects ranked within the global top 10, along with other 13 subjects entering the top 100, according to the latest Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) published by the ShanghaiRanking Consultancy last week.

Totally 24 subjects were named in the GRAS 2020, covering major domains in engineering, natural sciences, life sciences and social sciences. Subjects highlighted by the top 50 lists included:

  • Food science and engineering (4th)

  • Energy science and engineering (9th)

  • Chemical engineering (12th)

  • Telecommunication engineering (18th)

  • Instruments science and technology (27th)

  • Nanoscience and nanotechnology (36th)

  • Materials science and technology (37th)

  • Mechanical engineering (44th)

  • Chemistry (47th)

Besides the above ones, biological engineering, automation and control, metallurgical engineering, transportation science and technology, electrical and electronic engineering, and computer science and engineering also entered the global top 100 lists.

Among these best academic areas of SCUT, food science and engineering had stayed at the world’s 4th place on the GRAS for four consecutive years, while energy science and engineering moved two slots up, from the 9th in 2019 to the 7th in 2020.

ShanghaiRanking began to publish Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) by academic subjects since 2009. This release contains rankings of global universities in 54 subjects across natural sciences, engineering, life sciences, medical sciences, and social sciences. In total, more than 4000 universities were ranked.

In 2020, more than 1800 universities from 90 countries and regions are published in this release and are presented on the league table for a total of 19100 times. The subject rankings maintain the use of transparent methodology and third-party data. Ranking indicators include those measures of research quality, extent of international collaboration, research with top quality, and the highest academic recognitions.

Source from the Office of Development Strategy and Planning
Translated by Xu Peimu
Edited by Zheng Yifei
From the SCUT News Network