U.S. News Ranks Materials Science Among Top 50 Universities Globally

 Students performing research in Li's lab

In the 2021 U.S. News and World Report Global Universities ranking for Materials Science, Drexel University is ranked #41 globally, and is 13th highest in the U.S. Drexel is also #1 in the world for both materials science normalized citation impact and percentage of highly cited papers that are among the top 1% most cited. In the Nanoscience and Nanotechnology subject area, Drexel is ranked #43 in the world, #11 in the U.S., and is #1 in the world in normalized citation impact and #2 in percentage of highly cited papers that are among 1% most cited in the Nanoscience and Nanotechnology field.

 Students performing research in Pomerantseva's lab

The U.S. News and World Report Global Universities subject rankings are based on academic research performance in those subjects. U.S. News used various bibliometric measures, including publications and citations, as well as indicators for global and regional reputation in each specific subject.



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