According to the Essential Science Indicators (ESI) database released on May 10, 2019, the ‘Materials Science’ discipline of Soochow University (SU) now rose to No. 39 in the world and No. 9 in mainland China.
Introduction to ESI (quoted from https://clarivate.com/products/essential-science-indicators/):
Essential Science Indicators is a compilation of science performance statistics and science trends data based on journal article publication counts and citation data from Thomson Scientific databases. It analyzes approximately 12,000 scientific and technology journals. The Essential Science Indicators database reveals emerging science trends as well as influential individuals, institutions, papers, journals, and countries in your field of research. With science trend statistics drawn from more than 12 million articles in more than 12,000 journals from around the world, Essential Science Indicators delivers the in-depth coverage you need to effectively analyze and benchmark research performance, identify significant trends, rank top performers, and evaluate potential employees and collaborators. Built on the foundation of Web of Science, Essential Science Indicators uses the most thorough, accurate, and objective information available.
Editor: Danting Xiang, Wenchang Zhu