Hong Kong University of Science and Technology: Rankings

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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology ranked 23rd in China and 350th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 100 in 32 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 51,053 publications and 2,064,896 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 8 notable alumni.

RankRanking
#350 of 14,160In the World
#46 of 5,829In Asia
#23 of 960In China
#5 of 11In Hong Kong
#19 of 1,405For Computer Networking
#35 of 1,163For Electrical Engineering
#36 of 1,488For Electronic Engineering
#1502 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#446 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top100For 29 other topics

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Engineering

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology ranked 20th for Engineering in China and 82nd in the World with 20,260 publications made and 756,544 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Computer Networking, Nanotechnology, Electronic Engineering, Chemical Engineering.

RankRanking
#20 of 515In China
#33 of 2,141In Asia
#82 of 4,716In the World

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199022
199172
199281
19932615
19948086
1995165617
1996230323
1997294456
1998331848
19993462017
20004291029
20015121352
20025011237
20035961715
20046141944
20056311881
20067231834
20078112573
20088112639
20098433547
20108323258
20117783541
20128773430
20139424080
201410486650
201510837239
201611537581
201711618733
201811528703
201912387854
202013618220

Chemistry

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology ranked 20th for Chemistry in China and 121st in the World with 13,915 publications made and 604,713 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Inorganic Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry.

RankRanking
#20 of 471In China
#38 of 2,045In Asia
#121 of 4,409In the World

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199021
199130
199286
19931812
19945068
19959687
1996152251
1997199392
1998210642
19992401600
20003521201
20013851293
2002329958
20033911574
20043941436
20054681649
20064991652
20075001904
20085291843
20094822474
20105172459
20115282997
20126103047
20136253105
20146824902
20157816146
20167726013
20178046814
20188497311
20199346863
20209757026

Physics

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology ranked 19th for Physics in China and 128th in the World with 13,450 publications made and 506,900 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Optical Engineering, Condensed Matter Physics, Quantum and Particle physics.

RankRanking
#19 of 464In China
#39 of 1,914In Asia
#128 of 4,160In the World

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199022
199152
199272
19932326
19944997
19959360
1996137225
1997191330
1998194344
1999224522
2000310729
2001329884
2002289649
20033351132
20043481033
20054091089
20064271095
20074551535
20084841573
20094612102
20104581993
20114692655
20125542682
20135822637
20146574945
20157767066
20168407942
20178347053
20189087900
201910227219
202010547339

Computer Science

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology ranked 9th for Computer Science in China and 99th in the World with 9,890 publications made and 429,404 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Networking, Computer Vision, Blockchain and Cryptography, Machine Learning.

RankRanking
#9 of 531In China
#17 of 1,973In Asia
#99 of 4,494In the World

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199142
1992659
19932123
199458195
1995102612
1996106392
1997126337
1998159191
1999155489
2000149313
2001161333
2002190538
20032931134
20043251309
2005301846
20064141264
20074381703
20084241860
20094531982
20104503164
20114161735
20124223390
20134192151
20145102873
20154363910
20164763409
20174943875
20185594327
20197304389
20207814409

Biology

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology ranked 39th for Biology in China and 420th in the World with 5,388 publications made and 309,473 citations received. Main research topics: Nanotechnology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular Biology, Oncology and Cancer research.

RankRanking
#39 of 481In China
#90 of 2,011In Asia
#420 of 4,578In the World

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199123
199223
199395
19942368
19952973
199644137
199753125
199864141
199976122
200099325
2001124370
2002108531
2003130836
2004135503
2005157926
2006196791
20071861248
2008186773
20091961549
20102281454
20112501718
20122972921
20132561742
20143173482
20153614002
20163713610
20173423367
20182812987
20192811917
20203596034

Mathematics

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology ranked 9th for Mathematics in China and 116th in the World with 3,842 publications made and 133,705 citations received. Main research topics: Blockchain and Cryptography, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research.

RankRanking
#9 of 477In China
#16 of 1,482In Asia
#116 of 3,475In the World

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199110
199230
19931311
19943057
19955946
199664174
199764126
199867217
199994227
200073297
200183176
2002103405
2003126465
2004147421
2005165566
2006147478
2007172399
2008170472
2009209562
2010170631
2011160451
2012155458
2013182674
2014235814
2015184825
20161841112
2017150940
2018173838
2019183585
20201921003

Business

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology ranked 6th for Business in China and 155th in the World with 3,656 publications made and 234,420 citations received. Main research topics: Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Operations Research, Marketing, Project Management.

RankRanking
#6 of 503In China
#8 of 1,617In Asia
#155 of 4,080In the World

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1992512
1993922
19941557
19953455
199656220
199761399
199866854
199976358
200071612
200191435
2002116609
2003117502
2004110801
2005126575
20061481073
20071801026
2008165828
20091961359
20101721163
2011182863
20121801832
2013168908
2014201731
2015216873
2016185959
2017169657
2018115358
2019147424
2020203457

Environmental Science

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology ranked 26th for Environmental Science in China and 282nd in the World with 3,383 publications made and 138,982 citations received. Main research topics: Environmental Chemistry, Geotechnical Engineering, Geology, Ecology, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science.

RankRanking
#26 of 453In China
#43 of 1,693In Asia
#282 of 4,129In the World

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199214
199387
199466
19951660
19961934
19973865
199838175
199934231
200044169
200167280
200259328
200370307
2004118665
200598431
2006102388
200789290
2008108674
2009117506
2010115537
2011147658
2012165678
2013196932
20141821197
20152381278
20162511557
20172381266
20181941141
20192201135
2020253907

Economics

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology ranked 7th for Economics in China and 134th in the World with 2,634 publications made and 136,463 citations received. Main research topics: Investment Banking and Stock trading, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Finance, Actuarial Science, Development Studies.

RankRanking
#7 of 427In China
#10 of 1,185In Asia
#134 of 3,117In the World

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1992511
1993715
1994948
19953042
199636121
199740107
199851645
199961261
200062576
200170312
200272415
200381510
200471587
200585270
200695476
2007116404
2008102330
2009133844
2010121619
2011137479
2012134338
2013137445
2014165567
2015161537
2016151490
2017127325
201882141
201995199
2020147256

Other rankings

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