University of Alabama in Huntsville: Rankings

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The University of Alabama in Huntsville ranked 252nd in the United States, 892nd in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 37 research topics. The University of Alabama in Huntsville ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 10,955 publications and 378,340 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 16 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#892 of 14,131 In the World
#283 of 2,597 In North America
#252 of 2,496 In the United States
#5 of 33 In Alabama
#1 of 3 In Huntsville
#69 of 1,034 For Aerospace Engineering
#96 of 1,095 For Applied/Engineering Physics
#124 of 1,014 For Astrophysics and Astronomy
#2275 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#969 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 34 other topics

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Physics

The University of Alabama in Huntsville ranked 118th for Physics in the United States and 497th in the World with 4,229 publications made and 201,008 citations received. Main research topics: Astrophysics and Astronomy, Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Atomic and Molecular physics, Quantum and Particle physics.

Rank Ranking
#118 of 721 In the United States
#137 of 781 In North America
#497 of 4,082 In the World

University of Alabama in Huntsville
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 73 18
1992 57 24
1993 55 33
1994 86 76
1995 88 96
1996 135 199
1997 140 229
1998 136 388
1999 183 384
2000 130 283
2001 93 196
2002 79 165
2003 107 215
2004 99 188
2005 82 104
2006 86 145
2007 95 131
2008 97 158
2009 142 4061
2010 171 1365
2011 145 655
2012 159 716
2013 188 539
2014 176 609
2015 176 385
2016 189 736
2017 141 621
2018 132 313
2019 157 421
2020 172 210
2021 108 62
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Applied/Engineering Physics 42 44 96
Astrophysics and Astronomy 46 52 124
Optical Engineering 73 82 253
Astrobiology 114 127 272
Atomic and Molecular physics 130 151 482
Condensed Matter Physics 123 139 545
Nuclear Physics 146 165 595
Theoretical Physics 125 148 668
Materials Science 139 162 716
Quantum and Particle physics 154 182 773
Acoustical Engineering 179 209 782
Nanotechnology 227 256 1238

Engineering

The University of Alabama in Huntsville ranked 128th for Engineering in the United States and 561st in the World with 3,779 publications made and 133,704 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Automation and Control engineering, Remote Sensing, Aerospace Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#128 of 756 In the United States
#152 of 818 In North America
#561 of 4,624 In the World

University of Alabama in Huntsville
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 79 25
1992 60 30
1993 54 26
1994 85 70
1995 73 71
1996 105 123
1997 86 73
1998 91 127
1999 118 116
2000 84 152
2001 64 71
2002 65 97
2003 97 95
2004 103 227
2005 87 230
2006 102 223
2007 87 152
2008 121 244
2009 127 3672
2010 125 183
2011 135 200
2012 131 278
2013 148 337
2014 122 173
2015 133 224
2016 128 273
2017 128 227
2018 143 235
2019 159 260
2020 188 207
2021 134 40

Chemistry

The University of Alabama in Huntsville ranked 202nd for Chemistry in the United States and 992nd in the World with 1,799 publications made and 47,538 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Nanotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Inorganic Chemistry.

Rank Ranking
#202 of 717 In the United States
#230 of 778 In North America
#992 of 4,317 In the World

University of Alabama in Huntsville
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 31 5
1992 25 16
1993 22 11
1994 48 22
1995 34 59
1996 54 38
1997 48 41
1998 46 78
1999 65 110
2000 43 92
2001 36 59
2002 32 56
2003 59 87
2004 48 175
2005 36 50
2006 41 88
2007 49 64
2008 47 59
2009 48 74
2010 59 68
2011 54 79
2012 58 80
2013 62 71
2014 52 116
2015 66 103
2016 68 157
2017 80 181
2018 71 115
2019 78 134
2020 102 130
2021 57 19
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Materials Science 139 162 716
Organic Chemistry 195 225 1099
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 248 281 1176
Nanotechnology 227 256 1238
Chemical Engineering 192 224 1374
Biochemistry 285 321 1387
Inorganic Chemistry 242 280 1521

Environmental Science

The University of Alabama in Huntsville ranked 160th for Environmental Science in the United States and 718th in the World with 1,275 publications made and 51,839 citations received. Main research topics: Meteorology and Atmospheric Science, Geology, Geography and Cartography, Earth science and Geophysics, Environmental Management.

Rank Ranking
#160 of 750 In the United States
#192 of 818 In North America
#718 of 4,023 In the World

University of Alabama in Huntsville
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 11 4
1992 4 13
1993 8 7
1994 7 41
1995 8 2
1996 31 70
1997 22 30
1998 25 71
1999 18 14
2000 19 52
2001 12 10
2002 19 53
2003 31 244
2004 35 148
2005 27 130
2006 46 185
2007 55 308
2008 57 187
2009 57 173
2010 49 109
2011 60 293
2012 45 256
2013 55 126
2014 67 298
2015 56 188
2016 63 196
2017 70 215
2018 48 72
2019 57 119
2020 77 116
2021 74 39
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science 55 60 119
Earth science and Geophysics 143 168 516
Geology 206 244 877
Environmental Management 211 253 1090
Geography and Cartography 258 300 1202
Ecology 430 479 1627

Computer Science

The University of Alabama in Huntsville ranked 224th for Computer Science in the United States and 896th in the World with 1,068 publications made and 25,683 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Vision, Blockchain and Cryptography, Computer Networking, Management Information Systems.

Rank Ranking
#224 of 858 In the United States
#257 of 927 In North America
#896 of 4,392 In the World

University of Alabama in Huntsville
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 11 13
1992 6 0
1993 7 2
1994 9 9
1995 21 13
1996 19 11
1997 22 32
1998 12 11
1999 15 22
2000 18 4
2001 12 23
2002 11 25
2003 10 9
2004 39 118
2005 31 195
2006 33 240
2007 31 128
2008 46 35
2009 35 29
2010 50 77
2011 32 28
2012 37 59
2013 43 215
2014 39 60
2015 44 29
2016 55 96
2017 43 57
2018 46 99
2019 74 177
2020 75 302
2021 65 16
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Computer Engineering 88 102 266
Computer Graphics 114 132 395
Information Technology 159 181 454
Computer Networking 134 161 522
Game Design and Development 152 180 557
Software Engineering 149 171 562
Web Design and Development 149 175 618
Animation 157 183 632
Database Administration 168 195 647
Cyber Security 193 218 735
Computer Vision 164 192 738
Data Science 208 238 819
Human-Computer Interaction 198 232 875
UX/UI Desgin 200 230 905
Blockchain and Cryptography 184 216 920
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 198 230 946
Management Information Systems 257 290 980

Mathematics

The University of Alabama in Huntsville ranked 258th for Mathematics in the United States and 1055th in the World with 356 publications made and 8,194 citations received. Main research topics: Blockchain and Cryptography, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research.

Rank Ranking
#258 of 684 In the United States
#292 of 744 In North America
#1055 of 3,376 In the World

University of Alabama in Huntsville
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 1
1992 0 0
1993 3 1
1994 2 1
1995 4 17
1996 9 8
1997 7 16
1998 13 8
1999 4 15
2000 8 29
2001 6 9
2002 4 2
2003 4 12
2004 7 8
2005 17 37
2006 10 40
2007 5 3
2008 14 9
2009 13 13
2010 13 11
2011 19 29
2012 15 12
2013 22 88
2014 8 10
2015 9 31
2016 12 26
2017 8 7
2018 18 20
2019 26 23
2020 17 15
2021 14 4
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Operations Research 160 190 614
Applied Mathematics 163 193 820
Blockchain and Cryptography 184 216 920
Statistics 250 287 1026

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Non-core subjects for the University of Alabama in Huntsville

Speciality United States North America World Rank
Publishing 134 155 363
Supply Chain Management 116 137 420
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 282 316 739
Project Management 206 235 768
Marketing 242 273 798
Optometry 187 208 821
Military science 363 401 873
Social Psychology 358 401 890
Photography 249 287 902
Graphic Design 239 272 928
Botany 148 178 939
Art & Design 296 332 1016
Business 284 319 1025
Sociology 459 511 1277
Demography 311 348 1286
Economics 338 379 1307
Psychology 470 519 1329
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences 411 456 1330
Health Science 457 498 1454
Political Science 503 557 1597
Biology 327 371 1773
Medicine 424 466 1815