University of Moratuwa: Rankings

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The University of Moratuwa ranked 3rd in Sri Lanka and 2735th in the World 2022 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 14 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of Moratuwa is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 3,689 publications and 22,358 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 3 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#2735 of 14,160 In the World
#847 of 5,829 In Asia
#3 of 16 In Sri Lanka
#199 of 1,010 For Civil Engineering
#357 of 1,076 For Architectural Engineering
#381 of 1,017 For Robotics
#3580 of 8,209 For Alumni Impact
#3940 of 14,160 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 11 other topics

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Engineering

The University of Moratuwa ranked 2nd for Engineering in Sri Lanka and 1510th in the World with 1,636 publications made and 10,679 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Automation and Control engineering, Robotics, Renewable Energy Engineering, Human-Computer Interaction.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 10 In Sri Lanka
#621 of 2,141 In Asia
#1510 of 4,716 In the World

University of Moratuwa
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 2 0
1991 1 0
1992 6 7
1993 7 7
1994 2 1
1995 4 1
1996 2 1
1997 6 7
1998 4 10
1999 3 1
2000 3 17
2001 4 16
2002 4 2
2003 8 10
2004 7 24
2005 12 4
2006 33 25
2007 37 23
2008 27 31
2009 47 36
2010 51 37
2011 37 30
2012 53 29
2013 73 114
2014 70 43
2015 96 75
2016 147 168
2017 146 269
2018 228 159
2019 237 134
2020 215 85

Computer Science

The University of Moratuwa ranked 1st for Computer Science in Sri Lanka and 1257th in the World with 1,106 publications made and 5,979 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computational Linguistics, Computer Vision, Robotics, Management Information Systems.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 8 In Sri Lanka
#393 of 1,973 In Asia
#1257 of 4,494 In the World

University of Moratuwa
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1993 2 4
1994 1 0
1995 0 0
1996 1 0
1997 1 5
1998 1 1
1999 1 0
2000 0 0
2001 1 0
2002 2 1
2003 3 1
2004 2 5
2005 10 6
2006 36 16
2007 22 10
2008 26 20
2009 37 34
2010 50 32
2011 31 45
2012 44 63
2013 56 34
2014 47 28
2015 63 50
2016 92 126
2017 115 68
2018 144 86
2019 164 131
2020 120 56
Speciality Sri Lanka rank Asia rank World rank
Robotics 1 122 381
Human-Computer Interaction 1 124 695
Game Design and Development 1 166 765
UX/UI Desgin 1 171 790
Information Technology 1 195 818
Web Design and Development 1 249 821
Computational Linguistics 1 243 825
Software Engineering 1 147 829
Data Science 1 163 835
Telecommunications 1 296 885
Management Information Systems 1 170 895
Computer Vision 1 389 1032
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 1 403 1144
Machine Learning 1 427 1194
Blockchain and Cryptography 1 468 1197
Computer Networking 1 554 1234

Environmental Science

The University of Moratuwa ranked 2nd for Environmental Science in Sri Lanka and 1358th in the World with 635 publications made and 5,243 citations received. Main research topics: Environmental Management, Geography and Cartography, Hydrology and Water resources management, Geotechnical Engineering, Geology.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 12 In Sri Lanka
#409 of 1,693 In Asia
#1358 of 4,129 In the World

University of Moratuwa
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 0 0
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 3 2
1994 1 0
1995 0 0
1996 1 1
1997 5 1
1998 1 0
1999 3 0
2000 2 10
2001 1 1
2002 9 10
2003 7 7
2004 9 32
2005 9 21
2006 15 40
2007 24 42
2008 20 37
2009 16 22
2010 17 5
2011 22 6
2012 27 18
2013 36 10
2014 20 7
2015 36 8
2016 52 66
2017 45 32
2018 87 67
2019 69 35
2020 70 36
Speciality Sri Lanka rank Asia rank World rank
Geotechnical Engineering 1 195 523
Urban and Regional planning 1 176 776
Environmental Engineering 2 305 825
Environmental Management 1 252 907
Mining Engineering 2 342 914
Hydrology and Water resources management 2 318 1032
Geography and Cartography 4 311 1305
Geology 2 562 1663

Business

The University of Moratuwa ranked 1st for Business in Sri Lanka and 1354th in the World with 540 publications made and 3,890 citations received. Main research topics: Management Information Systems, Project Management, Marketing, Construction Management, Management.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 11 In Sri Lanka
#324 of 1,617 In Asia
#1354 of 4,080 In the World

University of Moratuwa
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 0 0
1991 0 0
1992 1 1
1993 2 1
1994 2 1
1995 2 0
1996 2 1
1997 1 5
1998 0 0
1999 1 0
2000 1 7
2001 1 4
2002 2 0
2003 2 1
2004 3 1
2005 8 2
2006 13 22
2007 18 7
2008 23 14
2009 23 37
2010 25 36
2011 25 19
2012 41 46
2013 26 34
2014 21 17
2015 43 26
2016 45 35
2017 32 23
2018 58 20
2019 45 14
2020 64 25
Speciality Sri Lanka rank Asia rank World rank
Construction Management 1 102 436
Management 1 154 729
Project Management 1 163 814
Management Information Systems 1 170 895
Human Resource Management 2 180 905
Supply Chain Management 1 373 988
Marketing 2 301 1214

Chemistry

The University of Moratuwa ranked 2nd for Chemistry in Sri Lanka and 2331st in the World with 436 publications made and 3,740 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Polymer science and Plastics engineering.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 11 In Sri Lanka
#1080 of 2,045 In Asia
#2331 of 4,409 In the World

University of Moratuwa
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 1 0
1991 1 0
1992 2 0
1993 0 0
1994 1 0
1995 0 0
1996 0 0
1997 0 0
1998 0 0
1999 1 0
2000 1 10
2001 0 0
2002 0 0
2003 0 0
2004 1 9
2005 2 0
2006 2 0
2007 10 80
2008 3 16
2009 6 14
2010 2 0
2011 5 1
2012 17 5
2013 6 22
2014 8 13
2015 17 10
2016 28 46
2017 34 54
2018 83 78
2019 89 72
2020 80 37
Speciality Sri Lanka rank Asia rank World rank
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 1 243 846
Materials Science 2 949 1998

Physics

The University of Moratuwa ranked 2nd for Physics in Sri Lanka and 2283rd in the World with 392 publications made and 2,330 citations received. Main research topic: Materials Science.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 8 In Sri Lanka
#1044 of 1,914 In Asia
#2283 of 4,160 In the World

University of Moratuwa
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 1 0
1991 1 0
1992 2 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 0 0
1997 0 0
1998 0 0
1999 0 0
2000 1 10
2001 1 0
2002 0 0
2003 0 0
2004 0 0
2005 1 0
2006 4 1
2007 6 15
2008 2 6
2009 5 8
2010 2 0
2011 5 8
2012 14 5
2013 7 22
2014 12 14
2015 14 8
2016 22 42
2017 34 52
2018 75 71
2019 76 52
2020 76 34
Speciality Sri Lanka rank Asia rank World rank
Materials Science 2 949 1998

Economics

The University of Moratuwa ranked 5th for Economics in Sri Lanka and 1488th in the World with 192 publications made and 1,520 citations received. Main research topic: Environmental Economics.

Rank Ranking
#5 of 10 In Sri Lanka
#389 of 1,185 In Asia
#1488 of 3,117 In the World

University of Moratuwa
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1992 1 1
1993 0 0
1994 1 0
1995 0 0
1996 0 0
1997 1 0
1998 1 1
1999 1 0
2000 1 1
2001 0 0
2002 7 5
2003 0 0
2004 1 5
2005 3 11
2006 5 1
2007 10 4
2008 5 0
2009 4 11
2010 2 1
2011 7 1
2012 9 4
2013 7 19
2014 11 4
2015 15 4
2016 16 6
2017 13 10
2018 18 6
2019 14 11
2020 30 216
Speciality Sri Lanka rank Asia rank World rank
Environmental Economics 1 122 486

Mathematics

The University of Moratuwa ranked 2nd for Mathematics in Sri Lanka and 2069th in the World with 179 publications made and 999 citations received. Main research topic: Blockchain and Cryptography.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 6 In Sri Lanka
#762 of 1,482 In Asia
#2069 of 3,475 In the World

University of Moratuwa
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 0 0
1991 0 0
1992 2 1
1993 2 1
1994 1 1
1995 0 0
1996 1 1
1997 0 0
1998 1 1
1999 1 0
2000 1 1
2001 0 0
2002 2 0
2003 0 0
2004 2 5
2005 4 0
2006 2 0
2007 5 3
2008 2 2
2009 5 11
2010 7 4
2011 2 0
2012 7 5
2013 8 10
2014 6 16
2015 16 9
2016 19 6
2017 20 11
2018 17 4
2019 19 17
2020 19 7
Speciality Sri Lanka rank Asia rank World rank
Blockchain and Cryptography 1 468 1197

Art & Design

The University of Moratuwa ranked 1st for Art & Design in Sri Lanka and 1419th in the World with 175 publications made and 1,311 citations received. Main research topics: UX/UI Desgin, Architecture, Game Design and Development, Graphic Design, Landscape Architecture.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science profiles.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 4 In Sri Lanka
#326 of 977 In Asia
#1419 of 2,801 In the World

University of Moratuwa
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2003 2 0
2004 0 0
2005 1 3
2006 7 6
2007 3 1
2008 3 1
2009 3 1
2010 8 8
2011 7 12
2012 7 3
2013 6 3
2014 9 2
2015 13 4
2016 20 14
2017 24 120
2018 26 14
2019 20 13
2020 16 5
Speciality Sri Lanka rank Asia rank World rank
Landscape Architecture 1 109 451
Game Design and Development 1 166 765
Architecture 1 178 788
UX/UI Desgin 1 171 790
Graphic Design 1 234 945
Interior Design 1 412 1004
Photography 1 329 1224

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the University of Moratuwa

Speciality Sri Lanka Asia World Rank
Journalism and Digital Media 1 138 765
Demography 7 729 2258
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences 5 743 2590
Psychology 6 829 2776
Medicine 8 1234 3298
Biology 10 1562 3595