The results of Shanghai ranking by subject for 2017 revealed that TMU is among the world’s top universities in engineering and biological fields.
According to the said report, TMU is among the world’s top universities in fields such as mechanical engineering, power and electronic, civil engineering, computer, mining, foods industries and water resources and biological sciences in agricultural and plant breeding.
Shanghai ranking system in 2017 made a completely different methodology to assess the top world universities. This assessment was conducted in five major fields including engineering (22 different fields) basic sciences (6 fields) biological sciences (4 fields) medical sciences (6 fields) and social sciences (14 fields).
Only those universities which have had the minimum scientific publications during 2011-2015 in the Web of Science were assessed, the criteria differs for different scientific fields.
The extensive presence of Iranian universities in Shanghai ranking assessment in engineering field promises a bright future and effective participation in the world arenas. Iran universities had a better performance in engineering field especially in mechanical engineering.