(Persia digest)- According to Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC), the analysis of ESI factors regarding the most influential universities and research institutes around the world revealed that 24 Iranian universities and institutes rank among the top 1 percent academic institutes of the world.
“Among Iranian universities, the University of Tehran and Tarbiat Modares University are among the top 1 percent universities of the world. Regarding the bulk of published papers, Tehran University of Medical Sciences was added to the new list, and the name of Iran Polymer and Petrochemical Institute (IPPI) can also be seen on the list.” Says Dr. Mohamad Javad Dehqani the chief administrator of ISC.
According to Dehqani: “The Universities of Tehran, Tarbiat Modares, Shiraz, Shahid Beheshti, Ferdowsi, Bu-Ali Sina (Avicenna), Tabriz, Isfahan, Razi, Kashan, Mazandaran, Al-Zahra, Yasouj, Sharif, Amirkabir, Isfahan University of Technology, University of Science and Technology, and KN Toosi University of Technology ranked among the top 1 percent in the field of chemistry, indicating their remarkable research activities in chemistry and other related fields.”
Dehqani added: “The University of Tehran is the only leading Iranian university in geology; and in the field of mathematics the universities of AmirKabir and IAU (Islamic Azad University) are the most influential among Iranian universities.”
Finally, Dehqani explained: “Regarding physics, the Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences, Sharif University, Isfahan University of Technology, and IAU, qualified among the top 1 percent universities of the world.”