Comparative study of the specialization of Tehran Universities of Technology in the field of engineering between 1999-2018

Document Type : Scientific - Research


Department of Knowledge and Information Science, Faculty of Management, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran



Purpose: The present study aims to compare the specialization of Tehran Universities of Technology in the field of engineering.
Material and methods: In this applied and scientometric study, data of Tehran Universities of Technology was collected using the Advanced Search section of the Web of Science database. These data related to the engineering field and its subfields scholarly publication between 1999 to 2018. HistCite and Excel have been used to analyze the data.
Findings: The findings showed that RSI score of Sharif University of Technology, Amirkabir University of Technology, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology, Malek-Ashtar University of Technology was in order 0,576; 0,568; 0,566; 0,605; and 0,407. Also, the RSI score for each Tehran Universities of Technology has been calculated in engineering fields. In the final section, Tehran Universities of Technology ranked in terms of RSI score in engineering subfields.
Conclusion: The results indicated the desirable situation of Tehran Universities of Technology specialization in the field of engineering. Sharif University of Technology also ranked first in the most of engineering subfields specialization.


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