Best Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Universities

The 1st edition of Research.com ranking of top Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering universities is based on data collected from Microsoft Academic Graph on December 6th, 2021. Position in the ranking is based on a sum of D-index (Discipline H-index) values of all leading scientists affiliated with that university. D-index only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline. A leading scientist is a scholar with a D-index of at least 30 in an examined discipline. Show more

The ranking process involved a detailed examination of 166,880 researchers’ profiles from Microsoft Academic Graph. For the discipline of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, over 3,637 profiles were examined. Scientists from more than 502 institutions and affiliations were analyzed.

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from Microsoft Academic Graph, which is the most prominent and well-established bibliometric database of this type available to the scientific community.

A detailed definition of our research process can be found on our methodology page.

Please take into consideration that the research institution or university for a scientist is set based on the affiliation details featured on their Google Scholar profile.

World
National
University Details
Scholars
Σ Publications
Σ D-Index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines.
101 World 2 National University of Lisbon

University of Lisbon

Portugal
Scholars 4 613 Σ H-Index 145
102 World 1 National Fırat University

Fırat University

Turkey
Scholars 3 577 Σ H-Index 143
103 World 6 National Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg

Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg

Germany
Scholars 4 677 Σ H-Index 141
104 World 40 National Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University

United States
Scholars 3 520 Σ H-Index 139
105 World 41 National New York University

New York University

United States
Scholars 3 402 Σ H-Index 138
106 World 42 National University of Washington

University of Washington

United States
Scholars 4 420 Σ H-Index 137
107 World 5 National University of Adelaide

University of Adelaide

Australia
Scholars 3 578 Σ H-Index 137
108 World 1 National Ton Duc Thang University

Ton Duc Thang University

Vietnam
Scholars 3 367 Σ H-Index 133
109 World 43 National Rice University

Rice University

United States
Scholars 2 422 Σ H-Index 132
110 World 44 National Columbia University

Columbia University

United States
Scholars 3 608 Σ H-Index 129
111 World 1 National University of Auckland

University of Auckland

New Zealand
Scholars 3 501 Σ H-Index 128
112 World 9 National University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 572 Σ H-Index 127
113 World 45 National University of Illinois at Chicago

University of Illinois at Chicago

United States
Scholars 3 566 Σ H-Index 126
114 World 46 National Brigham Young University

Brigham Young University

United States
Scholars 3 451 Σ H-Index 126
115 World 10 National University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 792 Σ H-Index 125
116 World 47 National Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

United States
Scholars 3 365 Σ H-Index 124
117 World 48 National University of Central Florida

University of Central Florida

United States
Scholars 3 528 Σ H-Index 123
118 World 5 National University of British Columbia

University of British Columbia

Canada
Scholars 2 331 Σ H-Index 122
119 World 49 National University of Missouri

University of Missouri

United States
Scholars 3 469 Σ H-Index 121
120 World 1 National Polytechnic University of Turin

Polytechnic University of Turin

Italy
Scholars 2 681 Σ H-Index 121
121 World 4 National Amirkabir University of Technology

Amirkabir University of Technology

Iran
Scholars 3 479 Σ H-Index 120
122 World 5 National Imam Khomeini International University

Imam Khomeini International University

Iran
Scholars 3 438 Σ H-Index 120
123 World 3 National King Khalid University

King Khalid University

Saudi Arabia
Scholars 3 337 Σ H-Index 120
124 World 7 National University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Germany
Scholars 2 556 Σ H-Index 120
125 World 11 National Loughborough University

Loughborough University

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 761 Σ H-Index 119
126 World 4 National King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Saudi Arabia
Scholars 3 485 Σ H-Index 119
127 World 2 National Politecnico di Milano

Politecnico di Milano

Italy
Scholars 2 742 Σ H-Index 118
128 World 1 National King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi

King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi

Thailand
Scholars 2 650 Σ H-Index 117
129 World 6 National McMaster University

McMaster University

Canada
Scholars 2 560 Σ H-Index 117
130 World 12 National Northeastern University

Northeastern University

China
Scholars 3 676 Σ H-Index 116
131 World 3 National Tokyo Institute of Technology

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Japan
Scholars 3 664 Σ H-Index 116
132 World 1 National National University of Malaysia

National University of Malaysia

Malaysia
Scholars 2 586 Σ H-Index 116
133 World 1 National University of Limerick

University of Limerick

Ireland
Scholars 3 398 Σ H-Index 115
134 World 4 National Waseda University

Waseda University

Japan
Scholars 3 818 Σ H-Index 114
135 World 12 National University College London

University College London

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 554 Σ H-Index 113
136 World 7 National University of Victoria

University of Victoria

Canada
Scholars 2 341 Σ H-Index 113
137 World 2 National Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology

Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology

Vietnam
Scholars 2 347 Σ H-Index 112
138 World 50 National Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Commonwealth University

United States
Scholars 2 306 Σ H-Index 111
139 World 51 National Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

United States
Scholars 3 524 Σ H-Index 109
140 World 2 National National University of Ireland

National University of Ireland

Ireland
Scholars 3 412 Σ H-Index 109
141 World 2 National COMSATS University Islamabad

COMSATS University Islamabad

Pakistan
Scholars 2 440 Σ H-Index 109
142 World 1 National Babeș-Bolyai University

Babeș-Bolyai University

Romania
Scholars 1 1,100 Σ H-Index 109
143 World 13 National University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 430 Σ H-Index 107
144 World 3 National École Centrale de Lyon

École Centrale de Lyon

France
Scholars 3 397 Σ H-Index 107
145 World 14 National University of Manchester

University of Manchester

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 345 Σ H-Index 107
146 World 3 National Inha University

Inha University

South Korea
Scholars 2 838 Σ H-Index 106
147 World 4 National École Centrale Paris

École Centrale Paris

France
Scholars 2 239 Σ H-Index 104
148 World 5 National Aix-Marseille University

Aix-Marseille University

France
Scholars 3 273 Σ H-Index 103
149 World 2 National Universiti Malaysia Pahang

Universiti Malaysia Pahang

Malaysia
Scholars 2 421 Σ H-Index 102
150 World 52 National University of Nebraska–Lincoln

University of Nebraska–Lincoln

United States
Scholars 3 411 Σ H-Index 101
151 World 53 National Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University

United States
Scholars 2 468 Σ H-Index 100
152 World 3 National University of Naples Federico II

University of Naples Federico II

Italy
Scholars 2 383 Σ H-Index 99
153 World 54 National Florida State University

Florida State University

United States
Scholars 2 348 Σ H-Index 99
154 World 15 National University of Bath

University of Bath

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 410 Σ H-Index 98
155 World 55 National University of the Sciences

University of the Sciences

United States
Scholars 2 406 Σ H-Index 98
156 World 56 National Arizona State University

Arizona State University

United States
Scholars 3 479 Σ H-Index 97
157 World 2 National King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang

King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang

Thailand
Scholars 2 186 Σ H-Index 97
158 World 16 National University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 432 Σ H-Index 96
159 World 2 National Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Israel
Scholars 3 567 Σ H-Index 95
160 World 4 National Sapienza University of Rome

Sapienza University of Rome

Italy
Scholars 3 359 Σ H-Index 95
161 World 5 National University of Palermo

University of Palermo

Italy
Scholars 3 303 Σ H-Index 95
162 World 8 National Bauhaus University, Weimar

Bauhaus University, Weimar

Germany
Scholars 1 353 Σ H-Index 92
163 World 57 National University of California, Irvine

University of California, Irvine

United States
Scholars 2 377 Σ H-Index 90
164 World 58 National Yale University

Yale University

United States
Scholars 2 264 Σ H-Index 90
165 World 4 National Pohang University of Science and Technology

Pohang University of Science and Technology

South Korea
Scholars 2 418 Σ H-Index 89
166 World 1 National National Technical University of Athens

National Technical University of Athens

Greece
Scholars 2 446 Σ H-Index 88
167 World 2 National Universitat Politècnica de València

Universitat Politècnica de València

Spain
Scholars 2 220 Σ H-Index 88
168 World 17 National University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 315 Σ H-Index 87
169 World 6 National Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

Iran
Scholars 2 299 Σ H-Index 87
170 World 8 National Polytechnique Montréal

Polytechnique Montréal

Canada
Scholars 2 297 Σ H-Index 87
171 World 9 National Technical University of Berlin

Technical University of Berlin

Germany
Scholars 2 575 Σ H-Index 86
172 World 13 National City University of Hong Kong

City University of Hong Kong

China
Scholars 2 397 Σ H-Index 86
173 World 3 National University of Twente

University of Twente

Netherlands
Scholars 2 333 Σ H-Index 86
174 World 3 National University of the Basque Country

University of the Basque Country

Spain
Scholars 2 292 Σ H-Index 86
175 World 59 National Louisiana State University

Louisiana State University

United States
Scholars 2 375 Σ H-Index 85
176 World 7 National University of Shahrood

University of Shahrood

Iran
Scholars 2 240 Σ H-Index 84
177 World 14 National Tongji University

Tongji University

China
Scholars 1 341 Σ H-Index 84
178 World 9 National Université Laval

Université Laval

Canada
Scholars 1 390 Σ H-Index 83
179 World 1 National Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Hungary
Scholars 2 371 Σ H-Index 82
180 World 60 National Clemson University

Clemson University

United States
Scholars 2 262 Σ H-Index 81
181 World 61 National University of Notre Dame

University of Notre Dame

United States
Scholars 2 276 Σ H-Index 79
182 World 62 National Southern Methodist University

Southern Methodist University

United States
Scholars 2 234 Σ H-Index 79
183 World 63 National University of California, Riverside

University of California, Riverside

United States
Scholars 1 307 Σ H-Index 79
184 World 1 National Lublin University of Technology

Lublin University of Technology

Poland
Scholars 2 365 Σ H-Index 78
185 World 1 National Khalifa University of Science and Technology

Khalifa University of Science and Technology

United Arab Emirates
Scholars 2 319 Σ H-Index 78
186 World 6 National Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne University of Technology

Australia
Scholars 2 268 Σ H-Index 78
187 World 6 National University of Cassino and Southern Lazio

University of Cassino and Southern Lazio

Italy
Scholars 2 225 Σ H-Index 78
188 World 7 National University of Melbourne

University of Melbourne

Australia
Scholars 2 313 Σ H-Index 77
189 World 6 National University of Technology of Compiègne

University of Technology of Compiègne

France
Scholars 2 200 Σ H-Index 77
190 World 1 National University of Jordan

University of Jordan

Jordan
Scholars 1 424 Σ H-Index 77
191 World 7 National Federal University of Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées

Federal University of Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées

France
Scholars 2 297 Σ H-Index 76
192 World 8 National Institut Polytechnique de Paris

Institut Polytechnique de Paris

France
Scholars 2 184 Σ H-Index 76
193 World 1 National Graz University of Technology

Graz University of Technology

Austria
Scholars 1 213 Σ H-Index 76
194 World 64 National Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology

United States
Scholars 1 295 Σ H-Index 75
195 World 7 National University of Calabria

University of Calabria

Italy
Scholars 2 408 Σ H-Index 74
196 World 15 National Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University

China
Scholars 2 299 Σ H-Index 74
197 World 2 National Celal Bayar University

Celal Bayar University

Turkey
Scholars 2 219 Σ H-Index 74
198 World 1 National National Research Tomsk State University

National Research Tomsk State University

Russia
Scholars 1 376 Σ H-Index 74
199 World 16 National Peking University

Peking University

China
Scholars 2 318 Σ H-Index 73
200 World 18 National University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 604 Σ H-Index 72

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