Qatar University (QU) was chosen as one of the top 400 universities worldwide in electrical and electronic engineering in Quacquarelli Symonds’ (QS) World University Ranking by subject.
QS ranks worldâ€™s top universities in individual subject areas, covering 48 subjects as of 2018. The rankings aim is to help prospective students identify the leading schools in their chosen field, with the list of subjects extended each year in response to high demand for subject-level comparisons.
Each of the subject rankings is compiled using four sources. The first two of these are QSs global surveys of academics and employers, which are used to assess institutions international reputation in each subject. The second two indicators assess research impact, based on research citations per paper and h-index in the relevant subject. These are sourced from Elseviers Scopus database, the worldâ€™s most comprehensive research citations database.
President of Qatar University Dr Hassan Rashid Al Derham said that the university has been advancing across all rankings in recent years, expressing his pride at being in the latest QS ranking.
He said that such recognition reflects the great development the university has seen in recent years. He also highlighted that it was the first time for QU to be involved in the by subject ranking.
He said that the achievement was also in line with the university’s mission of providing high-quality education and preparing students for creating their own and their country’s future.
Source: The Peninsula