UM Engineering and Technology, Computer Science named among World’s Top 200 Universities in the THE World University Rankings 2018 by Subject 澳大工程與科技及計算機科學學科入選《泰晤士高等教育》世界大學學科排名首200位
According to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2018 by Subject recently released, the engineering and technology of Faculty of Science and Technology (FST) at the University of Macau (UM) is ranked at 151-175 while the computer science is ranked at 176-200 among the world universities. These rankings are much better than the University of Macau overall ranking which is at 351-400.
This is the first time that the subjects of the University of Macau are ranked in the world’s top 200 by THE. The University of Macau is the only higher education institution from Macao to make the list. This result highlights that FST is leading across electrical, mechanical, civil, chemical and general engineering subjects as well as computer science subjects and the referred categories are internationally recognized.
The THE rankings are recognized as one of the most influential university rankings in the world. The 2018 World University Rankings’ table for computer science, engineering and technology subjects employs 13 performance indicators, brought together with scores provided under five categories, namely teaching, research, citations, industry income, and international outlook. These two subjects of UM scored high in several areas, including citations and international outlook, which indicates the effort UM and FST has made on developing research achievements and international collaborations, and highlights its increasing impact and attractiveness on students, faculty and universities from all over the world.