01 October 2009, Thursday, 17:02
author: Elmira Sabirova
The independent agency in educational sphere has made a regular rating of Russian higher educational institutions. This time universities were estimated according to their scientific achievements.
Ufa State Aviation and Technical University is forth on the list of 50 leading Russian universities after Moscow State University n.a. M. Lomonosov, St. Petersburg State University and Moscow Engineering Physical Institute.
According to the press-centre of USATU, the authors of the rating selected leaders among Russian universities by quotability in the world scientific community. The test of ranking was Hirsh index (H-index) based on Scopus system's data.
USATU is also on the top of the rating of leading Russian scientists. Professor, head of nanotechnology department, director of USATU research institute of advanced materials' physics Ruslan Valiev takes the fourth place in this rating.