Khalifa University ranks first in UAE in top 1% research journal publications

Khalifa University leads in the UAE in top 1% Journal Percentiles by CiteScore Percentile I Picture Courtesy: Khalifa University
The university has published a total of 125 papers in 2023, surpassing its peers in the country 

Dubai, Apr 24, 2024: Khalifa University of Science and Technology is ranked first in UAE for publications in top 1% Journal Percentiles by CiteScore Percentile. According to data from Scopus, the university has published a total of 125 papers in 2023, surpassing its peers in the country. 

This represents an increase of 40% over the year 2022 when Khalifa University had published 89 research papers in the top 1% journals. Khalifa University also leads in Top 5% Journal Percentiles by CiteScore Percentile, publishing a total of 532 papers for the same year, an increase of 39.6% over 2022.  

Dr. Ahmed Al Durra, Senior Vice-President for Research and Development, Khalifa University, says, “With over 300 issued patents, more than 230 pending patent applications and 680 plus invention disclosures, the University leads in groundbreaking research in sectors like aerospace, biomedical sciences, energy, robotics and engineering.” 

With 12 research centres planning a wide spectrum of low and High Technology Readiness-level (HTR) projects, seven research groups and labs and seven core labs that have state-of-the-art facilities, Khalifa University continues to contribute to the UAE’s human and intellectual capital development goals.  

Novel approaches for green hydrogen production, materials for storage and transportation and applications such as combustion and fuel cells as well as advances in genetics and biochemistry are some of Khalifa University’s research scope that also covers a broad spectrum of disciplines, ranging from robotics to decarbonisation and sustainable fuels. 

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