Last month Sciencewatch.com put out a ranking of the top 20 countries in engineering. The ranking is based on "the highest total citations to their papers published in Thomson Reuters-indexed journals of Engineering over an 11-year period." You can view the list below, or read about it here.
|Ranked by Citations|
|Rank||Field||Papers||Citations||Citations Per Paper|
|5||PEOPLES R CHINA||64,435||201,881||3.13|
Sciencewatch.com is put out by Thomas Reuters, makers of the popular citation searching database Web of Science, and offers a wealth of information and tools to keep you up to date with new research in science, technology, and medicine. Some of the useful resources from Sciencwatch.com include: New Hot Papers lists new papers that are among the top tenth of a percent in citations for the last bimonthly period and Research Front Maps creates a visual representation of links between new highly cited papers in a particular field.