Iran ranks first in aerospace in Middle East

Tehran, July 3, IRNA – Based on a report by Spanish University of Granada scientific ranking site (SCImago), Iran ranks first in aerospace in the Middle East and 11th in the world, said secretary of Presidential Office’s Headquarter for Developing Culture of Science, Technology and Knowledge-Based Economy.

Parviz Karami said that statistics released by the SCImago ranking site indicates that Iran had advanced to higher positions in scientific products in the field of aerospace in 2015.

He further pointed out that Iran stood 11th in terms of scientific production in aerospace in 2015, higher than Spain, the Netherlands, Brazil, the Switzerland, Mexico and Ukraine.

According to the official, Iran conquered the first position in the Middle East and 11th in the world in 2015 by publishing 341 articles and 101 citations.
Iran ranked 14th in the world in the field.