The Academic Ranking
of World Universities for 2012 graded the Technion in the field of computer science
in the 18th place in the world for the second time in a row. The ranking, performed by the Institute of Higher Education of Shanghai Jiao
Tong University, is based on several excellency factors such as number of faculty and alumni winning
Turing award, number of highly cited researchers, number of published papers, and percentage
of papers published in top journals.