A just-released study of scholarly output gives high rankings to the School of Engineering and Applied Science at Princeton.

The Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index, produced by Academic Analytics, ranked Princeton as number 1 in the category of aeronautical and aerospace engineering and number 2 in electrical engineering. In materials science, Princeton was ranked number 5, tied with the University of Texas at Austin. In mechanical engineering, Princeton was ranked number 8.

The index rates the scholarly output of faculty at 7,300 doctoral programs in the United States. You can read a story about the rankings in the Chronicle for Higher Education or download the engineering rankings here.

In November, IEEE Spectrum ranked Princeton University number 3 among universities for patent power.