Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts is one the the worlds leading science and technology research and teaching insititutions.  It has a student population of around 10,000 and has been associated with 76 Nobel Prize winners and 50 National Medal of Science recipients. 

It has a highly entrepreneurial culture and companies founded by almuni are equivalent to the world’s 17th largest economy in aggrevated revenues.  The university has an annual research budget of around $700million and an $8billion endowment.

Total staff score
1485 points
# Scientist Country Public Score Academic Score Overall Score
H. Robert Horvitz
Biologist (Nematode worm Caenorhabditis elegans)
United States 0 700 700
Mario J. Molina
Mario J. Molina
Chemist (Atmospheric Chemist)
Mexico 3 299 302
Jeffrey Hoffman
Dr. Jeffrey Hoffman
Physicist (Astronomer, Astrophysicist)
United States 1 280 281
Susumu Tonegawa
Susumu Tonegawa
Biologist (Antibody diversity)
Japan 2 200 202