9. South Korea
Numbers of papers published: 32,331
Ranking according to number of papers published: 9
Number of citations made: 114,232
Ranking according to number of citations made: 10
Insider Monkey Score: 11
South Korea has been one of the surprise packages of Asia. In a matter of decades, the nation has become technologically advanced and has taken the engineering industry by storm. Now, a person is five times more likely to major in engineering here, as opposed to a person in the United States. In fact, South Korea’s education system is designed specifically to encourage students to enter engineering, which they very often do.