Table 2-9
Asian recipients of U.S. S&E doctorates by field and country/economy of origin: 1985–2000
 
Field All Asian recipients China Taiwan India South Korea
All fields 80,310 28,698 18,508 16,029 17,075
S&E 68,550 26,534 15,487 13,274 13,255
Physical sciences 11,987 6,356 1,923 1,856 1,852
Earth, atmospheric, and
ocean sciences
1,731 972 327 180 252
Mathematics 3,585 1,954 614 438 579
Computer/information sciences 3,221 673 839 1,178 531
Engineering 25,923 7,207 7,518 6,146 5,052
Biological sciences 12,251 6,790 2,175 1,766 1,520
Agricultural sciences 2,333 901 601 316 515
Psychology/social sciences 7,519 1,681 1,490 1,394 2,954
Non-S&Ea 11,760 2,164 3,021 2,755 3,820
 
aIncludes medical and other life sciences.

NOTE: Foreign doctorate recipients include permanent and temporary residents.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Survey of Earned Doctorates, special tabulations, 2003.
 
Science & Engineering Indicators – 2004
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