China University of Petroleum (Huadong)

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China University of Petroleum (Huadong)
中国石油大学 (华东)
China university of petroleum logo.jpg
Former names
Beijing Petroleum Institute
Huadong Petroleum Institute
University of Petroleum (Huadong)
Motto 惟真惟实
Established 1953
Type Public
Chairman Ke Liu
President Honghong Shan
Location Qingdao and Dongying, China, P.R.
Nickname 石大 Shí Dà
Affiliations project 211
Website http://www.upc.edu.cn/

The China University of Petroleum (Huadong) (Chinese: 中国石油大学(华东); pinyin: Zhōngguó Shíyóu Dàxué), located in qingdao and dongying.

History[edit]

The university, founded in 1953, was known then as beijing petroleum institute. it was founded acquiring the best petroleum associated departments in the country:

  • petroleum research groups in dept. of geology, dept. of mining and dept. of chemical engineering from tsinghua university
  • petroleum research groups in four departments of peiyang university (now tianjin university)
  • part of dept. of chemical engineering from peking university
  • part of dept. of mathematics from yanching university (now merged into peking university)
  • some students and faculty from fluid fuel research group in dept. of chemical engineering from dalian institute of technology (now dalian university of technology)
  • some students and faculty in dept. of mining and dept. of chemical engineering from northwestern polytechnical institute (now northwest polytechnical university)

It moved to dongying, shandong province in 1969, with name changed to huadong petroleum institute. in 1988, it was renamed the university of petroleum consisting of one part in dongying as the college and one in beijing as the graduate school. each gradually develops into universities with both undergraduate and graduate students. in january 2005, its name changed to china university of petroleum. in 2004, china university of petroleum (huadong) began to move to qingdao, and completed the relocation in 2012. dongying campus currently serves as the base for continuing education, remote education, research laboratories, and industry collaboration.

China University of Petroleum specializes in upstream, midstream and downstream petroleum science and engineering, in the overall level of domestic lead. its five national key specialties are:

  • chemical engineering and technology
  • mineral resources prospecting and exploration
  • oil and gas well engineering
  • oil and gas storage and transportation engineering
  • oil and gas field development engineering

Campus[edit]

China University of Petroleum (Huadong) is located in qingdao. it also manages a research campus in dongying, which currently serves as the base for continuing education, remote education, research laboratories, and industry collaboration.

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