Nanchang Hangkong University

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Nanchang Hangkong University (NCHU)
南昌航空大学
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Type Public
Established October,1952
Undergraduates 19,000
Postgraduates 1,095
Location Nanchang, Jiangxi, China
Campus urban
Website www.nchu.edu.cn

Nanchang Hangkong University (simplified Chinese: 南昌航空大学; traditional Chinese: 南昌航空大學; pinyin: Nánchāng Hángkōng Dàxué), also Nanchang Aviation University, is located in Nanchang City, Jiangxi Province, People's Republic of China. It is an engineering-based multidisciplinary university.[1] (It was Nanchang Institute of Aeronautical Technology and it was renamed to Nanchang Hangkong University at Feb. 2007.) It is a higher education institute with a distinctive feature of aeronautics and national defense under the joint supervision of Jiangxi Provincial Government and Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People's Republic of China.

NCHU adheres to the development of engineering advantaged discipline and aviation characteristic majors. Currently, it has 10 key disciplines in Jiangxi Province, which are Materials Processing Engineering, Measuring and Testing Technologies and Instruments, Environmental Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering of Aerospace Vehicle, Materials Science, Control Theory and Control Engineering, Optical Engineering, Ideological and Political Education, Material Physics and Chemistry and Computer Applied Technology; 1 top priority discipline in Jiangxi province, which is Manufacturing Engineering of Aerospace Vehicle; 1 national defense key discipline, which is Environmental Engineering; 9 key laboratories (research centers) at provincial (ministerial) level, which are Key Laboratory of Nondestructive Test (Ministry of Education), Key Laboratory of Light Alloy Fabrication Science and Technology for National Defense (State Commission of Science and Technology for National Defense Industry), Key Laboratory of Aeronautical Detection and Evaluation (China Aviation Industry ), Key Laboratory of Aerial Material Hot Working (China Aviation Industry), Research Center for Materials Science and Engineering in Jiangxi Province, Key University Laboratory of Corrosion and Protection in Jiangxi Province, Research Center of Testing Technology and Control Engineering in Jiangxi Province, Research Center of University Ideological and Political Theory Course Education in Jiangxi Province and Promotion Center of Rapid Prototyping Productivity in Jiangxi Province; 3 provincial key bases, which are Demonstration Cultivation Base of Cooperation by Production, Study and Research on Computing and Information Technology in Jiangxi Province, Demonstration Cultivation Base of Cooperation by Production, Study and Research on Materials Science and Technology and Research Base of Sports Culture (State Sport General Administration); 3 national specialty majors, which are Metallic Materials Engineering, Technique and Instrumentation of Measurements and Electronic Information Engineering; 12 provincial brand majors, which are Metallic Materials Engineering, Technique and Instrumentation of Measurements, Material Forming and Control Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Electronic Information Engineering, Machinery Design and Manufacturing and Automation, Electronics Science and Technology, Automation, Flight Vehicle Manufacture Engineering, Computer Science And Technology, English and Economics; 2 National Defense Key Construction Majors, which are Flight Vehicle Manufacture Engineering and Optical Engineering; 4 provincial specialty majors, which are Environmental Engineering, Electronics Science and Technology, Flight Vehicle Manufacture Engineering and Computer Science And Technology; 4 provincial teaching teams, which are teaching team of Metallic Materials Engineering, teaching team of non-destructive testing technology, teaching team of Engineering Training Center and teaching team of Applied Chemistry. In NCHU, there are also 2 national experimental teaching demonstration centers, including Engineering Training Center and College Physics Experimental Teaching Demonstration Center, and 8 provincial experimental teaching demonstration centers. NCHU has positively carried out international cooperation and exchanges of various forms, and has built long-term relationship of interscholastic cooperation with Japan, Canada, Ukraine, the UK, Australia, France, Finland and South Korea. Foreign teachers and experts are invited to teach here throughout the year.   In recent years, NCHU has successively won many titles of honor, including “Unit with Significant Contribution in the 40th Anniversary of Aviation Industry Establishment”, “Advanced Unit in Aviation Industry”, “Advanced Unit of Cultural and Ideological Progress and Cohesion Project in Aviation Industry”, “Civilized Unit in Jiangxi Province”, “Advanced Grass-roots Party Organization in Jiangxi Province”, “Advanced Unit in Afforestation in Jiangxi Province”, “Advanced Unit in Campus Construction in Jiangxi Province”, “Advanced Unit in Party Construction and Ideological And Political Work in Jiangxi Province”, “National Model Staff Family” and “National Advanced Unit in Military Training”. NCHU now has over 1,200 professional teachers. At present, the total number of registered students is 21,000, of whom 19,000 undergraduates, 1,095 postgraduates, and over 1,200 vocational students. NCHU gives first priority to the all-around development of students as well as the quality of education, and directs its efforts to teaching innovations.[citation needed] As a result, it has made great achievements in the cultivation of talents and its employment rate of graduate ranks first in Jiangxi Province.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ "About NCHU". NCHU. Retrieved 21 January 2012. 

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