Nanjing University of Science and Technology

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Nanjing University of Science and Technology
南京理工大学
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Former name
Artillery Engineering College of the PLA (炮兵工程学院);
East China Institute of Engineering (华东工程学院);
East China Institute of Technology (华东工学院)
Motto
团结 献身 求是 创新
Motto in English
Solidarity, Dedication, Seeking for truth and innovation
TypePublic
Established1953; 65 years ago (1953)
PresidentFU Mengyin (付梦印)[1]
Vice-presidentQIAN Linfang, WANG Lianjun, LIAO Wenhe and CHEN Qian[1]
Academic staff
1,900[2]
Students30,000[3]
Address
200 Xiaolingwei Street, Xuanwu District
, , ,
210094
,
China

Coordinates: 32°1′59.88″N 118°51′6.92″E / 32.0333000°N 118.8519222°E / 32.0333000; 118.8519222
CampusSuburban
Colors     Purple
Websitewww.njust.edu.cn
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Nanjing University of Science and Technology (Chinese: 南京理工大学; pinyin: Nánjīng Lǐgōng Dàxué), colloquially NJUST (南理工; Nánlǐgōng) is one of the national key universities under the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China. It is a science-oriented university located in Xuanwu District in the east suburban area of Nanjing.

History[edit]

Nanjing University of Science and Technology can be traced back to 1952, as Department of Artillery Engineering of Institute of Military Engineering of the PLA in Harbin. Since its establishment, it aims on serving national strategies and promoting social progress. In 1962, the campus moved to Nanjing. The name of the university changed many times, and finally determined as current name in 1993. In September 1998, the name on the school badge was inscribed by President Jiang Zemin.[4] In June 2008, Nanjing University of Science and Technology is subordinated to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

Evolution of Nanjing University of Science and Technology since 1953
Institute of Military Engineering of the PLA
(Harbin)
(1953)
Ordnance Engineering College of the PLA
(Wuhan)
(1953)
Artillery Engineering College of the PLA
(Wuhan)
(1960)
Logistics Academy of the PLA
(Beijing)
(1962)
Artillery Engineering College of the PLA
(Nanjing)
(1962)
East China Institute of Engineering
(1966)
East China Institute of Technology
(1984)
Nanjing University of Science and Technology
(1993)

Academics[edit]

Nanjing University of Science and Technology is a multi-disciplinary university, comprising academic fields including science, engineering, liberal arts, economics, business, management, law and education. In addition, it encompasses a wide array of centers, institutes, programs, and administrative support offices. It carries on its education and research on both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in 15 schools, led by a total of 70 undergraduate majors, 116 master programs and 49 doctoral programs, and 14 Post-doctoral research stations.

Project 211, 985 and Double First Class University Plan[edit]

Nanjing University of Science and Technology has become a National Key University of Project 211 in 1995. In 2000, Ministry of Education approved NJUST to start the graduate school. Later in 2011, the university is authorized to build 985 Advantage Discipline Innovation Platform.[3]

In September 2017, Nanjing University of Science and Technology is included in Double First Class University Plan of Ministry of Education , with Double First Class Discipline status in "Weapon Science and Technology" Discipline.[5]

Schools and Departments[edit]

In June 2018, Nanjing University of Science and Technology has these colleges or schools:

Campus[edit]

Different from many universities in Nanjing, Nanjing University of Science and Technology has only one main campus based in Xiaolingwei, Xuanwu District, on the south of the Purple Mountain and Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum.[7] It covers a total area of 3,118 mu[a] (207.87 ha).[3] Undergraduates and graduate students of shares the same main campus.

A Square in front of No. 4 Teaching Building and Library of NJUST main campus

In 1999, Zijin College of NJUST founded in Xianlin University City, Nanjing.[8] In June 2004, Taizhou Institute of Science and Technology founded in Taizhou, Jiangsu, as a branch institute of Nanjing University of Science and Technology.[9]

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Lu Zhangong, Vice Chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference
  • Lu Ke, material scientist, CAS member
  • Pan Delu, leading researcher of ocean color remote sensing in China, CAE member
  • Ren Xinmin, CAS member

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ mu (亩) is a Chinese unit of measuring area, 1 mu = 614.4 m² = 734.82 sq yd

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Administration".
  2. ^ "Facts& statistics". english.njust.edu.cn.
  3. ^ a b c "学校简介". www.njust.edu.cn.
  4. ^ 1998年9月,江泽民同志为学校亲笔题写了校名. sohu.com. 15 November 2013. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  5. ^ 教育部 财政部 国家发展改革委 关于公布世界一流大学和一流学科建设高校及建设 学科名单的通知. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  6. ^ "学院简介". qxs.njust.edu.cn.
  7. ^ "Campus". english.njust.edu.cn.
  8. ^ 紫金学院简介 (in Chinese)
  9. ^ 学校简介 - 南京理工大学泰州科技学院. www.nustti.edu.cn.