Beijing Institute of Technology was born in Yan'an in 1940. It is the first university of science and engineering founded by the Communist Party of China. It is the first batch of national key universities since the founding of the People's Republic of China. It was the first to enter the national "211 Project" and "985 Project".Approved to enter the ranks of the "world-class university" construction colleges and universities A. Comrade Mao Zedong personally inscribed the name of the school, and the older generation of proletarian revolutionaries such as Li Fuchun, Xu Teli, and Li Qiang successively served as the main leaders of the school.
The school is now affiliated with the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, and all teachers, students, and staff are facing the country’s "two centenary" goals and striving towards the goal of building a world-class university with Chinese characteristics. With wind and rain, the Beijing Institute of Technology has become stronger with the development of national education. In 1949, the school moved to Beijing; in 1952, the school was named Beijing Institute of Technology, becoming the first national defense industry academy in New China.
In 1988, the school was renamed the Beijing Institute of Technology. The school now has 19 professional colleges, 9 academies, as well as cutting-edge cross-science institutes, advanced structural technology institutes, medical-industrial integration institutes, and other teaching and research units. Engineering, materials science, chemistry, physics, computer science, social science, Environmental science, and ecology have successively entered the top 1% of ESI international discipline rankings, of which engineering and materials science have entered the top 1‰.
In recent years, the school has combined traditional advantages and long-term development needs to focus on building "5+3" subject groups-"Efficient Damage and Protection" subject group, "New Material Science and Technology" subject group, "complex system perception and control" Discipline group." Carrying equipment and manufacturing"discipline group, "information science and technology"discipline group and "characteristic science" discipline group, "medical-industrial integration" discipline group, "military-civilian integration and innovative development" discipline group. Forming "advantageous engineering disciplines" Leading and driving, promoting the integration of characteristic sciences, supporting linkages of high-quality liberal arts, and cutting-edge cross-innovation and interaction" the overall construction layout of the discipline.
The school has more than 3,400 faculty members, including 27 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Sciences, 40 winners of the National Science Fund for Outstanding Youth, 3 national-level teaching teachers, and other high-level talents, 5 national-level teaching teams, and 5 national-level teaching teams. Natural Science Foundation Innovation Research Group, 10 innovation teams of the Ministry of Education "Innovation Team Development Plan"; 2 national-level collaborative innovation centers, 9 national-level key laboratories, and engineering research centers, and 6 national-level experimental teaching centers. Lide to cultivate people, Beijing Institute of Technology is inheriting civilization in comprehensively improving the quality of talent training. The school is committed to cultivating leading talents with "ambition, Mingde precision, innovation and tolerance, and responsibility for the times".
Among the more than 300,000 graduates in the 80 years since the founding of the school, there are Li Peng, Zeng Qinghong, Ye Xuanping, party and state leaders, and more than 120 party and government leaders and generals at or above the provincial and ministerial level. There are winners of the highest national science and technology award There are more than 40 academicians such as Wang Xiaomo and Peng Shilu, chief designer of my country's first nuclear submarine; there are a large number of leaders and outstanding builders from various industries and levels, and they are known as "the cradle of red defense engineers."
The school has won 20 national teaching achievement awards, 14 national quality courses, 10 national quality video open courses, 9 quality resource sharing courses, 15 quality online open courses, and 5 national virtual simulation experiment teaching projects.
The school currently has more than 30,000 full-time students. Beijing Institute of Technology's model aircraft team won the 2018 British International University Student Aircraft Design Competition for heavy-duty flight. The robot team won the ICRA 2019 RoboMaster Artificial Intelligence International Challenge Championship; the "Flying Eagle" team represented China in 2020 Mohamed Bin Zayed Champion again in the International Robot Challenge and successfully defended the title. Achieved four consecutive international championships; won 16 gold medals, 7 silver medals, and 12 bronze medals in the China International "Internet + College Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition" accumulatively.
"Accumulatively won the national "challenge" 3 special prizes and 15 first prizes in the "Cup" student extracurricular academic science and technology competition. Accumulatively won the "Challenge Cup" National College Student Entrepreneurship Plan Competition and the "Creating Youth" National College Student Entrepreneurship Competition 13 gold medals, 11 silver medals, and bronze medals 3; accumulatively 36 awards have been won in the annual meeting of innovation and entrepreneurship of the Ministry of Education.
In the past five years, the employment rate of undergraduates has reached 97%, and the employment rate of postgraduates has reached over 98%. Facing internationally, the school has signed school-level cooperation agreements with more than 346 universities in 75 countries and regions on 6 continents. More than 70 cooperative colleges and universities such as Tokyo Institute of Technology in Japan, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, and Illinois Institute of Technology in the United States have set up student exchange programs to form an international global network of talent training. Committed to innovation, the Beijing Institute of Technology has shown its responsibility in serving the national strategy and contributing to the development of science and technology in the world.
The school has always shared the same destiny with the party and the country and insisted on aiming at the country's major strategic needs and the forefront of the world's technological development. The school has created many "firsts" in the history of science and technology in New China: the first television transmitter and receiver, the first secondary solid high-altitude detection rocket, the first light tank, the first low-altitude altitude measurement radar, and the first The 20-kilometer long-range camera, etc. Represents the national level in the field of defense technology such as precision strikes, efficient damage, mobile penetration, remote suppression, military information systems and countermeasures, and in the military and civilian fields of intelligent bionic robots, green energy, modern communications.
Industrial process control, etc. It has obvious advantages in dual-use technology. In the celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the National Day, the school participated in the equipment development of 10 out of 12 air teams and 26 out of 32 ground equipment teams, and directly participated in many of them. Technical support work for digital performance and simulation tasks, fireworks technical tasks and floats design. During the Beijing Olympics, the Shanghai World Expo, the Guangzhou Asian Games, the rendezvous and docking of "Shenzhou 8" and "Tiangong No. 1", many of the technologies developed by the school have performed well.
During the "Twelfth Five-Year Plan" period, the school's total investment in science and technology was nearly 10 billion yuan, and it won 23 national science and technology awards. The total number of leading awards ranked 15th in the country, and the number of awards for national science and technology awards was ranked nationwide. The university ranks third, and the total number of national defense science and technology awards, authorized national defense patents and effective national defense patents are all ranked first in the country.
In 2016, it took the lead to win 3 national science and technology awards; in 2017, it took the lead to win 2 national science and technology awards; in 2018, the school took the lead to win 6 national science and technology awards, including 1 first prize for national science and technology progress.2019, The school took the lead in winning 5 national science and technology awards, including 1 first prize for national technological invention. Several scientific and technological achievements directly serve the national economy and people's livelihood major projects.
The horn is passionate, and the Beijing Institute of Technology sets sail with glory and dreams. "Yan'an Roots, Military Industry Soul" is the red gene engraved into the Beijing Institute of Technology. The school motto of "Morality is wise, learning is fine to work", and the school spirit of "Unity, diligence, truth-seeking, and innovation" is advocated by Dean Xu Teli The style of study of "seeking truth from facts and not being self-righteous" has jointly created the school's unique spiritual temperament and cultural core. From 1940.
It was born in Yan'an to serve the anti-Japanese war and the founding of the nation. Today in the 21st century, it cultivates high-level talents for the construction of an innovative country; from open-air classrooms, accommodation, and cave dwellings, to modern campuses, and national key laboratories. Facing the future, the school will continue to adhere to the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, focus on the fundamental task of Lide and foster people.
Adhere to the correct political direction of running the school, strive to build a team of high-quality teachers, and strive to form a high-level talent training System to train builders and successors of socialism with Chinese characteristics! Continue to adhere to the "four services", take root in China to build a world-class university, and provide strong support for the realization of the "two centenary" goals and the Chinese Dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation!