East China University of Science and Technology, formerly known as East China School of Chemical Engineering, was formed in 1952 by the merger of the chemical engineering departments of Jiaotong University (Shanghai), Aurora University (Shanghai), Datong University (Shanghai), Soochow University (Suzhou), Jiangnan University (Wuxi), etc. It is the first institution of higher learning in New China that is famous for its chemical characteristics.
1956 was designated as one of the first batches of graduate students enrolled in the school, the CPC Central Committee since 1960, it was identified as a national key university directly under the Ministry of Education.
In 1993, approved by the State Board of Education changed its name to East China University of Technology, 1996 to enter the national "211". In 2000, it was approved by the Ministry of Education to establish a graduate school. In 2008, it was approved to build the “ 985 Superior Discipline Innovation Platform”.
In 2017, it was selected as a national “double first-class” world-class discipline construction university. Chemistry, materials science and engineering, chemistry The three disciplines of engineering and technology were selected into the list of first-class disciplines.
The school has three campuses: Xuhui, Fengxian, and Jinshan, covering a total area of 2,535 mu, a total area of 970,000 square meters of various buildings, and a total library collection of 3.26 million volumes. It has established an analysis and testing center, a jewelry testing center, and other national measurement certification units.
The school has won the honorary title of "Civilized Unit (Campus)" in Shanghai 12 consecutive times. In the QS World University Rankings, it ranks 33rd in mainland China; in the Times Higher Education ( THE ) World University Rankings, it ranks 51 in Mainland China; in the USNews World University Rankings, it ranks China Ranked 50th among mainland universities; ranked 30th in the ESI China University Comprehensive Rankings.
The school has 11 disciplines, 18 colleges, academic settings covering science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, economics, management, literature, law, art, philosophy, and education.
There are currently 73 undergraduate enrollment majors (including 9 Chinese-foreign cooperative education majors and 1-second bachelor degree major); 30 first-level discipline master degree authorization points, 142 second-level discipline master degree authorization points; master professional degree authorization 16 points; 13 first-level discipline doctoral degree authorization points, 80 second-level discipline doctorate authorization points; 14 post-doctoral research mobile stations. There are 8 national key disciplines, 10 Shanghai key disciplines, and 7 Shanghai first-class disciplines. "Chemical Engineering and Technology" is the first major in mainland China to be certified by ABET.
Chemistry is the first major in mainland China to be certified by the Sino-Russian joint international science major. All majors of the business school have passed the International Association of Elite Business Schools ( AACSB ) Business education certification.
Eight disciplines including chemistry, materials science, engineering, biology and biochemistry, pharmacology and toxicology, agricultural science, computer science, environmental science, and ecology have entered the top 1% of ESI, and chemistry has entered the top 1 ‰ of the world.
Schools are in school full-time students in 2.7 million people, which undergraduate 16789 people, 8647 people graduate, doctoral students 1905 people.
There are more than 3,100 faculty members, including 8 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Sciences, 4 dual-employed academicians, 1 academician of the European Academy of Sciences, and more than 110 national talents including winners of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars ; 3 national-level teaching teachers, national-level There are 4 teaching teams and 1 Huang Danian-style teacher team; there are 9 high-level innovation teams such as the Innovation Research Group of the National Fund Committee and the Innovation Team of Key Fields of the Ministry of Science and Technology, and a large number of young and middle-aged scholars have emerged.
The school adheres to the socialist direction of running a school, fully implements the fundamental task of cultivating morality and fostering people, and cultivates socialist builders and successors with comprehensive development of morality, intelligence, physical education, and labor.
National experimental teaching demonstration center has two state-level virtual simulation experiment teaching center 2, experimental teaching demonstration center in Shanghai 4; 12 national specialties, national first-class undergraduate specialized construction 15, the Shanghai-class undergraduate Construction 3 points; 5 national engineering practice education centers.
It was rated as a national graduate employment model university and a national model university for deepening innovation and entrepreneurship education reform. In the QS global graduate employment competitiveness ranking, it ranks 16th among mainland universities.
Since its establishment, the school has trained 360,000 graduates for the country, all over the world. Among the alumni, 28 were elected academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering, and 10 were elected overseas academicians. A large number of graduates became the backbone and backbone of the party and government agencies, enterprises, and institutions.
Facing the major needs of the country, aiming at the frontiers of international science, the school insists on writing papers on the land of the motherland and continues to improve the school's ability to serve economic and social development.
State Key Laboratory has two national engineering laboratories, national engineering (technology) research centers 3, Ministry of Education, Science Center, a cutting-edge, basic science Foundation Center 1, provincial key scientific research bases 32, provincial humanities and social sciences think tank (base) 5.
A large number of major innovations have been achieved, and more than 2,000 valid patents at home and abroad have been obtained. The National University Science Park is one of the first 6 universities in the country to establish a national technology transfer center.
It is selected as the National Intellectual Property Information Service Center, the University Technology Achievement Transformation and Technology Transfer Base, the National Intellectual Property Demonstration University, and some industries The large-scale industrialization and application of common and key technologies have produced significant economic and social benefits.
The school has built a multi-level and all-around international cooperation and exchange system and has established long-term cooperative relations with more than 200 universities and scientific research institutions in the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, France, and Japan, including the University of Oxford.
Aiming at the frontiers of international discipline development, it has been approved for 10 bases for subject innovation and talent introduction under the "111 Plan" of the Ministry of Science and Technology.
Cooperation with foreign top scientific research personnel resources to carry out high-level joint training and joint scientific research, the establishment of the Joint Research Center Feilin Jia Nobel Prize scientists, research centers Oliver Hart, and contract management.
Approved as the first batch of innovative practice bases for high-level international talent training by the Ministry of Education. It has established a Sino-French cooperative education institution -the International School of Excellence for Engineers established the world's first Confucius Institute for Science and Technology Innovation in the UK and established the first Sino-Romanian "East China University of Science and Technology Sibiu China-Europe International Business School" in Romania.
Today’s East China University of Science and Technology adheres to the guidance of Xi Jinping’s thoughts on socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era, fully implements the spirit of the National Education Conference, and following the goals and tasks established by the school’s 11th Party Congress, based on the new era, rooted in the land of China, and strive to build First-class socialist university!