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Harbin Engineering University is located on the banks of the beautiful Songhua River-Harbin, the ice city of Northland. The predecessor of the school was the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Military Engineering Academy ("Harbin Military Industry") founded in 1953. In 1970, based on some cadres and teachers of the Department of Naval Engineering and other departments (departments), the Harbin Institute of Shipbuilding Engineering was established on the original site of the "Harbin Military Industry". In 1994, it was renamed Harbin Engineering University. The school has successively been subordinated to the Sixth Ministry of Machinery Industry, China State Shipbuilding Corporation, and the National Defense Science and Technology Commission. It is now subordinate to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. It is a university jointly established by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Ministry of Education, Heilongjiang Province, and Harbin City.


The school was identified as a national key university by the State Council in 1978; it was the first batch of units with the right to grant doctorate and master degrees, and the first batch of "211 Project" key universities; in 2002, it was approved to establish a graduate school; in 2011, it became the national "985 Project" "Innovation platform project for superior disciplines to build a university; in 2017, it entered the ranks of the national "double first-class" construction; it is an important talent training and scientific research in the national "three seas and one nuclear" (shipbuilding industry, naval equipment, marine development, and nuclear energy applications). 


The school covers an area of 1.3835 million square meters, with a construction area of 1.0793 million square meters. The campus building is a combination of Chinese and Western, with green eaves and tiles, and magnificent. There are 17 colleges (departments, departments); there are more than 40 scientific research institutions and more than 150 scientific research and teaching laboratories, including 2 national key laboratories, 1 national engineering laboratory, and national and local joint engineering research centers 1 China-Russia "Belt and Road" joint laboratory, 1 national-level international scientific and technological cooperation base, 2 national-level international joint research centers, 5 national-level subject innovation and intelligence introduction bases, key experiments of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology 13 laboratories, 2 national defense key subject laboratories, 6 key laboratories and engineering research centers of the Ministry of Education, 1 national electrical and electronic teaching base, 7 national experimental teaching demonstration centers, and 3 national virtual simulation experimental teaching centers There are 1 national university student cultural quality education base, 1 national innovation and entrepreneurship demonstration base, 2 national engineering degree postgraduate joint training demonstration bases, and 1 national and regional research center of the Ministry of Education. The library has a collection of 7.0565 million books.


The school is guided by four subject groups: ship and marine equipment, marine information, ship power, advanced nuclear energy and nuclear safety, and builds a unique discipline with outstanding advantages, general and basic discipline support, unique cultural management disciplines, and a reasonable professional structure. "Three seas and one core" characteristic discipline professional system. There are 14 first-level discipline doctoral programs, 32 first-level discipline master programs, 2 professional doctoral degree categories, 9 professional master degree categories, 12 post-doctoral research mobile stations, and 3 post-doctoral research workstations. There are 1 national first-level and second-level key disciplines, 10 national defense specialty disciplines, 1 Heilongjiang Province key discipline group, and 11 first-level key disciplines. There are currently 63 undergraduate majors, 11 national-level first-class undergraduate majors, 7 specialties of the Ministry of Education, 7 majors in the outstanding engineer education and training program, 7 majors and key majors with national defense characteristics, 29 and 4 provincial key majors The major was selected into the national-level professional comprehensive reform pilot project. The school's materials science, engineering, chemistry, and computer science are among the top 1% of ESI in the world; in the fourth round of national discipline assessment, the marine and marine engineering, control science and engineering disciplines have been awarded A+ and A- grades, first-level doctoral programs All enter the top 30% of the country.


The school has 2861 faculty members, including 1843 full-time teachers and 1171 full-time teachers with senior professional and technical positions. There are 8 academicians in the faculty, 3 winners of the "Outstanding Youth Fund", 3 winners of the "Outstanding Youth Fund", 18 winners of the "New Century Excellent Talents Support Program" of the Ministry of Education, and the national level 6 people were selected for the "Talent Project" and 27 other national-level talents; 19 people were selected for the "Longjiang Scholars" support program, 2 innovation teams from the Ministry of Education, 8 national defense science and technology innovation teams, and innovation in key areas of the Ministry of Science and Technology Innovative Talent Promotion Program There is 1 team and 7 leading talent echelons of Heilongjiang Province.


The school closely focuses on the theme of improving the quality of talent training, fully implements the fundamental task of Lide’s cultivation of people, deepens the reform of innovation and entrepreneurship education, promotes the deep integration of information technology and education and teaching, promotes the process of internationalization, and adheres to the "broad vision, strong foundation, and ability" With the goal of “strong, high-quality and reliable” talent training, we are committed to cultivating first-class engineers, industry leaders and scientists with firm belief, sound personality, willing to explore, and pragmatic. In recent years, students have won international and national levels in various international and domestic competitions such as the "Internet +" College Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition in China, the "Challenge Cup" National College Student Extracurricular Academic Technology Competition, the National College Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Annual Conference, and the International College Student Snow Sculpture Competition. More than 1,000 important awards, the "E-Vision" team won the International Underwater Robot Competition for two consecutive years, the "E-Vision" Robot Innovation Team and the "Chuangyi" Innovation Team won the National University Student "Xiaoping Technology Innovation Team", 5 students Won the "China Youth Science and Technology Innovation Award", and the University Student Entrepreneurship Alliance won the "National Top Ten KAB Entrepreneurship Club" for five consecutive years. In 2011, the School of Entrepreneurship Education was established. The school was awarded the first batch of national demonstration universities for deepening innovation and entrepreneurship education reform, national innovation and entrepreneurship model experience universities, national colleges and universities practice education innovation and entrepreneurship base, China Youth Science and Technology Innovation Action Demonstration Base, National May Fourth Red Flag Youth League Committee Model, National Science Education Base, etc. title. The one-time employment rate of undergraduates and postgraduates has remained above 93%, and has been among the top universities in the country for many years. Graduates have been widely praised by employers for their "reliable use" and have become one of the 50 typical colleges and universities in the country where graduates are employed. Hundreds of outstanding doctoral dissertations and nominated awards accounted for 40% of the total number of awards awarded by the national marine and ocean engineering disciplines. Since its establishment, the school has trained more than 130,000 senior professionals of various types for the country, including more than 200 generals, ministers, governors, and academicians of the Republic, and more than 3,000 colleges and universities, scientific research institutes, and large and medium-sized enterprises. Technical leaders and senior management talents have made important contributions to the modernization of national defense and the country's economic and social development.




Scientific research has always been the leading force in the development of the school. It has not only filled the domestic gap with dozens of important items such as the first domestic experimental submarine, the first hydrofoil boat, the first shipboard computer, and the first set of strip depth sounders. It is famous for its scientific research achievements, and has won the world's first crown with achievements such as duplex submersible vehicles, hovercraft, and gradient sound velocity meters. The school maintains a strong technical reserve in the field of ship and sea nuclear, such as underwater robots, vibration reduction and noise reduction, ship anti-rolling, ship power, integrated navigation, underwater acoustic positioning, underwater detection, nuclear power simulation, and large-scale ship simulation verification evaluation , High-performance ship design and other technologies are leading domestic or internationally advanced, and have become one of the main forces of my country’s ship science and technology foundation and application research, a key unit in the development of advanced naval technology and equipment, and an important part of my country’s development of marine high technology. Relying on strength. At present, the school is the joint lead research and development unit of China’s first numerical pool virtual experiment system. It is the core design and development unit of China’s seventh-generation ultra-deep water semi-submersible drilling platform, 20,000-box ultra-large container ship, and intelligent ship. It is the "Jiaolong" The 7000-meter manned, deep-sea warrior submersible underwater navigation and positioning system domestically produced equipment provider provides comprehensive research and development for China’s first trimaran search and rescue boat, 10,000-ton container ship, drilling platform and other new ship types and deep-sea engineering equipment research and development. Basic technical support. Completed 5 UUV underwater acoustic network for the first time in China. Since the "Thirteenth Five-Year Plan", it has undertaken more than 4900 projects of various types and won more than 100 scientific and technological awards at or above the provincial and ministerial level. The school was awarded the "Outstanding Contribution Award for High-tech Weaponry Development and Construction Project" and the "Outstanding Contribution Award for Aircraft Carrier Construction". The quality management of scientific research products has passed the ISO9000 quality system certification, and it is the first domestic university to pass the "double certification". The China-Russia Polar Technology and Equipment "Belt and Road" joint laboratory became the first batch of 14 nationally-recognized laboratories, and it is also the only national platform for scientific and technological cooperation with Russia. Take the lead in establishing the "Deep Sea Engineering and High-Tech Ships" and "Nuclear Safety and Simulation Technology" collaborative innovation centers, which were recognized by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology; the "Ship Power" and "Advanced Marine Materials" collaborative innovation centers were recognized by Heilongjiang Province. The school has a National University Science and Technology Park, which has been awarded as a "National Technology Business Incubator". The per capita research funding of the school ranks among the top universities in the country.


The school insists on internationalization and open education. With the University of Edinburgh, the University of Southampton, the University of Sydney in Australia, the Peter the Great University of Technology in Russia, Hokkaido University in Japan, the International Atomic Energy Agency, the world's five major classification societies and other world-class universities, research institutions, international organizations and enterprises, etc. More than 100 units in 25 countries have established good and stable cooperative relations. The school actively develops Sino-foreign cooperation in running schools and introduces high-quality educational resources from world-class universities. Jointly established the "Harbin Engineering University Southampton Ocean Engineering Joint College" with the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom, which is the first Sino-British cooperative education institution approved by the Ministry of Education; developed with the University of Aberdeen in the United Kingdom and Swansea University in the United Kingdom Sino-foreign cooperation in running schools. The "Confucius Institute" was jointly established with the National Southern Normal University of Ukraine, and won the title of "Advanced Confucius Institute" in the world in 2016. The school is the "Chinese Government Scholarship", "National Construction High-level University Public Postgraduate", "Innovative Talents International Cooperation Training Project", "Outstanding Undergraduate International Exchange" project implementation university, since 2017, the school has successively become the "Chinese Government Atomic Energy Scholarship" project, The training unit entrusted by the "Chinese Government Marine Scholarship" project was awarded the title of "National Advanced Collective for Studying in China" by the Higher Education Association. The school takes the lead in establishing the International Ship and Ocean Engineering Innovation and Cooperation Organization (ICNAME), which is a member of the Arctic University Alliance. The school subsidizes more than 500 teachers to study abroad, give lectures and cooperate in scientific research every year, and send more than 900 students to internationally renowned universities for exchanges and visits each year. Every year, about 1,500 international students come to the school for further study.


For more than 60 years, the school has adhered to and carried forward the "Kazakh military industry" spirit advocated and cultivated by the older generation of revolutionaries, and formed the value of "taking the needs of the motherland as the first need, the needs of national defense as the first mission, and the satisfaction of the people as the first standard". The pursuit has condensed the school motto of "Great work is the best, the university is the truth", formed the school spirit of "loyalty, perseverance, unity, and innovation", the teaching style of "rigorous academic research, strict organization, and strict requirements" and "rigorous, realistic, Diligent and innovative" style of study. At present, the school takes the mission of serving the country’s industrialization, informatization, national defense modernization and the revitalization and development of Longjiang as its mission, guided by the construction of "double first-class", unswervingly follows the path of connotative development, and continuously improves the quality and level of running a school, and firmly grasps The field of "three seas and one nuclear" and the national strategic opportunity for the revitalization of the Northeast, strengthen characteristics, inherit innovation, put people first, develop scientifically, and start a new voyage of comprehensively creating a world-class university with distinctive characteristics.


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