Lanzhou Jiaotong University is located in Lanzhou, the capital city of Gansu Province and an important node of the "One Belt One Road". It is a university jointly established by China National Railway Group Co, Ltd. and the Gansu Provincial People’s Government. The Ministry of Education’s "Excellent Engineer Education and Training Program" has been selected as a university. Ministry of "Deepening Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Reform Demonstration School", Ministry of Education "Middle and Western Education Revitalization Plan" supports colleges and universities, Gansu Province high-level universities and "first-class disciplines" construction colleges and universities.
The predecessor of the school can be traced back to the Shanhaiguan Beiyang Railway Official School established in 1898 and the Beijing Railway Management Institute established in 1909. In 1958, the Ministry of Railways decided to establish my country's third railway undergraduate college in Lanzhou-Lanzhou Railway Institute. The 5 departments of railway transportation, railway electrical machinery, railway construction, railway bridges and tunnels, railway machinery, 7 undergraduate majors, and 5 junior college majors are organized by Beijing Railway Institute (that is, Beijing Railway Management Institute, now Beijing Jiaotong University) and Tangshan Railway Institute ( Shanhaiguan Beiyang Railway Official School, now Southwest Jiaotong University) moved to Lanzhou as an organizational system. More than 340 experts and scholars from the Beijing and Tang Dynasties, represented by Lin Damei, Shen Zhiyang, Hu Chunnong, Sun Qiyin, and Zhang Dianzhi, came to Lanzhou to teach. The enrollment of 446 new students was successfully achieved. In the 1960s, a group of associate doctors and postgraduates in science and technology in the Soviet Union were transferred to enrich the faculty. The older generation of educators led students from all corners of the country together. Under the difficult environment of the Northwest, they did not change their original intentions and worked hard to build and love the school. The wisdom and emotion of Rong School opened the first Jiazi years of Lanzhou Jiaotong University. In 2000, the school implemented a system of “co-construction between the central and local governments, with local government management as the mainstay”. In 2003, Lanzhou Railway Institute was renamed Lanzhou Jiaotong University. After 63 years of construction and development, the school has become the cradle of Chinese railway engineers. It has firmly embarked on a road of running a school with transportation as the core. It has developed into a distinctive industry, outstanding ability to serve localities, and a well-known domestic and northwestern region. Colleges and universities that are irreplaceable in rail transit construction.
The school currently has two campuses, covering an area of 1,564 acres, the school building area is 887,400 square meters, and the library has a collection of 2.27 million books. There are 21 directly affiliated colleges (departments) and 1 national university science park. There are 31,200 full-time students, including 22,000 undergraduates, 6,123 postgraduates, 2,288 vocational students, and 385 international students.
Over the years, school graduates have always maintained a relatively high employment rate. Among the graduates, the proportion of signed state-owned enterprises remains above 75%, and about 45% of the students sign contracts with Fortune 500 companies such as China Railway, China Railway Construction, and China Communications Construction. The employment quality of graduates ranks among the top universities in the province. The school has successively won the honorary titles of "National Advanced Collective for Employment of General College Graduates" and "50 Typical Experience Colleges for Graduate Employment in China".
The school always adheres to the excellent school-running tradition of Jiaotong University of "rigorous academic research and strict requirements", and strives to cultivate senior professionals with a solid foundation, broad knowledge, strong ability, high quality, innovative spirit, and international vision. Won the "Excellent" in the 2005 Ministry of Education's undergraduate teaching work assessment, and won the Ministry of Education experts' praise in the 2017 Ministry of Education's undergraduate teaching work assessment. The school implements the spirit of the National Education Conference, deeply promotes the first-class undergraduate professional upgrade project, the school's graduate training scale is steadily rising, the formation of a classification training pattern for an academic degree and professional degree graduate students, and the quality of talent training is steadily improved. Actively carry out innovative and entrepreneurial practice activities such as "Internet + Youth Red Dream Building Journey", "Challenge Cup", "Mathematical Modeling", "Structural Design", "Mechanical Innovation Design", "Robots", "Waiyanshe Cup" and college students' innovation and entrepreneurship training programs. In the past five years, it has won 481 national awards in various discipline competitions at all levels, and a total of 128 national college students’ innovation and entrepreneurship training programs have been approved. In 2017, they were selected as "Demonstration Universities for Deepening Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Reform" and "National University Practice Education Innovation and Entrepreneurship Base". Over the past 63 years, the school has trained more than 200,000 outstanding talents represented by the academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences Lai Yuanming and the former chairman of the board of directors of Vanke Group Wang Shi for the development of national transportation and local economic construction. , Useful, has been widely praised by employers.
The school has 2,315 faculty members, including 1,725 full-time teachers, 332 professors, 651 associate professors, 91 doctoral supervisors, and 1202 master supervisors. There are 2 double-appointed academicians, 1 specially-appointed professor of "Changjiang Scholars", 3 "Changjiang Scholars" specially-appointed professors, 4 selected from the National One Million Talent Project, and 2 selected from the National "Ten Thousand Talents Program". Education There are 3 outstanding talents from the Ministry of New Century and 1 national outstanding youth. There are winners of the "May 1st Labor Medal", National Outstanding Teachers, National Advanced Individuals in Teacher Ethics, National Model Teachers, Zhan Tianyou Railway Science, and Technology Award winners, Mao Yisheng Railway Science and Technology Award winners, Baosteel Education Award winners, Gansu There are 344 high-level talents, including the winners of the "Cultivation Award" for young teachers of provincial colleges and universities, and famous teachers of colleges and universities in Gansu Province. The school has a large number of talent training bases such as the National Language Promotion Base, the National Railway Science Popularization Base, the Ministry of Education's Cultural Inheritance Base, the Ministry of Railways' Continuing Education Western Base, and the Northwestern Minor Language Training Base.
There are currently 68 undergraduate enrollment majors. There are 6 national specialty construction sites, 1 national comprehensive reform pilot major, and 19 majors have been approved as national first-class undergraduate major construction sites (vehicle engineering, electrical engineering and automation, rail transit signal and control, communication engineering, computer science and technology, civil engineering, engineering management, water supply and drainage science and engineering, built environment and energy application engineering, transportation, logistics management, English, geographic information science, mechanical design and manufacturing and its automation, electronic science and technology, software engineering, Railway Engineering, Surveying and Mapping Engineering, Traffic Engineering), 6 courses were approved as national first-class undergraduate courses (EMU vehicle construction and design, engineering drawing, water quality engineering II, university computer foundation 1, data and scene-driven high-speed cumulative operation control Virtual simulation experiment).
6 majors passed the engineering education certification of the Ministry of Education, and 3 majors passed the professional evaluation of the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development. There are 1 national-level teaching team, 4 national-level experimental teaching demonstration centers, 1 national-level virtual simulation experimental teaching center, 1 national-level talent training model innovation experimental zone, 11 national-level engineering practice education centers, and 17 provinces Level teaching teams and 15 provincial experimental teaching demonstration centers.
The school relies on the railway industry and highlights the characteristics of transportation. The disciplines of transportation, civil engineering, environmental science and engineering, vehicle engineering, and electronic information engineering have obvious comparative advantages in China. There are 8 disciplines, and 2 disciplines of engineering and chemistry have entered the top 1% of ESI's global ranking. There are 5 post-doctoral research mobile stations, 6 doctoral degree authorized first-level disciplines (including engineering and management disciplines), 25 master's degree authorized first-level disciplines, 15 master's professional degree authorization categories, and 24 provincial-level key disciplines Subject. In the fourth round of subject evaluation by the Ministry of Education, the three disciplines of transportation engineering, civil engineering, and environmental science and engineering were rated as category B disciplines, and the discipline of mechanical engineering was rated as category B disciplines.
The school has always adhered to industry-university-research cooperation, actively serving national and local economic development, and has formed core technologies and technologies in civil structure, environmental protection, information engineering, automatic control, intelligent transportation, logistics management, equipment manufacturing, green energy, and natural disaster prevention. Advantageous industries, some of the research results have reached the international advanced and domestic first-class level. Participated in the research and construction of many major railway projects such as Qinghai-Tibet, Lanxin, Lanyu, etc. It is the earliest university in the country to undertake the most scientific research projects of Qinghai-Tibet railway, solved the worldwide problem of Qinghai-Tibet railway frozen soil, and won the national scientific and technological progress special prize. There are four national-level scientific research platforms including the "Research on Durability of Materials and Structures in Northwest Dry and Cold Regions", including four innovative teams of Yangtze River scholars from the Ministry of Education, and four national-level scientific research platforms including the "National Green Coating Technology and Equipment Engineering Technology Research Center". There are 9 provincial and ministerial-level key laboratories including the "Key Laboratory of Intelligent Application Railways" and "Key Laboratory of Yellow River Water Environment in Gansu Province", and the number of scientific research platforms at the provincial and ministerial level and above has reached 66.
In the past five years, the school has established the Yellow River Water Environment Research Institute and Changzhou Research Institute around national strategies such as ecological civilization construction and high-speed rail construction. In the past five years, it has undertaken 1031 vertical scientific research projects and over 4,000 horizontal scientific research projects. It has won 43 provincial and ministerial-level scientific and technological achievements awards, including 7 first-class awards. In 2018-2020, 3 achievements have won the first-class scientific and technological progress award of Gansu Province.
The school actively develops foreign exchanges and cooperation. Signed a counterpart support agreement with Tianjin University, and carried out fruitful cooperation in the fields of doctoral student training, scientific research, and faculty construction. It has established long-term cooperative relations with more than 50 colleges and universities in more than 20 countries and regions including the United States, Britain, France, Russia, Canada, Japan, Spain, Brazil, etc. Since 2003, it has established cooperation with Iowa State University in the United States. 2+2 double degree cooperation joint school project. It has the qualifications for enrolling foreign students in China on a Chinese government scholarship and has passed the quality certification of the first batch of higher education institutions to study in China. There are currently 385 international students from 57 countries and regions. The school actively serves the "Belt and Road" initiative, the "transportation power" strategy, and the "high-speed rail going global" strategy. It is a member unit of the "Belt and Road University Strategic Alliance" and "Sino-Russian Jiaotong University Alliance", and cooperates with Bangladesh, Russia, Macedonia, Thailand, etc. The “Belt and Road” countries and universities have carried out in-depth cooperation and exchanges, and have trained more than 1,000 international talents in transportation, information, infrastructure construction, and other fields for more than 20 countries along the “Belt and Road”.
63 years of wind and rain, 63 years of spring and autumn, from the first day of the school, the school has shouldered the historical mission of "building and training senior railway professionals for the Northwest Railway", always breathing with the motherland and sharing the destiny with transportation. Generations of Lanzhou Jiaotong University have taken root in the northwest, persevering in the changes, and developing through inheritance, creating a path for the development of western higher education that is worthy of history and times! Facing the future, the school will not forget its original aspiration, keep its mission in mind, and adhere to the school spirit of "working hard, plain, diligent, and rigorous scholarship" and the school motto of "being virtuous, inspirational, knowledgeable, and dedication", and will unswervingly follow the path of high-quality content development. Work hard for the development of the motherland's transportation industry, for the construction of a happy and beautiful new Gansu, and for the construction of a high-level teaching and research university with distinctive characteristics!