Founded in October 1952, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics was one of the first aviation colleges and universities founded by New China itself. In 1978, it was designated as a national key university by the State Council; in 1981, it was approved by the State Council to become the first batch of universities in the country with the right to grant doctorate degrees; in 1996, it entered the construction of the national "211 Project"; in 2000, it was approved by the Ministry of Education to establish a graduate school; in 2011, Become a key construction university of the "985 Project Advantage Discipline Innovation Platform"; in 2017, it entered the national "double first-class" construction sequence. The school is now under the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. In December 2012, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the Civil Aviation Administration of China signed an agreement to jointly build Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics. In December 2018, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Ministry of Education, and Jiangsu Province jointly established Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
In the course of more than 60 years of running a school, the people of China Southern Airlines have been adhering to the school-running tradition of "serving the country by aviation", following the excellent school spirit of "unity, frugality, pragmatism, and innovation", and practicing the school motto of "all things in wisdom, all things in the world, and the world. Forge ahead and continuously promote the rapid development of the school. At present, the school has become a research university with the characteristics of aerospace and civil aviation, combining science and engineering, coordinated development of engineering, science, economics, management, and liberal arts. The school now has 16 colleges and 174 scientific research institutions, 3 national key laboratories, 1 provincial and ministerial collaborative innovation center, 1 national and local joint engineering laboratory, and 1 national defense science and technology industry technology research application center. There are 1 National Cultural Industry Research Center, 2 National Engineering Basic Course Teaching Bases, and 4 National Experimental Teaching Demonstration Centers. There are 58 undergraduate majors, 33 first-level discipline authorization points for master's degrees, 17 first-level doctoral discipline authorization points, and 16 post-doctoral mobile stations. There are 2 first-level national key disciplines such as aerospace science and technology, mechanics, 9 second-level national key disciplines, 2 national key (cultivation) disciplines, and 10 national defense specialty disciplines.
The school currently has two campuses, Ming Palace and Jiangjun Road, covering an area of 2077 acres and a construction area of 1.148 million square meters; the Tianmu Lake campus opened in September 2019 covers an area of 969 acres and a planned construction area of 530,000 square meters.
The school library has a collection of more than 2.84 million printed documents and 11.66 million volumes of various electronic and digital documents and information resources. There are 3131 faculty members, including 1845 full-time teachers. Among the full-time teachers, there are 1263 senior titles, 535 doctoral tutors, 11 academicians and double-appointed academicians, 20 are selected for the long-term innovative talent program of the National "Overseas High-level Talents Introduction Program", and 12 are selected for the youth program; "Yangtze River" Scholars Award Program" 12 distinguished professors, 4 chair professors, 4 young scholars; 11 winners of the National Outstanding Youth Science Fund, 3 winners of the National Defense Science and Technology Outstanding Young Talent Fund, and 12 winners of the National Outstanding Youth Science Fund; 11 "National Ten Thousand Thousand Talent Project", 2 national-level teaching teachers, 3 national "Ten Thousand Thousand Plan" teaching teachers, 8 "Ten Thousand Thousand Plan" scientific and technological innovation leading talents, and "Ten Thousand Thousand Plan" young top-notch talents 9 There are 22 young and middle-aged experts who have made outstanding contributions at the national, provincial and ministerial levels. More than 600 people have been selected into various national, provincial, and ministerial talent programs, and 130 experts have enjoyed special government allowances from the State Council.
There are currently more than 29,000 full-time students, including more than 18,000 undergraduates, more than 10,000 postgraduates, more than 1,000-degree students, and nearly 5,000 adult education students.
The school has become an important base for training high-level talents. Since its establishment, the school has trained more than 160,000 senior professionals of various types for the country. Among the alumni, 14 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Sciences have emerged, dozens of provincial and ministerial party and government leaders and generals, and a large number of well-known science and technology Experts and management experts.
The school is committed to cultivating social pillars and engineering talents with a sense of responsibility, innovative spirit, international vision, and humanistic sentiments. It has continuously promoted education and teaching reforms gradually established an innovative talent training system with China Southern Airlines' characteristics and has achieved several high-level teaching results. Won a total of 22 national teaching achievement awards; 11 national quality online open courses, 11 national quality resource sharing courses, 6 national quality video open courses; 6 national excellent teaching teams; 6 national characteristic majors, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology There are 8 key majors, 5 key national defense majors, and 3 majors (directions) in short supply.
The students of China Southern Airlines have achieved several impressive results in various competitions at all levels: they won the 2011 Airbus Global University Student Aviation Creative Competition overall championship; in the national "Challenge Cup" college students extracurricular academic science and technology competition, our school has eight consecutive Won the "Winning Cup" for the second consecutive time, and won 9 special prizes and 17 first prizes in total. In the "Creating Youth" National College Student Entrepreneurship Competition, it has repeatedly won the "Winning Cup"; in the "Zhou Peiyuan Cup" National College Student Mechanics Competition, "China Software Cup" National College Student Software Design Competition, Mathematical Modeling Competition, Electronic Design Competition In competitions and other competitions, China Southern Airlines students have repeatedly won awards.
The scientific research capabilitiess of the school continue to increase. Since its establishment, the school has won nearly 1,556 scientific and technological achievement awards at or above the ministerial or provincial level, including 78 national awards. It has built 5 national scientific research platforms, including the State Key Laboratory of Mechanical Structure Mechanics and Control, and 71 ministerial and provincial scientific research platforms. Contributed several firsts to the Republic, including my country’s first unmanned large-scale target drone, the first unmanned nuclear test sampler, the first plateau unmanned drone, the first unmanned helicopter, and the first unmanned helicopter. A micro-aircraft, etc, the self-developed "Tianxun-1" micro-satellite was successfully launched. In the field of basic research, the school has obtained several important theories at home and abroad, such as "Helicopter Generalized Eddy Current Theory", "Non-linear Dynamic Theory of Vibration Control System", "Aircraft Manufacturing Coordination Accuracy and Tolerance Distribution Theory", etc. Results. In the field of national defense science and technology, the school has participated in the pre-research, technical research, and experimental research of almost all important aviation models in my country. Several technologies have been successfully applied in aerospace projects such as "Change-3", contributing to the development of my country's aerospace industry. Made an important contribution. In the field of the national economy, the school actively promotes government-industry-university-research cooperation, promotes the transformation of scientific and technological achievements, and provides strong support for economic and social development.
The school vigorously promotes open schooling, actively carries out collaborative innovation, and has successively established several industry-university-research cooperative research bases; it has carried out extensive international exchanges and cooperation and has established long-term and stable cooperative relations with nearly 100 well-known foreign universities and well-known research institutions. A new open school-running pattern of "serving aerospace and civil aviation, serving Jiangsu, facing the whole country and facing the world" has been formed.
Follow the example of Xihe and control Tianma, aiming to herd the stars in the sky. In the new era, China Southern Airlines will fully implement the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, guided by Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, and under the leadership of the Party Group of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the Jiangsu Provincial Party Committee and Government, we will continue to take the road of strengthening the characteristics and strengthening the school with talents. The road, the road of innovation-driven, the road of deep openness, the road of cultural leadership, forge ahead, forge ahead, and unswervingly strive towards the goal of a world-class university with distinctive characteristics of aerospace and civil aviation, to achieve the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation The Chinese Dream makes new and greater contributions!