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Southwest Jiaotong University is a national key university directly under the Ministry of Education. It is one of the first batches of "Double First-Class", "Project 211", "Characteristic 985 Project", and "2011 Collaborative Innovation Plan". It is a research university with a graduate school and is located in Chinese history and culture. Famous city and national central city-Chengdu.


The school was founded in 1896, formerly known as the Imperial Chinese Railway College of Shanhaiguan Beiyang Railway College (Imperial Chinese Railway College). It is the first higher education institution of engineering education in China. It is the birthplace of higher education in civil engineering, mining and metallurgy engineering, and transportation engineering in China. One of the first two sources of "University". The school is known at home and abroad as "Tangshan Jiaotong University" and "Tangyuan", and is known as "Oriental Cornell". Chairman Mao Zedong inscribed the name of the school. Since the establishment of the school, the school has been named Tangshan Institute of Technology (Cheng), Jiaotong University, Guizhou Branch of National Jiaotong University, China Jiaotong University, Northern Jiaotong University, Tangshan Railway Institute, and so on. The school has undergone two departmental adjustments, and a large number of reputable departments across the country have been adjusted to support sister universities such as Tsinghua University and Tianjin University. In 1964, the school actively responded to the call of the Party Central Committee to build a "big three-line" and moved to Sichuan. In 1972, it was renamed Southwest Jiaotong University. In 1989, the main body of the school moved to Chengdu. In 2002, the new campus was expanded in Xipu, Chengdu. There are three campuses in Jiuli, Xipu, and Emei, covering an area of more than 5,000 acres.


In the course of 124 years of running a school, the school has always adhered to the mission of the university, served the strategic needs of the country, and has always breathed and shared the destiny with the Chinese nation, witnessed and participated in the glorious history of the Chinese nation’s indomitable and forging ahead, and formed the "Shi Yang Hua" The National Chiao Tung University's spirit of "self-improvement", the school-running tradition of "rigorous academic research and strict requirements" and the school motto of "being diligent in learning, inspiring, persevering, loyal and forgiving" have cultivated and brought up Yi Mao Yisheng, Zhu Kezhen, Lin Tongyan, More than 300,000 talents of Liang, represented by Huang Wanli and others, have produced 3 "two bombs and one-star" fathers, 62 domestic and overseas academicians and 31 national engineering survey and design masters, and academicians in the field of rail transit since the reform and opening up. Almost all of them came from my own school. Comrade Deng Xiaoping spoke highly of the school: "This school has produced many talents."


The school has 27 colleges (academy, center), transportation engineering, mechanical engineering, 2 first-level national key disciplines, vehicle engineering, bridge and tunnel engineering, and 10 second-level national key disciplines. 18 There are 2 first-level discipline doctoral degree authorization points, 3 doctoral professional degree authorization categories, 40 first-level discipline master degree authorization points, and 11 post-doctoral research mobile stations. The transportation engineering discipline ranks first in the country (A+) and enters the national "double first-class" construction sequence, civil engineering disciplines ranks seventh in the country (A-), and materials science, engineering, computer science, and chemistry are among the top rankings in the ESI world 1%.


The school has established 13 national science and technology innovation platforms such as the National Rail Transit Laboratory (in preparation) and the State Key Laboratory of Traction Power, and 36 provincial and ministerial scientific research bases. It has established the world's most complete subject system, talent system, and talent system in the field of rail transit. Scientific research system. The school vigorously carried out basic research and original innovation around high-speed railways, heavy-duty railways, maglev transportation, new urban rails, vacuum pipeline ultra-high-speed, and other fields, and constructed a world-recognized "Shen's Theory" and "Zhai Sun Model" as the symbol The basic research system of large-scale railway system dynamics, and its scientific and technological achievements have been selected as the "Top Ten Scientific and Technological Progress in Chinese Universities" four times. The total number of national scientific and technological awards obtained in the field of rail transit ranks first among universities, scientific research institutes, and industrial enterprises in the country, and is the national economy construction and social development, especially the development of China's rail transit industry, have made indelible contributions. In addition, the school has made many important achievements in the fields of national defense technology, intelligent manufacturing, biomedicine, big data, physical sciences, and humanities and social sciences.


The school vigorously implements the strategy of strengthening the school owner with talents. There are currently more than 2,700 full-time teachers, including 10 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (including 8 dual-employed academicians), 17 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (including 15 dual-employed academicians), and the National Talent Program is selected 89 people, 20 national outstanding youth science fund winners, 12 national outstanding youth science fund winners; 1 National Natural Science Foundation of China innovation group, 6 Ministry of Education innovation teams, 8 national-level teaching teams, national-level teaching 6 famous teachers. In addition, nearly 50 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Academy of Engineering, and Nobel Prize winners have been hired as part-time (honorary) professors.


The school is committed to cultivating socialist builders and successors to develop morality, intelligence, physical education, art, and labor. There are currently 29,200 full-time undergraduates, 16,575 postgraduates, 2,364 doctoral students, and 900 international students. The school has 44 majors in the country’s first batch of first-class undergraduate majors in the "Double Ten Thousand Plan", 12 national-level specialty majors, 4 professional comprehensive reform pilot projects, 17 majors in the education and training program for outstanding engineers, and 16 majors that have passed engineering education certification. One; undertook 4 national education system reform pilot projects; won 29 national teaching achievement awards, including 1 special prize and 6 first prizes. The school has 24 courses selected as the first batch of "national first-class undergraduate courses", 36 national-level quality courses, 24 national-level quality resource sharing courses, 8 national-level quality video open courses, and 23 national-level quality online open courses. 3 national bilingual demonstration courses. The employment rate of graduates has remained above 95% for 30 consecutive years, ranking among the top universities in the country.


The school adheres to the internationalization of running schools, has established cooperative relations with 211 universities and scientific research institutions in 59 countries and regions, and established "Southwest Jiaotong University-Leeds College" in cooperation with the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom, "2+2", "Undergraduate and Master 4+1" "Sino-French 4+4" and another study abroad, study tours, and visiting programs cover all grades. As a university designated by the Chinese government, it assisted in the establishment of the Indian Railway University. There are 5 national foreign specialist innovation and talent introduction bases ("111 Plan"). There are 3 international academic journals.


The school has a national university science and technology park, a national technology business incubator, a national technology transfer center, and an industry research institute. It has established a "technology-incubation-industry" full-chain achievement transformation model and is the first in the country to explore the "job technology achievement ownership mix The reform of "ownership" is known as the "Xiaogang Village Experiment" in the field of science and technology.


Really flourish, traffic the world. Southwest Jiaotong University holds high the great banner of socialism with Chinese characteristics, guided by Xi Jinping’s thoughts on socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era, actively meets the strategic needs of countries such as the “Belt and Road” initiative, “transportation power”, and “education power”, and comprehensively deepens reforms. Administer the school by the law, deepen the promotion of "double first-class", speed up construction, characteristic construction, and high-quality construction, and strive for the realization of the Chinese Dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation!

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