Tianjin University of Science and Technology is a key construction university jointly established by the central and local governments. It has been selected as a university in the National "111 Plan", "Excellent Engineer Education and Training Program" of the Ministry of Education, Tianjin "Double First-Class" construction university, and a state-owned high-level university.
National "Characteristic Key Discipline Project" construction colleges and universities, national new engineering research and practice project, national college student innovation and entrepreneurship training program, Chinese government scholarship host institutions for international students in China, CDIO Engineering Education Alliance, "Belt and Road" A member unit of the University Food Education Technology Alliance.
The school was founded in 1958 and was named Hebei Institute of Light Industry at the time. It was one of the first batches of 4 light industry undergraduate colleges in the country, and it was subordinate to the Ministry of Light Industry. In 1959, the main teachers and experimental equipment of the Pulp and Paper Major of Tianjin University were transferred to the school.
In 1964, the fermentation engineering major of Beijing Institute of Light Industry and the major of plastic molding processing of Wuxi Institute of Light Industry was transferred to the school successively. In 1968, the school was renamed Tianjin Institute of Light Industry.
In 1971, all majors in pulping and papermaking of Tianjin University were transferred to the school. In 1972, the salt chemistry major of Beijing Institute of Light Industry and Tanggu Salt Industry College of the Ministry of Light Industry were merged into the school.
In 1998, the school's management system was changed to a joint construction between the central and local governments, with Tianjin as the main management system. the year 2002. With the approval of the Ministry of Education, the school was renamed Tianjin University of Science and Technology.
As of September 2019, the school has two campuses in Binhai and Hexi, covering a total area of more than 1.5 million square meters; teaching and scientific research equipment is worth 718 million yuan; it has 18 colleges (departments) and 66 undergraduate majors.
There are 2076 faculty members and more than 26,000 full-time students in undergraduate, master, and doctoral programs.
According to information on the school’s official website in May 2018, the school has 2291 faculty members, including 478 doctoral tutors and master tutors; 5 dual-appointed academicians, 3 "Changjiang Scholars" special (lecture) professors from the Ministry of Education.
And National Natural Science 1 winner of the "Outstanding Youth" fund of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, 1 winner of the "Outstanding Youth" fund of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, 3 national candidates for the "Millions of Talents Project", 1 national teaching teacher, and innovative talent promotion by the Ministry of Science and Technology Program-2 young and middle-aged science and technology innovation leaders, 2 members of the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council, 4 national outstanding teachers; 27 specially-appointed (lecture) professors in Tianjin, 9 candidates for the "New Century Excellent Talents Support Program" of the Ministry of Education In addition, there are experts who enjoy special government allowances from the State Council.
Experts with outstanding contributions from Tianjin, Tianjin awarded experts, Tianjin teaching teachers, Tianjin "five batches" candidates, Tianjin "131" innovative talents first and second level There are more than 50 high-level talents including candidates.
According to the information on the school’s official website in May 2018, Tianjin University of Science and Technology has the School of Mechanical Engineering, the School of Electronic Information and Automation, the School of Chemical Engineering and Materials, the School of Food Engineering and Biotechnology, the School of Bioengineering, the School of Ocean and Environment, and Packaging and Printing Engineering. 18 colleges (departments), including the College, the College of Papermaking, the College of Art and Design, the College of Economics and Management, the College of Law and Politics, the College of Marxism, the College of Computer Science and Information Engineering, the College of Science, the College of Foreign Languages, the College of International Studies, the College of Continuing Education, and the Department of Physical Education ), has 62 undergraduate majors.
Tianjin University of Science and Technology launched the "Industry Outstanding Talents Experimental Class Program" in 2011, and established 4 industry outstanding talent experimental classes in the school’s traditional superior majors and characteristic brand majors.
Each year, outstanding students are selected from freshmen to enter the industry's outstanding talent experimental class. , Cultivate top-notch innovative talents and industry reserve leaders.
According to the information on the school’s official website in December 2015, the school has won 5 national teaching achievement awards in recent years, including 4 national quality courses, 2 national teaching teams, and 1 national bilingual teaching demonstration course.
There are 4 national bilingual teaching demonstration courses. Featured majors, as well as 13 Tianjin brand majors; 2 national-level experimental teaching demonstration centers, 13 Tianjin municipal-level experimental teaching demonstration centers, and 1 Tianjin municipal-level virtual simulation experiment teaching center.
According to information on the school’s official website in May 2018, the school has 17 national and municipal characteristic brand majors, 14 national and municipal experimental teaching demonstration centers (virtual simulation centers), 9 national and municipal teaching teams, and 31 national and municipal teaching teams. Municipal quality courses are the leading undergraduate education and teaching system.
There are national key disciplines of "Fermentation Engineering", 10 key disciplines in Tianjin, and 2 key disciplines for cultivation. Relying on key disciplines, several national leading specialty disciplines have been formed, such as biological fermentation, food science and engineering, papermaking engineering, marine science and engineering, chemical engineering, packaging engineering, and polymer materials and engineering.
The school has 4 first-level discipline doctorate authorization points, including "light industry technology and engineering", "food science and engineering", "chemical engineering and technology", and "mechanical engineering", 18 first-level discipline master degree authorization points, and 6 The authorized category of master's professional degree. Of which the master of engineering covers 13 authorized fields. Food science and engineering, light industry technology and engineering, and marine science are first-class disciplines in Tianjin, and seven discipline groups including the specialty discipline group of nutrition and health food are the characteristic discipline groups of Tianjin. The school has 2 post-doctoral research mobile stations and 1 post-doctoral research workstation.