Harbin Engineering University
Region: Eastern Asia
Country/Region: China
Found Year: 1953
Address: Room 715 , Main building No.145 Nantong street, Heilongjiang Province, China

Located in Harbin, a beautiful well-know nice and snow city inChina, Harbin Engineering University (HEU) was founded in 1953 and is the earliest key universities allowed to enter the Project 211. This project provides 100 universities in China with financial support for their development to be world class universities in the 21st century. Receiving extra investment and preferential attention from the State, HEU has become a distinguished university and one of the top universities that set up Graduate School. HEU now is a leading scientific research base distinctive for its shipbuilding industry, ocean exploration and nuclear application, dedicated to educating talented and motivated students in such fields. HEU comprises 20 colleges and 3departments. They are College of Shipbuilding Engineering, College of Aerospace and Civil Engineering, College of Power and Energy Engineering, College of Automation, College of Underwater Acoustic Engineering, College of Computer Science and Technology, College of Software, College of National Secrecy, College of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, College of Information and Communication Engineering, School of Economics and Management, College of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, College of Science, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of International Cooperative Education, College of Further Education, College of Nuclear Science and Technology, College of National Defense Education, College of Entrepreneurship Education, College of Marxism, Foreign Languages Department, Physical Education and Training Department, Industrial Training Centre. HEU has 55 undergraduate programs, 27 national key master programs, 12 national key doctor programs, 13 post-doctor research stations. HEU established 40 scientific research organizations and 150scientific research and teaching laboratories. Until the end of 2013, HEU covers an area of 1,256,099 square meters and a building area of829, 400 square meters. The university library offers 3,044,600 books to the students and faculty. HEU’s community consists of 14,759 undergraduates, 8000graduate students, 950 overseas students and 3113 faculty members. HEU employs1793 fulltime teachers, which includes 1084 doctor degree supervisors and 600 master degree supervisors,389 professors and 502 associated professors, 8academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering. Since its establishment in 1953, HEU has offered more than 80,000 elite graduates, who have served the nation in science, technology, and other social areas. Among them, 200 elite graduates have served as generals, ministers, governors or academicians, approximately 2000 elite graduates have been the experts of science and technology field. They are working hard in the universities, scientific research centers or enterprises. In this sense, HEU makes distinctive contribution to the local and national development. HEU has been maintaining a particular commitment to scientific research and produced some achievements, such as the first national Experimental Submarine, the first national Hydrofoils, the first national Shipboard computer and the first national Swath Bathy meter. In addition, the researches on Duplex Type Submersible, Hovercraft and Gradient Velocity Meter have gained global leading positions. In 2013, the funds for scientific research reached 0.8 billion RMB. Adhering to the policies of internationalization and open-running, HEU has established wide and substantial partnerships with more than 100 well-known universities and research institutions, including University of California Berkeley, University of Sydney, Far Eastern State Technical University, University of Electronic Communications, the world five main classification societies and IAEA Over the past 61 years, with the motto of “Precise Engineering, Academic Excellence, Pursuit of Truth”, HEU has been providing its students with a university spirit of “Loyalty, Perseverance, Solidarity, Innovation”, and dedicating to be a leading distinctive research university.

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Marine/Ocean Engineering
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Automation & Control
Telecommunication Engineering
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