School:Changsha University of Science and Technology
Add: No.45, Chiling Road, Tianxin District, Changsha, Hunan, China
Changsha University of Science and Technology
Southern & Central | Hunan
Changsha University of Science and Technology is located in thesouth of Changsha, the capital of Hunan province, China, which just grew out of Changsha Communications University and Changsha University of Electric Power by merging. The current undergraduates and postgraduates total 30000.The university occupies an area of around 100 hectares, including 817,200 square meters of campus buildings, 74,500 square meters of classrooms, 149,700 meters of laboratories and 207,600 square meters of student apartments. It has fixed assets of 733.7 million yuan (RMB), including 130.89 million yuan of teaching equipment and 1,530,678 Chinese or foreign books and magazines.
Within the university, there are 54 undergraduate programs, covering five major academic branches for higher learning (i.e. engineering, science, management, humanities and social science), and 57 master programs, 7 Phd programs. It is qualified to award master degree to those attaining the same educational level basis and entitled to award engineering master degree.
The university has 5 key disciplines at provincial and ministerial levels. It has 56 experimental centers and laboratories, among which there is one key laboratory of the ministry of communications, one key laboratory of Hunan province and four key laboratories at the university level. The equipment in the laboratories is advanced, with the largest direct repetition loading equipment in Asia, the largest experimental harbor in the central south of China and advanced structural mobile and stationary loading experimental system. In addition, there is one research center for Deng Xiaoping thought.
The university has taken great measures to cultivate and introduce various outstanding personnel to form a faculty and staff more reasonable in academic title and age structure. The staff members total 3600,and the professional teachers total 1900, among whom there are 200 professors, 700 associate professors,
The university values scientific researches, insisting that researches should promote teaching, discipline construction and faculty construction, and that production, learning and research should be grouped together to promote the scientific probes and technical service. It establishes 51 science and technology institutes and technical service agencies. Since the ninth national five- year plan, the university has undertaken 314 scientific research items at or above provincial and ministerial level, thirty of which are national ones, one hundred and twenty seven of which have received awards at or above provincial and ministerial level (three of which are national awards). The faculty members have published more than 7000 academic papers (three hundred and sixty of which are enrolled by SCI, EI and ISTP) and 200 academic books.
With the deepening of out reform and opening policy, the university international exchanges are becoming more and more active recently. It has established exchange and cooperation relationships with many universities and colleges or scientific research agencies in such countries or regions as the U.S.A, Britain, Germany, Japan, Canada, Belgium, Russia, Singapore, Australia, Spain and Hong Kong, and reached cooperation agreements with Britain, the U.S.A and Russia, and gained the qualification to cultivate foreign students. Since 2000, 43 students have been sent abroad to the U.S.A, the U.K, France and Russia for further study.
The university has been deepening teaching reform all the time. In the past five years, the faculty members have received one national teaching award and twenty-four teaching awards at provincial and ministerial level. The student cultivation quality has been improving greatly. The students have received thirty- nine awards for the national mathematic model test (the first prize) and the national electronic design test (the second prize).
The university social influence and reputation have been improving. More and more students want to be admitted to this university. In the recent years the required scores for candidates are higher than the required scores for admission to general universities and colleges in Hunan province. For many years, the first employment rate for graduates has been over 96 per cent The former graduates are very popular with their working units.