School of Mechanical Engineering


School of Mechanical  Engineering is one of the earliest schools established by Nantong University. The school has four undergraduate majors in Mechanical Engineering, Measurement and Control Technology and Instrument, Mechanical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Design, Manufacturing and Automation. The school has a first-level discipline master program in Mechanical Engineering. The discipline of Mechanical Engineering is the supported discipline of “New Energy and Equipment” (Phase I/II) and “Mechanical Engineering” (Phase III), which is now the authorized discipline of Nantong University PHD degree conferment and the key construction discipline of Nantong University. “Mechanical Design and Theory”, a second-level discipline, is a key construction discipline in provincial Schools and universities.

At present, there are more than 1300 full-time undergraduates and postgraduates, and 76 faculty members,54 full-time teachers, including 19 professors, 29 associate professors and 29 senior engineers with 87% ratio of higher professional education and 91% ratio of doctors and masters among full-time teachers. The discipline has  one member of the Teaching Steering Committee of the Ministry of Education for Higher Education; 7 Provincial “333 Project” second and third-level talents, 6 provincial “Six Great Talents Summit” training objects, 10 provincial colleges and universities “Blue Project” training objects. There are 1 provincial excellent science and technology innovation team, 2 provincial university “Blue Project” excellent discipline echelons, 9 provincial scientific research platforms, 2 central and local university characteristic advantage discipline laboratories, 58 provincial enterprise graduate workstations. The school also has 7 key laboratories at the municipal level, including Nantong Key Laboratory of Optical-Mechanical-Electrical Integration Technology which has a research center for mechanical equipment design and manufacturing technology, a research institute for traffic electromechanical equipment and new energy, an institute for intelligent monitoring of electromechanical systems, an institute for electromechanical control of marine equipment, and so on.

The school takes the discipline construction as the leading role, and actively carries out the scientific research and scientific and technological services while firmly grasping the teaching infrastructure construction. In the past five years, it has been in charge of 9 state-level projects, including the national Sci-tech Support Plan, the National “863” Plan, the National Key Research and Development Plan, more than 120 transverse projects, with a total funding of more than 58 million yuan; published more than 600 papers, more than 120 papers in SCI/EI retrieve; more than 200 invention patents were authorized; won 15 provincial and ministerial science and technology awards. 

The school has strengthened overseas exchanges and cooperation with and actively carried out activities such as reciprocal visits, academic exchanges, and short-term student training with international first-class research institutes and universities in the United States, Japan, and Europe. The double master degree program with t Tokushima University are very popular.

The school guides the whole process of cultivating and teaching of students with idea of pragmatism and refinement and takes balanced development of quality, knowledge and ability as the main object of strengthening quality-oriented education. Graduates from the school are very much welcome by employers and has won reputation for  NantongUniversity.