Chinese Name: 大连理工大学
English Name: Dalian University of Technology
Abbreviation: 大工(Dagong); DUT
Brief introduction of Dalian University of Technology
The university was founded in April 1949 as the Engineering College of Dalian University大连大学工学院.
In July 1950, the organizational system of Dalian University was abolished and the university was independent as the Dalian Institute of Technology大连工学院．
In October 1960, the Dalian Institute of Technology was identified as a national key university directly under the Ministry of education.
In March 1988, it was renamed Dalian University of Technology.
In 1996, “Project 211” was launched, and the Ministry of Education and Dalian city, Liaoning province jointly built the Dalian University of technology.
In 2001, “Project 985” was launched, and the Ministry of Education, Liaoning province, and Dalian city jointly built the Dalian University of Technology.
The Dalian University of Technology is a national key university directly under the Ministry of Education. It is the key university of the national “Project 211” and “Project 985”. It is also a world-class university. By cultivating elite talents, promoting scientific and technological progress, inheriting excellent culture, and leading social trends, the school is committed to creating, discovering, imparting, preserving, and applying knowledge, and has the courage to shoulder social responsibilities, serve the country and benefit mankind.
Education Achivements and Rankings
The university has graduate schools, 20 independent academic departments and colleges on the main campus, 3 independent colleges in the Development Zone campus, 3 independent colleges in Panjin盘锦 campus, 3 specialized colleges, and 1 Independent college (City Academy). There are 29 first-class discipline doctoral programs, 137 second-class discipline doctoral programs, 42 first-class discipline master programs, 223 second-class discipline master programs, and 26 post-doctoral research mobile stations.
At present, there are 9 disciplines ranking among the top 1% in the world, and 4 disciplines including Engineering, Chemistry, Material Science and Computer Science ranking among the top 1000 in the world.
Eight disciplines have entered the top 500 disciplines in QS World. In 2020, 30 disciplines were listed in the Times China. In the fourth round of national discipline evaluation results, a total of 32 first-class disciplines participated in the evaluation, 7 disciplines entered the position of class A and 19 disciplines entered class B.
As of 2021, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings ranked the Dalian University of Technology 133rd in Asia and 23rd in China with its teaching and research performance.
Academic Ranking of World Universities, also known as the “Shanghai Ranking”, placed the Dalian University of Technology 23rd in China.
The school library has a total of more than 3.66 million volumes (pieces) in physical collections and has ordered 267 databases from 95 platforms, including about 1.75 million electronic books in Chinese and foreign languages and more than 48,000 electronic journals. The school’s existing sports venues cover an area of 196,000 square meters.
Software Engineering: This major includes software development and testing, embedded systems, service science and engineering, and other professional directions.
Integrated Circuit Design and Integrated Systems: Integrated circuit design and integrated system major has a wide range of employment, such as automotive, electrical, communication and other industries need talents in integrated circuit design.
Water Resources and Hydropower Engineering: Water Resources and Hydropower Engineering of Dalian Institute of Technology is a state key discipline.
Civil Engineering: Civil engineering is a national characteristic specialty in Liaoning Province. It is also one of the ace majors of Dalian University of technology.
There are 14 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 1 foreign academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and 1 academician of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering, 38 part-time faculty members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering, 10 members of the Discipline Appraisal Group of the Academic Degrees Committee of The State Council, 48 recipients of the National Outstanding Youth Fund, and 10 chief scientists of the 973 Program.
Notable alumni in the sciences include Wang Liding王立鼎, who works hard for mechanics.
Notable alumni in politics include Yu Jianxing尉建行, the members of the 15th CPC Central Committee Political Bureau Standing Committee.