Xi’an Jiaotong University 西安交通大学

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Overview

Chinese Name: 西安交通大学

English Name: Xi’an Jiaotong University

Abbreviation: 西安交大、西交大(Xijiaoda); XJTU

Established: 1896

Location: Xi’an

Website: http://www.xjtu.edu.cn

Xi'an Jiaotong University

Brief introduction of Xi’an Jiaotong University

Xi’an Jiaotong University is the earliest well-known institution of higher learning in China and is a key university directly under the Ministry of Education国家教育部.

Sheng Xuanhuai, a famous industrialist and educator in modern times, founded Nanyang Public School in Shanghai南洋公学in 1896 and was named Jiaotong University in 1921.

In 1921, it was named Jiaotong University.

 Nanyang Public School in Shanghai南洋公学
Nanyang Public School in Shanghai南洋公学

In 1959, the Xi’an part of Jiaotong University was named Xi’an Jiaotong University, and in the same year it was listed as one of the sixteen key universities in China. In 2000, the State Council decided to merge Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an Medical University and Shaanxi Institute of Finance and Economics to form the new Xi’an Jiaotong University.

Xi'an Jiaotong University campus view
Xi’an Jiaotong University campus view

The university is one of the key construction units in the 7th Five-year Plan period and one of the first batch of 211 and 985 National Project construction schools. In 2017, the university was selected into the National Double-First-class Construction List of Class A construction universities. Eight disciplines were selected into the first-class construction disciplines.

Education Achivements and Rankings

The university is a comprehensive research university with the characteristics of science and engineering, covering 9 disciplines such as science, engineering, medicine, economics, management, law, philosophy and art. It has 27 colleges (departments and centers), 9 colleges and 3 directly affiliated hospitals. According to the data released by ESI, as of May 2021, 16 disciplines of the school have entered the top 1% of the world’s academic institutions, 4 disciplines have entered the top 1‰, and engineering has entered the top 10,000.

Xi'an Jiaotong University campus view
Xi’an Jiaotong University campus view

Since the relocation of the school, it has created more than 100 “firsts” in the field of scientific research at home and abroad, and has played a leading role in seizing the commanding heights of scientific research, including the creation of China’s first engineering thermophysics research institute, the first steam turbine, automobile manufacturing, refrigeration and cryogenic and compressor majors, the development of China’s first large-scale general electronic computer, the first digital processing chip with independent intellectual property rights, and the first in the world to put forward the double-shear unified strength theory.

  Xi'an Jiaotong University campus view
Xi’an Jiaotong University campus view

The “Silk Road University Alliance丝绸之路大学联盟”, which was established under the leadership, has attracted more than 150 universities from 37 countries and regions to join, and a number of high-end think tanks and research platforms such as the Collaborative Innovation Center for Reform Pilot Exploration and Evaluation and the Collaborative Innovation Center for Research and Innovation of the Silk Road Economic Belt are committed to serving social development and national rejuvenation.

Library
Library

Xi’an Jiaotong University, the National Development and Reform Commission国家发政委, the Ministry of Civil Affairs民政部, the Central Compilation Bureau中央编译局, etc. jointly built 17 high-end think tanks, and a large number of research results have been adopted and applied.

Academic Ranking of World Universities, also known as the “Shanghai Ranking”, placed Xi’an Jiaotong University 10th in China.

Featured specialty

Microelectronics: The graduates mainly could be engaged in the research, design, application and technology introduction and development of wireless communication, IC, intelligent instrument and other aspects of foreign well-known multinational companies, joint ventures and domestic high-tech enterprises.  It is a compound major with multiple compatibilities, which is beneficial to employment with strong applicability.  

Nuclear engineering and nuclear technology: The major is a first-level discipline doctoral degree authorization point, and there is a postdoctoral research mobile station.

Computer Science and Technology: The program has been certified by the International Institute of Industrial Design and is in line with the most modern industrial design education program in the world. It has officially joined the International Institute of Industrial Design and is the only institution of higher learning in China.

Information Engineering: The main courses are mechanics of materials, theoretical mechanics, and mechanical design foundations, with a wide range of professional knowledge, and is a composite major at the intersection of energy, environment and control.

Famous Alumni

In the past 65 years, the school has sent more than 280,000 talents of all kinds to the country. In 2020, the proportion of graduates working in the Midwest has reached more than 55%, providing tremendous intellectual support for the country’s western development strategy. Graduates enjoy a good reputation in the community.

Experimental building
Experimental building

Such as Wang Jianping汪建平, the Secretary of the Party Committee of China Railway Construction Group Co. LTD, Lu Yiming路一鸣the former CCTV host, partner of Innovative ChiChi.

 Wang Jianping汪建平
Wang Jianping汪建平
  Lu Yiming路一鸣
Lu Yiming路一鸣


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