Introduction of the Civil Engineering School
The Civil Engineering school is one of the earliest disciplines of Qingdao University of Technology（QUT）. It is derived from the Senior Engineering Department of Lixian Middle School set in 1931, which was upgraded as the Architectural Engineering undergraduate discipline with the Department of Architectural Engineering in 1978. In 1998, the Architectural Engineering and Traffic Engineering department were merged to be Civil Engineering Department. In 2002, with the development of QUT, School of Civil Engineering was established based on the former Civil Engineering Department.
Civil Engineering, as a preponderant major with long history, is National Distinguished Major and Shandong province demonstration Major, and it has passed the undergraduate education evaluation conducted by the Ministry of Housing in 2009. After years of rapid development, the School of Civil Engineering has already become a breeding ground for cultivation of qualified talents, scientific research and technology innovation in the civil engineering field of China.
The school has a strong faculty team includes 190 teaching staffs who have rich teaching experience and high scientific research and innovation capacity. The school have 1 “National Renowned Teacher”, 1 candidate of the “100-, 1000- and 10000-talent Plan”, 2 “Taishan” Scholars, 2 “Young Experts with special contribution of Shandong Province”, 5 “Renowned Teachers of Shandong Province”, 2 “Chief Experts in Colleges and Universities of Shandong Province” and 6 “Qingdao Top Technology Talents”.
The school has 1 National Experimental Teaching Demonstration Center, 1 Engineering Center of the Ministry of Education, 1 Provincial Key Laboratory, 3 Provincial Key Disciplines, 3 Provincial Engineering Technology Center and 1 Computer Center. In recent years, the school has undertaken more than 300 national and provincial programs, including the National 973 Plan, National 863 Plan, NSFC, et. A series of technology and research projects were completed, such as Three Gorges Project, Olympic Projects, Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, Jiaozhou Bay Subsea Tunnel, Jiaozhou Bay Bridge, Qingdao Metro and Qingdao Expo Park. The school has been awarded 5 Prizes for National Scientific and Technological Progress, 40 Provincial Prizes for Scientific and Technological Progress. The staffs of the school has published more than 400 papers which are included by SCI, EI, ISTP.
Since 1978, the school has already cultivated more than 10,000 graduates, who have worked in government agencies, enterprise and public institution, design organizations and scientific research institutions related to nation-wide capital construction and made great contribution to the economic development of Shandong and the country.