Shanghai Jiao Tong University

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Introduction to Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Shanghai Jiao Tong University (website) is one of the most famous universities in China with a reputation for being at home and abroad. It is a national key university directly under the Ministry of Education and co-constructed with Shanghai. After more than 120 years of unremitting efforts, Shanghai Jiaotong University has become a first-class, internationally renowned university in China that is “comprehensive, research-oriented and international”.

Since the reform and opening up, Shanghai Jiao Tong University has been pushing forward the reform with the spirit of “Dare to be the best in the world”: taking the lead to form a professor delegation to visit the United States, taking the lead in implementing the reform of the school management system, taking the lead in accepting donations from overseas friends, and effectively promoting the teaching of the school. Research reform. In 1984, Comrade Deng Xiaoping cordially met with the school leaders and representatives of teachers and students, and fully affirmed the various reforms of the school. With the strong support of the state and Shanghai, the school has taken the goal of “upper level and first-class achievement” and took the discipline construction as the leader. It has successively restored and built science, management, life science, law and humanities. In 1999, Shanghai Agricultural College was merged; in 2005, it merged with Shanghai Second Medical University. So far, the school has completed the academic layout of the comprehensive university. In the past 20 years, through the construction of the national “211 Project” and “985 Project”, the high-level talents of the school have gradually gathered, and the scientific research strength has been rapidly improved, realizing the transformation to the research university. At the same time, the school has achieved important breakthroughs in implementing internationalization strategies through cooperation with world-class universities such as the University of Michigan. In 1985, the construction of Minhang Campus began. After more than 30 years, it has been basically built into a modern university campus with perfect facilities and beautiful environment, and has completed the transfer of school-centered focus to Minhang Campus. The school has Xuhui, Minhang, Huangpu, Changning, Qibao, Pudong and other campuses, with a total area of more than 3 million square meters. Through a series of reforms and constructions, the school’s various school-running indicators have risen sharply, achieving leap-forward development, and the overall strength has been significantly enhanced, laying a solid foundation for building a world-class university.

As of December 2018, Shanghai Jiao Tong University has 30 colleges/subordinate departments, 31 research institutes, 13 affiliated hospitals, 2 affiliated medical research institutes, 12 directly affiliated units, and 6 directly affiliated enterprises. There are 16,129 full-time undergraduate students (domestic) and 30,217 graduate students (domestic) (including 14439 full-time postgraduate students and 7882 full-time postgraduate students), 2,982 degree students, including 1,698 graduate students, and 3061 full-time teachers. Among them, there are 982 professors; 22 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 22 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (including 1 academician of the two academies), 144 special professors and lecture professors of the “Changjiang Scholars”, and 144 national outstanding youth fund winners. There are 24 talents, 28 young scholars from the Yangtze River, 86 winners of the Excellent Young Scientists Fund, 36 chief scientists of the National Key Basic Research and Development Program (973 Program) (2 young scientists), and 14 chief scientists of the National Major Scientific Research Program. The National Fund Committee has 16 innovative research groups, 20 innovation teams from the Ministry of Education, and 73 national key R&D project winners (7 youth project winners).

Shanghai Jiao Tong University has 67 undergraduate majors, covering nine disciplines including economics, law, literature, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management and art. In the new century, it has won 49 national teaching achievement awards for higher education (36 of them). The project is the first completion unit; there are 19 national experimental teaching, virtual simulation experiment teaching and Shanghai Experimental Teaching Demonstration Center; there are 2 national “10,000-person plan” teaching teachers and 1 national high-level talent special support plan. There are 8 winners of national famous college teachers, 33 winners of Shanghai teaching teacher awards, 8 national teaching teams, 15 Shanghai teaching teams; national video open classes, boutique resource sharing courses, boutique online There are 48 courses including open courses and bilingual demonstration courses, and 343 courses in Shanghai’s excellent courses, key courses, and university-wide demonstration English courses. The school won the first batch of “Double-Chuang Demonstration Base” and established a Student Innovation Center, which was selected as the first batch of Sino-US Youth Makeup Exchange Center. “Learning in Jiaotong University” is becoming a bright business card for Shanghai Jiaotong University in the new era.

Shanghai Jiao Tong University has 42 doctoral programs in the first-level disciplines covering 8 disciplines including economics, law, literature, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, and management. There are 57 master’s degree programs in the first-level disciplines, covering 12 disciplines. Category; 3 doctoral degree authorization points; 23 master’s degree authorization points; 35 post-doctoral mobile stations; 1 national major science and technology infrastructure, 8 national key (level) laboratories, 1 national scientific research institution, 5 National Engineering Research Center, 2 National Engineering Laboratories, 1 National R&D Center, 3 “2011” Collaborative Innovation Centers, 17 Key Laboratories of the Ministry of Education, 1 Joint Collaborative Laboratory of International Cooperation of the Ministry of Education, 4 countries International Joint Research Center, 2 demonstration international cooperation joint bases, 5 key laboratories of the Ministry of Health, 1 key laboratory of the Ministry of Agriculture, 36 key laboratories of Shanghai, 6 engineering research centers of the Ministry of Education, 7 Shanghai City Engineering Technology Research Center, 2 Shanghai functional platforms, 1 national social science fund decision-making consultation point, 6 Shanghai Philosophy and Social Science Innovation Research Base, 3 Shanghai University think tank, 4 Shanghai Municipal People’s Government Decision Consulting Research Base (Expert Studio), 2 Shanghai Soft Science Bases, 1 Ministry of Education Soft Science Research Base, 3 World Health Organization Cooperation Centers, 1 National Technology Transfer Center and 1 National University Science Park. At present, we are building research institutions facing the world’s basic science frontiers and national strategic needs, such as Li Zhengdao Research Institute, China Urban Governance Research Institute, China Quality Development Research Institute, and China Ocean Equipment Engineering Technology Development Strategy Research Institute.

The level of scientific research and technological innovation continues to increase. In 2018, the number of National Natural Science Foundation projects and the number of funds in the centralized acceptance period ranked first in the country for nine consecutive years. The number of papers included in SCI has been ranked among the top universities in China for many years. In 2017, the two articles (Article, Review) included in SCI reached a record high of 6912 articles, including 4,659 excellent scientific papers and 3,255 international excellent papers. Both rank first in the nation’s universities. The domestic papers were cited 30,739 times, ranking second in the national colleges and universities; the first author internationally co-authored 1,545 papers, and continued to maintain the second place in the nation’s universities; ten years of SCI papers were accumulatively cited 48,644 articles, 560,277 times, ranking first in the national colleges and universities. three. Two papers were selected as “The 100 Most Influential International Academic Papers in China in 2017”.

The profound cultural heritage of Shanghai Jiaotong University, the long tradition of running a school, the development of hard work, and the great achievements made since the reform and opening up have attracted attention at home and abroad. This century-old school is full of sails, and it is the mission of inheriting civilization and seeking truth. It is our mission to revitalize China and benefit mankind, and strive for the goal of a world-class university with Chinese characteristics!


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