Shanghai University of Electric Power

Shanghai University of Electric Power


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Introduction to Shanghai University of Electric Power

Shanghai University of Electric Power (上海电力大学, website) is a full-time general institution of higher learning co-constructed by the central government and Shanghai, focusing on Shanghai management. The school was founded in 1951, was upgraded to undergraduate in January 1985, and was renamed Shanghai Electric Power University. In December 2018, it was renamed Shanghai Electric Power University with the approval of the Ministry of Education. The school has two campuses, Yangpu and Pudong. There are more than 12,000 full-time students and more than 1,000 faculty members.

Shanghai University of Electric Power was founded in 1951. It has long been affiliated with the management of the national power department. In 2000, it was localized. The school has gone through the development and evolution of Shanghai Electric Power School, Shanghai Power School, Shanghai Electric Power School, Shanghai Electric Power College, and Shanghai Electric Power College. It began to run at the undergraduate level in 1985, began to run at the master level in 2006, and became a PhD in 2018. The unit has formed a complete degree authorization system for bachelor, master and doctoral degrees. In 2018, with the approval of the Ministry of Education, it was renamed Shanghai Electric Power University. In 2019, our school was approved as a pilot unit for the construction of high-level local application-oriented universities in Shanghai, supporting our school to feature energy and power, focusing on the three majors of clean and safe power generation, smart grid, and smart energy management, and developing high-level local applications as a whole. Construction of pilot universities.

The university currently has more than 1,100 staff members, including more than 790 full-time teachers. Of the full-time teachers, 51.26% had doctoral degrees. At present, there are 1 person selected in the National New Century Multi-Million Talent Project, 1 National Outstanding Youth Science Fund, 1 National Excellent Teacher, 1 National Excellent Backbone Teacher Title; 2 National Young Talents, 2 Ministry of Education Awards 1 person, 3 people in the New Century Excellent Talents Support Program of the Ministry of Education; 1 person in the “Thousand Talents Program” in Shanghai, 1 person in Shanghai’s leading talents, 1 person in Shanghai’s outstanding disciplines, 3 persons in Shanghai’s teaching masters, and “Shanghai Oriental” “Scholars” (“Young Oriental Scholars”) specially invited professors. In addition, there are 7 people who enjoy the special allowance of the national government, 10 people from Shanghai Baosteel Outstanding Teacher Award, and 28 people from Shanghai Yucai Award.

Shanghai University of Electric Power has a School of Energy and Mechanical Engineering, a School of Environmental and Chemical Engineering, a School of Electrical Engineering, a School of Automation Engineering, a School of Computer Science and Technology, a School of Electronics and Information Engineering, a School of Economics and Management, a School of Mathematics, a College of Foreign Languages, There are 13 secondary colleges and 32 undergraduate majors in the College of International Communication, the School of Continuing Education (including the Shanghai New Energy Talent Technology Education Exchange Center), the Marxist College, and the Ministry of Sports.

The university has 3 national specialty specialties, 1 special reform pilot speciality of the Ministry of Education, and 2 special reform pilot specialties in Shanghai. It has one Shanghai IV peak discipline, one plateau discipline, one first-class discipline in Shanghai, six key disciplines in Shanghai, and five key disciplines in Shanghai Municipal Education Commission. Currently has six first-level disciplines including power engineering and engineering thermophysics, electrical engineering, chemical engineering and technology, physics, information and communication engineering, control science and engineering, and has power engineering, electrical engineering, control engineering, engineering management, and computer Technology and other 5 master degree authorization points, independently recruit and train master graduate students. In 2018, our university was awarded a doctoral degree granting unit, and electrical engineering disciplines were approved for doctoral degree authorization.

Shanghai University of Electric Power passed the evaluation of the undergraduate teaching work level of the Ministry of Education at an excellent level. He has won 2 National Teaching Achievement Awards. In the two recent Shanghai Education Achievement Awards, he won 19 awards, including 1 special award and 11 first prizes. In 2010, it became the first batch of “Excellent Engineer Training Program” pilot colleges of the Ministry of Education. There are currently 5 undergraduate and 2 master degree pilot programs. In 2017, the “Electrical Engineering and Automation” program was jointly accredited by the Higher Education Teaching Evaluation Center of the Ministry of Education and the China Engineering Education Professional Accreditation Association, marking that the quality of the program has achieved international substantive equivalence and entered the “first place in global engineering education”. phalanx”. In 2018, one of Shanghai’s “first-class undergraduate” construction leading plan projects was approved, nine “application-based undergraduate” pilot specialties, and “zhongben through” pilot specialties. It has 32 excellent courses in Shanghai, 28 national-level planning teaching materials, 28 excellent teaching materials in Shanghai, and 4 teaching teams in Shanghai. The school has 2 national practice (experiment) bases (centers), 3 provincial and ministerial experimental demonstration bases (centers), 5 provincial and ministerial off-site practice (practice) bases, and more than 100 off-site practice bases. In 2018, the school was reviewed and evaluated by the Ministry of Education for undergraduate teaching.

Shanghai University of Electric Power always regards scientific and technological innovation as the source and driving force to promote the construction of high-level universities, adheres to the traction of serving national strategies, industry needs, and local socio-economic development, and carries out scientific research in basic research, engineering applications, industry-university-research cooperation, etc. Research and technical research. The school has a national university science park, a national technology transfer center, and 11 provincial and ministerial-level scientific research platforms. The school has a national engineering practice education center and a college student innovation base.

The University actively serves the national energy and power development strategy and Shanghai’s strategy of building a global impact science and technology innovation center. It has established the Shanghai Smart Grid Technology Research Collaborative Innovation Center, Shanghai New Energy Talent Technology Education Exchange Center, Shanghai Power Security Technology Research Center and The “Three Centers and One Think Tank” formed by the “Belt and Road” energy and power management and development strategy research think tank, established the Shanghai Energy and Power Science and Technology Innovation Sub-center to fully serve local and industry development.

The comprehensive research strength of Shanghai University of Electric Power has been significantly enhanced, and the total funding for scientific research has increased significantly. It has hosted and participated in nearly a thousand research projects of various types, including the national “973” and “863” projects, national key research and development plans, and the National Natural Science Foundation Project, National Social Science Fund Project, New Century Excellent Talents Funding Program of Ministry of Education, Shanghai Science and Technology Commission Major (Key) Scientific and Technological Research Project, Shanghai Philosophy and Social Science Planning Project, Shanghai Outstanding Subject Leader Program, Youth Science and Technology Enlightenment Program , Pujiang Talent Plan, Shuguang Plan, Chenguang Plan, Sunshine Plan and other high-level scientific research projects and more than 500 talent training projects; won 58 provincial and ministerial level science and technology awards, including 3 national awards.

Shanghai University of Electric Power actively expanded international exchanges and cooperation and achieved significant results. The school signed a cooperation agreement with the Asian Development Bank to work together to promote the development of smart grids in the Asian region. The school initiated the establishment of the “ADEPT International Power University Alliance” with 10 foreign universities, and was elected as a permanent director unit. It cooperated with the University of Strathclyde in the United Kingdom, Moscow Power Institute in Russia, and Brandenburg in Cottbus, Germany. University of Technology, Curtin University of Technology, Australia, and National University of Malaysia signed cooperation agreements. In October 2018, the “Belt and Road Electricity University Alliance” and “Belt and Road Electricity Industry-University-Research Alliance” were launched, with Batangas University in the Philippines, Sulan Larry University in Thailand, Shanghai Electric Power Construction Co., Ltd., and State Grid Holdings Brazil CPFL. Waiting for more than 20 foreign universities and enterprises featuring electric power to sign an inter-school exchange and cooperation memorandum to discuss international exchanges and cooperation between the energy and power industry and universities. The school has established friendly and mutually beneficial exchange relations with universities in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Russia, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Australia, Japan, Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia and other countries, and has signed inter-school exchanges and cooperation in running schools. And other substantive cooperation agreements; long-term and short-term foreign cultural and educational experts and science and technology experts are hired to serve as honorary professors and overseas famous teachers in the school for lectures and cooperative research; together with the University of Strathclyde, UK, a joint undergraduate school of electrical engineering; Actively promote overseas study and internship programs for students such as summer study tours, overseas internships, and dual master’s degrees. The school currently has nearly 100 long-term international students from Vietnam, Laos, Mongolia, Cambodia, Zimbabwe, Congo (Brazzaville), Cameroon, Australia and other countries.

The University actively connects with the “One Belt, One Road” national strategy and combines its own characteristics to set up “the“ One Belt, One Road ”Energy and Power International Talent Training Base” and the “Belt and Road Energy and Power Overseas Training Base”. The school has established a “Sino-Portuguese Cultural Exchange Center” to build a bridge between the school’s teachers and students and Portuguese-speaking countries. The school has held the “International Belt and Road Energy and Power International Advanced Training Course” and training courses for energy and power companies. The energy and power companies in the Belt and Road Initiative have achieved a high reputation.

The employment rate and employment quality of Shanghai University of Electric Power graduates have always maintained a high level. Under the employment mechanism of “two-way choice and independent job selection”, the school has established an employment policy of “employment-led, school-to-school linkage, consolidation of electricity, expansion of vertical and horizontal, equal emphasis on both types, and ensuring five rates.” Through full-time career development education, personalized employment guidance and standardized employment services, it provides a reliable guarantee for graduates’ career development. At the same time, the school provides a large number of employment opportunities for graduates through the extensive alumni network and the good cooperative relationships established with industry employers over the years, and through various job fairs such as the National Power Talent Recruitment Conference (Shanghai Station). In recent years, the employment rate of undergraduates has remained above 97%, and the graduate employment rate has been 100%. The school is committed to industry cooperation and implemented the “3 + 1 order model” training mode, which has significantly increased the employment rate in the industry.


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