A Brief Introduction to Shanghai University of Electric Power
Shanghai University of Electric Power founded in 1951is a full-time institute of higher education jointly sponsored by the Central Government and the government of Shanghai Municipal City, and managed mainly by the Shanghai municipality.Now she is one of the three universities with the discipline of electric power as the locomotive and the only one dealing in electric power in the East China.
The two campuses are located separately at Yangpu and Pudong District.Yangpu Campus, the main campus of the university, between Changyang Road and Pingling Road, lies near Yangpu Bridge in the eastern urban district of Shanghai, over lookingPudong from the other side of Huangpu River. The university has both a quiet and a peaceful environment and has convenient transport facilities.Pudong Campus, on Xuehai Road, is not far from Pudong International Airport. Lingang NewCampus beside Dishui Lake is under construction. The whole covering area of the university is nearly 1000 Chinese mu(about 667,000 m2),with more than11,000 full-time students, as well as a certain number of postgraduate students and international students.Up till today, she has graduated more than 50,000 skilled technical workers and managing staff members.A large number of graduates are working on the mainstay posts of production, operation, and management in the electric power systems of China.
The university has establishedeleven second-level Colleges, namelyEnergy and Mechanical Engineering ,Environmental and Chemical Engineering,Electrical Engineering,Automation Engineering,Computer Science and Technology,Electronics and Information Engineering,Economics and Management,Mathematics and Physics,Foreign Languages,International Exchange, andContinuing Education, with two departments directly under the university,Physical Education and Social Science. The university also has a Technology Center for Modern Education.
There are 30 undergraduate majors, threestate-level characteristic majors,five majors authorized to recruit and educate postgraduate students independently, four Shanghai Municipal Key Disciplines and five Shanghai Municipal Education Committee Key Disciplines, one Top Discipline in Shanghaicolleges and universities.
The university has one National University Science andTechnology Park, one National Technology Transfer Center. There are over 50 elementary and professional laboratories,12 research offices, nine key laboratories of provincial level andfive Pilot Projects of Ministry of Education’s EECP (Excellent Engineers’ Cultivation Plan). Among them is the ministerial key laboratory of Corrosion and Protection of Thermal Power Equipment from the State Power Corporation of China.The major, power plant of thermal energy power and environment engineering, has been rated as the key cultivation of subjects for the Shanghai Educational Committee.
The library of the university possesses a collection of more than one million volume of books.There are more than1,000 staff members in the Shanghai University of Electric Power. Among them, there are more than 100 full professors and 300 associate professors. In addition, the university has invited scores of well-known scholars and experts with domestic and international fame as the honorary visitors or part-time professors.
Shanghai University of Electric Power has established a close relationship with international exchange and cooperation with universities in UK, Australia, France, America, Canada, Germany, Russia, Japan, Vietnam, Indian, Malaysia, Mongolia, Korea and some other countries. Every year, the university invites both short and long term language and scientific foreign experts to teach or to do research work on the campus. Some foreign experts have been engaged as our honorary professors. Students from Zimbabwe, Mongolia, Vietnam, Laos, France, Russia and other countries are enrolled into the university to study for their bachelor degree or to do field practice. At the same time, many professors and other faculty members are sent abroad for academic visits or international conferences. The university has established joined educational programs with University of Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus in Germany, University of Strathclyde in U.K. and Edith Cowan University in Australia to cultivate students into specialists with both Chinese and international qualifications for the development of the national power industry. Every year we have students from Zimbabwe, Vietnam, Mongolia, Laos,Australia, Russia for Chinese language course or for bachelor or master degree studies.
The university has various and colorful recreational activities, such as classic art in campus, annual ten top singerscompetition on campus,ten campus host contest,evening party to welcome newcomers and so on. The university often organizes students as volunteers in social services, e.g. volunteers in 2010 World Exhibition, Beijing Olympic Games, community science shop, western field in China, some schools. There are many student societies and clubs, e.g. Chinese Orchestra, Roller Skating Club, Animation Club, Music Club, Drama Club, Badminton Club. Thank you.
2588 Changyang Road, Yangpu District,Shang Hai City