The Zhejiang University of Technology (ZJUT) began as a subsidiary of the National Zhejiang University in 1910 and became the Hangzhou Chemical Engineering College in 1953. It changed its name several times and was granted university status in 1993, when it was named The Zhejiang University of Technology.
Zhe Jiang Industrial University is a comprehensive key university in Zhejiang Province, was founded in 1953, its origins date back to 1910, founded the Zhejiang industrial middle school, she has gone through Hangzhou Chemical School (June 1953 to 1958 June), Zhejiang College of Chemical Technology (June 1958-August 1960), Zhejiang Institute of Chemical Technology (February 1960-October 1980), Zhejiang Institute of Technology (February 1978-February 1993), and Zhejiang University of Technology (December 1993 to present) and other development stages, Ji Yi campus, number of calendars. Zhejiang Economic Management Cadre College, Hangzhou Shipbuilding School, and Zhejiang Building Materials Industry School were incorporated into Zhejiang University of Technology in 1994, 1999, and 2001, respectively. After several generations of hardworking entrepreneurs and unremitting struggles, the school has developed into a comprehensive and influential teaching and research university in China, and its comprehensive strength ranks among the top 100 universities in the country. On June 8, 2009, the Zhejiang Provincial People's Government and the Ministry of Education signed a co-construction agreement, and Zhejiang University of Technology entered the ranks of co-construction colleges and universities at the provincial and ministerial levels.
The school is located in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, a famous historical and cultural city and a world-famous scenic spot. The school has three campuses: Zhaohui, Pingfeng and Zhijiang, covering an area of more than 3,000 acres. The campus environment is elegant, and it is an ideal place for studying and studying. The school currently has 66 undergraduate majors, which cover 11 major categories: science, engineering, literature, law, agriculture, philosophy, economics, medicine, management, education, and art. It has 22 colleges and 2 departments. The school currently has 4 post-doctoral mobile stations; 25 doctorate-authorized second-level disciplines involving 8 first-level disciplines, of which 5 are doctoral-authorized first-level disciplines; 101 are master-level authorized second-level disciplines, involving first-level disciplines. 32, of which 24 are first-level disciplines authorized by master's degree; have the right to grant 5 professional degrees such as MBA, Master of Engineering, Master of Agricultural Extension, Master of Pharmacy, Master of Engineering Management, etc .; Enrollment rights for Taiwan students. The total value of the school's existing fixed assets is 3.398 billion yuan. The library covers an area of more than 60,000 square meters, with more than 8.34 million books (including e-books) and 274,591 Chinese and foreign periodicals.
The school has a strong faculty, with 3,295 faculty members, including 2,077 full-time teachers, 413 teachers with senior professional titles, 954 teachers with associate senior professional titles, and 953 teachers with doctoral degrees. There are 1 academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 3 academicians sharing the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 6 national and middle-aged experts with outstanding contributions, 3 national teaching teachers, 2 national outstanding youth fund winners, and the central "Thousand Talents Program" 2 selected persons, 1 special professor of the Yangtze River Scholars from the Ministry of Education, 1 innovation team from the Ministry of Education, 2 national teaching teams, 25 selected persons from various national talent training programs, 5 special experts from Zhejiang Province, Zhejiang The province has 19 outstanding young and middle-aged experts, 17 selected from the "Thousand Talents Program" of Zhejiang Province, and 17 Zhejiang Province Distinguished Professors. At present, there are 34977 full-time students in the school; 7,730 graduate students (491 doctoral students and 7,239 postgraduates); over 20,000 adult education students; and 1,709 foreign students.
The school has one national key discipline (cultivation), one national “international science and technology cooperation base”, one national key laboratory cultivation base, one national university science park (led construction), and one national and local joint engineering laboratory. 1、2 key laboratories of the Ministry of Education, 2 engineering research centers of the Ministry of Education, 1 national SME public service demonstration platform of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, 1 national key vocational teacher training base, 2 national experimental teaching demonstration centers, Zhejiang 9 provincial key laboratories, 10 major scientific and technological innovation platforms in Zhejiang Province, 1 key research base for philosophy and social sciences in Zhejiang Province; 2 "top priority" disciplines in Zhejiang Province; 2 "top priority" disciplines in Zhejiang Province 5, 3 key research bases of humanities and social sciences in Zhejiang Province, 22 key disciplines in Zhejiang Province; 7 national specialty programs, 9 national excellent courses, 3 national bilingual teaching demonstration courses, 50 provincial excellent courses , 3 national-level talent training model innovation experimental areas, 7 national engineering practice education centers, 20 key (construction) majors in Zhejiang province, 15 major provincial majors, and provincial level Experimental teaching demonstration center (construction site) 13. The school is a pilot university of the Ministry of Education's "Outstanding Engineer Education and Training Plan" and a project unit of the "National College Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Training Plan". In the recent two selections of higher education teaching achievement awards, they won 3 national second prizes and 10 provincial first prizes. The university has won 350 national and provincial ministerial scientific and technological achievements, including 19 national invention awards and 19 national scientific and technological progress awards. As of the end of 2011, the number of effective invention patents held by the school ranked 13th in the country. In 2011, the number of papers extracted by the three index institutions of SCIE, EI, and CPCI-S ranked 68th, 59th, and 42nd in Chinese universities. In 2012, the school's research funding reached 405 million yuan.
This was also when it changed from using the Soviet specialised style of teaching and adopted a much more comprehensive style.
It is considered one of the top industrial universities in mainland China and the second largest university in Zhejiang Province after Zhejiang University.
Its strongest disciplines are engineering, especially chemical and biological engineering. It aims to cultivate international citizens with good foreign language ability, up-to-date knowledge and powerful skills to meet the needs of a developing society and economy as well as progress the fields of science and technology.
Its motto is "Good virtue and robust practice". There are around 30,000 full-time graduate students, postgraduate students and PhD students at The Zhejiang University of Technology, thousands of whom are overseas students. There are 2,800 staff members, with 800 professors and associate professors.
The university not only offers engineering courses, but also a range of disciplines like science, liberal arts, law, agriculture, philosophy, economics, pharmaceutical science, management, education and art.
Notable alumni include chemist Xu Guangxian and Chinese steel magnate Zhang Zhixiang. The university is situated in Hangzhou, which is a picturesque historical and cultural city. It has three campuses, covering a total area of over 213 hectares