China college

car industry college in Hubei province

Hubei Automotive Industry Institute is located at the northern foot of Wudang Mountain, the world-famous Taoist cultural sacred place, the beautiful shore of the Han River, the source of the South-to-North Water Diversion, and the capital of China’s commercial vehicles in Shiyan City, Hubei Province. Ordinary institutions of higher learning are also "garden-style campuses" and "provincial civilized (unit) campuses in Hubei Province" in Hubei Province.

1. Overview of school development

1. Built for cars, coordinated development of multiple disciplines

The school was founded in 1972, and its predecessor was Workers University established by Dongfeng Motor Group Co., Ltd. (formerly China's Second Automobile Manufacturing Plant). After nearly 50 years of development, the school has become a multidisciplinary applied university covering seven disciplines including engineering, management, economics, science, law, liberal arts, and art. At present, the school covers an area of 956,000 square meters, with a school building area of 300,000 square meters, a collection of 1.104 million copies of paper documents, and a total of more than one million e-books. There are more than 15,000 full-time general undergraduates, postgraduates, and international students.

2. Keep pace with the times and continue to transform and upgrade

As an institution of higher learning that accompanies the growth, development and expansion of the national automobile industry, the school was approved by the State Council as a full-time general undergraduate institution in 1983 and was officially named Hubei Automotive Industry Institute. Former member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences Meng Shaonong served as the first dean. In 1988, the school began to explore the training of postgraduate students. In 1994, it was listed in the sequence of institutions of the Ministry of Machinery Industry. In 1995, it began to jointly train postgraduates for the central government, Hubei Province, and Dongfeng Motor Corporation. The limited company is placed under the management of the People's Government of Hubei Province. In 2008, the school was rated as an excellent school for undergraduate teaching by the Ministry of Education. In 2013, it was approved as a master's degree-granting unit. In 2016, it successfully completed the review and evaluation of the undergraduate teaching work of the Ministry of Education. In 2018, it was selected as the Ministry of Education's "University New Engineering Research and Practice Project" In the same year, the school officially entered the "Double First-Class" construction and the establishment of a doctoral degree authorization unit in Hubei Province in the same year.

2. The orientation and characteristics of running a school

1. Rooted industry, distinctive subject characteristics

The school closely focuses on the automotive industry chain to build disciplinary features, and has outstanding disciplinary advantages and characteristics in automotive, machinery, materials, electronics, and Wudang culture. There is 1 Hubei Province advantaged characteristic discipline group, 8 Hubei Province key characteristic disciplines. There are seven master's degree authorized first-level disciplines, including mechanical engineering, materials science and engineering, optical engineering, management science and engineering, and five master's degree authorization categories, including electronic information, machinery, transportation, and engineering management.

2. Serve the society, deep integration of "industry-university-research-innovation"

The school is rooted in Shiyan and based in Hubei. It takes "serving the local economy and automobile industry" as its mission, and takes the characteristic development road of "integration of production, education, research and innovation". It has established 6 academician (expert) workstations with Dongfeng Motor Corporation and Shiyan City. More than schools and enterprises have jointly built R&D centers, 6 high-end think tanks with local characteristics, and established long-term industry-university-research-innovation cooperation relationships with more than 140 enterprises and institutions. There are 46 provincial and ministerial-level scientific and technological innovation platforms and provincial humanities and social sciences key research bases, including the Hubei Provincial Key Laboratory of Automobile Power Transmission and Electronic Control, Hubei Collaborative Innovation Center of Automobile Energy-saving Technology, Wudang Cultural Research and Communication Center.

3. Faculty and level

1. Reasonable structure, high overall level

The school has 1,004 faculty members, including 603 full-time teaching and research personnel. Among the teachers, more than 50% have doctorate degrees and senior titles. The school has 20 provincial-level excellent teaching teams and grassroots teaching organizations, and it has set up "Dongfeng Scholars". There are 18 "Dongfeng Students" and 15 young top-notch innovative talents. At present, there are 3 national experts who enjoy special allowances from the State Council and the National Science and Technology Progress Award. There are 30 provincial experts such as Hubei Province Outstanding Contribution Experts, Provincial Government Special Allowance Experts, Provincial New Century Talent Project, etc., and won the "Hubei Province Labor There were 10 provincial honorary titles such as "Model", "Advanced Individual of Teacher Ethics in Hubei Province" and "Outstanding Teacher of Hubei Province". There are 29 people with municipal honorary titles such as Shiyan City Government Allowance Experts and "Shiyan City Youth Position Experts".

2. "Dual division" construction, outstanding practical ability

The school pays attention to the improvement of teachers' quality and the cultivation of engineering practice ability, and more than 80% of teachers have engineering practice experience. Actively build a two-way communication and collaboration community for school-enterprise personnel, continuously optimize the team of full-time and part-time teachers, hire more than 100 enterprise engineering and technical personnel and senior management personnel to teach part-time in the school, and build a team of noble teachers, skilled and educated High-level full-time and part-time teachers.

4. Scientific research and contributions

1. Strengthen innovation and make fruitful scientific and technological achievements

In the past five years, the school has presided over and undertaken more than 1,200 national, provincial and ministerial research projects, municipal and departmental projects, and enterprise commissioned projects. Obtained 360 patents, participated in the formulation of 5 national standards, won 36 national, provincial and municipal science and technology awards, and won 64 provincial and municipal social science outstanding achievement awards. "Journal of Hubei Automotive Industries Institute" was included in the full text of "China Journal Full-text Database", "Wanfang Data-Digital Journal Group" and so on.

2. Focus on application and significant conversion benefits

The school focuses on the key issues of the automobile industry and local economic and social development, and strengthens scientific and technological research and achievement transformation. “Key technologies for energy-saving and emission reduction of hybrid city buses” won the second prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award, “Demonstration Project of High-precision Composite Manufacturing Production Line for Dual-clutch Transmissions for Passenger Cars”, “Research on Ground Testing Methods of High-precision Inertial Sensors” and other national majors The key scientific and technological research and development projects were approved, and the research results of "Aluminum Alloy High-frequency Welded Pipe Manufacturing Technology and Equipment for Automobiles" were selected into the list of project results issued by the Provincial Department of Science and Technology. Many of the school's management reports have been approved by the main leaders of the provinces and cities. Eight outstanding experts from 14 provincial and ministerial-level scientific and technological innovation teams represented by provincial scientific and technological innovation groups were included in the academician expert team of the Chinese Academy of Engineering to jointly serve Shiyan’s "Double Hundred Action".

5. Talent training and quality

1. Quality school, solid engineering education

The school adheres to the concept of "engineering education returning to engineering", centering on and expanding the automotive industry chain, and cultivating specialized application-oriented talents with a solid professional foundation, strong engineering practice ability, innovative spirit and entrepreneurial awareness. The school has 13 teaching units, 15 national and provincial-level first-class majors, 6 international engineering education certifications, national-level characteristic majors, 21 provincial-level brand majors; 10 provincial-level first-class courses and 22 national-level majors -Level and provincial-level quality courses, 10 provincial-level teaching teams, 1 national-level automobile industry experimental training teaching demonstration center, 5 provincial-level experimental teaching demonstration centers, 3 provincial-level virtual simulation experimental teaching centers, 1 "Hubei Provincial Service Outsourcing Talent Training (Training) Base", a provincial-level university student innovation activity base. The school and enterprises jointly established 195 internship training bases for college students outside the school.

The employment rate of school graduates has remained above 94% for a long time, ranking among the top universities in the province for many consecutive years. So far, more than 100,000 professionals have been trained for the development of the automotive industry and society. A batch of alumni have grown into technical management backbones, leaders and executives in the automotive industry. The school is known as the "cradle of automotive engineers."

2. Open schools and rich educational resources

The school adheres to open education and has established inter-school cooperation and exchange relationships with well-known universities in the United States, Germany, Britain, Canada, France, Australia, Finland and other countries. There are currently two Sino-foreign cooperative education projects approved by the Ministry of Education, and Beijing Institute of Technology Universities, Beijing University of Technology and other well-known domestic universities have signed strategic cooperation agreements to regularly select teachers and students for further studies; the school has hired more than 200 domestic and overseas scholars as guest professors, subject leaders and academic backbones, and has successively introduced 6 in a flexible manner Overseas scholars. Each year, key teachers are selected to go abroad (overseas) for further study, teaching training, academic exchanges, and organize students to go to Germany, the United States, France, Britain and other countries to participate in double degrees, exchange students, undergraduate and master degree programs, international competitions, overseas study tours and other activities .

3. Colorful campus, all-round development of students

The school actively organizes the innovation and entrepreneurship practice of college students and rich second classroom activities, strives to create a series of "automobile characteristics" discipline competitions, and supports college students to participate in automobile styling design competitions, mechanical innovation design competitions, smart car competitions, and automobile formula competitions. 100 competitions. The school has been approved by the "Hubei Province University Student Innovation Demonstration Base", "Hubei Provincial Department of Human Resources and Social Security College Student Entrepreneurship Demonstration Base", "Hubei Provincial Department of Education College Student Entrepreneurship Demonstration Base", "Hubei Province Technology Business Incubator" and many other honorary titles of innovation and entrepreneurship. Students have performed well in subject competitions, innovation and entrepreneurship competitions, volunteer service and social practice appraisal. In the past five years, they have won nearly 1,800 awards at or above the provincial and ministerial level, including 922 national awards, and more than 4,000 students have won awards. The school is ranked 235th in the 2016-2020 National College Student Competition, ranking among the top universities in the province. As a top-level college student team in China, the Formula Student Team of our school has won the championship of "Formula Student China" three times in 2012, 2015, and 2017. Records in international competitions.

6. Development goals and vision

The school keeps in mind the fundamental task of “building morality and fostering people”, adheres to the direction of socialist education, upholds the school motto of “seeking truth and innovation”, promotes the spirit of “hard work and continuous self-improvement”, and adopts the principle of “building a school by quality, rejuvenating the school with science and technology, and strengthening the school with talents”. The road of promoting schools with characteristics, governing schools in accordance with the law, and opening up a lively school" is vigorously advancing the implementation of the "three-step" development strategy, which is to realize the rename of the university during the "14th Five-Year Plan" period; it will take another five years to reach 2030 Become a doctoral authorization unit and build a high-level applied university; achieve the grand goal of a first-class applied research university in China by 2035.

"Competition to improve quality and create first-class, and drive horses to promote leapfrogging." Standing at a new historical starting point, the school will adhere to the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, fully implement the party’s educational policy, keep in mind the mission of educating people for the party and the country, seizing opportunities, seizing the day and overcoming difficulties Forge ahead, forge ahead, with new ideas, new attitudes, and new deeds, to write the pen of forging ahead in the construction and development of domestic first-class applied research universities!