The School of Mechanical Engineering (ME) at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) has a history of over 100 years and is the top ranked mechanical engineering program in the country. In the past century, the School has cultivated a great number of industry and society pillars and made significant contributions to the country’s prosperity and the scientific and technological progress.
Today the School has over 330 faculty members, dedicated to the innovative and prospective research in mechanical engineering. Many of them are well recognized and have earned international/national level awards from the government or professional societies. Currently the School has 2 members of the National Academy of Sciences and 4 members of the National Academy of Engineering.
The School’s research activities cover various fundamental thematic areas in mechanical engineering, and the School is also developing new emerging fields related to mechanical engineering. The annual research funding of the School has been increasing to over $112 million, witnessing its rapid growth and making the School one of the most highly funded ME programs nationwide.
Over 5000 students are studying at the School. The School offers our students a vibrant educational atmosphere and allows them to gain unique study experiences. Besides the educational traditions to nurture students with solid foundation, broad knowledge and excellent practical ability, the students are also encouraged to actively participate in team and entrepreneurial activities to broaden their experience. Students here also have opportunities to study overseas at the partner universities with the School in North America, Europe and Asia.
The School has a clear and strong vision for the future. The School will pursue the goal of becoming a world-class engineering school, make significant contribution to build an innovative-oriented society and cultivate top talents of high quality and with global vision. The School will, as always, offer the best learning experience to the students, the most rewarding working environment to the employees and the most effective service to the industry and society.
We welcome your interest in our school and hope you will join us!
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