About ME

About ME
Dean’s Message

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. Our mission is to educate the next generation of leaders in the field of engineering, to create new knowledge and to serve socio-economic development. 

Distinguished in their fields of expertise, our faculty members are dedicated to lifelong learning and the integration of teaching and researching. They are well recognized both at home and abroad and are recipients of various international/national awards from the government or professional societies. 

The remarkably cohesive and collaborative atmosphere of the School makes it a hub for technology innovation. The School’s research activities cover various fundamental thematic areas in mechanical engineering and other emerging research fields. We are doing our part to contribute to Made-in-China 2025 blueprint with a heavy focus on integrating lab research with industrial application. The School is also one of the nation’s top-ranking institutes of the sponsored research and produces widely acknowledged research findings. 

The School strives to attract the most talented people in the country. Our students will enjoy a vibrant learning culture on campus and study in our state-of-the-art laboratories. They are here to learn new skills and will be equipped with the knowledge that can help address some of the world’s most complex engineering challenges. The School runs student exchange programs through which our most talented students have the opportunity to study at our partner universities in North America, Europe and Asia. Our students will graduate with the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship instilled by their instructors. 

We welcome you to join us and make a difference in tackling the greatest challenges of today and creating the future.

DU Zhaohui
Professor and Dean
School of Mechanical Engineering
Shanghai Jiao Tong University



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