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Department of Mechanics and Engineering Science include:

  • Fluid Mechanics (Turbulence, Computational fluid dynamics, Aerodynamics)
  • Solid Mechanics/Engineering Mechanics (Elasticity and plasticity, Computational solid mechanics, Experimental Mechanics)
  • Biomechanics and Medical Engineering (Biomechanics, Biomedical information & apparatus technology, Biomedical materials)
  • Dynamics and Control (Control of complex mechanical systems, Dynamics and control of aircrafts, Cooperative control of multi-agent systems)
  • General Mechanics & Foundation of Mechanics (Modeling and control of complex systems, Analysis and control of nonlinear systems, Dynamics and intelligent control of robots)

Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) include:

  • Biomedical Imaging and Instrument
  • Biomaterial and Regenerative Medicine
  • Nanomedicine and Bio-Molecular Engineering
  • Computational Medicine and Health Informatics

Department of Energy and Resources Engineering include:

1 New Energy: Science and Engineering

  • Renewable energy
  • Efficient energy conversion and utilization
  • Advanced batteries: theory and technology

2 Advanced Energy: Theory and Technology

  • Non-conventional fossil energy
  • Natural gas hydrate
  • Enhanced oil and gas recovery
  • CO2 capture, utilization and storage
  • Energy policy, economics, and environmental impact

3 Effective Utilization and Recycling of Resources

  • Effective and clean utilization of complex mineral resources
  • Effective recycling and utilization of solid waste
  • Key technologies for saving energy and cutting emission

Department of Industrial Engineering and Management include:

  • Large-scale industrial system operation and optimization
  • Industrial big data governance
  • Quality management and reliability engineering
  • Intelligent manufacturing
  • Smart medicine and health management
  • Digital supply chain management
  • Pharmaceutical Information and Engineering Research
  • Power system optimization and energy Internet of things management

Department of Materials Science and Engineering include:

• Polymers and Composite Materials (Liquid crystals, nanocomposites, conducting organic materials for applications such as smart windows, sensors, actuators, thermal management, thermoelectrics, solar cells and flexible devices)

• Nanomaterials and Micro-nano Devices (Synthesis and assembly of 1D, 2D nanomaterials, heterostructures and functional materials; Applications in electronic, optical, piezoelectric and electromechanical devices; Theoretical modeling and computation of novel nanostructures and physical properties)

• Biomedical Materials and Devices (Biodegradable alloys for implanting and tissue engineering; Microfluidic devices for biomedical engineering; Magnetic nanoparticles for bio-imaging and drug delivery)

• New Energy Materials and Devices (Synthesis and applications of nanocrystals, porous materials, perovskites, 1D and 2D structures in energy and environmental fields such as electrochemical catalysis, hydrogen storage, energy conversion and storage systems including solar cells, fuel cells, supercapacitors and batteries)


Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics include:

• Turbulence and Combustion in Engines of the Next Generation

• Space Vehicle Dynamics Simulation and Control

• Flow Problems for Hypersonic Vehicle

• General Mechanics, Collision and Multi-body Dynamics

• Aerospace Materials and Structures

• Aircraft and Space Vehicle Design

• Computational Fluid Dynamics

• Aeroacoustics and Quiet Vehicle

• Satellite Navigation Engineering

• Space Information Processing and Application


Department of Advanced Manufacturing and Robotics include:

• Nanomanufacturing/Bionic Manufacturing

• Intelligent Robots

• Dynamics and Control

• Swarm Intelligence and Networked Systems

• Smart Manufacturing and High-end Equipment