Beijing University of Technology, founded in Yan'an in 1940, is the first university of science and engineering founded by the CPC, and the first batch of key universities built by the country since the founding of the People's Republic of China. It is one of the first batch of universities to enter the national "211 Project" and "Project 985", and one of the first batch of universities to enter the category A of "world-class universities". It is now affiliated to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. Comrade Mao Zedong personally wrote the name of the school, and older generation proletarian revolutionaries such as Li Fuchun, Xu Teli, and Li Qiang successively served as the main leaders of the school. For more than 80 years, Beijing University of Technology has always listened to the Party's words, followed the Party's path, and insisted on educating people for the Party and the country. It has created a "red education road" for the CPC to establish and lead higher education with Chinese characteristics, a "strong military newspaper national road" based on the traditional advantages of national defense and serving the national strategy, and an open, inclusive, integrated and coordinated "innovative development road".
Through the wind and rain, Beijing Institute of Technology has grown and strengthened with the development of the Party and the country's education industry. In 1949, the school moved to Beijing; In 1952, it was named Beijing Institute of Technology, becoming the first national defense industrial college in New China; In 1988, it was renamed Beijing University of Technology. The school currently has 21 professional colleges, 9 academies, as well as 8 other teaching and research institutions such as the Frontier Cross Science Research Institute, the Advanced Structural Technology Research Institute, and the National Security and Development Research Institute. It has 28 grassroots party committees, 2 general party branches, and 2 directly affiliated party branches; There are currently over 5800 faculty members, bringing together 39 academicians from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering, over 450 national level talent plan candidates, and 6 national level teaching teams; There are 20 State Key Laboratory and engineering research centers and 6 national experimental teaching centers. In recent years, the school has adhered to the "four orientations" and focused on the construction policy of "top engineering, high-quality science, high-quality humanities, and emerging medical engineering" disciplines, systematically constructing a collaborative development pattern of engineering, science, management, literature, and medicine. There are currently 9 discipline categories and 33 first level discipline points, all of which are doctoral degree authorization points. There are 15 categories of professional degree, including 4 categories of engineering doctors. In the fourth round of subject evaluation, 9 disciplines entered the top 10% of the country, and the weapons discipline ranked first in the country. Eleven disciplinary fields have entered the world's top popular list, and five disciplinary fields have entered the forefront of world-class research.
Li De Shu Ren, Beijing University of Technology inherits the red gene in comprehensively improving the quality of talent cultivation. The school is committed to cultivating leading leadership talents who are ambitious, virtuous and meticulous, innovative and inclusive, and responsible for the times. Among the more than 300000 graduates who have graduated since the establishment of the school for over 80 years, there are Li Peng, Zeng Qinghong, Ye Xuan, leaders of the Equality Party and the state, as well as more than 120 party and government leaders and generals at the provincial and ministerial levels; More than 60 academicians, including Wang Xiaomo, the winner of the National Supreme Science and Technology Award, and Peng Shilu, the chief designer of China's first nuclear submarine; There are a large number of leaders and outstanding builders from various industries and levels, known as the "cradle of red defense engineers". The school currently has over 30000 full-time students and 77 undergraduate majors, including 48 national first-class majors and 8 new engineering majors. Since the 13th Five Year Plan period, the school has won 6 national teaching achievement awards, 7 national excellent textbook awards, 39 national first-class courses, 31 new teaching masters in Beijing, and 189 excellent academic theses from the National Society for Graduate Studies. It has been approved to build a national level innovation and entrepreneurship demonstration base, and has won two total championships and 26 gold prizes in the China International "Internet plus" Undergraduate Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition; Accumulated 6 special prizes and 17 first prizes in the theme competition of the "Challenge Cup" National College Students' Extracurricular Academic and Technological Works Competition; Accumulated 13 gold awards in the "Challenge Cup" Chinese College Student Entrepreneurship Plan Competition. Internationally, the school has jointly established Shenzhen Beili Moscow University with the Shenzhen Municipal People's Government and the Moscow State Romonosov University. It has signed school level cooperation agreements with 382 universities in 77 countries and regions across 6 continents. It has also established partnerships with the Technical University of Munich in Germany, the University of Bristol in the UK, the Russian Baumann National Technical University, the Illinois Institute of Technology in the United States, the Australian National University, the Tokyo Institute of Technology in Japan, and the National University of Singapore More than 100 partner universities such as the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology have established various student exchange programs, forming a global network for talent cultivation internationalization.
Committed to innovation, Beijing University of Technology has demonstrated the responsibility of the times in building a national strategic scientific and technological force. The school has always breathed with the Party and the country, shared a common destiny, and persisted in targeting the major strategic needs of the country and the forefront of world scientific and technological development with determination and progress. The school has created multiple "firsts" in the history of new China's science and technology: the first television transmission and reception device, the first two-stage solid high-altitude detection rocket, the first light tank, the first low altitude radar, the first 20 kilometer remote camera, etc. It has represented the national level in defense technology fields such as precision strike, efficient damage, mobile penetration, remote suppression, military information systems and countermeasures, and in intelligent biomimetic robots There are obvious advantages in dual-use technologies such as green energy, modern communication, and industrial process control. In the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the National Day, the school participated in the equipment development work of 10 out of 12 air teams and 26 out of 32 ground equipment teams in the reviewed equipment, and directly participated in technical support work such as multiple digital performance and simulation tasks, fireworks technology tasks, and float design. In the 100th anniversary of the founding of the CPC, the Beijing Olympic Games, the Beijing Winter Olympic Games, the Shanghai World Expo, the Guangzhou Asian Games and other major events, as well as the Shenzhou 12 manned spacecraft and the space docking and docking of the Tianhe core module and other major tasks, many technologies developed by the school have performed well. During the 13th Five Year Plan period, the school invested over 18.2 billion yuan in science and technology, producing a batch of high-level scientific and technological achievements. It led the way in winning 21 national science and technology awards, including 3 first prizes; The first batch of selected bases for the transformation and transfer of scientific and technological achievements in higher education institutions of the Ministry of Education, and a series of scientific and technological achievements transformation for national security, national economy, and people's livelihood, with 6 typical cases concentrated and presented at the National 13th Five Year Plan Science and Technology Innovation Achievement Exhibition.
The horn is passionate, and Beijing Institute of Technology sets sail with honor and dreams. The "Yan'an Root and Military Industry Soul" is a red gene engraved into Beijing University of Technology. The school motto of "virtue is based on reason, and learning is based on precision", the school spirit of "unity, diligence, practicality, and innovation", and the school style of "seeking truth from facts and not being self righteous" advocated by the old dean Xu Teli have jointly forged the unique spiritual temperament and cultural core of the school. From being born in Yan'an in 1940 to serving the Anti Japanese War and founding the country, to cultivating high-level talents for the construction of an innovative country in the 21st century today; From open-air classrooms and living caves to modern campuses and State Key Laboratory. Continue to adhere to the "Four Services", take root in China to build a world-class university, and provide strong support for achieving the grand goals of the "Two Centenary Goals" and the Chinese Dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation!