【About the Campus】
Dalian University of Technology (DUT) is enlisted under ‘Project 211’ and ‘Project 985’ of the Government of China for its leading academic programs and research opportunities. To further improve its high standard research projects and quality education services, DUT partnered with the local government on July 28th, 2012 and established Panjin campus on December 30th, 2012. The campus was officially opened on September 5th, 2013.
Based on the key principles of ‘strategic planning, high standard, innovative teaching and learning’, Panjin campus has positioned itself to achieve academic standards which parallel those offered on the main campus. This campus has offered a variety of Bachelor, Master and Doctoral degree programs since its opening. Panjin campus has already experienced a budding start and is capable of educating students with academic excellence, professional skills and critical thinking abilities. Looking into the future, Panjin campus strives to develop a successful educational model for others to learn and apply.
It has already enrolled full-time students for five years since 2013 to 2017. The campus has now 5977 full-time students, including 5260 undergraduates and 717 postgraduates of which there are 142 Ph.D. students (25 international students are included) and 575 Master students (1 international students are included). 229 postgraduates and 929 undergraduates have graduated from Panjin Campus. The campus is planning to enroll 10000 students and recruit 800 teachers in the future.
【Faculty & Staff】
Panjin campus adopts multi-channel recruiting strategies, including internal and external recruiting. The campus also strives to source qualified staff both domestically and internationally. Distinguished professors from the main campus are also appointed to lecture some courses offered in Panjin campus.
As of September 15, 2017, the faculty and staff has reached a total number of 419, including 26 Doctoral Supervisors, 119 Master Supervisors, 35 Professors and 53 Associate Professors.
While focusing on meeting the national demands and leading technological developments, Panjin campus endeavours to enhance its research and contribute to the region’s economic and social development. The campus has 1 National Intellectual Property Training (Liaoning) Base, 2 national key laboratories (National Key Laboratory of Fine Chemical Engineering and National Key Laboratory of Structural Analysis for Industrial Equipment), 1 key laboratory under the supervision of the Ministry of Education (Key Laboratory of Industrial Ecology and Environmental Engineering), 1 provincial key laboratory (Key Laboratory of Molecular recognition and imaging) and 1 DUT-Panjin Industrial Technology Institute. Since its official opening on September 5th 2013, 89 research projects have been funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, 5 research projects have been funded by the National Social Science Foundation of China and 67 industrial R&D projects have been finalised (total worth over 72 million RMB). Panjin campus is exploiting local and national resources to promote a large variety of basic science and leading technological research projects; and hence significantly contribute to the development of the Bohai Economic Rim.
【Schools & Department】
Panjin Campus has 8 schools and 1 teaching department now----School of Petroleum and Chemical Engineering, School of Ocean Science and Technology, School of Food and Environment, School of Life and Medical Sciences, School of Humanities and Law, School of Business, School of Intellectual Property, Leicester International Institute and Department of Basic Science, covering 21 undergraduate majors and many research centers.
Panjin campus educates students with both theoretical perspectives and practical applications. It offers introductory courses to freshmen, lectured by outstanding academic researchers and industrial entrepreneurs. Enrolled students therefore achieve a quality foundation with a clear understanding of their respective majors which is later reinforced with extensive practical knowledge and skills over the course of study. In addition, students are offered three chances to change their majors within the Campus. At the end of the first year, the top 3% students of each major can choose to continue their study in the main campus. Up to now, 148 undergraduates have transferred to the main campus for further study.
The campus attaches great significance in cultivating creativity and practical skills. It has established the State Intellectual Property Base, basic chemistry and physics laboratories, electrical & electronic laboratory and many other professional laboratories in different fields. The campus also organizes industry placement opportunities for students since it has signed collaborative contracts with many organizations, such as the Panjin Disease Control & Prevention Center and Panjin Justice Bureau, to prepare students with real-life working experiences. Therefore students who graduate from Panjin campus will be innovative, versatile and equipped with strong practical skills. 1616 students have won prizes in the international, national and provincial academic competitions.
Panjin campus aims at not only providing educational courses but also allow students to engage in several co-curricular activities. In Panjin campus, students from different majors are housed together to form a microcosm that enables students to grow, expand their knowledge, and maximize networking opportunities. At present, there are four different Colleges. “Bochuan College” and “Lingxi College” are named after Bochuan Qu and Lingxi Qian who are the founder and educational pioneers of DLUT. “Changchun College” is named after Professor Changchun Liu, who is a renowned Chinese olympian, sports pioneer and also one of the first meritorious teachers of DLUT. “Guodong College”is named after Professor Guodong Hu, who is a meritorious professor of DUT and a famous expert in mechanical engineering in China. Each College is provided with numerous mentors of diverse backgrounds. This conducive environment, which provides close interaction with peers coupled with the guidance from mentors will assist students to develop sociable personalities and achieve exemplary growth.
Panjin Campus actively expands the width and depth of its international cooperation. Based on DUT’s long-term stable collaboration with 207 universities and research institutions in 29 countries and regions, Panjin campus extensively explore new cooperative opportunities with the top universities around the world. The Campus has established the international cooperation educational programs with Imperial college London, University of Edinburgh, University of Manchester, Loughborough University, University of Leicester, University of California, Riverside, Illinois State University, University College Cork, University of Ottawa, Canada, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Taiwan university, etc. Up to now, 582 students and 285 teachers have been abroad for academic issues, and nearly 400 foreign experts have paid a visit to Panjin Campus. The Campus is actively pushing its internationalization, and is devoting itself to offering students the overseas educational, cultural and scientific exchanges. In March 2017, DUT's first Sino-British 4+0 cooperative educational institute - Dalian University of Technology, Leicester International Institute was approved by the Ministry of Education and set up in Panjin Campus. Currently 168 first undergraduate students from 18 provinces have officially registered and study here, and the British management and teacher team have also been in place.
【Mission & Vision】
The faculty, staff and administration of Panjin campus is dedicated in upholding the vision of “Building a first-class Campus, Cultivating World Elites”, with the attitude of “To seek truth, to be pragmatic, to be pioneers”. It is expected to continue its strides in seizing valuable opportunities, optimizing the existing paradigm, excelling in research and producing noble graduates. Panjin Campus shall contribute to the steadfast success of Dalian University of Technology in becoming a world leading University.
Address: NO.2 Dagong Road, New District of Liaodong Bay, Panjin City, Liaoning Province.
Post Code: 124221