【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 four years since 2013 to 2016. The campus has now 5630 full-time students, including 4943 undergraduates and 687 postgraduates of which there are 110 Ph.D. students (19 international students are included) and 577 Master students (3 international students are included). 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 December 30, 2016, the faculty and staff has reached a total number of 423, including 290 faculty members (58 of which are part-time). Full-time faculty includes 2 Academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 1 Member of Discipline Appraisal Group of Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council, 1 Cheung Kong Scholar, 1 Awardee of National Science Funds for Distinguished Young Scholars, 1 National Young & Middle-aged Leading Talent of Scientific and Technological Innovation, 2 Finalists of the Program for New Century Excellent Talents (supported by the Ministry of Education), 1 Provincial Young and Middle-Aged Academic Leader, 3 Distinguished University Teachers of Liaoning Province; 26 Doctoral Supervisors, 141 Master Supervisors, 36 Professors and 50 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, 68 research projects have been funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, 4 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 46 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.
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.
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.
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.
【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