Nanjing University of Science and Technology (NUST) can be traced back to 1952, when new China’s first chairman Mao Zedong led an effort to establish a military engineering college to raise People’s Liberation Army to a more modernized level since new China was beset with peril lurking both at home and abroad.
Led by a distinguished faculty, NUST carries on its education and research on both undergraduate and post graduate levels in the graduate and professional schools: School of Mechanical Engineering, School of Chemical Engineering, School of Electric Engineering and Optoelectronic Technology, School of Computer Science and Technology, School of Automation, School of Power Engineering, School of Economics and Management, School of Science, School of Humanities and Social Science, School of Material Science and Engineering, School of Environmental and Biological Engineering, School of Foreign Studies, School of Design Art&Media, School of Intellectual Property, School of Maxism Studies.
The campus situates on the south of Zijin Mountain, with the great historic heritage—Ming Dynasty city wall, on the west. Scenic areas including woods, lakes, and rivers scatter around the campus. The campus itself is a combination of historic and modern architectures.
It has a complete logistics service system, 59 labs, a variety of teaching and research apparatus valued at around 780 million Yuan, a library with 2.2 million books, 2 stadiums, and a gymnasium.