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The School of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Civil Engineering

The School of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Civil Engineering

The School of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Civil Engineering (NAOCE) has a strong tradition of excellence and is comprised of five departments: naval architecture and ocean engineering, engineering mechanics, civil engineering, architecture, and transportation and shipping logistics. It is the home of the State Key Laboratory of Ocean Engineering and the Collaborative Innovation Center for Advanced Ship and Deep-Sea Exploration. The naval architecture and ocean engineering program has been ranked No. 1 in 2017 Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects. The School also features two state key disciplines (Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering; Mechanics). The School has 224 faculty members, including 78 professors and 90 associate professors. Among them, there are seven academicians of CAS and CAE, eight Thousand Talents Plan experts, six MOE Cheung Kong Scholars, and two NSFC distinguished young researchers.

  • Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering (NAOE)

    The Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering (NAOE), founded in 1943, was the first higher education and scientific research school in China for this area. It also tops the ranking in 2017 Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects. The department has a strong organization and a highly competent faculty that exceeds 160 in number. It is supported by five national centers, as well as several other centers and industry laboratories. It encompasses the whole ocean engineering aspects, including design and manufacture, fluid mechanics, structural mechanics, naval properties, special equipment, ocean engineering, underwater engineering, acoustics engineering, marine engine engineering, costal engineering, ocean science, etc. Globalization is the main strategy. Creative students in this diverse background can develop their own critical thinking, drive innovation, lead international research programs and try to solve the problems in the world cutting-edge technologies.

  • Department of Engineering Mechanics

    Founded in 1958, the Department of Engineering Mechanics includes four sub-disciplines: solid mechanics, fluid mechanics, general mechanics, and engineering mechanics. The field of Mechanics is ranked at 8th in 2017 Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects. There are 62 faculty and staff members, including 16 professors and 28 associate professors, among with one CAE Academician, two National Model Educators, one Thousand Talents Plan Expert, one MOE Cheung Kong Scholar; 80% faculty members hold PhD degrees and 50% with overseas doctoral degrees. Upholding a unique educational philosophy of research and innovation, it has cultivated high-level talents for fundamental research, engineering technology, and management in the related fields, and has achieved enormous accomplishments in Science and Technology.

  • Department of Civil Engineering

    The Department of Civil Engineering provides undergraduate, Master, and Doctoral courses. In 2012, the Department was listed in the Education system for Outstanding Engineers Program by Ministry of Education, China. The field of Civil and Structural Engineering is selected in the National Double First-Class Discipline Initiatives in 2017 and ranked at 32nd in the 2017 QS World University Rankings. By the end of 2017, there are 65 faculty and staff members, including 25 full professors, 29 associate professors, 2 CAE Academicians. Significance research advancements have been achieved in the area of Structural safety, Geotechnical Engineering, and Disaster prevention.

  • Department of Architecture

    The Department of Architecture has 33 faculty and staff members including 7 professors and 17 associate professors. The subject of architecture is ranked between 50th -100th in the 2017 QS World University Rankings. It targets at providing an accessible, intellectually rigorous education that firmly grounds students in architectural design and theory, architecture history and theory, architecture heritage protection and development, architectural technology, and urban planning and design. It has been dedicated to cultivating talented designers to serve as leaders in the fields of urban planning, architectural design and management.

  • Department of Transportation and Shipping Logistics

    Founded in 1995, the Department of Transportation and Shipping Logistics offers Bachelor Program in Transportation (Transportation Engineering and Logistics) and Master Program in Transportation Engineering, as well as part time master programs in Logistics Engineering, Transportation Engineering and Project Management, respectively. Now there are altogether 17 faculty and staff members, including four professors, five associate professors, one Thousand Talents Plan expert, one Thousand Young Talents Plan Expert, and one MOE Cheung Kong Scholar. The main research areas include International Shipping and Logistics, Transportation Planning and Management, Transportation Safety, and Construction and Management of Transportation Infrastructure, aiming to further develop comprehensive transportation with the water shipping and logistics as the highlights.