Northwest University, located in Xian city, Shaanxi Province, is one of the nations leading comprehensive universities. Founded in 1902, it is one of the oldest institutions of learning in Northwest China. Presently, the university has 11 colleges, 33 departments, 63 Bachelors and Associates programs. Its student population amounts to 18,000, including about 2000 Ph.D. and master students, and about 100 international students. The university stresses international academic and personnel exchanges. Since the start of the Chinese economic reform in 1978, it has established cooperation and exchange relations with nearly 30 institutions of higher education of scientific research in the United States, Japan, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Canada, Australia, Switzerland, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and The Philippines. Northwest University has its origin in Shaanxi College founded in 1902, and assumed its present name in 1912. It was renamed National Northwest University in 1923, and called National Xian Provisional University after the merger with National Beiping University, Beiping Normal University, Beiyang College of Engineering and other institutions, which moved inland to Shaanxi when the War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression broke out in 1937. The Provisional University was subsequently named National Northwest Associated University in 1938, and National Northwest University in 1939.
The following is the list of scholars from Northwest University, Xian who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences