Taiyuan University of Technology can have its history traced all the way back to Western Learning School of National Shanxi Grand Academy, which was established in 1902 as one of the earliest universities in china. With the history of 100 years, it is now a modern general university, which is majored in engineering, conjoined by engineering and sciences, and harmonized with many other disciplines. Taiyuan University of Technology is the only university in Shanxi Province that is nominated as one of the top 100 universities by the national higher education program---211 Project.
This university is situated by the beautiful Fenhe River in Taiyuan, the capital city of Shanxi Province. It has the total area of 527 acres with constructed area of 1.21 million square meters. This university consists of 23 colleges offering 76 undergraduate disciplines, 126 masterâÂÂs degree programs, 49 doctorate programs and 13 post-doctor research centres. At present, there are over 27 thousand undergraduates, 5,700 masterâÂÂs degree and Ph. D. students studying at the university. Three national key disciplines, 13 provincial key disciplines and 12 provincial supported disciplines play a leading role in the scientific research in the university. Working at this university are over 4,000 staff members, among whom 2116 are teaching staff and 967 are professors or associate professors and over 181 are doctorate supervisors. 127 professors are granted the government allowance. Nearly 180 well-known scholars both at home and abroad are nominated honorary or guest professors.
Taiyuan University of Technology is both strong in its logical research and innovative improvement and inspired in essential connected research. This college has consistently twice attempted the national "973" Research Project as the principal researcher unit and embraced the national "863" High-Tech Project. 434 prizes from various services or the territory were individually granted to this college. Dou Yinke, a youthful educator from this college was chosen to work in the Chinese 21st logical examination in the Antarctica. Scien-tech Cooperation Ltd of Taiyuan University of Technology is the main college organization in the territory that opened up to the world.
The productions of this college include: "Diary of taiyuan University of Technology", "Taiyuan University of Technology Paper", "Coal Conversion", "Diary of Systematic Dialectics", "Diary of Social Science" and "Shanxi Coal". With "Seek after Practicality, Create Originality, Serve Locality" as its strategy, this college has added to the nation and society more than 100 thousand qualified graduates. In 2004, the Ministry of Education respected the college "Phenomenal University for Undergraduate Education".
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from Taiyuan University of Technology that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.