Tianjin Polytechnic University (TJPU) is a Tianjin key constructive state-run full-time institution of higher education, which is jointly financed by Ministry of Education and Tianjin municipal government. In 2003, TJPU got outstanding marks in the first group of "Undergraduate Program Evaluation” sponsored by Ministry of Education. The university has a long history, with its primary department established in 1912. Although engineering subjects are its main subject, TJPU presently is a multidisciplinary teaching and researching university, which offers subjects of physical science, liberal arts, management, economics and the science of law with subjects of engineering and science combined and forging ahead harmoniously. And it has formed a complete educational system aiming at cultivating bachelors, masters and doctors. The university consists of 14 teaching units, offers 44 undergraduate specialized subjects, and has an enrollment of 25,000 full-time students.
There is 1 key subject at national level, 3 key subjects at provincial and ministerial level, 5 key constructive subjects of Tianjin, 2 most important subjects of Tianjin, 2 key laboratories of Ministry of Education, 3 key laboratories of Tianjin, 2 engineering centre of Tianjin, 1 technological dissemination centre of Tianjin, 1 centre for postdoctoral studies, 1 doctorial programs of the first-level subjects, 7 doctorial programs of the second-level subjects, 4 self-established doctorial programs of the second-level subjects, 43 Master’s degree programs and 9 engineering Master’s fields.
Currently, there are 1,500 full-time teachers, of whom 700 teachers are with senior titles such as professors and associate professors. Our university has also specially engaged over 20 academicians from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering and renowned foreign scholars as part-time professors. Nearly 50 advanced talents work in the university, including members in Degree Committee Subject Consultation of State Council, commissioners in Consulting Committee of Ministry of Education, members of the Discipline Construction & Specially Setting-up Committee of the Ministry of Education, professors specially engaged by Tianjin municipal government, expects granted titles by Tianjin municipal government, experts of outstanding contributors commended by the Personnel Ministry, expects taking allowance from the State Council. he university has undertaken nearly 1,000 scientific research projects at various levels, such as projects of national defense sophisticated technology, national brain-storm projects, the Eight-Six-Three Program, the National Natural Science Fund Program, the National Torchligh Program, natural science fund programs at ministerial and provincial levels, Projects with 10 billion Yuan fund and some other programs of social sciences.
In the Tenth Five-Year Plan, the university set up over 60 researches and develops institutions in cooperation with some local enterprises, including Motian Membrane Science and Technology Company, Functional Fiber Development Centre. mong them, 300 projects have received the National Science and Technology Progress Award, Invention Award and Science & Technology Progress Award at provincial or ministerial levels, and national and international licensed patents. In 2006, the scientific research fund which the university has obtained reached 1 million Yuan.
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Tianjin Polytechnic University that are published in OMICS International journals.