The School of Mechanical Engineering consists of 5 departments: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Industrial Engineering, Department of Welding Engineering, Department of Material Processing and Department of Material Science, and 8 undergraduate majors of Material Formation and Control Engineering, Metal Material Engineering, Welding Technology and Engineering, Mechanical Design, Manufacturing and Automation, Measurement Technology and Instruments, Vehicle Engineering, Industrial Engineering, and Industrial Design,and 1 top-up program of Mechanical Design, Manufacturing and Automation, which contains 1 national-level distinctive major and 3 majors of national-level “excellent engineers cultivation plan”. It has over 1,400 undergraduate students, and enrolls 90-120 students of Sino-German internationalprogramannually (industrial engineering major ). It also has 1 first-level discipline of master’s degree granting program of Material Science and Engineering and 3 master’s degree orientations ofMaterial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Engineering. It has 35 master’s degree supervisors and 138 graduate students.
The school has 17 professors, 43 associate professors,among which35 teachers have doctorate degrees, 2 Excellent Teachers of Baosteel Education Fund, 2 provincial-level excellent teachers, 1 provincial-level famous teacher, 4 teachersof“Liaoning BaiQianWan Talents Program”, 4 teachers of “Excellent Personnel Supporting Plan of Universities in Liaoning Province”, 1 academic leader of universities in Liaoning Province, 1 provincial-level teaching team, 1 national-level practice and education base, 1 education and training base of China’s foundry industry, and 2 provincial-level key labs. The discipline of Material Science is part of “Project ofDistinctive Discipline Construction of Improving the Core Competitive Strength of Universities”and a provincial-level key discipline. The school puts emphasis on teaching reforms. Itwon1 first prize and 1 second prize of provincial-level teaching reform achievement awards in 2013.
In recent years, the school has obtained 4 programs of National Natural Science Fund, 4 programs of National Natural Science Youth Fund, over 20 non-governmental programs, 42 invention patents and over 300 articles, of which over 130 are retrieved in SCI, EI, and 19 in CSCD. 14 treatises, 4 collections and 11 textbookshave beenpublished. Teachers have won 1 first prize, 1 second prize and 2 third prizes of Technological Progress of Shenyang Municipality, and 11 awards of provincial-level Natural Science Academic Achievements.