The predecessor of Hebei University of Technology was the Beiyang Technology School founded in 1903. It was the earliest university in China to train industrial talents and founded the country's earliest university-run factory. In 1929, it was renamed Hebei Provincial Institute of Technology, and in 1995 it was renamed Hebei University of Technology. Over the past 118 years, the university has always been adhering to the school-running tradition of "Prospering Work and Serve the Country" and the school motto of "Diligence, Caution, Justice and Loyalty". In 1996, the university ranked among the first batch of national "211 Project" key construction universities; in 2014, it was jointly established by Hebei Province, Tianjin City and the Ministry of Education; in 2017, it was selected as a national "double first-class" construction university. In recent years, the three disciplines of materials science, chemistry, and engineering have entered the top 1% of ESI's global rankings. In 2020, It was awarded the "National Civilized Campus".
【Majors in HUT】
The university has 21 teaching institutions and 78 undergraduate majors, covering seven disciplines including engineering, science, economics, management, literature, law, and art. It has 1 national "world-class discipline", 2 national key disciplines, 4 Hebei province's strong characteristic disciplines, 20 Hebei province-level key disciplines, 7 Tianjin city key disciplines; 3 disciplines are selected as Hebei's world-class discipline construction project , 4 disciplines were selected into the national first-class discipline construction project of Hebei Province; included in the Tianjin discipline construction system, 3 first-level disciplines and 5 characteristic disciplines (groups) were selected for the Tianjin “Double First-Class” construction list; the school was in the fourth round of the country In the subject evaluation, 14 subjects were listed on the list, and 7 subjects entered the B-level. It has 10 post-doctoral research stations, 10 first-level doctoral degree authorized disciplines, 25 first-level master's degree authorized disciplines, and 15 professional degree categories (including MBA and EMBA). It is the first MBA education among local engineering colleges in the country. Colleges and universities are also the only colleges and universities in Hebei that carry out EMBA education.
The university vigorously implements the project of strengthening the university with talents, and constantly improves the introduction and training mechanism of high-level talents. The university currently has more than 2,700 faculty members, including more than 1,600 full-time teachers. In recent years, the university has introduced and trained 20 national-level talents, including "Changjiang Scholars", "National Outstanding Youth Fund" winners, and national "Ten Thousand Talents Program" scientific and technological innovation leaders, and more than 320 people have national-level teaching teachers. The “New Century Talents Project of Tens of Thousands of Talents” has the title of “National Candidate, State Council Special Allowance Recipient” and other provincial and ministerial level and above experts.
【Talent training, education and teaching】
The university conscientiously implements the fundamental task of Lide’s cultivation of people, adheres to the training of talents, leads the reform of education and teaching with innovation and entrepreneurship education reform, promotes the innovation of talent training models with the application of modern information technology, and strives to build an innovative and entrepreneurial talent training system for all students. Focus on improving students' sense of social responsibility in serving the country and serving the people, and focus on enhancing students' innovative spirit, entrepreneurial awareness, practical ability, and innovation and entrepreneurship capabilities, and promote students' all-round development. The school currently has more than 30,000 full-time students, including more than 23,000 full-time undergraduate students and more than 7,500 postgraduate students.
The university has successively won 4 second-class national teaching achievement awards, 67 provincial teaching achievement awards in Hebei, and 71 national construction projects of "Quality Engineering", "Undergraduate Teaching Engineering" and professional courses "Double Ten Thousand Plan". 219 construction projects. The university successfully passed the review and evaluation of undergraduate teaching work by the Ministry of Education; the quality of education ranks 51st among the national "double first-class" construction universities; it was shortlisted among the first batch of 37 "second classroom" pilot universities in the country; it was approved by the Ministry of Education for National Defense in 2020 "Educational Characteristic School" honorary title. Ranked in the top 50 for two consecutive years in the top 100 national colleges and universities' innovation and entrepreneurship promotion index list, "Creation E Space" and "Workshop" were selected as national-level crowd-creation spaces, and won the "National Demonstration University for Deepening Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Reform" , National advanced unit of social practice. The university actively promotes the reform of postgraduate training mechanism, continuously improves the quality of postgraduate education and teaching, and introduces and implements outstanding student awards, postgraduate tutor management, and blind review of dissertation peers. One postdoctoral fellow was rated as a national outstanding postdoctoral fellow and was awarded a national outstanding doctorate. Dissertation nomination award, 37 doctoral dissertations were rated as excellent doctoral dissertations of Hebei Province.