Wuhan University of Technology (hereafter referred to as WUT) was merged on May 27th 2000, from the former Wuhan University of Technology (established in 1948), Wuhan Transportation University (established in 1946) and Wuhan Automotive Polytechnic University (established in 1958). WUT is one of the leading Chinese universities under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education and one of the universities in the country’s construction plan of world-class universities and first-class disciplines. WUT is also jointly constructed by the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Transport, the State Oceanic Administration and the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense. In the past 70 years, WUT has fostered over 500,000 engineers and technicians, maintaining itself the largest scale university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education for nurturing talents oriented in the three industrial sectors: building materials industry, transportation industry and automobile industry and retaining itself an important base of nurturing high-level talents for the three industrial sectors as well as providing significant scientific and technological achievements.?
With the practice of long-term student’s education, WUT has formed educational ideology system with distinctive characteristics: focusing on the lofty ideal of building an excellent university to win a worldwide recognition and admiration, the University has forged the spirit of “Sound in Morality, Broad in Learning and Pursuing Excellence”, promoted the guiding principle of “take the students cultivation as our essence, and take academic development as our priority”, and exercised the educational concept of “implementing excellent education, nurturing excellent talents and creating an excellent life”. WUT is committed to building an excellent university that provides an excellent education to lead our students to a fulfilled life with excellent pursuit and excellent capability.?