PLA Rocket Force University of Engineering

PLA Rocket Force University of Engineering (Chinese: 中国人民解放军火箭军工程大学), previously known as PLA Second Artillery Engineering University (simplified Chinese: 中国人民解放军第二炮兵工程大学; traditional Chinese: 中國人民解放軍第二炮兵工程大學; pinyin: Zhōngguó Rénmín Jiěfàngjūn Dìèrpàobīng Gōngchéng Dàxué) is a state university administered by the People's Liberation Army Rocket Force.[1] PLA Rocket Force University of Engineering is located in Baqiao District of Xi'an, Shaanxi, China.[2]

PLA Rocket Force University of Engineering
中国人民解放军火箭军工程大学
Motto
博学笃志 砺剑图强
TypeNational PLA
Established1951 (1951)
PresidentWang Yaopeng (王耀鹏)
Vice-presidentLiu Guangbin (刘光斌)
Song Jixian (宋继先)
Location, ,
China
Campus1600 mu
AffiliationsPeople's Liberation Army Rocket Force

The university consists of 3 colleges and 7 departments. At present, the university has 90 research institutions and research centres, including 1 national engineering research centre, 4 national key laboratories.

HistoryEdit

PLA Second Artillery Engineering University was founded in January 1951, it was initially called "PLA Northwest Military Region Artillery Command College", then it was renamed "PLA First Artillery Command College". In 1956, it was renamed again and called "PLA Xi'an Artillery Command College". In 1959, Teach Brigade of the Department of Defense and 15th PLA Air Force College of Aeronautics merged into the university. The university changed to its currently in January, following the name change of Second Artillery Corps to Rocket Force.

Schools and DepartmentsEdit

  • College of Science
  • College of Basic Education for Commanding Officers
  • College of Professional Technology for Officers
  • Department of Measurement and Control Engineering
  • Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation
  • Department of Electronic Engineering
  • Department of Weapons and Launch Systems Engineering
  • Department of Flight Vehicle Propulsion Engineering
  • Department of Nuclear Technology and Security
  • Department of Management Engineering
  • Department of Environmental Engineering
  • Department of Fire Control and Command and Control Engineering
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering and Automation
  • Department of Communication Engineering
  • Department of Information Security
  • Department of Information Engineering
  • Department of Command Information System Engineering

CultureEdit

  • Motto: 博学笃志 砺剑图强

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "第二炮兵工程学院" (in Chinese).
  2. ^ "第二炮兵工程学院打造生态环保型军事校园". Xinhua News (in Chinese). 2009-06-04.