Testing Center of SCET
time: 2022-01-01

Testing Center of School of Civil Engineering and Transportation (SCET) consists of 19 laboratories, including BIM Center, Bridge Engineering Laboratory, Civil Engineering Materials Laboratory, College Student Entrepreneurship and Innovation Base, Earthquake-resistant Laboratory, Engineering Mechanics Laboratory, GeotechnicalEngineering Laboratory, Hydraulics and Hydraulic Engineering Laboratory, Measurement Laboratory, Mechanics Testing Center, Road Engineering Laboratory,S hip and Ocean Engineering Laboratory, South China Institute of Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Dynamics Laboratory, Structural Engineering Laboratory, Structural Fire-resistant Laboratory, Structural Telehealth Monitoring Laboratory, Transportation Engineering Experimental Teaching Center, Wind-tunnel Laboratory. There are 23 staffs working in Testing Center, in which 5 of them have senior title(22%) and more than 21 of them hold master's degree or associate senior title (91%). The Testing Center has a total area of 13685 square meters and 13418 sets of testing equipment with total assets of 224.52 million CNY. Among them, 257 sets of test equipment have individual value of over 100 thousand CNY with total assets of about 142.63 million CNY, and 79 sets of test equipment have individual value of over 400 thousand CNY with total assets of about 107.50 million CNY.

Aiming at cultivating students' research and innovative ability, the Testing Center keeps maintaining scientific, frontier and advanced experimental teaching contents. In recent years, each laboratory of the Testing Center has been significantly improved by experimental technology innovations, developing comprehensive design experiments and improving experimental teaching methods. The professional technique and teaching quality of the staffs of the Testing Center are getting improved, playing an important role for cultivating knowledge and innovation talents.

Testing Center of SCET has Building Technology Experimental Center belonging to State Key Laboratory of Subtropical Building Science, Provincial Experimental Teaching Demonstration Centers (Civil Engineering Experimental Teaching Center and Mechanics Experimental Teaching Center), Key Laboratory of Wind Engineering of Provincial Colleges and Universities. Also, Experimental Center of SCET has 3 school-level training bases for cultivating students' innovative ability: Structural Engineering and Disaster Reduction, Bridge and Engineering Mechanics, Ship and Ocean Engineering of Science and Technology. The abundant resources of Testing Center of SCET have provided an important base and support for professional experimental teaching, scientific research and engineering services, and also provided favorable experimental circumstances for cultivating innovative talents.

In the new stage of historical development, Testing Center of SCET is trying to develop towards the top-level laboratories for experimental teaching and scientific research. 

Director of Testing Center: Professor Xiaohu Yao, Doctoral Supervisor, Associate Dean of School of Civil Engineering and Transportation, South China University of Technology.
Tel.020-87113421-3632, Email: yaoxh@scut.edu.cn