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Message from the Dean  

Welcome to  School of Civil Engineering and Transportation  (SCET), South China University of Technology (SCUT).

Established in January 2008, SCET was combined by the former Department of Civil Engineering and College of Traffic and Communications. As one of the most dynamic and promising colleges, SCET aims to construct itself into the education base for cultivating high-level talents, the academic innovation base for researching modern civil engineering, transportation engineering, mechanics, hydraulic engineering, naval architecture, and ocean engineering. Currently, it also serves as the consulting base for the enterprises, government, and the society. SCET is effective in its use of domestic and foreign education resources, as well as teaching management and curriculum systems to realize the internationalization on teaching language, textbook, curriculum, students, faculty resources, and teaching management.

The primary mission of the university is to cultivate its talents. SCET strives to create a relaxed, lively, democratic, and positive learning environment for the students where they will gain healthy educational growth and continued progress. SCET sticks to its educational guideline of 'emphasizing moral character, building well-grounded base, strengthening ability and cultivating comprehensive adaptability' and implements the training model of production, teaching and research integration in order to cultivate high-quality, high-rank and exclusive technological and management talents.

The foreign scholars and professors are welcome to visit, study, teach, or conduct cooperation research in SCET. It will be an ideal choice for you. SCET has a teaching team of highly qualified teaching professionals and high research levels. There are 216 teaching and administrative stuff, among which there are 173 faculty, 54 professors, 74 people with associate professorship. Besides these, there are 5 double-employed academicians, two professional lecturers from a “one hundred professor plan”, and 29 famous visiting professors.

Newly developing opportunities are fast approaching. SCET is developing various work comprehensively, harmoniously, and sustainably by putting discipline construction on the forefront, putting team foundation at the center, and regarding personnel training as its foundation. SCET focuses its efforts on teaching and emphasizing research. SCET will strengthen the construction of its innovation team, adhere to the localization based on international backgrounds, and explore extensive cooperation with domestic and foreign high-level universities to seek faster development. We are expecting to gain win-win development through the cooperation and reach higher levels through joint efforts to achieve new breakthroughs.

We believe SCET will achieve great accomplishments on teaching and research to reward the support and care of the society.

You are welcome to join us! Let us enjoy the wonderful life in SCET.

 

Sincerely,

 

Wo Bo, Ph. D  Professor and Dean