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       湖南工程学院始建于1951年,坐落在一代伟人毛泽东的故乡湘潭市。2000年6月,经教育部批准,由湘潭机电高等专科学校与湖南纺织高等专科学校合并组建而成。湘潭机电高等专科学校创建于1951年,原隶属于国家机械工业部,是全国示范性高等工程专科重点建设学校;湖南纺织高等专科学校创建于1978年,原隶属于湖南省纺织工业厅。学校实行中央与湖南省共建,以湖南省管理为主的管理体制。


       学校升本以来,始终坚持“应用型本科”的办学定位,2007年,以优异成绩顺利通过了教育部本科教学工作水平评估。2010年6月,获批为教育部“卓越工程师教育培养计划”首批实施高校。2011年10月,经国务院学位委员会批准,成为“服务国家特殊需求硕士专业学位研究生教育”试点高校。2013年,学校牵头,联合湘电集团和湘潭大学组建的“风电装备与电能变换协同创新中心”被遴选为湖南省首批“2011计划”协同创新中心,并于2014年9月通过“认定”。


       学校现有主校区和南校区2个校区,学校校园总面积108万㎡,建筑面积50多万㎡,教学科研仪器设备1.398亿元,纸质图书134多万册。学校主校区位于湘江之滨,与沿江风光带、宝塔公园相互映衬,风光秀美,是湖南省“园林式单位”和“文明高等学校”。学校现设有16个教学院(部、中心)、50个本科专业,全日制在校学生2.08万人,面向28个省(自治区、直辖市)招生。


       学校现有教职工1123人,其中专任教师746人,高级职称教师322人;博士、硕士590人;全国模范教师1人,全国优秀教师2人,教育部新世纪优秀人才2人,教育部专业教学指导委员会委员2人,省级教学名师3人,省级学科带头人9人(含培养对象),省部级优秀教师10人,省“121人才工程”人选18人,省级青年骨干教师(含培养对象)52人;博士生、硕士生导师45人。


       学校本科教育涵盖工、管、文、理、经、艺等六个学科门类,拥有电气、机械、纺织、化工、管理等优势专业群,形成了以工为主、多学科协调发展的专业格局。现有5个省级重点建设学科;8个教育部“卓越计划”试点专业,8个国家级、省级特色专业;1个国家级专业综合改革试点专业,2个省级专业综合改革试点专业;2个国家级工程实践教育中心,1个国家级大学生校外实践教育基地,1个国家大学生文化素质教育基地(联合),6个省级示范实验室(中心),8个省级实践教学建设项目,9个省级优秀实习基地, 3个省级产学研合作示范基地,2个省高校重点实验室;3个省级教学团队,1个省高校科技创新团队,11门省级精品课程。金工实习基地是教育部确定的全国高校金工实习教学指导人员培训与考试中心。


       学校工程应用型人才培养特色鲜明,40项教育教学改革成果获得国家级、省级教学成果奖,特别是工程应用型人才培养的改革成果得到了上级主管部门和用人单位的广泛认同,在全国同类院校中具有较大影响。学校是“全国工程应用型本科教育协作组”副组长单位、“全国高等学校教学研究会应用型本科院校专门委员会”副主任委员单位和“普通高等教育应用型人才培养规划教材编审委员会”主任委员单位。


       学校积极推进学科建设和科学研究。近年来,获得国家级、省部级项目228项,其中国家自然科学基金和社会科学基金项目22项、国家863计划项目子课题2项、国家科技部中小企业技术创新基金4项;获得省部级、厅(市)级科研成果奖349项;出版学术专著40部;获得各类专利92项;被SCI、EI、ISTP收录论文近659篇。学校大力加强产学研合作,先后与180多家企业签订了厂校合作协议,与企业签订重大项目73项,与企业和科研院所签订横向科研项目195项,科研经费1.35亿元,产生的经济效益超过4亿多元。


       学校开展多渠道、多层次、多形式的国际交流与合作,是湖南省最早开展国际交流与合作的高校之一,与澳大利亚泰福学院(TAFE)、堪培拉大学、南昆士兰大学和英国西苏格兰大学、高地与岛屿大学等校开展合作办学,先后有200多位外籍专家来校任教讲学。


       建校60多年来,学校始终立足湖南,面向全国,服务基层,为机电、纺织行业和社会经济建设输送了10万多名高素质人才。毕业生“不事张扬、踏实做事”的专业精神和“肯干、实干、会干”的显著特点,赢得了社会的广泛认可和一致好评,近年来,毕业生就业率一直保持在90%以上。


       学校以“锲而不舍,敢为人先”为校训,贯彻落实科学发展观,坚持质量立校、人才强校、特色兴校。全校师生员工在 “三步走”战略目标和“十二五” 规划蓝图的指引下,积极进取,开拓创新,努力把学校建设成为位居全国同类院校先进行列的特色鲜明的高水平工程应用型大学。


Hunan Institute of Engineering (HIE), located in Xiangtan City, the hometown of Chairman Mao Zedong, was initially founded in 1951. Approved by the Ministry of Education in June 2000, the official name HIE came into being as a result of the merger of Xiangtan Institute of Machinery and Electricity Technology and Hunan Textile College. Xiangtan Institute of Machinery and Electricity Technology, founded in 1951, affiliated with the former National Ministry of Machinery Industry, was appraised to be the national key construction modeling school of higher technical colleges of engineering. Hunan Textile College, founded in 1978, was attached to Hunan Provincial Bureau of Textile Industry. HIE is under the joint support of the central government and Hunan provincial government, the latter being mainly in charge of its administration. 


Since its upgrade from junior college to undergraduate education, HIE has stuck to its running principle of “application-oriented university”. In 2007, HIE passed with good record the Undergraduate Teaching Proficiency Evaluation hosted by the Ministry of Education. In June 2010, HIE was authorized by the Ministry of Education to be the first batch of “Plan for Cultivating Outstanding Engineers”. In October 2011, HIE was authorized by the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council to be the pilot college of “professional degree graduate students education meeting national special demands”. In 2013, HIE took the lead and established the "Hunan Province Collaborative Innovation Center for Wind Power Equipment and Energy Conversion ", combining with Xiangtan Electric Manufacturing Group Co., Ltd. and Xiangtan University. The center was selected as the first batch of Hunan Collaborative Innovation Center in "2011 Program" (the Innovation Ability Enhancement Program of the Institute of Higher Learning), and was identified through inspection and evaluation in September 2014.


HIE possesses the Main Campus and the South Campus, covering a total area of 1,080,000 square meters, with a construction area of more than 500,000 square meters. Its teaching instrument and equipment is worth 139,800,000 yuan and the library holds a total collection of more than 1.34 million books. The Main Campus, located on the riverside of Xiangjiang River, is in good company with the scenic belt along river and the Pagoda Park. Because of its beautiful scenery and good teaching condition, HIE was awarded the honors of "Garden Unit" and "Civilized Institute of Higher Learning" in Hunan Province. With 16 teaching departments, HIE offers 50 bachelor degrees. There are more than 20,800 registered students from 28 provinces and regions all over the country.


HIE has a staff of 1,123 with a faculty of 746, of which 322 are professors and associate professors, 590 have a doctoral degree or a Master's degree, 1 is awarded “National Model Teacher”, 2 are awarded “National Excellent Teacher”, 2 are New Century Excellent Talents under the Ministry of Education, 2 are members of the National Education Consultation Committee under the Ministry of Education, 3 have been awarded the title of “Master Teacher” of Hunan Province, 9 are provincial discipline leaders (including cultivating objects), 10 are awarded "Excellent Teacher" at provincial and ministerial level, 18 have got the academic support from the “121 Talents Project” in Hunan Province, 52 are awarded “Young Backbone Teacher”of Hunan Province (including cultivating objects), and 45 have been doctoral supervisors or MA student supervisors in HIE and other colleges and universities of Hunan Province.


The undergraduate education in HIE offers 6 disciplines of engineering, management, liberal arts, science, economics and arts, and constructs specialty groups in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, textile engineering, chemical engineering and management, having formed a professional pattern of engineering-oriented development coordinated with multidiscipline. HIE has 5 provincial key construction disciplines, 8 experimental specialties of “Plan for Cultivating Outstanding Engineers” with the approval of the Ministry of Education, 8 national characteristic specialties and 8 provincial characteristic specialties, 1 national comprehensive reform experimental specialty and 2 provincial comprehensive reform experimental specialties. Moreover, HIE has 2 national educational centers of engineering practice, 1 national base for out-campus practical education of college students, 1 national base for Culture-Oriented Quality-Education base of College Students (joint efforts), 6 provincial demonstration laboratories (or centers), 8 provincial constructive programs of teaching practice, 9 provincial first-class practice of teaching bases, 3 provincial demonstration bases of industry-education-academy cooperation, 2 provincial key laboratories, 3 provincial teaching teams and 1 provincial technology innovation team and 11 disciplines of provincial excellent courses. Besides, the Metalworking Practice Base has been appointed Training and Examination Center of metalworking teaching for the country's technological institutes of higher learning.


HIE features the cultivation of engineering practical talents, with 40 items of educational and teaching reform achievements winning the National and Provincial Teaching Achievement Prizes; the reform achievements of cultivating application-oriented talents of engineering, in particular, have been widely accepted by superior departments and employers, which becomes greatly influential among the similar colleges. HIE is a deputy-group-leader-unit of “National Application-oriented Engineering Undergraduate Education Collaborative Group”, a vice-director-general-unit of “The Special Committee of Application-oriented Undergraduate Education in National College Teaching Research Committee”, and a chairman-unit of “National Higher Education Teaching Material Editing and Censoring Committee for Application-oriented Talent Cultivation”.


HIE actively promotes discipline construction and scientific research. In recent years, it has obtained 228 items of national, ministerial and provincial projects, including 22 items of National Natural Science Fund Project, 2 sub-programs of the "863" National Program, 4 items of Technological Innovation Fund for SMEs, 349 scientific research awards at all levels. 40 academic books are published, 92 patents obtained, and more than 659 papers included in SCI, EI, and ISTP. HIE greatly strengthens industry-education-academy cooperation and this cooperation relationship has covered more than 180 enterprises, resulting in 73 major projects, with its fund amounting to more than 135,000,000 yuan, which makes a direct economic benefit of more than 400,000,000 yuan.


HIE promotes the multi-channel, multi-level and multi-form international communication and cooperation, which makes it one of the pioneers in Chinese-Foreign Cooperative Education Programs in Hunan. HIE cooperates with Tefo College (TAFE), University of Canberra, University of Southern Queensland in Australia, the University of West Scotland and the University of the Highlands and Islands in UK. More than 200 foreign experts have worked in HIE since this cooperation.


Since its founding, HIE sticks to the notion of finding a foothold in Hunan, opening up to the world and serving the grassroots public, providing over 100,000 highly competent personnel for industries of machinery, electricity and textile and social economic development. Students of HIE have won the favor of the employing units owing to their ability, willingness and capability in work performance. Therefore, the employment rate remains above 90%.


Following the motto of "Perseverance and Initiative", HIE adheres to the Scientific Outlook on Development and sticks to the principle of running the institute by quality, talents and characteristics. Under the guidance of the 12th Five-year Plan and the Three-step Development Strategy, HIE sets its aim to work for a first-class and high-quality application-oriented university of engineering.