East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST) is located in Shanghai, a cosmopolitan metropolis where distinguished people, diverse society and exquisite attractions can be found. It is a key research university in China featuring distinctive disciplines and a balanced curriculum of science, engineering, materials, computer, economics, management, arts and law. The university emphasizes the campus motto of “Industry, Pragmatics, Inspiration and Morality”, by continuously reviewing our performance and exploring operating models, to attract more and more industrious young students to further their education here. Over the last 50 years, ECUST has provided one group after another of elite graduates to better society. In 1988, when the university was celebrating the 30th anniversary of its Petroleum Refining Department, Chairman Jiang Zeming cheerfully wrote a motto: “Talented people come to the fore in great numbers” in commemoration.
Today, ECUST has established long-term and wide-ranging academic exchange relationships with over 60 universities, enterprise groups and scientific research institutions from America, Japan, France, Germany, Britain, Canada, South Korea and Australia.
Currently, there are more than 16,300 full time undergraduates, 8,500 graduate students studying at ECUST. The number of faculty and staff members has reached 3,700 among whom there are about 1,000 professors and associate professors.