The School of Construction and Environment Engineering, established in December 2004 was formerly the Construction Engineering Department which was founded in 1997. The school includes the Faculty of Construction Management which contains seven sections— the Faculty of Construction Cost, the Faculty of Building Electricity Engineering, the Faculty of Building Design Technology, the Faculty of Water Supply and Drainage Technology, the Faculty of Estate Management, and the faculty of Environmental Engineering. Additionally, there are two inter-departmental institutes within the school namely The Building Design Research Institute and the Institute for Water Research.
The School has 62 highly-qualified members of the teaching staff which include 23 professors and associate professors, 7 overseas talents and 23 engineering experts. Over 80% of the teachers have a Master’s degree and 13 of them have gained a Doctorate degree. More than 80% of the teachers have an industrial background or hold vocational certificates and diplomas.
The school has strong research and teaching programs. During recent years, it has issued more than 230 research papers and published 30 books. The school has also completed 35 scientific research projects, of which three have been sponsored by National Science funds and four by Provincial Natural Science funds. There are also four projects financially-aided by the Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality. The projects have yielded encouraging outcomes—six technological achievements were exhibited in the China Hi-Tech Fair(CHTF) and five national patents were gained.
More than 2,600 students have graduated from the School, and more than 91% of the graduate found suitable jobs immediately upon graduation. Currently, there are over 1,400 students enrolled in the school, all of which are studying a three-year program.
There are three on-campus laboratories in the School: the Industry Water-saving & Municipal Wastewater Reuse Technology Key Laboratory sponsored by Shenzhen Municipality, the Construction Engineering Laboratory and Environmental Engineering Laboratory, under which 8 branches have been set up consisting of construction design, construction materials, construction management, quantity surveying, mechanical and electricity, landscape technology, environment supervision and water science. The School is a member of the Shenzhen Construction Association, Shenzhen Construction Cost Engineers Association, and Shenzhen Environment Industrial Protection Association. In addition, the school has a long-term cooperation with 25 local enterprises.
Furthermore, the school has active international cooperation and has established long-term relationships with lots of overseas universities, Wolverhampton University in UK, Korean Dongyang Technical College. We welcome national and international professors and students to build strong relationships with us.