School of Power and Mechanical Engineering (SPME) in Wuhan University was founded in 1933. It supported technology education and research in many fields, including Mechanical Engineering, Energy and Power Engineering, Materials Engineering, and Energy Chemistry Engineering. It also found the Institute of Technological Sciences of Wuhan University, which is one of the three platforms for inter-disciplinary research and focuses more on up-to-dated engineering applications. Currently, there are 129 full-time faculty members, including 40 professors, 61 associate professors. SPME has extensive cooperation and communications with universities and research institutes from over 20 countries, like United States, United Kingdom, and Japan, etc.
Currently, SPME provides training in various of programs to students, which can be described as follows:
Undergraduate Degree Programmes
·Metal Material Engineering
·Mechanical Design, Manufacturing and Automatization
·Material Forming and Control Engineering
·Nuclear Engineering and Technology
·Energy and Power Engineering
·Energy Chemistry Engineering
Postgraduate Degree Programmes
·Materials Science and Engineering
·Power Engineering and Engineering Thermophysics
SPME has three research institutes, namely, Key Laboratory of Hydraulic Machinery Transients，Ministry of Education，China; Hubei Key Laboratory of Water Jet Theory and New Technology and Hubei Key Laboratory of Fluid Machinery and Power Engineering Equipment Technology. what's more, in recent years the students in SPME have won about 30 awards in the academic contest and practical events. The graduates are popular with companies for their strong foundation of knowledge and extraordinary ability.