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Postgraduate Engineering Programs at WUST Doctor of Engineering programs and Master of Engineering programs for international students (English medium)

• Metallurgical engineering (Tied for the 5th place in national rankings, 2018)

• Material science and engineering

• Mining engineering

• Safety science and engineering

• Mechanical engineering

• Control science and engineering

• Chemical engineering and technology

• System Science

Among the above programs, Material Science and Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering have made the list for the prospective "First-class Discipline in China", now under construction by Hubei Provincial Department of Education.


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3 years full time for Master's degree programs

3 years full time for doctoral programs



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Metallurgical Engineering

Goal of Doctoral Program: Graduates of the program will 1. have a solid and broad theoretical basis in extractive metallurgy, metallurgical physico-chemistry, and metallography, and demonstrate a systemic specialized knowledge in metallurgical field; 2. have independent ability to engage in scientific research by effectively using computers, advanced experimental technology and testing methods to conduct metallurgical researches involving new processes, new technology, new products and relevant theories; 3. be qualified for positions in such fields as scientific research institutions, higher education, education and scientific research of industries, engineering design and higher-level management.

Core Courses for Doctoral Program: Metallurgical process theories; Metallurgical process analysis and simulation; Metallurgical cutting-edge technology; Metallurgical Process Engineering

Goal of Master's Program: Graduates of the program will 1. have a solid theoretical basis in metallurgy, metallurgical principle, transmission principle and metallography; 2. form a systemic specialized knowledge; 3. have the ability to effectively use computers, advanced experimental technologies and testing methods to conduct metallurgical investigations; 4 be competent for some specific technical work, such as higher education, scientific research institutions, education and scientific research of industries, and engineering design.

Core Courses for Master's Program: Metallurgical thermodynamics and dynamics; Metallurgy electrochemical theories and

applications; Research methods in metallurgical physical chemistry; Higher transmission principles; New technologies on iron and steel

metallurgy; Theories and applications of Nonferrous metallurgy; Theories and practice of continuous casting; Numerical metallurgy; Comprehensive utilization of metallurgical resources; New technology for metallurgical raw materials

 

Materials Science and Engineering

Goal of Doctoral Program: The program cultivates students to be high level talents who 1. have solid foundation in basic theories and

systematic and professional knowledge in the field of materials science and engineering; 2. are familiar with the latest developments of materials science and engineering; 3. are equipped with various skills in the design, preparation, processing and testing analysis of new materials; 4. Have the ability to undertake independent research in the field of materials science and engineering; 5. are competent for teaching, scientific research, engineering design and other technical and management work in institutions of higher education and scientific research institutions and enterprises.

Core Courses for Doctoral Program: Development in materials and engineering; Selected lectures on material science and engineering

Goal of Master's Program: The program cultivates students to be high level talents who 1. have basic theories and systematic professional knowledge of materials engineering; 2. have acquaintance with the frontiers and the development of materials science and engineering; 3. are competent for teaching, scientific research , engineering design and other technical and management work in institutions of higher education and scientific research institutions and enterprises.

Core Courses for Master's Program: Materials thermodynamics; Structure and properties of inorganic materials; Processing for inorganic materials; Materials structure and performance; Materials testing and characterization; Theories of metal solidification; Computer applications in material forming process; High physical metallurgy; Physics and chemistry of materials; Chemical synthesis

 

Mining Engineering

Goal of Doctoral Program: This program is intended to prepare high level talents with creativity and proficiency in mining and mineral processing engineering theories and engineering application. The program is designed to provide students with a thorough grounding in basic theories and specialized knowledge and related disciplines of mineral engineering. It aims at cultivating high-level talents who are qualified for independent research and specialized technical work in mining and mineral processing engineering field by applying modern scientific theories, experimental methods and information tools.

Core Courses for Doctoral Program: Mining science and new technology, Solution chemistry of modem mineral flotation , Principles and methods of system analysis in mining industry, New development in rock mechanics, Hydro-metallurgy, Structural chemistry, Sediment kinematic

Goal of Master's Program: The program cultivates students who will have solid theoretical foundation and systematic training in mining and mineral processing engineering and who will be qualified for positions in such fields as education, scientific research , engineering design and other technical and management work in institutions of higher education and scientific research institutions and enterprises.

Core Courses for Master's Program: Advanced mining theories, Systems engineering in mining, Elasticity and plasticity, Advanced

rock mechanics, GIS principles and applications, Colloid and surface chemistry, Interface separation principles, Higher agglomeration,

Higher mineral processing, Flotation electrochemistry

 

Safety Science and Engineering

Goal of Doctoral Program: The program cultivates students to be high level talents who will 1. have solid theoretical foundation and systematic and professional training in the field of safety discipline; 2. have a good understanding of the latest development and trend in the field ; 3. have ability to conduct scientific researches and safety designs and management of key projects.

Core Courses for Doctoral Program: Modern dust theory and technology, Fire science explosion, Fire dynamics, Energy and applied

mechanics variation methods, Mathematical techniques reliability Engineering

Goal of Master's Program: The program cultivates students who 1. have the basic theories and knowledge in safety engineering design and ability to solve practical problems; 2. understand the development of safety science and engineering; 3. are qualified for positions related to research, teaching and management in safety science engineering and construction.

Core Courses for Master's Program: Structural fire protection analysis program, Public safety science, Industrial fire safety, Smoke detection and management, Modeling and uncertainty analysis

 

Mechanical Engineering

Goal of Doctoral Program: The program cultivates graduates who will 1. have a solid and broad theoretical basis in advanced methods of mechanical designing, manufacture and analysis, and form a systemic specialized knowledge in mechanical engineering; 2. have the ability to independently engage in scientific researches related to mechanical engineering, especially in innovative mechanical system, new manufacture technologies, new products; 3. be competent for scientific research, education and engineering design and management in such positions as. scientific research institutions, higher education, and industries.

Core Courses for Doctoral Program: Science and engineering calculation; Academic foreland; Metallurgical equipment research methodology; Nonlinear theories and applications

Goal of Master's Program: The graduates will 1. have a a solid theoretical basis in mathematics, dynamic and electromechanical system; 2. have the ability to effectively use advanced experimental technologies and testing methods to conduct researches in mechanical engineering , mechanical equipment technologies, hydraulic transmission and control and green manufacturing; 3. be competent for positions in such fields as higher education, scientific research institutions, and industries.

Core Courses for Master's Program: Matrix analysis; Numerical analysis; Stochastic process; Intelligent control theories; Computer methods of structure analysis; Sensing and measurement and control technology; Signal analysis methods; Modeling and simulation of the system; Synthesis and optimization ; Vehicle system dynamics

 

Control Science and Engineering

Goal of Doctoral Program: The graduates in this program will have logical thinking and creativity to be engaged in research , development, teaching and management in such fields as control theories and application, industrial process control, integration and control of micro-optoelectronic systems, condition monitoring and fault diagnosis, intelligent information processing, robot and intelligent system as well as other engineering technology fields.

Core Courses for Doctoral Program: Functional analysis in control theories, Optimization methods for system engineering, Theories and applications of complex system, Theory of robust control, Theories and applications of modem detection, Advanced artificial intelligence, Theories of multi-agent system, Theory and application of predictive control, Intelligent robot

Goal of Master's Program: The program aims for cultivating graduates who will have both a solid and systematical foundation in control science and engineering and be qualified for such positions as scientific researches, teaching, technology development and management in the relevant field.

Core Courses for Master's Program: Theory of linear system, Optimal control theories and applications, System identification and adaptive control , Theories and practice of fault diagnosis, Synthesis and analysis of time series, New motor control system, Intelligent control system, Principles and applications of robots, Advanced process control , Technology of modern network

 

Chemical Engineering and Technology

Goal of Doctoral Program: The program cultivates high level talents who will 1. have a solid foundation in the field of chemical engineering and technology; 2. are familiar with the commonly used research methods, experimental skills, testing methods and computer simulation methods and have the ability to undertake scientific research independently; 3. are competent for research, education, design and management positions in such fields as scientific research institutions, higher education and industries.

Core Courses for Doctoral Program: Development in chemical engineering and technology; Modern analysis and testing technology; Supermolecule chemistry; etc.

Goal of Master's Program: Graduates in this program will have basic theoretical and professional knowledge in the field of chemical engineering and technology. They will have the ability to follow the frontier development in chemical engineering and technology, and will be qualified for such work as scientific research, teaching, engineering design and technical management in such fields as scientific research institutions and enterprises.

Core Courses for Master's Program: Principle of transport processes; Chemical reaction engineering II; Advanced chemical engineering thermodynamics; Analysis and integration for chemical engineering process; Advanced separation engineering; Advanced bioseparation technology; Biocatalysis and biotransformation; Modern instrumental analysis; Biochemical engineering frontier; etc.

 

System Science

Goal of Doctoral Program: The program cultivates graduates who will 1. Master broad and solid foundation theory in system science, have systematic and in-depth expertise, and be familiar with the intemational present situation and advanced research projects and progress in related majors; 2. Obtain the whole process of scientific research training in related majors; possess capability to independently conduct scientific research, teaching, or other practical work. Make creative achievements in related fields, and finish doctoral thesis meeting the requirements of the university; 3. Have the ability to use system theory to analysis the complexities in metallurgical industrial process systems.

Core Courses for Doctoral Program: Cybernetics; Stochastic Dynamics; Scientific Computing (advanced) ; Complex Networks

Goal of Master's Program: The program cultivates graduates who will 1. Master broad and solid foundation theory in system science, have systematic and in-depth expertise, and be familiar with the present situation, the developing trends and the frontier in related fields; 2. Master interdisciplinary knowledge, possess solid foundation of system science, have the capability to conduct interdisciplinary (especially the new cross-disciplinary) research, and finish the master's thesis meeting the requirements of the university; 3. Have the ability to use big data

analysis methods to study the synchronization and control of complex networks, optimization and control of industrial production processes.

Core Courses for Master 's Program: Big data analysis methods; Game Theory; Scientific Computing

We also offer master's degrees in mathematics, statistics, physics and mechanics.