School Specialties Shown in the Table Below  

National Specialty Code



Energy and Power


Energy and Power Engineering


Nuclear Engineering and Nuclear Technology


Flight Vehicle Propulsion Engineering

A. Energy and Power (National Specialty code: 0805)

In 2016, the school began to enroll new students in large category for this specialty, which includes three specialty directions of Energy and Power Engineering, Nuclear Engineering and Nuclear Technology and Flight Vehicle Propulsion Engineering.

B. Energy and Power Engineering (National Specialty code: 080501)

It includes four specialty directions: Thermal Energy Engineering, Thermal Engine, Fluid Machinery and Engineering and Refrigeration and Thermal Control Technology.

The direction of Thermal Energy Engineering: it is the discipline that studies the release, conversion, transmission, and high efficient and clean utilization of thermal energy and provides advanced technical engineers for the sectors of energy, power, aviation, aerospace, navigation, chemical engineering, metallurgy, construction and environmental protection to be engaged in researching, designing, running managing and product developing. There is a wide range and high level of employment. The specialty direction corresponds to the second class discipline of Thermal Energy Engineering, which is a national second-class key discipline and has the right to grant master's and doctoral degrees.

The direction of Thermal Engine: it is the discipline that studies the drive device of electric power system such as thermal power, gas turbine power, wind power and nuclear power and propulsion system of aviation, aerospace, naval vessel and submarine. The research focuses on the design, research and development, operation, fault diagnosis and autocontrol of aero-engine, gas turbine, rocket engine, satellite thruster, steam turbine, compressor and wind turbine. The specialty direction provides advanced engineers who are engaged in research, design, experiment, development and management for the fields of electric power, aerospace, shipbuilding, motor vehicle, petrochemical engineering and new energy. With the advanced teaching and research experiment conditions, it has the characteristics of wide employment range and corresponding to the national key development fields. The corresponding Power Machinery and Engineering is a national second-class key discipline that has the right to grant master's and doctoral degrees.

The direction of Fluid Machinery and Engineering: it is the discipline that studies fluid dynamics’ principle and design of machinery and system that consider various fluids as working substance and energy carrier. It also studies the experiment research and numerical simulation of complex flow phenomena associated with fluid dynamics and has found wide applications in energy, aerospace, water resources and hydropower, petrochemical engineering, engineering machinery, medical equipment, ships and weapons and municipal facilities. Courses cover the design, operation and automated management of fluid machinery and various fluid power systems, control theory and engineering applications, which aims to train advanced engineers who are occupied in research, design, manufacture, operation and product development and scientific research of areas such as fluid machinery’s principle and design, fluid transmission and control, hydropower generation, wind power generation, turbulence control, micro-scale channel flow, non-Newtonian fluid mechanics. The corresponding Fluid Machinery and Engineering has the right to grant master's and doctoral degrees.

The direction of Refrigeration and Thermal Control Technology: it is the discipline that studies the inner workings of refrigeration cycle and different heat transfer phenomena so as to guide engineering practice, which regards high efficient and clean development, production, transformation and cascade utilization of energy as application background and ultimate goal. Research includes refrigeration and cryogenic technology, air thermal environment control, electronic thermal analysis, heat exchanger design and air conditioning. Widely used in fields like energy, aerospace, aviation, motor vehicle, petrochemical engineering, food and drug production, medical equipment and air conditioning and refrigeration equipment production, the direction of this specialty cultivates advanced talents who are engaged in areas such as air conditioning and refrigeration engineering and equipment design, aerospace thermal control technology, high efficiency heat exchanger design, running management, product development and scientific research. The specialty direction, corresponding to Engineering Thermophysics, is a practical and basic discipline with full system and has the right to grant master's and doctoral degrees.

Graduates mainly get employed in development, design and production departments of power generation equipment, large scale power station, research and production departments of aerospace engine and marine engine as well as development, production and operation departments of power equipment in petrochemical system.

C. Nuclear Engineering and Nuclear Technology (National Professional Code: 082201)

The specialty aims to train scientific talents with innovative consciousness and international vision who are equipped with basic knowledge structure of Nuclear Engineering Technology and Engineering Thermo-physics and can devote themselves to the work of research, design, manufacture and operation, application and management in related fields. Graduates can work on planning, designing, operating, constructing, managing, teaching and researching and developing in government, military, nuclear engineering technology application related enterprises, scientific institutions, nuclear power plants and universities. The Power Engineering and Engineering Thermo-physics, which this specialty belongs to, has first-class discipline, can grant doctoral degree and has founded post-doctor working station. The school has close academic exchanges and collaboration with famous universities and research institutions in more than 10 countries and regions.


D. Flight Vehicle Propulsion Engineering (National Professional Code: 082004)

Flight vehicle propulsion system is the heart and the most crucial part of aviation and spacecraft. The development level of aero-engine is a sign of the country's industrial base and strength.

The specialty mainly studies the theory and technology of aviation and aerospace propulsion power. It aims to cultivate senior engineering and technical personnel who are engaged in the research, design, experiment, development and management of thermal and power in aviation, spaceflight, communications, energy, environment and other related fields. It consists of four research directions: Engine Design and Engineering, Engine Flow and Combustion, Engine Control and Testing Technology, and Engine Vibration and Fault Diagnosis.

Through systematic study, students will have a solid basic knowledge of Mathematics, Physics, Engineering Mechanics, and Theory of Machines and Mechanisms, and solid foundation of professional knowledge in Aerodynamics, Engineering Thermodynamics, Solid mechanics, Automatic Control, Computer Technology and Principle and Structure Strength of Flight Vehicle Propulsion Devices. The corresponding discipline Power Machinery and Engineering has the right to confer master's and doctoral degrees. Main employment orientations of graduates include: aero-engine development, design, and production sectors, aerospace engine development, design, production sectors, marine gas turbine development, design, production sectors and civil gas turbine development, and production sectors.