Committed to the strategy of "Enhancing the University by Talents", WUT has continuously promoted the 15551 talents project, and enhanced faculties’ competence in terms of global vision, innovation, teaching and practice. With great efforts to build an eminent faculty team, WUT provides solid talent supports so as to build a world-famous university with distinct characteristics.

WUT has a high-qualified, experienced and conscientious faculty team with 5,419 teaching and administrative staff, including 1 member of the Chinese Academy of Science, 4 members of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 1 member of Royal Belgian Academy of Science, 1 member of  Australian Academy of Engineering, 3 members of the  Academy of Europe, 1 foreign member of Russian Academy of Engineering and 1 member of World Academy of Ceramic Sciences. 125 top talents are supported by Talents Scheme launched by the Organization Department of the Central Committee of the CPC, Ministry of Science and Technology, National Natural Science Foundation, Ministry of Education and Hubei Provincial Government. It also has 27 National and provincial level research and teaching teams, including NSFC innovation teams, National teaching teams, MOE innovation teams; 4 members of the 7th Academic degrees committee of the State Council; 21 members of the Teaching Steering Committee of Institutions of Higher Learning, MOE 2018-2022.