Wuhan University of Technology

sincerely invite young talents from home and abroad to the 2nd  WUT

International Young Scholars Forum


I. Introduction

WUT International Young Scholars Forum aims at gathering outstanding scholars from home and abroad in Wuhan the River City to promote exchange between talented young scholars and cooperation between different fields of research and actively implement the strategy of constructing the world first-class disciplines and first-class university.

II. Basic Qualifications (Meet one of the following five points)

1. Outstanding young scholars under the age of 40, shall possess a Ph.D. degree granted by prestigious universities at home and abroad, have at least two years’ work experience abroad (those who possessed a Ph.D. degree from abroad with exceptional academic achievements may be exempt from the work experience requirement), and hold formal teaching and researching positions in overseas prestigious universities, institutions or enterprises.

2. Selected ones of National One Thousand Youth Talents Program, National Support Program for Top-notch Young Talents, Cheung Kong Youth Scholars Program, Excellent young scientist fund of NSFCCandidate entering the  review meeting of  One Thousand Youth Talents Program.

3. Highly Cited Researchers (released by Thomson Reuters) or Most Cited Chinese Researchers (Elsevier).

4. Applicants have obtained doctorate degree(s) or have Postdoctoral research experience in world famous universities, Age preference is 35 or under, published at least 5 academic papers in top international recognized journals as the first author or corresponding Author Or published academic papers on Science, Nature or Cell.

5. Outstanding and potential young talents who satisfy the conditions of the national talent projects of philosophy and social sciences.

III. Disciplines for Academic Positions

Materials Science and Engineering, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Instrument Science and Technology, Communication and Transportation Engineering, Civil Engineering, Architecture, Rural and urban planning, Power engineering and engineering Thermo-physics, Mineral Engineering, Safety Science and Engineering, Environmental Science and Engineering, Information and Communication Engineering, Electronics Science and Technology, Computer Science and Technology, Software Engineering, Control Science and Engineering, Master of Electrical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Science, Chemical Engineering and Technology, Bio-medical Engineering, Mechanics, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Chemistry, Management Science and Engineering, Science of Business Administration, Applied Economics, Theoretical Economics, Design Science, Arts science theory, Fine Arts, Foreign Languages and Literature, Science of Law, Journalism and Communication, Philosophy, Politics, Marxist Theory, History of Modern China, Education Science, Public Administration, Physical Education.

IV. Application Procedure

1. Submit the application form via the website (http://zhaopin.whut.edu.cn/whltweb/index.jsp) by March 1, 2018. Or download and complete the application form from the website (http://pub2.whut.edu.cn/rshc/show.asp?id=1164) and Send the form with current Curriculum Vitae to the e-mail address (rcb123@whut.edu.cn) by the date March 1, 2018.

2. Qualified applicants will receive an official invitation letter before the date March 9, 2018.

3.  The applicants who intend to attend the forum should reply to

the confirmation note within a week after receiving the invitation letter.

V. Forum Agenda

1. March 29th, 2018 (Thursday) Registration

2. March 30th, 2018 (Friday) Opening Ceremony, Plenary speeches and Invited Speeches

3.March 30th, 2018 (Friday) and March 31st, 2018 (Saturday), Sub-Forums in different fieldscampus tour, seminars etc.

4. April 1st, 2018 (Sunday) Departure

VI. Accommodation and Travel Expense Reimbursement

Accommodation will be paid by WUT. Please book your flights after you receive our formal invitation. The host will provide the reimbursement of travel expenses (economy class) for all scholars who are officially invited.


Young scholars from home and abroad are warmly welcome to WUT.


VII. Contact Information
Human Resources Department, Wuhan University of technology

Contact: Ms. Zhu Fan    13871062029(mobile phone number)

Mr. Fang Wei   13407187586(mobile phone number)

Email: rcb123@whut.edu.cn

Tel: +86-27-87163146
Fax: +86-27-87651462

Add: No. 122 Luoshi Road, Wuhan, China


Contact Information for WUT’s Recruitment in The United States:

Contact: Ms. Shuman Wen

E-mailkaisy124@sina.com   Amandawen124@gmail.com


Address: North Brunswick, New Jersey


Contact Information for WUT’s Recruitment in New Zealand:

Contact Person: Ms. Hui Li

E-mailhli633@aucklanduni.ac.nz  hui.li@auckland.ac.nz


Address: 74 Epsom Avenue, Faculty of Education & Social Work, the University of Auckland, New Zealand



Contact Information


Contact Information

School of Materials Science and Engineering

027-87651771, Ms Huang


School of Sciences

027-87651819, Ms Lin


International School of Materials Science and Engineering,

027-87733690, Ms Li zpclxk@whut.edu.cn

School of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Life Sciences

027-87749379,Mr Han


School of Transportation

027-86551193, Mr Lin zpjtxk@whut.edu.cn

School of Economics

027-87395079, Ms Wei


School of Management

027-87859059, Mr.Cai


School of Art and Design

027-87651235,Mr Liu


School of Mechanical and Electronic Engineering

027-87651793, Ms Jin


School of Foreign Languages

027-87219821, Ms Cai


School of Energy and Power Engineering

027-86581992,Mr Chen


School of Law and Humanities

027-87658215, Ms Tan


School of Civil Engineering and Architecture

027-87651992,Mr Feng


School of Politics and Administration

027-86551207, Ms Zhu


School of Automotive Engineering

027-87858200,Mr Feng


School of Marxism

027-87156853,Mr Zhang


School of Resources and Environmental Engineering

027-87210029, Ms Tian


State Key Laboratory of Advanced Technology for Materials Synthesis and Processing

027-87884448, Ms Huang


School of Information Engineering

027-87651800, Mr Guo


National Engineering Laboratory for Fiber Optic Sensing Technology

027-87651851,Mr Bai


School of Computer Science and Technology

027-87384951, Ms Cui


State Key Laboratory of Silicate Materials for Architectures

027-87651856, Mr.Guan


School of Automation

027-87859049,Mr Gan


National Engineering Research Center for Water Transport Safety

027-86582280, Ms Li


School of Navigation

027-86581991,Mr Yi


The Hubei key laboratory of the Roadway Bridge and Structural Engineering

027-87677266, Ms Pan zpzhtj@whut.edu.cn

School of Logistics Engineering,

027-86551180, Ms Li




Wuhan University of Technology (hereafter referred to as WUT) was merged on May 27th 2000, from the former Wuhan University of Technology (established in 1948), Wuhan Transportation University (established in 1946) and Wuhan Automotive Polytechnic University (established in 1958). WUT is one of the leading Chinese universities under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education and one of the universities in the country’s construction plan of world-class universities and first-class disciplines. WUT is also jointly constructed by the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Transport, the State Oceanic Administration and the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense. In the past 70 years, WUT has fostered over 500,000 engineers and technicians, maintaining itself the largest scale university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education for nurturing talents oriented in the three industrial sectors: building materials industry, transportation industry and automobile industry and retaining itself an important base of nurturing high-level talents for the three industrial sectors as well as providing significant scientific and technological achievements. 

With the practice of long-term student’s education, WUT has formed educational ideology system with distinctive characteristics: focusing on the lofty ideal of building an excellent university to win a worldwide recognition and admiration, the University has forged the spirit of “Sound in Morality, Broad in Learning and Pursuing Excellence”, promoted the guiding principle of “take the students cultivation as our essence, and take academic development as our priority”, and exercised the educational concept of “implementing excellent education, nurturing excellent talents and creating an excellent life”. WUT is committed to building an excellent university that provides an excellent education to lead our students to a fulfilled life with excellent pursuit and excellent capability. 

The University has three main campuses, namely, the Mafangshan Campus, the Yujiatou Campus and the South Lake Campus, with a total occupying land area of 267 hectares. Currently, WUT has 5,533 staff members, including 3,248 full-time academic staff members, 1 academician of China Academy of Science, 3 academicians of China Academy of Engineering, 1 fellow of the Royal Academy of Belgium and 1 fellow of Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering. Besides, the University has held public global recruitment of 29 world-renowned professors to be its “Strategic Scientists” in the area of Materials Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Information Technology and Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering. WUT owns a great number of academic staff members listed in national high-level talents programs, with 26 of them listed in “the Recruitment Program of Global Experts”(known as “the Thousand Talents Plan”), 5 listed in “Ten Thousand Talents Program”, 14 listed in “Cheung Kong Scholars Program”, 7 listed in “The National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars”, 3 listed in “National Renowned Teachers” and 11 listed in “the New Century National Hundred, Thousand and Ten Thousand Talent Project”.

The University owns 24 academic schools, 4 State Key Laboratories, 8 State key Disciplines, 77 Doctoral programs, 226 Master's programs as well as 89 Bachelor's programs. The University has 54,986students, including 36,452 undergraduates, 17,224 postgraduates (Master and PhD students), and 1,310 international students. Besides, Material Science, Engineering Science, Chemistry and Physics rank the top 1% in ESI (Essential Science Indicators) global discipline ranking list.

WUT owns 35 innovative research centers with international leading level including two State Key Laboratories, one State Engineering Laboratory, one National Engineering Research Center and ministerial or provincial level laboratories in the areas of new materials and building materials, transportation and logistics, mechatronics and automobile, information technology, new energy, resources and environmental technology as well as Public Safety and Emergency Management. Meanwhile, the University has established 199 Joint Research Centers with local governments and enterprises. From 2010, WUT has obtained 14 National Science and Technology Awards, ranking in the forefront of Chinese higher education institutions. 

WUT has established cooperative relations for students exchange and scientific research with more than 190 foreign universities and research institutions from USA, UK, Japan, France, Australia, Russia and the Netherlands, etc. and invited over 300 international famous scholars to be strategic scientist, guest professors or honorary professors. From 2007, WUT was authorized to establish 4 Bases of Foreign Outstanding Expertise-Introduction for Disciplines Innovation in China Leading Universities in Advanced Technology for Materials Synthesis and Processing, Advanced Technology for High Performance Ship, Advanced Technology for Functional Film Materials Fabrication and Its Application in Engineering and Key Technology for New Energy Vehicles as well, the International Joint Laboratory of Advanced Technology for Materials Synthesis and Processing, the Base of International Science and Technology Cooperation in Environmental-friendly Building Materials and the base of International Science and Technology Cooperation on Smart Shipping and Maritime Safety were established. From 2009, WUT has established 14 International Joint Research Centers with internationally renowned institutions from USA, UK, Italy and the Netherlands, including the “WUT- UM Joint New Energy Material and Conversion Technology Key Laboratory” with the University of Michigan, the “WUT-UoS High Performance Ship Technology Joint Center” with the University of Southampton and the “Joint Research Center for Intelligent Ship and Traffic” with Delft University of Technology.In 2016, an international college initiative-the UWTSD Wuhan Ligong College was established in Swansea in partnership with the University of Wales Trinity Saint David,UK.

In 2016, the University was listed in Times Higher Education World University Rankings, QS Asia University Rankings, U.S.News Best Global Universities Rankings and ShanghaiRanking’s Academic Ranking of World Universities.