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The School of Civil and Transportation Engineering originated from the Carpentry Department of Capital Elementary Industrial School in 1907. Civil engineering started as a major since 1936. Now the school offers three undergraduate majors in civil engineering, transportation engineering and intelligent construction; three disciplines are authorized to offer master degree programs in civil engineering, transportation engineering and hydraulic engineering; one discipline is authorized to offer doctoral degree program; as well as a postdoctoral research exchange station in civil engineering. An integral talent cultivation system of undergraduate-master-doctoral-postdoctoral has been established. The civil engineering major was awarded the national characteristic major in 2009, the national first-class professional construction program in 2019, and the first-class major in key construction of colleges in Beijing. The school passed through the national college professional evaluation and re-evaluation for three times in 2006, 2011 and 2016, respectively. The major of civil engineering was ranked as the key construction discipline of Beijing in 2008 and was approved as the high-grade discipline in colleges of Beijing in 2019.

The school has five Scientific Research and Innovation Teams of the State Ministry of Education and Beijing Municipal City, and the Experimental Centers of Institutions of colleges in Beijing, including the National Engineering Practice Education Center, the "Great Civil Engineering and Underground Construction Engineering Innovation". The school is equipped with internationally leading experimental equipment, such as a 5m×5m multi-functional vibration array of 3-dimention with 6-degree of freedom, an 8m×5m×4m loading equipment of underground engineering for reinforcement and excavation, and a 12m×10m large-scale spherical self-balancing loading device. In recent years, the school has won more than 50 awards, including two first-class prizes and eight second-class prizes of the National Science and Technology Development Award. At present, more than 40 national projects are being undertaken, including the national key research and development projects and the national natural science foundation projects.

There are 90 full-time staff members in the school, including 28 professors and 38 associate professors. More than 2, 000 students are being educated in the school, including 1, 515 undergraduates, and 497 postgraduate students.


Department

Dean of Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering (ACE) was established as Department of Woodworking in Imperial Industrial elementary school in 1907. The grandest department in the School of Civil and Transportation Engineering. The department admitted undergraduates in Residential Architecture from 1958 and started to recruit master graduates in Structural Engineering since 1986. The ACE department comprises two secondary disciplines, Structural Engineering and Disaster Mitigation and Prevention Engineering. The ACE department have strong teaching resources: 12 professors, 6 associate professors, 1 senior experimentalist, 6 lecturers. The ACE department was proud to have 1 National Excellent Young Talent Awardee, 1 National Outstanding Teacher Awardee, 2 State-Council Special Allowance Awardee, 2 Beijing Scholars, 1 Beijing Excellent Teacher Awardee, 3 Beijing Municipal-Education-Commission Top-notch Talents Awardee, and 1 University-wide Outstanding Teacher Awardee.

The ACE department served the capital of China in urban and social development, expertise in prefabricated steel structures and reinforced concrete structures, prestressed steel structures and spatial structures, disaster mitigation and seismic resistance. The ACE department conducted over 60 research projects funded by National Natural Science Foundation, National-, and Province- Key Research and Development Programs, and achieved 1 First-class, 2 Second-class National Prize for Progress in Science and Technology, and 1 First-class Beijing Municipal Prize for Progress in Science and Technology in the past 5 years. Faculties in the ACE department published 20 technical monographs and textbooks, accomplished over 30 educational reform projects, and achieved over 10 province-wise teaching awards. The comprehensive university have 208 graduate students and over 625 undergraduates, students in which harvested more 100 awards in various scientific innovation competitions in the past 5 years. The university develops multiple inter-university joint programs from United States and United Kingdom for study-abroad opportunities for students.

Department of Road and Bridge Engineering

The Department of Road and Bridge Engineering was established in 1950, and it began to recruit master and doctoral students in 2003 and 2018, respectively. The department has 17 full-time faculty members, including five professors, six associate professors, four assistant professors and two post-doctoral fellows. One of them was selected as 100 Leading Talents of Beijing Science and Technology, one was selected as Young and Middle-aged Leader of the Ministry of Science and Technology, one was named as Beijing Great Wall Scholar, one was selected as Beijing Science and Technology Rising Star, and one was selected as Beijing Youth Top Talent. The department has an excellent environment for teaching and research. The laboratory has a area of 2000 m2, and is equipped with a series of experimental equipment, such as Material Testing System (MTS), 2000 tons electro-hydraulic servo long column pressure testing machine, electro-hydraulic servo universal testing machine, and asphalt mixture low-temperature freeze-break testing machine, gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer (GC-MS) and laser particle image velocity field instrument.    

In recent years, the department has undertaken more than 20 national projects and won 1 second prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award and more than 20 provincial and ministerial science and technology awards. In terms of teaching, the department integrates innovation and entrepreneurship education into the teaching and training system, and actively leads the undergraduate team to participate in innovation and entrepreneurship competitions. It has won more than 30 national competition awards and more than 40 provincial and ministerial competition awards. In 2017, The undergraduate team won the title of "National Xiaoping Technology Innovation Team".

The department has cultivated many outstanding alumni, such as national survey and design masters Ling Luo, Qiwei Bao, Guisheng Liu, etc., who have made important contributions to the construction of the country.

Dean of Department of Underground Engineering

The Department of Underground Engineering was early known as the Geotechnical Teaching and Research Office. The department has 13 faculty members, including1 professors and 4 associate professors. Additionally, 1 teacher supported by 100 Talents Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and 1 teacher was selected as the High-level Talents in Universities of Beijing. At present, the Department of Underground Engineering has the right to grant bachelor’s degree in civil engineering (Urban underground Space), master degree and Ph.D. degree of civil engineering. The department also offers postdoctoral research station of civil engineering. The department has a large-scale underground engineering strata simulation platform, advanced triaxial test apparatus for frozen soil, etc. Aims at the major demands of urban underground space development and deep rock mass engineering construction, the Department of Underground Engineering has strengths in the fields of mechanical properties of geotechnical materials, design theory, construction and disaster prevention and mitigation control technologies of underground engineering. For years, the geotechnical engineering discipline has been funded by more than 20 national projects, and won by 1 first-class and 2-first class awards of National Scientific and Technological Progress Award. Graduate students, represented by Zaiming Zhang who is the Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, who have made significant contributions to the construction of the capital and the country.

Department of Material Engineering

The Department of materials engineering was founded in 2009. Its predecessor can be traced back to the specialty of concrete and building products, which was recruited by the Department of civil engineering  and architecture in 1958. It is one of the earliest units engaged in the research and teaching of building materials in China. The Department of materials engineering has 11 teaching staff, including 3 professors, 7 associate professors and senior engineers. The building materials laboratory covers an area of 1200m2. It has many sets of teaching equipment for building materials experiments and large research equipment such as mercury intrusion porosimeter, X-ray fluorescence spectrometer, laser particle size analyzer and rheometer, with a total value of more than 20 million yuan.

This major is committed to cultivating interdisciplinary talents who not only have the basic theoretical knowledge and scientific research ability of materials, but also master the basic theory of civil engineering structure, with broad vision and innovative spirit. More than 30 undergraduates and 20 postgraduates are trained every year. The students are favored by domestic and foreign universities, scientific research institutes, large state-owned enterprises and international enterprises.

Transportation Engineering

There are 14 full-time teachers in the department of traffic engineering, including 13 with doctor's degree, 3 professors and 6 associate professors. 90% of them have overseas visiting or studying experience. The Department of Transportation Engineering has the right to confer Doctor's Degree and Master's Degree in Traffic and Transportation Engineering. Their main research interests include urban traffic planning and management, deep learning and traffic big data, intelligent transportation system, urban slow traffic design and simulation, traffic behavior, etc. The traffic engineering major has a long history. It originated from the road and bridge major set up in 1950. In order to serve the traffic construction of the capital, the traffic engineering laboratory was established in 1984 and began to train undergraduates. Road traffic engineering in 2003 began to recruit master graduate student, teaching and research section, established in 2008, a separate recruit, traffic engineering undergraduate specialty in 2010 with a master's degree in transportation engineering level disciplines of architecture, since 2015 double cultivation scheme, together with the Beijing jiaotong university in 2018 to obtain the level 1 discipline of civil engineering (transportation infrastructure direction) doctorate awarded. Up to now, it has formed a team of 14 professional teachers and has two provincial and ministerial key laboratories: Beijing General Aviation Laboratory and Beijing Engineering Technology Center for Urban Transportation Infrastructure Construction.

Department of Intelligent Construction

The Department of intelligent construction was established in July 2020, formerly known as the construction teaching and research office. There are 11 faculty members, including 2 professors, 5 associate professors, 2 lecturers and 2 post-doctoral fellows. It undertakes the teaching work of professional courses, such as civil engineering construction, and practical teachings, such as internship and graduation design, including one national first-class undergraduate course and one Beijing high-quality undergraduate course. The department has won the second prize of Beijing Teaching Achievement Award, Beijing Higher Education Excellent Textbook, and the University Special Prize Teaching Achievement Award. In terms of research, the department has undertaken dozens of national, provincial or ministerial projects, and has made contributions to scientific and technological services for the development of the capital city. With the advent of the fourth industrial revolution, the new requirements for talent training and scientific research of traditional majors are proposed.  The department,which is established to respond to the call of the times, will stay true to its cause, assume its mission bravely, and make its due contribution to the development of BUCEA.

Department of Professional Foundation

There are 9 full-time teachers in the department of Professional Foundation, including 2 professors and 3 associate professors. The Department of Professional Foundation takes Structural Mechanics, Building Construction, Architectural Mechanics, Elastic Mechanics,Introduction of Civil Engineering etc as core courses to promote the logical thinking and autonomous analysis ability of students, inspiring their motivation in sustainable development. It pays most attention to cultivate students with basic theory of mechanics, paving path for their further learning in professional skills.

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Faculty

Courses

Civil Engineering

Course Type

Course Attribute

Course Title

Semester

Total Class Hours

Basic courses by main category

Compulsory

Advanced Mathematics A(1)

1

92

Advanced Mathematics A(2)

2

84

Linear Algebra

1

40

Theory of Probability and   Statistics B

3

48

College physics(1-2)

2-3

104

Physics Experiment(1-2)

3-4

60

Descriptive Geometry B

1

36

College Chemistry

1

40

Introduction of Civil   Engineering

1

16

Civil Engineering Drawing   B

2

36

Theoretical Mechanics B

2

52

Mechanics of Materials   A(Bilingual)

3

88

Structural Mechanics(1)(Bilingual)

4

64

Engineering Geology

3

24

Engineering Survey

4

48

Fluid Mechanics

4

24

Engineering Economics

4

24

Python program design

3

32

Soil Mechanics(Bilingual)

5

40

Construction Project Laws

5

16

Seismic Design of   Engineering Structure

6

24

Optional

Building materials and   living environment

2

24

Computing Method

4

24

Electrotechnics

5

32

Elastic Mechanics

5

32

Construction Machinery

6

32

Structural Stability and   Ultimate Load

6

24

Construction Equipment

7

24

Major core courses

Compulsory

Building Engineering

Design Principles of   Concrete Structures

5

64

Design Principles of Steel   Structures(Bilingual)

6

32

Concrete and Masonry   Structures

6

48

Construction of Civil   Engineering (1)

6

48

Foundation Engineering

6

24

Structural Design of   High-rise Buildings

7

48

Urban Road and Bridge Engineering

Design Principles of   Concrete Structures

5

64

Design Principles of Steel   Structures(Bilingual)

6

32

Road Survey and Design

5

48

Bridge Engineering

6

64

Roadbed and Pavement   Engineering

6

48

Construction of Civil   Engineering (2)

6

32

Urban   Underground Engineering

Design Principles of   Concrete Structures

5

64

Design Principles of Steel   Structures(Bilingual)

6

32

Planning and Design of   Underground Space

5

32

Construction of Civil   Engineering (3)

6

56

Underground engineering   Foundation Design

6

56

Underground Building   Structures

6

48

Building Materials

Cementitious Material   Science

4

40

Concrete science

5

56

Foundation of Material   Science

5

48

Design Principles of   Concrete Structures

6

64

Design Principles of Steel   Structures(Bilingual)

6

32

Construction of Civil   Engineering (4)

6

32

Major Orientation

Compulsory

Building Engineering

Civil Engineering   Materials

4

40

Building Construction

5

40

Structural Mechanics(2)(Bilingual)

5

48

Construction Project   Management

7

32

Test and Detection of   Building Structures

6

24

Budget of Construction   Engineering

7

24

Foundation Design of   Buildings

6

24

Constructional Steel   Structural Design(Bilingual)

6

16

Professional English for   Building engineering

5

16

Urban Road and Bridge Engineering

Civil Engineering   Materials

4

40

Professional English for Road   and Bridge engineering

4

16

Hydrology of Bridge and   Culvert

5

32

Structural Mechanics(2)(Bilingual)

5

48

Urban Road Design

6

24

Foundation Design of   Bridges

7

32

Foundation Engineering

6

24

Construction Plan of Roads   and Bridges

6

16

Highway Engineering Budget

7

24

Intelligent Computer   Design of Road and Bridge Engineering

7

24

Urban   Underground Engineering

Civil Engineering   Materials

4

40

Structural Mechanics(2)(Bilingual)

5

48

Geotechnical engineering   investigation

5

24

Test and Detection   Technology of Geotechnical Engineering

6

24

Rock Mechanics

6

16

Tunnel and Slope   Engineering

7

32

Construction Project   Management

7

32

Budget of Underground   Engineering

7

24

Professional English for   underground engineering

5

16

Building   Materials

Physical chemistry

4

48

Polymer Chemistry and   Applications

5

32

New building materials

6

24

Material analysis test   method

6

40

English for building   materials

5

16

Technology of concrete   products

7

32

Construction Project   Management

7

32

Budget of Construction   Engineering

7

24

Optional

Building Engineering

Long-span Steel Structures

6

24

High-rise Building Construction

7

24

Urban Road and Bridge Engineering

Urban Interchange   Design

6

24

Detection   and Maintenance Technology of Bridge

7

24

Detection   and Maintenance Technology of Roads

7

24

Seismic   Design of Bridges

7

24

Urban Underground Engineering

Building Construction

6

24

Rail Transit

6

24

Building Materials

Introduction   to Composite Materials

6

24

Dry mixed   mortar and Special mortar

7

24

Powder   Engineering and Equipment

7

24

Major practice courses

Compulsory

Science and Technology   Week

2

20

Professional Practice

2

20

AUTOCAD Practice Week

3

20

BIM Practice Week

3

20

Engineering Survey   Practice

4

40

Engineering Geology   Practice

4

20

Production and Management   Practice

6-7

40

Graduating Practices

7

10

Graduation Design

8

150

Graduation Defense

8

0

Building   Engineering

Building Construction   Practice

5

30

Practice of Design   Principles of Concrete Structures

5

30

Practice of Design   Principles of Steel Structures(Bilingual)

6

30

Design Practice of   Concrete Structures

6

30

Construction Organization   Design Practice

7

20

Building Foundation Design   Practice

7

20

Practice of Budget of   Construction Engineering

7

20

Urban   Road and Bridge Engineering

Design Practice of Road   Survey

5

30

Practice of Design   Principles of Concrete Structures

5

30

Design Practice of Bridge   Engineering

6

20

Road Survey Practice

6

40

Construction Organization   Design Practice

7

20

Design Practice of Roadbed   and Pavement

7

20

Design Practice of Bridge   Foundations

7

20

Urban   Underground Engineering

Design Practice of   Underground Space Planning

5

30

Practice of Design   Principles of Concrete Structures

5

30

Underground engineering   Foundation Design- Design Practice of Shallow Foundations

6

20

Design Practice of   Underground Structures

6

40

Construction Organization   Design Practice

7

20

Underground engineering   Foundation Design-Design Practice of Pile Foundations

7

20

Underground engineering   Foundation Design -Design Practice of Foundation Supportings

7

20

Building   Materials

Professional skills   training 1

5

30

Special concrete week

5

30

Practice of Design   Principles of Concrete Structures

6

30

Professional skills   training 2

6

30

Construction Organization   Design Practice

7

20

Practice of Budget of   Construction Engineering

7

20

Concrete product   technology Design

7

20



Transportation Engineering

Course   Type

Course   Attribute

Course   Title

Semester

Total Class 

Hours

Basic courses by main category

Compulsory

Advanced Mathematics A(1)

1

92

Advanced Mathematics A(2)

2

84

Linear Algebra

1

40

Theory of Probability and   Statistics (B)

3

48

College physics(1-2)

2-3

112

Physics Experiment(1-2)

3-4

60

Descriptive Geometry B

1

36

Conspectus of   Transportation Engineering

1

16

Engineering Mechanics B

3

52

Introduction of Systems   Engineering

5

32

Introduction of Urban   Planning

3

24

Engineering Survey

4

48

Optional

Soil Mechanics

5

24

Engineering Drawing B

2

36

Electrical and electronic   technology A

4

40

Transportation Operations   Research

4

40

Engineering   geology

3

24

C Programming

2

48

Database Technology and   its Application

4

40

Road Building Materials

4

32

Foundation of Automatic   Control Theory

5

48

Foundation of Automotive   Construction

5

32

Computational Method

5

24

Advanced Engineering   Mathematics

4

24

Mathematical Modeling

4

48

Major core courses

Compulsory

Road Survey and Design

5

48

Transportation Planning

6

40

Transportation Safety

5

40

Urban Public Transportation

7

40

Traffic Management and Control

6

40

Traffic Design

7

24

Major Orientation

Compulsory

Introduction of Transportation   Engineering

4

32

Traffic Survey and Analysis

5

24

Transportation Economics

5

32

Geographic Information System for   Transportation

5

40

Urban Road Planning and Design

6

32

Roadbed and Pavement Engineering

6

48

Transportation Facility

4

24

Optional

Virtual Reality of Transportation   Engineering

5

24

Traffic Behavior and Psychology

5

24

Rail Transit

6

24

Traffic Simulation

6

16

Intelligent Transportation System

6

24

Urban parking

7

24

Construction Technology of Road   Engineering

7

24

Computer Aided Design for Road   Transportation Engineering

6

24

Highway Engineering Budget

7

24

Introduction of Bridge Engineering

6

32

Major practice courses

Compulsory

Science and Technology Week(1)

2

20

Science and Technology Week(2)

3

20

Professional   Practice

2

20

AUTOCAD   Practice

3

20

Engineering   Survey Practice

4

20

Engineering   Geology Practice

4

20

Transportation   Engineering Practice Week

4

20

Practice   of Urban Road Planning and Design

6

20

Practice   of Traffic Survey and Analysis

5

20

Practice   of Road Survey and Design

5

40

Practice   of Transportation Economics

5

20

Practice of Transportation Planning

6

40

Practice   of Roadbed and Pavement Engineering

6

20

Road   Survey Practice

6

40

Practice of Traffic Design

7

20

Practice of Road Traffic Management and Control

6

20

Comprehensive   training in traffic engineering

7

40

Transportation Innovation Practice

7

120

Graduating   Practices

7

20

Graduation   Design

8

150

Graduation   Defense

8

0



Intelligent Construction Engineering

Course Type

Course Attribute

Course Title

Semester

Total Class Hours

Basic courses by main category

Compulsory

Advanced Mathematics A(1)

1

92

Advanced Mathematics A(2)

2

84

Linear Algebra

1

40

Theory of Probability and   Statistics B

3

48

College physics(1-2)

2-3

104

Physics Experiment(1-2)

3-4

60

Descriptive Geometry B

1

36

College Chemistry

1

40

Introduction of Intellectual   construction Engineering

1

16

Engineering Drawing and BIM   Technology

2

32

Theoretical Mechanics B

2

52

Mechanics of Materials   A(Bilingual)

3

88

Structural Mechanics(1)(Bilingual)

4

64

Structural Mechanics(2)(Bilingual)

5

48

Engineering Geology

3

24

Digital Survey

4

48

Fluid Mechanics

4

24

Engineering Economics

4

24

Construction Project Laws

5

16

Big Data and Cloud Computation

4

24

Principles of Engineering   Machinery

4

24

Optional

Computing Method

2

48

Electrotechnics

4

24

Elastic Mechanics

5

32

Intelligent Construction   Machinery

5

32

Structural Stability and   Ultimate Load

6

24

Construction Equipment

6

24

Digital Image Processing

6

24

Building Internet of Things

4

32

Major core courses

Compulsory

Design Principles of Concrete   Structures

5

32

Design Principles of Steel   Structures(Bilingual)

6

64

New Civil Engineering Materials

4

32

Programming Language &   Database

3

48

Intelligent Construction of   Civil Engineering

6

48

Construction Project   Intelligent Management

7

48

Major Orientation

Compulsory

Building Construction

5

40

Soil Mechanics and Basement   Engineering

5

56

Test and Detection of Building   Structures

6

24

Seismic Design of Engineering   Structure

6

24

Design of Prefabricated   Structures

6

48

Structural Design of High-rise   Buildings

7

48

Optional

Advanced BIM Technology

3

24

Smart 3D printing Technology

6

24

Virtual Reality Technology

5

24

Evaluation and Retrofit of   Historic Buildings

5

24

Long-span Steel Structures

6

24

Structural Retrofit and   Detection

6

24

High-rise Building Construction

7

24

International Construction   Management(Bilingual)

7

24

Major practice courses

Compulsory

Science and Technology Week

2

20

Professional Practice

2

20

AUTOCAD Practice Week

3

20

BIM Practice Week

3

20

Digital Survey Practice

4

40

Engineering Geology Practice

4

20

Design Practice of Concrete   Structures

5

30

Production and Management   Practice

6-7

40

Graduating Practices

7

10

Graduation Design

8

150

Graduation Defense

8

0

Building Construction Practice

5

30

Practice of Design Principles   of Steel Structures(Bilingual)

6

30

Practice of Prefabricated   Structures

6

30

Practice of Intelligent   Construction Engineering1

7

60



Postgraduate Courses

1)Structural   Engineering

Dynamics of structures

Earthquake Engineering

Advanced Steel Structure

Introduction to Disaster-Proof   and Disaster Reduction

Advanced Construction technology

Super High-rise Steel-Concrete   Hybrid Structures

Structural Reliability

Construction Project Management

Introduction to Seismically   Isolated Building

2)Geotechnical Engineering

Advanced Soil Mechanics

Soil Dynamics

Rock Mechanics

Design of Underground Structure

Test Technology of Underground and   Geotechnical Engineering

3)Construction Materials

Disaster Prevention Materials

Theory of Soft Design in   Materials

Modern Testing Technology of   Construction Materials

Technical Progress of Concrete   Chemical Admixtures

Science of Cementing Material

4)Bridge and Tunnel Engineering

Theory of Bridge Structure

Long-span Pre-stressed Concreted   Bridge

The Method and Technology for   Bridge Safety Assessment

Analytical calculation of Bridge   structure

5)Highway and Railway Engineering

Road Materials and Structure   Design Principle

The Functional Design Method of   Pavement Structure

The Technique of Subgrade Protection   and Consolidation

The new technique of pavement   Maintenance and Repair

New asphalt and asphalt mixture

6)Traffic and Transportation Planning and Management

Theory of Road Design and   Transportation Planning

Theory and Method of Traffic   Safety Assessment

Theory of Traffic Flow

Traffic Simulation

Intelligent Transportation   System