Faculty of Science and Engineering officially established. Provost of UNNC, Professor Nick Miles OBE was the first dean of Faculty of Science and Engineering.
The first group of PhD students began their studies at UNNC
Dr Thomas Anberree's project, entitled “Reducing programming errors: development of PiSigma, a novel, fast and high-level dependently-typed programming language, based on a certified kernel”, was granted NSFC General Program funding. It was the first time a member of UNNC staff secured a NSFC General Program.
UNNC was awarded the International Science & Technology Cooperation Base by the Ministry of Science and Technology of China.
Laboratory of Product Green Manufacturing Evaluation and Reconfigurable Manufacturing Technologies was the second municipal-level key laboratory in UNNC, following the Ningbo Municipal Key Laboratory of Energy Material and Technology.
New Science and Engineering Building was officially launched. In 2017, it was re-named The Sir Peter Mansfield Building in honour of the Nobel Laureate and University of Nottingham professor for his ground breaking research into early MRI body scanning techniques that has transformed modern patient injury and illness analysis.
Mechanical Manufacturing and Automation discipline was awarded Zhejiang Provincial Key Discipline.
Dr Feng He, Assistant Professor in Chemical and Environmental Engineering, was awarded 2012 Young Star of Science.
The University, Ningbo Education Bureau and Zhejiang Wanli Education Group signed a £25m cooperative agreement to create the International Academy for the Marine Economy and Technology at UNNC.
Laboratory of Clean Energy Conversion Technologies was awarded Ningbo Municipal Key Laboratory.
The first batch of 4+0 students graduated. Among those students who chose to pursue further studies, 38% of graduates entered QS Ranking Top 10 Universities, 62% of graduates entered QS Ranking Top 50 Universities, 90% of graduates entered QS Ranking Top 100 Universities.
Our alumnus QIU Jiayi, BSc Architectural Environment Engineering, was named among 'inspirational' Chinese people worldwide by Phoenix TV, a Hong Kong-based TV network.
UNNC New Materials Institute was officially launched. It is supported by the Ningbo National Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone and Ningbo Municipal Science and Technology Bureau.
Chemical Engineering and Technology and Material Science and Engineering disciplines were awarded Zhejiang Provincial First Class Discipline
PDM students participated in and received awards from the long running and prestigious international design competitions Red dot, IDA, and European product design competition. The continuous efforts of our students and staff are the cornerstone of PDM course advocacy efforts.
Professor George Zheng Chen was elected as “Person of the Year” by the journal Scientific Chinese.
Seven UNNC applicants were awarded grants totalling 2.4 million RMB in 2016 NSFC International Young Scienctist Program. Six out of seven awarded projects came from Faculty of Science and Engineering.
10 undergraduate programmes and 2 postgraduate programmes have gained 14 accreditations from international professional institutes. The success has further validated the high quality of education in these undergraduate programmes. The recognition given by these institutions also increases the employability of the graduates from these programmes, ensuring their employment and making them equally competitive at an international level.
UNNC set to recruit Li Dak Sum (LDS) Chair Professors to advance the University’s teaching, research, knowledge exchange and global engagement. 14 LDS Chair Professors come from Science and Engineering disciplines.
The unveiling ceremony of UNNC-ACC Joint Laboratory in Sustainable Composite Materials was held in the University of Nottingham Aerospace Technology Forum.
The University of Nottingham UK, UNNC and Yuyao Industrial Park agreed to jointly establish the Nottingham Electrification Centre to conduct innovative, world-class research.
UNNC School of Aerospace was officially established and started to recruit both undergraduate and postgraduate research students from 2018 to support economic development of the region.
PhD student XIE Linjun received the "Green Talents" award from the German government.
Prof. Xiaogang Yang and his research team’s project entitled “Investigation on gas-liquid-solid three phase flow coupled with meso-scale particle-bubble interactions, particle-liquid turbulence and bubble induced turbulence in bubble column reactors” was granted funding by National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)-German Research Foundation (DFG) international joint research programme with the amount of 4,000,000 RMB. This project is the first of its kind that UNNC received from NSFC under its International joint research programme.
Dr. Yaping Zhang, Associate Professor in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at UNNC, was named by the journal Scientific Chinese as one of its “Persons of the Year”.
Zhoucong Feng, an Electric and Electronic Engineering student, initiated a UNNC charity project “Passing Hope”, which focuses on sports education for disadvantaged children and has built 21 football pitches for primary schools in the west of China.
UNNC More Electric Aircraft Technology Laboratory was awarded Zhejiang Provincial Key Laboratory by Zhejiang Science and Technology Department.
Engineering discipline ranks internationally in the top 1% in terms of quality according to the ESI report.
Professor Xiaosu Yi was selected as Executive Vice President of SAMPE Global. He is the first Chinese president of SAMPE Global in its 75-year history.
Dr. Cheng Heng PANG, Associate Professor of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, was named one of the Ten Outstanding Young Malaysians of 2019 (TOYM) under the Academic Leadership and/or Accomplishment category by Malaysian Junior Chamber International.
Yu Fu, a UNNC graduate of Architectural Environment Engineering, won the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) President's Prize with his thesis entitled ''A machine learning approach to predicting window openings in naturally ventilated buildings''.