Materials Science and Engineering Experiment Teaching Center was founded in May 2005, based on integration of original Polymer Science and Engineering Experiment Center of College of Polymer Science and Engineering and Advanced Functional Materials Experiment Center of College of Material Science and Engineering. The Center was approved to be the National Level Material Science and Engineering Experiment Teaching Demonstration Center in 2008.
Totally there are 65 staff in the Center, including 34 full-time teachers, 31 part time teachers, 35 professors, 20 associate professors and senior engineers, 8 lecturers and engineers. 67.6% of the teachers have doctor or master degree. Besides, there is one national master teacher, one master teacher of Sichuan University, one candidate of the Master Teacher Training Plan of Sichuan University, as well as two Changjiang Scholars of Ministry of Education of China.
The laboratory area is 4000 square meters with 945 pieces (sets) of instrument and equipment, which value more than 32,000,000 RMB. The Center undertakes practical teaching including professional basic experiment, integrative design experiment and innovative experiment for undergraduate students of 14 majors (about 2620 persons/year) from 5 Colleges related to materials science and engineering. Meanwhile, undergraduates can take part in innovative activities such as scientific research training in the Center. Guided by the teaching concept as “widening base- strengthening comprehensive quality-multiple crossing over-emphasizing innovation”, the Center keep to the following basic ideas as “selecting base, emphasizing application, cultivating ability and stressing innovation”, all of the above-mentioned improves the abilities of students in engineering practice, experimental operation and comprehensive innovative thinking . The Center plays a role as rediation, demonstration and leading in terms of training of innovative consciousness and ability of undergraduates in Sichuan province, west China and even the whole country.
Now the Center has obtained many rewards for remarkable teaching achievements, including 3 national level, 20 provincial level, and among which, 5 national level teaching reform projects, 2 teaching reform projects of Sichuan province, 2 second prize of National Award for Science and Technology Progress, 2 second prize of Award for Science and Technology Progress and 1 second prize of Technological Invention Award of Ministry of Education. In addition, more the 310 papers have been included in《SCI》and《EI》.
Experiment courses offered by the Center:
Material Physics Experiment
Material Chemistry Experiment
Physics and Chemistry Experiment of High Polymer Materials
Preparation and Processing of Metal Materials
Synthesis and Preparation of High Polymer Materials
Processing Engineering of High Polymer Materials
Preparation of Composite Materials
Virtual Process of Material Preparation and Processing