A History of CME
The College of Mechanical Engineering, Chongqing University was established in 1935. Following two adjustments in 1998 and 2001, the original First Department of Mechanical Engineering of Chongqing University, the Second Department of Mechanical Engineering, the College of Automotive Engineering, the Institute of Modern Design, the Center of Testing, the Department of Mining Machinery of the College of Resources and Environmental Engineering, the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the College of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering of Chongqing University of Construction jointly formed the new College of Mechanical Engineering, Chongqing University. In 2008, the Engineering Training Center of Chongqing University was managed by the college.
The college is one of the colleges with the longest history, the largest scale, and the strongest research strength in Chongqing University and the research base of the “985 Project” innovation platform. In 1997, the discipline of mechanical engineering of the college became the first batch of first-level doctoral degree authorization points in China. In 2007, it became the first batch of national key disciplines.