Beijing University of Chemical Technology

Beijing University of Chemical Technology
Motto 宏德博学 化育天工
Motto in English
Integrity, Knowledge, Sharing & Works
Type Public
Established 1958
President Tan Tianwei
Academic staff
Undergraduates 12,667
Postgraduates 5,130
Location Beijing, China
Campus Urban, 3 Campuses
Nickname BUCT, Běihuà, Huàdà

Beijing University of Chemical Technology (simplified Chinese: 北京化工大学; traditional Chinese: 北京化工大學; pinyin: Běijīng Huàgōng Dàxué), abbreviated as BUCT, colloquially known in Chinese as Beihua (北化, Běihuà) or Huada (化大, Huàdà), is a technological university in mainland China. BUCT was founded in 1958 and is affiliated with the Ministry of Education. As a member university of the Project 211, BUCT has developed from an institution of scientific specialties to a more comprehensive university, with a curriculum including liberal arts.


The university, covering an area of 64.4 hectares, is composed of three campuses:

Currently, the undergraduates in BUCT spend their first 2 years in the north campus and then transferred to the East section for the second half of the study. Some of the postgraduates in BUCT spend their first year in the north campus, too.

The east campus is designated for all postgraduate students.


BUCT consists of 10 schools: Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Information Science and Technology, Economic Management, Science, Humanities and Law, Life Science and Technology, and Further Education and Vocational Education. There are around 1800 staff members are working on campus, and around 12000 students.

Research and academic achievements

BUCT has built 15 research institutes and eight research centers across China. The university has published three different academic journals, distributed both at home and abroad. In recent years, BUCT has undertaken research projects for state science and technology, and various others supported by the National Science Foundation and various ministries and enterprises.

Notable alumni


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    Coordinates: 39°58′08″N 116°24′55″E / 39.96889°N 116.41528°E / 39.96889; 116.41528

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