College of Civil Engineering
College of Civil Engineering grew from the Department of Structural and Civil Engineering, one of the earliest departments of Shenzhen University. In September 1985, the department enrolled its first group of undergraduate students. The Department of Structural and Civil Engineering was renamed to the Department of Civil Engineering in 1990. In April 1997, a reform was initiated to reorganize the departments in the form of colleges. The departments of Architecture, Civil Engineering, and Environmental Design made up College of Architecture and Civil Engineering, which was one of the first schools established in Shenzhen University. In September 2006, the college was divided into College of Civil Engineering and College of Architecture and Urban Planning.
All the faculty members in the school have strong academic and practical engineering backgrounds. Many of them have overseas research experiences and are keeping tight cooperation with famous international institutes and researchers in various facets. The college has one visiting academician, 6 professors, and 17 associate professors. Four of them are doctorate supervisors. Around 80% of the faculties are doctor degree holders. All of them graduated from famous national and overseas universities.
The college attaches the importance on training students to be confident, self-directed, and self-activated. Colorful life on campus aims to assist students' multi-dimentional self-development. The graduates of the college are popular in the job market. Our alumni have made outstanding achievements with profound social impact. Just-Fit Properties Group, founded by alumni Mr. Deng Xueqin and Coastal Real Estate Company, founded by alumni Mr. Li Yibiao are famous real estate enterprises in Shenzhen. Two million-dollar fellowship, the Just-Fit Cherishing Fund and the Coastal Creativity Fund, were respectively set up by these two outstanding alumni to sponsor either poor students with dreams or talented students with ambitions.