Graduate Programs

Currently there are 2 doctorate programs of primary discipline, i.e. Mechanics, Aeronautical and Astronautical Science and Technology, and 1 postdoctoral workshop, 11 doctoral and master's degree programs of secondary discipline, 1 professional master's degree program.


Graduate Program (click to see detail)

Master

PhD

General and Fundamental Mechanics

Solid Mechanics (National Key Program)

Fluid Mechanics (Provincial Key Program)

Engineering Mechanics (Provincial Key Program)

Fluid Machinery and Engineering


Microelectronics and Solid Electronics

Navigation, Guidance and Control

Aerospace Information Technology

Flight Vehicle Design (Provincial Key Program)


Aerospace Propulsion Theory and Engineering


Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering


Aerospace Engineering (Professional Master's Degree)



General and Fundamental Mechanics

DOCTORAL & MASTER PROGRAM


As a main research direction of General and Fundamental Mechanics, Nonlinear dynamics group studies all kinds of quantitative and qualitative states of movements in nonlinear dynamical systems. Nonlinear dynamics group also studies problems in nonlinear dynamics with respect to the engineering fields of vehicles, civil structures, and aeronautics and astronautics.

Structural dynamics and control group studies practical engineering problems. This group studies nonlinear stochastic vibrations in typical structures, including key theories and analysis methods about dynamical characteristics of multi-degrees-of-freedom and continuous systems (in combination of new materials), stability, vibration responses, and optimal control. This group also studies vibration suppressions, noise reduction, and vibration control of complex engineering structures in the modern vibration control lab and it builds strong experimental basis for basic theoretical research.


MAIN SUBJECTS FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS

Analytical Mechanics

Continuum Mechanics

Tensor Analysis

Applied Mathematics

Experimental Mechanics

Dynamics

Theory of Vibration with Applications

Variation Principles in Elasticity

Random Vibration

Nonlinear Mechanics


MAIN RESEARCH DIRECTION

1. Nonlinear stochastic dynamics and control;

2. Intelligent structure control and optimization;

3. Dynamics of complex network;

4. Bifurcation and chaos in dynamic systems.




Solid Mechanics

DOCTORAL & MASTER PROGRAM


The subject is founded with the support of the Institute of Applied Mechanics, and had its master program since 1978, and it offered the doctoral program since 1981. It was selected as the National Key Second Disciplines in 2007.

Having experienced rapid developments, Solid Mechanics has undertaken many state-level, large-scaled research projects, and has yielded fruitful results both in education and research. In past 3 years, there were more than 150 journal or conference papers which had been published in total, of which more than 100 are indexed by SCI/EI and authority journals. Supported by the 211 budget, we founded “High Performance Mechanics of Materials Laboratory” which is equipped with advanced equipments such as nanoindentation and a series of simulation softwares from ABAQUS、ANSYS and MSC software.


MAIN SUBJECTS FOR GRADUATE STUDENT

Dynamics

Nonlinear Mechanics

Tensor Analysis

Continuum Mechanics

Principals and Analysis of Finite Element Method

Experimental Mechanics

Solid Mechanics

Theory and Applications of Vibration

Principals and Methods of Optimization

Variational Methods in Mechanics

Stochastic Vibrations



MAIN RESEARCH DIRECTION

1. Multiscale simulation

2. Multifield mechanics

3. Uncertainty in solid mechanics

4. Flexible electronics

5. Computational methods

6. Functional materials and structures

7. Dynamics

8. Experimental mechanics




Fluid Mechanics

DOCTORAL & MASTER PROGRAM


The subject is founded with the support of the Institute of Fluid Engineering which provides both master and Ph.D. degree programs in "Fluid Mechanics". At present, there are 6 doctoral supervisors, 8 MA supervisors. The leading professor LIN Jianzhong is the Associate editor of International Journal of Multiphase Flow, the winner of the National Outstanding Youth Fund and the Cross-century Talents Fund of the Education Ministry.

The institute has obtained 3 national awards and more than 20 provincial and ministry awards. Among them, "Research and application of internal flow of theory of centrifugal fans and computer aided design system" won the 1st National Scientific and Technological Advance Award. In the latest five years, the institute undertook more than 30 research projects covering multiphase fluid mechanics, industrial fluid mechanics, turbulent theory and experiment, computational fluid mechanics, modern fluid experimental measuring techniques, and micro-fluid mechanics. These projects were supported by the National Nature Science Foundation of China, Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Education, other ministries and provinces.


MAIN SUBJECTS FOR GRADUATE STUDENT

Tensor Analysis

Advanced Fluid Mechanics

Computational Fluid Dynamics

Aerodynamics

Modern Experimental and Measuring Technique for Fluid Flow

Multiphase Fluid Dynamics

Numerical Heat Transfer

Micro-Fluid Mechanics


MAIN RESEARCH DIRECTION

1. Turbulence theory and its application

2. Multiphase flow

3. Hydrodynamics

4. Computational fluid dynamics

5. Micro- and Nano- fluid mechanics

6. Aeordynamics

7. Turbulent combustion and propulsion

8. Environmental fluid mechanics




Engineering Mechanics

DOCTORAL & MASTER PROGRAM


This subject is founded with the support of the Institute of Applied Mechanics, and had graduate students since 1978 and had its master program since 1981. It offered the doctoral program since 2000. It was selected as the Provincial Key Second Discipline in 2009.

Engineering Mechanics has many advantages. The first, we can offer interdisciplinary backgrounds, which offer necessary conditions for solving complex problems in mechanics. The second, we have all kinds of research facilities. Last, we have high scientific research capability. Having experienced rapid developments, Engineering Mechanics has undertaken many state-level, large-scaled research projects, and has yielded fruitful results both in education and research. There are more than 60 state-level research projects in total. With the support of “The one-thousand-talents scheme”, specialized laboratory at high level has been founded.


MAIN SUBJECTS FOR GRADUATE STUDENT

Elastic dynamics

Nonlinear Mechanics

Tensor Analysis

Continuums Mechanics

Principals and Applications of Finite Element Method

Experimental Mechanics

Foundation of Solid Mechanics

Theory and Applications of Vibration

Principals and Methods of Optimization

Variational in Elasticity

Stochastic Vibration

Analytical Mechanics


MAIN RESEARCH DIRECTION

1. Structure and Materials in Aerospace;

2. Nonlinear stochastic optimal control for large and complex structures;

3. Smart Structures and Their Applications;

4. Application of Random Vibration;

5. Dynamics of Impact;

6. Computational mechanics of complex structures;

7. Structural mechanics of flying machine.




Fluid Machinery and Engineering

MASTER PROGRAM


This subject is founded with the support of the Institute of Fluid Engineering. This discipline not only studies in traditional research fields, but also develops new research directions. It shows distinctive developments in research fields such as Multiphase Flow, Mechanical Hydrodynamics of Fan and Impeller, Intelligent Fluid and Control, etc.


MAIN SUBJECTS FOR GRADUATE STUDENT

Advanced Fluid Mechanics

Computational Fluid Mechanics

Gas Dynamics of Turbomachinery

Numerical Heat Transfer

Modern Experimental and Measuring Technique for Fluid Flow

Multiphase Fluid Mechanics

Aerodynamics



MAIN RESEARCH DIRECTION

1. Turbulence and multiphase flow in fluid machinery;

2. Mechanical hydrodynamics of fan and impeller;

3. Intelligent fluid and control;

4. Energy saving and optimization of fluid network system;

5. Pneumatic conveying system and engineering;

6. Medium flow in hydraulic components;

7. Cavitation flow in hydraulic machinery.




Microelectronics and Solid-electronics

DOCTORAL & MASTER PROGRAM


This is a secondary discipline under the field of Electronic Science and Technology. It is founded with the support of the Microsatellite Research Center.

The center is mainly engaged in the research of microsatellite, MEMS and sensors, integrated optical gyroscope, etc. as well as educating relevant talents. Since 2010, the center has successfully launched 4 pico- and nano- satellites, and developed several core components that are already applied in over 30 satellites. The center has made outstanding contributions to the development of long-life satellite that applies industrial-grade devices, the integrated design of pico- and nano- satellite, as well as the design and application of its constellation.


MAIN SUBJECTS FOR GRADUATE STUDENT

Technology of Weak Signal Detection

Electronics Design

Testing and Measurement of Optical Devices and Systems

Digital System Design of FPGA

Theory and Technology of Digital Circuit Design



MAIN RESEARCH DIRECTION

1. Microsatellites and their formation technology;

2. Satellite measurement and control and communication technology;

3. Satellite attitude measurement and control technology;

4. Micro-electronic mechanical system (MEMS) and sensors;

5. Micro-optical gyroscope;

6. Optical fiber sensing technology;

7. Sensor and digital signal process.




Navigation, Guidance and Control

DOCTORAL & MASTER PROGRAM


This discipline is one of the branches of the primary discipline Control Science and Engineering of ZJU. With excellent research facilities and environment supported by both the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics and the Department of Control Science and Engineering, the Institute of Navigation, Guidance and Control are making their efforts on research of autonomous flying control of mini UAVs, and control of flexible robots. There have been many important progresses on the works of nonlinear system modeling and control system design, integrated navigation system, vision based servo-control and embedded control system for mini unmanned helicopter.


MAIN SUBJECTS FOR GRADUATE STUDENT

Linear System Theory

Nonlinear System

Model Predictive Control

Robust Control

Intelligent Control

Principle of Navigation

Guidance and Control of Aerial Vehicle



MAIN RESEARCH DIRECTION

1. Mathematic Model and Advanced Control Strategy of UAV;

2. Multi-sensors Information Fusion and Integrated Navigation System;

3. Flexible Space Robot Control Systems;

4. Cooperated mission planning and guidance of multi-UAV;

5. Vision based Navigation, Guidance and Control of UAV;

6. Embedded Navigation, Guidance and Control system of mini UAV;

7. Novel Navigation Sensors and Devices.




Aerospace Information Technology

DOCTORAL & MASTER PROGRAM


Aerospace Information is one of the secondary disciplines under the primary discipline Computer Science. The staffs involved in this discipline mainly come from two research institutes of SAA, ZJU, i.e. Institute of Aerospace Information Technology and Institute of Aerospace Electronic Engineering. Some staffs are from other schools or departments of ZJU, as well as other universities and institutes.

Graduates majored in Computer Science, Automatic Control, Electronic Engineering, etc.


MAIN SUBJECTS FOR GRADUATE STUDENT

High End Computing and Its Application

Advanced Operation System

Embedded System Design

Computer Graphics and Computer Aided Design

Object Oriented Analysis and Design

Information Fusion

Sensor Network

Grid Computing

Scientific Computation and Visualization

Vehicle Navigation, Guidance and Control


MAIN RESEARCH DIRECTION

1. Aerospace Computing Engineering: Enabling Environment for High Performance Computing, High Performance Computing and Its Applications

2. Aerospace Intelligent Information Processing and Visualization: Digital Image Processing and Guidance, Mass Space Data Storage and Safety, Space Information Fusion, Mass Space Data Visualization

3. Infrared Imaging and Guidance: Imaging Sensor, Pattern Recognition and Intelligent System, Multi-Spectral Imaging

4. High Reliable Electronic Information System: System Design of High Reliable Electronic Information System, Signal and Information Processing, Solid State Active Phase Technology

5. Other Research Directions: Virtual Reality and Its Application in Aerospace, Modeling and Simulation of Vehicle Control System, Integrated Development Environment for Embedded Software in Satellite and Missile, On-Board Computer and Real-Time Information Processing, Rendezvous, Docking and Networking of Spacecraft




Flight Vehicle Design

MASTER PROGRAM


This discipline is one of secondary disciplines in the field of the Aeronautics & Astronautics science and technology. The faculty of the departments of the Aeronautics & Astronautics and mechanics engineering includes Cheung Kong chair Professor and Qiushi Professor.

It carries researches in fields such as the overall design of flight vehicle, structural mechanics of flight vehicle, aerodynamics of flight vehicle, aerospace structure. It has obtained a serial of results especially in the field of the flight vehicle design. Advanced computer technique has been fully used to decrease the flight vehicle design period.


MAIN SUBJECTS FOR GRADUATE STUDENT

Continuum Mechanics

Tensor Analysis

Foundations of Solid Mechanics

Composite Material and Structure Mechanics

Advanced Fluid Mechanics

Combustion and Propulsion Theory

Modern Control Theory

Theory of Vibration with Applications

Mechanics of Elasticity and Variational Principle

Principles and Methods of Optimization

Stochastic Vibration

C+ Language and Data Structure


MAIN RESEARCH DIRECTION

1. Flight vehicle overall design

2. Structural mechanics of flight vehicle

3. Aerodynamics of flight vehicle

4. Aerospace structure




Aerospace Propulsion Theory and Engineering

MASTER PROGRAM


This discipline is one of secondary disciplines in the field of the Aeronautics & Astronautics science and technology. The faculty of the departments of the Aeronautics & Astronautics and mechanics engineering includes Cheung Kong chair Professor and Qiushi Professor.

It carries researches in fields such as the combustion and propulsion technology, engine inner flow simulations, etc. and has obtained a serial of results. Combustion phenomena of the aerospace propulsion system are numerical simulated in parallel. The high pressure jet dynamics, oil vaporization and combustion phenomena in the engine of the liquid rocket are well studied. During the studies on the fuel cell, an accuracy and high efficient mixture area model has been proposed. A numerical simulation software is developed for the proton exchange membrane fuel cell, which is multi-dimensional, multi-phase, multi-physical and appropriate for large scale parallel calculations.


MAIN SUBJECTS FOR GRADUATE STUDENT

Tensor Analysis

Continuum Mechanics

Advanced Fluid Mechanics

Combustion and Propulsion Theory

Computational Fluid Dynamics

Modern Fluid Experiment Technique

Multi-Phase Flow Dynamics

Numerical Heat Transfer

Modern Control Theory

C+ Language and Data Structure


MAIN RESEARCH DIRECTION

1. Numerical simulations on the hypersonic combustion;

2. Large scale parallel computation on the turbulent combustion in the gas turbine;

3. Integrated numerical simulations of the inner flow in the engine;

4. High pressure jet and combustion in the engine of the liquid rocket;

5. Heat transfer phenomena and thermal protection in the hypersonic flight vehicle;

6. New propulsion technique;

7. New power and energy technology.




Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering

MASTER PROGRAM


This program aims at training professionals with a solid knowledge of Aerospace Science and Technology. Students in this program are required to obtain strong abilities in computer technology and modern experimental technology, the ability to do research in aerospace science and engineering design, and are also able to do research work innovatively. The main courses in this program are systems engineering, scientific research and engineering design methods, spacecraft dynamics and control, advanced micro-nano satellite and sensing technology, overall satellite measurement and control, modern control theory and its application, etc.


MAIN SUBJECTS FOR GRADUATE STUDENT

Flight Control

Modern Mechanical Manufacturing Theory

Basic Theory and Modeling Method of CAD/CAM

Composite Materials and Structural Mechanics

Overall Analysis and Design of Missile



MAIN RESEARCH DIRECTION

1. Computer aided design and virtual prototype technology;

2. Digital design and manufacturing;

3. Integrated manufacturing and information engineering.




Aerospace Engineering

PROFESSIONAL MASTER’S DEGREE


This program is authorized as professional master's degree program in 2011. It emphasizes the acquirement of basic knowledge in mathematics, mechanics, aerospace science and computer science. Students in this program are required to obtain solid theoretical knowledge, strong scientific research ability as well as innovation consciousness. Graduates are able to do further research and work in fields of aircraft design, engineering mechanics, space information, etc.


MAIN SUBJECTS FOR GRADUATE STUDENT

Modern Experimental Solid Mechanics

Flight Dynamics

Vibration Theory and Its Application

Finite Element Theory and Its Application

Combustion Science and Propulsion Technology

Advanced Fluid Mechanics

Introduction to Electronic Information Technology

Scientific Research and Engineering Design Methods

Design Method of Aerospace Information System

Composite Materials and structural mechanics

Digital System Design Based on FPGA

Overall Analysis and Design of the Missile

Continuum Mechanics



MAIN RESEARCH DIRECTION

1. Aircraft Design

2. Information Technology

3. Mechanics