Nov 14 – Recently, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Finance announced the accreditation result of "2011 Collaborative Innovation Center", and 24 national collaborative innovation centers were in the list, including Collaborative Innovation Center of Major Machine Manufacturing in Liaoning. DUT took the lead to build this center under the collaboration with Northeastern University, Shenyang University of Technology, Dalian Jiaotong University, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Shenyang Blower Works Group Corporation, North Heavy Industries Group Co., LTD., Dalian Huarui Heavy Industry Group Co., LTD. and Wafangdian Bearing Group Corp.
Based on the School-Enterprise cooperation mode of DUT, Collaborative Innovation Center of Major Machine Manufacturing in Liaoning gains its own advantages. He Min, vice governor of Liaoning province, was the chief of the center. And Guo Dongming, president of DUT, was the director of the center.
The establishment of the center is to meet national demands including long distance transportation of oil and gas, nuclear development, transportation and diversion of water, exploitation of marine energy, etc. Besides, the center aims at making breakthroughs in major machine manufacturing technology and developing first class major machine products to improve its international competitiveness and independent innovativeness.
Under the full support by provincial government, Education Department and Science and Technology Department, the center assembled an amount of innovative resources and excellent talents.