Shanghai University (SHU) is designated medium risk for its growing involvement in defence research.
SHU is engaged in growing levels of defence research.http://www.shu.edu.cn/xxgk/xxjj.htm In 2016, the Shanghai Municipal Government and defence industry agency SASTIND agreed to jointly supervise and support its participation in defence research.https://web.archive.org/web/20191117012031/http://m.sohu.com/n/457828567/ ; https://web.archive.org/web/20190730042104/http://www.shu.edu.cn/xxgk/xxjj.htm
Shanghai University has begun building up its capability in defence research in areas such as unmanned surface vehicles, materials for missiles, and microwave technology.http://yjszs.shu.edu.cn/info/1071/3861.htm ; https://web.archive.org/web/20190807063608/http://yjszs.shu.edu.cn/info/1009/4695.htm It holds secret-level security credentials, allowing it to participate in classified defence technology projects.https://web.archive.org/web/20190807051438/http://www.zzb.shu.edu.cn/info/1012/2451.htm
Shanghai University’s Research Institute of Unmanned Surface Vehicle Engineering researches and produces unmanned surface vessels, some of which are for the China Maritime Safety Administration.https://web.archive.org/web/20190808033152/http://www.jhai.shu.edu.cn/Default.aspx?tabid=35110 ; https://web.archive.org/web/20190808033520/http://www.jhai.shu.edu.cn/Default.aspx?tabid=35148https://web.archive.org/web/20190808034206/http://www.jhai.shu.edu.cn/Default.aspx?tabid=35149
Designated defence research areas
- Military-use materials science and engineering
- Mechatronics engineering and robotics
- Electromagnetic fields and microwave technologyhttps://web.archive.org/web/20190807063608/http://yjszs.shu.edu.cn/info/1009/4695.htm
Defence and security links
Cai Daming, the Party-Secretary of the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation’s 701 Research Institute, made a visit to Shanghai University’s Research Institute of USV Engineering on 31 October 2017.https://web.archive.org/web/20190807055447/http://www.shu.edu.cn/info/1053/8903.htm According to a Shanghai University press release, the meeting was focused on improving scientific exchange and collaboration between the two institutions.https://web.archive.org/web/20190807055447/http://www.shu.edu.cn/info/1053/8903.htm
Noteworthy international collaborations
SHU runs the Sino-Sweden Microsystem Integration Technology (SMIT) Center and the International Centre for Quantum and Molecular Structures.https://web.archive.org/web/20191117033905/https://www.natureindex.com/institution-outputs/china/sino-sweden-microsystem-integration-technology-smit-center/5731ac5d140ba081108b4574 ; https://web.archive.org/web/20191117032005/http://news.shu.edu.cn/info/1012/37921.htm
SHU is the Chinese partner institution of 5 Confucius Institutes in North America, Europe and Asia.https://web.archive.org/web/20190807050821/http://www.shu.edu.cn/xxgk/xxjj.htm
By May 2019, SHU had signed cooperation agreements with over 206 universities in 53 countries.https://web.archive.org/web/20190807050821/http://www.shu.edu.cn/xxgk/xxjj.htm
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