Biological Engineering

The major of Biological engineering was founded in 1958. It was one of the first academic major in China that obtained the right to grant Degrees at the Master and Doctor levels. From 2013, this major began to train students cooperated with the Heriot-Watt University of UK. Form 2017, foreign students could be enrolled in this major at undergraduate level.

Features and Advantages
This major has been approved as National Featured Major, Tianjin Brand Major and Tianjin Advanced and Featured Major. Besides, this major closely supports the National Key Discipline, Fermentation Engineering and the Tianjin Key Discipline, Light Industry Technology and Engineering. There are several national and provincial key laboratories related to this major, including the State Key Laboratory of Food Nutrition and Safety, the International Science and Technology Cooperation Base of Food Nutrition & Safety and Medicinal Chemistry, the Key Laboratory of Industrial Fermentation Microbiology (Ministry of Education), the National and Local United Engineering Lab of Metabolic Control Fermentation Technology, the Tianjin Engineering Research Center of Microbial Metabolism and Fermentation Process Control. Besides, the Tianjin Fermentation Engineering & Technology Testing Center and the Amino Acid Testing Center are also located in the college.

Cultivation Objective
The objective is to cultivate professional talents with all-round development of morality, intelligence and physique, with systematic biological knowledge and proficient engineering skills in design and management of biological engineering process and development of new technologies. Our graduates can choose to engage in design, production, management, and new technological development in the field of bioengineering.