North China Electric Power University

North China Electric Power University
North China Electric Power University
Established 1958
Type National university
President Liu Jizhen
Location Beijing,  People's Republic of China
Campus Urban
Beijing Changping campus
Baoding campus
Former names Beijing Power Engineering and Electronics Institute
Beijing Institute of Electric Power
North China Institute of Electric Power
Website North China Electric Power University Official website

North China Electric Power University (Chinese: 华北电力大学; pinyin: Huáběi diànlì dàxué) is a university based in Beijing, People's Republic of China under the national Ministry of Education that specializes in polytechnic disciplines.



The university was established as the Beijing Institute of Electric Power in 1958. It was later renamed the North China Institute of Electric Power when its location was moved to Baoding, Hebei province in 1970. When the school merged with the Beijing Power Engineering and Electronics Institute in 1995, it was given its present name. In 2006, the university relocated its main campus from Baoding, Hebei province back to Beijing. It still has the major campus in Baoding.

A close neighbor of Badaling highway, adjoining Olympic Green on the east and Zhongguancun high technology zone and Shangdi Information Industry base on the west, North China Electric Power University is located in Deshengmenwaizhuxinzhuang, Beijing. It is found in beautiful surroundings and fresh air.

As one of the key universities in China with a history of more than 40 years, this university has been fostering talents in the areas of engineering technology, management, economics and the social sciences. There are more than 8500 students with over 600 graduate students and doctor students.



It has the following departments:[1]

  • Department of Electric Power Engineering
  • Department of Thermal Power Engineering
  • Department of Information Engineering
  • Department of Automation
  • Department of Computer Science and Technology
  • Department of Economics and Trade
  • Department of Finance and Accounting
  • Department of Law and Politics and the Department of Foreign Languages


It has the following Schools:[2]

  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering School
  • Energy & Power Engineering School
  • Renewable Energy School
  • Nuclear Science & Engineering School
  • Business Administration School
  • Computer Science & Technology School
  • Control Science & Engineering School
  • Environment Engineering & Science School
  • Human & Social Science School
  • Mathematical & Physical Science School
  • Foreign Language School

There is one center for post-doctoral studies . The university offers one post-doctoral project program, 7 doctoral programs, 17 master’s degree programs and 24 bachelor’s degree programs. It has been authorized to admit overseas students. Covering a floor space of 11 thousand square meters, the library has a collection of over a one million volumes.

There are five key ministerial subjects, namely power system and its automation, power plant thermal power engineering, theoretical electric engineering, industrial automation and technological economics. Meanwhile there are three key ministerial laboratories called Power System Intelligence Protection and Control, Industrial Process Simulation and Control, State Monitoring and Fault Diagnosis in Electric Device.

Faculty Staff

Most of the teachers, half of whom are professors and associate professors, have got degrees of post-doctor, doctor and master respectively. One of the first members of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Professor Yang Qixun is the founder of the field of power system micro-computer protection and automation in China. Professor Yang Yihan and Song Zhiping are prominent supervisors for doctoral candidates in the field of electric power. The university has set up cooperative relations with universities and institutes in more than 20 countries and regions such as Britain, America, France, Japanese and Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan.


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