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  Published:08/15/2014 
The School of Materials Science and Engineering of Tongji University was established in December 1996. Its predecessor was the Architecture Department created by the famous materials scientist Yunyuan Huang in 1956, and the Architecture Department was one of the earliest departments of building materials established at that time in China. The school is the supporting institution for Key Laboratory of Advanced Civil Engineering Materials of Ministry of Education and Shanghai Key Laboratory for R&D of Metal Functional Materials, and also is the sponsor of “Journal of Building Materials”, which is a national core journal in China. The school consists of some institutes and centers engaging in the teaching and scientific research, several materials test laboratories, one materials testing center and Shanghai Tongcai Materials Co. Ltd. etc. At present, the school provides the PhD and postdoctoral programs in the primary discipline of materials science and engineering. Materials science disciplines has been listed as the state key disciplines, Shanghai key disciplines, key subject supported by “211 Plan” and “Educational Promoting Action Plan Facing 21st Century” of Ministry of Education, and the discipline qualified to accept specially-appointed professors for “cheung kong scholars program” . Material Science and Engineering