Recently, the joint international research center of the ship and ocean engineering mechanics of HEU has been certificated by MOST. This is center is the one and only joint international research center of nation level in Hei Longjiang Province this year. It is also the first joint international research center of nation level in HEU.
Depend on its national key discipline, the Engineering of Ship and Ocean, the center mainly cooperates with fourteen leading international universities in this domain such as the University of California, Berkeley, the University of Southampton, the State Marine Technical University of St. Petersburg of Russia, and four international organizations of marine studies and certification such as the Bureau Veritas of France. Professor Duan Wenyang, the Cheung Kong Scholar China Professor of HEU, holds the post of director.