The faculty was established in August 2017. Facing the construction needs of modern megalopolis and the harmonious and livable first-class capital city in the world, the faculty carries out talent education, discipline construction, scientific research and social service in the fields of civil engineering, transportation, architecture and urban planning.
The faculty currently has 290 full-time teaching staff of which 87 are professors. Among them, there are 2 full-time employed academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 2 foreign and overseas engineering academicians, 6 national high-end talents such as the National Outstanding Youth Fund winner / "Changjiang Scholar" Distinguished Professor of the Ministry of Education, 12 Distinguished Young Scholars recognized by National Changjiang Program, 2 National Leading Talents recognized by the Ministry of Science and Technology, 3 national candidates for the New Century Ten Million Talent Project, 2 Beijing scholars, and etc. In the aspect of research team, the faculty has 1 innovative research team supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2 innovative teams recognized by Ministry of Education in China, and 10 innovative academic teams recognized by Beijing Government.
The faculty includes 3 colleges, 5 departments, 14 research institutes and 2 experimental centers. The focus of Colleges lie in discipline construction, postgraduate enrollment and education, while the departments focus on undergraduate programs and teaching management. In addition, it has 2 national teaching bases, 1 national key laboratory, 1 key laboratory of the Ministry of Education, 4 key laboratories of Beijing, 1 Beijing Collaborative Innovation Center, and 3 local technology research centers, 2 international scientific and technological cooperation bases in Beijing, and 1 industry key laboratory. In the past ten years, the faculty has undertaken or carries out more than 40 national-level major and key projects, and more than 210 national-level research projects including the National Natural Science Foundation of China, with an average annual funding of more than 100 million RMB. Relevant achievements have won 6 national scientific and technological progress awards, more than 50 provincial and ministerial level scientific and technological progress awards, and more than 700 national invention patents. Related research results have made significant contributions to the construction of major infrastructure projects, comprehensive urban and rural planning, transportation planning and management in the country and Beijing.
The faculty boasts a complete system of professional training from bachelors, masters to doctors. It has 3 first-level doctoral disciplines in civil engineering, transportation engineering and urban planning, 2 authorized first-level master disciplines including Hydraulic Engineering and Architecture. It also provides a wide range of undergraduates programs including civil engineering, intelligent construction, water supply and drainage science and engineering, built environment and energy application engineering, transportation engineering, transportation equipment and control engineering, architecture, urban and rural planning, landscape architecture, etc. Through these programs, the faculty has trained over 300 Ph.D. students, over 2000 master students and about 3000 undergraduates during past 10 years. In 2017, the modern urban construction and environmental engineering discipline group with civil engineering, transportation engineering and other core disciplines officially entered the ranks of national first-class discipline construction, and civil engineering, transportation engineering, and architecture were listed in the national first-class programs.