Tsinghua University (TU) was established in 1911. At present, the university has 14 schools and 56 departments with faculties in science, engineering, humanities, law, medicine, history, philosophy, economics, management, education and art. The University has now over 25,900 students, including 13,100 undergraduates and 12,800 graduate students. As one of China’s most renowned universities, Tsinghua has become an important institution for fostering talent and scientific research.
Institute of Energy, Environment, and Economy, Tsinghua University (3E), established in 1980, is a university-wide interdisciplinary research and education institution, and a joint initiative of Institute of Nuclear and New Energy Technology, Tsinghua University and School of Economics & Management, Tsinghua University. 3E is among the pioneers in terms of research on energy systems analysis and climate change among Chinese universities. 3E has also been selected as a key national center for Management Science and Engineering research and education by Ministry of Education. 3E is also among the earliest institutions which are entitled to have doctoral and post-doctoral programs in China. Now the institute has more than 60 researchers, including 7 full professors, 8 associate professors, and 7 assistant professors. There are currently 21 doctoral students and 23 master students under 3E’ s graduate program, and about 10 researchers under 3E’s post-doctoral program.