Westlake University is a non-profit, private research institution located in Hangzhou. It is the first of its kind in the People’s Republic of China.
Westlake University has three schools: School of Life Science, School of Science and School of Engineering. The Schools have set up laboratories and research projects that focus on advancing fundamental sciences and innovating cutting-edge technologies.
The School of Life Science pursues questions fundamental to our understanding of biology and diseases. It also develops enabling technologies and methods to improve human health and life. The University has launched the Advanced Biomedical Technology Core Facility and the Laboratory Animal Resource Center. The Core Facility has established a series of research platforms.
The School of Science comprises disciplines of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. The School of Science is also supported by the Instrumentation and Service Center developed by the University that is composed of Core Shared Facilities for Chemistry and Core Shared Facilities for Physics.
The School of Engineering is devoted to meeting global demands for the strategic development of new industries. The School of Engineering currently has three innovative research centers: the Intelligence Information Science and Engineering Center, the Nanotechnology and Energy Engineering Center, and the Environmental and Resource Engineering Center. The Westlake Center for Micro/Nano Fabrication is also a strong supporting facility for the School. The School is establishing eight key laboratories.