Jiangnan University’s faculty team currently consists of 2,056 members, about two thirds of whom have a PhD degree and 39.6% of whom have extensive international experience. Jiangnan University boasts 3 academicians of the China Academy of Engineering and the faculty members are affiliated with a wide range of prestigious programs. In addition, the university has 18 recipients of awards by the National Science Fund for Distinguished Yong Scholars and for Excellent Young Scholars, 1 chief scientist of the “973 Project” and 7 candidates who were selected for the “New Century Talents Project”. Jiangnan University has set up 42 national- and provincial-level innovation teams. All of these lay a solid foundation for scientific innovation and high-quality personnel training.