The college research is divided into six main cultivation directions, including:
Mechanical Bionics Theory and Technology,
Agricultural Engineering Bionics and Terrain Mechanical System,
Agricultural Mechanical Intelligence and Machine Tools Innovation,
Agrobilogical Environment Control and Energy Saving Technology,
Agricultural Products Transformation and Value-added and Agricultural Informatization Engineering
Agricultural Engineering System Analysis and Management Engineering.
The research directions are oriented by national demands and scientific technology frontier of the fields. Moreover, multidisciplinary research is the most important feature of the disciplines, which is also a significant way to break traditional technical difficulties and tackles the significant problems. With holding the concepts of modern national target, our aim is to reach the international leading level and to benefit enterprises, society and future.
1. Mechanical Bionics Theory and Technology
The discipline carries out the research of mechanical bionic theory and technology through studying the functions and characteristics of biological forms in nature. The research and applications involve a number of fields from agricultural machine extend to geology, resource, military, metallurgy and light industry. The discipline mainly researches: the fundamental research of bionic biology; mechanical bionic theory and technology; surface principle and technology of bionic functions; bionic material and mechanical behavior and technology; molecular bionic engineering.
2. Agricultural Engineering Bionics and Terrain Mechanical System
The discipline takes bionic technology as the basis, and combines biology information, material functions and terrain dynamics together. On this basis, the research of the discipline applies bionic theory into the research fields of mechanical components optimization and intelligent walking mechanism design. The main research tasks include: geometric structure technology of agricultural machines’ drag reduction and wear-resisting; the key technology of crop parting tool’s research and development platform; vehicle-terramechanics research under complex environment; bionic walking mechanism research with high success rate.
3. Agricultural Mechanical Intelligence and Machine Tools Innovation
The discipline is based on agricultural matched equipment of total mechanization. As the discipline synthesize the application of basic design method, intelligentized design method and bionic design concepts, it forms many multi-crossed disciplines, such as agricultural mechanical intelligentization and digital design, conservative tillage technology and matched equipment，and the application of bionic engineering technology. There are two main research directions for this discipline， including conservative farming technology and bionic intelligent working machine, and intelligent and digital theory and method of agricultural mechanical research and design.
4. Agrobilogical Environment Control and Energy Saving Technology
The discipline aims to apply its research into the fields of automation, digitization, robot and bionic engineering technology through combining the biology and information technology. There are two main research directions, one is agricultural facilities environment control and energy saving technology, and the other is agricultural biology resource conservation and application.
5. Agricultural Products Transformation and Value-added and Agricultural Informatization Engineering
The discipline mainly researches how to use physical, chemical and biological methods to store, transfer and intensively process the agricultural products. The research applies the advanced manufacture, informatization, and auto control’s theory and technology comprehensively. And then it can provide the technical support for agricultural products transformation and add-valued, agricultural processing informatization, technological design, process control, and systematic management. The main research is on the ecology technic of grain storage and transformation; intelligent control technology and equipment in agricultural production process; agricultural products transformation and value-added engineering; agricultural information and variable task system.
6. Agricultural Engineering System Analysis and Management Engineering
Recent years, the research focuses on agricultural modern development and new rural construction of major grain producing areas in northeast China. The discipline involves a numbers of research fields, such as total agricultural mechanization process strategy and plan, food quality and safety, agricultural machinery cooperative organization, and agricultural commodity futures. The discipline has obtained a lot of research achievements on the fields of economic evaluation of agricultural engineering project technology, agricultural engineering system analysis, prediction and decision-making, and agricultural mechanization strategic plan and management.
Instrument development and application for in situ test of material micromechanical properties (supported by the National Key Scientific Instrument and Equipment Development Project), Chief Principle Investigator: Ren Luquan
Potential oil and gas resources in China (The development and utilization of kerogen shale exploration) (Cooperation-Innovation Program of the Production, Study, Research and Application supported by the Ministry of Education, China) , Chief Principle Investigator: Ren Luquan
Ground soil experiment of Jade Rabbit moon rover (Key Defense Project of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation), Chief Principle Investigator: Li Jianqiao
Key technologies, equipment development and demonstration of corn planting machine (National "Twelfth Five-Year" Plan for Science & Technology Support), Chief Principle Investigator: Jia Honglei.