Founded as Harbin Institute of Technology 1920. Department of Heavy Machinery moved to Qiqihar, Heilongjan Province, to establish the Harbin Institute of Technology School of heavy machinery, then renamed Heavy Machinery Institute 1958. Completely separated from HIT and renamed Northeast Heavy Machinery Institute 1960. Moved to Hebei Province and acquired present title and status 1997.
Accreditation: Educational Department of Hebei Province
- Academic year: September to July
- Requirements: Graduation from senior middle school and national college entrance examination
- Students allowance: Co-ed