Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA) is a university located in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China. It was established in October 1952. In Chinese, the university name is sometimes shortened to Nanhang (南航). The university is operated by Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and is one of China’s leading universities on research and education. It is regarded as one of the top engineering universities in China and also has a great influence on China’s aerospace industry.