The College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering of Central South University was established in September 2002.
It is originated from the Basic Chemistry Teaching and Research Department of Central South University of Mining
and Metallurgy, founded by Prof Chen Xinmin (Fellow of Chinese Academy of Sciences and an expert in non-ferrous
metallurgy with high reputation internationally) in 1952. It then got evolution through merging with the former
College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering of Central South University of Technology, the former Fundamental
Chemistry Teaching and Research Section of Hunan Medical University, and the former Chemistry Teaching and Research
Section of Changsha Railway University. Now it is a comprehensive college integrating teaching, research, talents
cultivation and application development after 20 year of high-speed progress.