Our university is equipped with outstanding research conditions, possessing 2 national engineering laboratories,  3 national 111 Projects, 23 provincial and ministerial key labs and engineering research centers and 5 key research bases for humanities and social sciences of Shaanxi Province. The Transportation Science and Technology Building and Geological Science and Technology Building were built covering more than 50,000 square meters. Since the Eleventh Five-year Plan, the scientific and technological innovation capacity of our university has been enhancing rapidly, and has undertaken more than 8,770 scientific research projects including “973” Program, “863” Projects, the National Key Technology R&D Program, key projects of the Natural Science Foundation of China, projects of the National Social Sciences Fund, scientific projects of the western transportation construction, territorial resources surveys and so on. The total scientific research funds have surpassed 5.6 billion yuan within ten years. Our university has obtained 6,348 national-level patents, published over 13,000 academic papers, 9,396 of which have been included in SCI, EI and ISTP. Since 2006, our university has won 192 science and technology awards at or above the provincial and ministerial level, among which are 20 national science and technology awards including the first prize of national scientific and technological progress. Our university has actively participated in key national engineering projects and tackled scientific and technological difficulties in three industries with a significant enhancement of the capacity of serving the national and local development.