The university adheres to the strategy of strengthening itself by talents. We make good arrangements in terms of organization and academic ranks for our outstanding teaching staff who have professional expertise, close connections with industries in China and overseas, extensive teaching experience and global vision. With a total of 700 faculty members, 500 of them are teaching staff, among whom 50% have mid- and high-level academic ranks and 90% have a PhD or master’s degree. Among our over100 PhD supervisors and master’s degree supervisors, many are experts receiving special allowances granted by the State Council, members of the Steering Committee for University Education in Political Science and Law under the Ministry of Education, Shanghai Young- and Middle-aged Legal Experts, Ten Outstanding Young People in Shanghai of the Year , Shanghai Prominent Teachers, Excellent Teachers of Baosteel, Huangpu River Talents and “Shuguang” Scholars. The university has also engaged about 200 experts and scholars from academia and industries from both home and abroad as guest professors or part-time professors.