NUIST is located in the Nanjing Jiangbei New District, occupying an area of 140 hectares. Now it has a floor area of almost 679,000 square meters for various uses. Currently, NUIST has over 30,000 undergraduates, nearly 4,000 graduate students, around 1,500 international students and more than 1,600 full-time teachers. There are more than 60 high-end scholars including2 academicians of CAS, 8 academicians of EU, French and Russian Academies of Sciences, 1 Distinguished Professor of Yangtze River Scholars, 4 National Distinguished Young Scholars, 9 experts of the “One Thousand Talent Project”. Almost 70% of the full-time teachers have doctor’s degrees and 54% of them have experiences of studying or working abroad. The university boasts 27 experimental teaching centers and 2 of them are listed as the national demonstrations of experimental teaching centers, i.e. the Experimental Teaching Center of Atmospheric Sciences and Environmental Meteorology and Virtual Simulation Experimental Teaching Center of Atmospheric Science and Meteorological Information. With a total collection of 1.99 million paper documents and 36 databases and 58 sub-databases, as well as 1,680,000 electronic periodicals and 1,900 paper periodicals, the library of NUIST has the most complete literature on atmospheric sciences among all the universities in China.