The Institute of Architectural Mechanics in the School of Civil Engineering, Chongqing University has a staff of 17 people, which includes a total of 2 professors. 9 associate professors and 6 lecturers. The research areas of the institute cover high performance concrete, nonlinear and stability of structures, reinforcement of concrete, soil mechanics, computational mechanics and mechanics of composite materials. The institute is committed to long-term research work in the field of structural engineering and has so far completed a few research projects sponsored by the National Natural Science Foundation and the national ministries in China. Through theoretical and experimental research-based study, the institute focuses on transformation and application of research results in national and local engineering construction. In recent years, the institute has published more than 30 domestic and foreign journal papers, obtained more than 400 citations, published more than 10 textbooks, including 4 national textbooks under “11th Five-year Plan”. Theoretical mechanics, mechanics of materials and engineering mechanics are excellent courses of Chongqing city. Several provincial and ministry awards are obtained for the excellent teaching in mechanics.