The school has been laying emphasis on the study of modern economic theories and methods in quantitative economics, and extended to the research in other fields and economic problems in Chinese economy

Under the guidance of eminent professor Zhang Peigang and Professor Lin Shaogong, the research in Development Economics and Chinese economic development is influential in academics, and the research in Econometrics and Financial Quantitative has unique feature. Rich research results have been achieved in the field of microeconomics, macroeconomics, finance, and international economics and trade

Since 1994, the school has published over 100 monographs, textbooks and translations, as well as over 2000 academic papers. Over 40 National Social Sciences Foundation projects and National Natural Science Foundation projects have been carried out by the faculty of the school. More than 50 provincial or ministry research projects and more than 200 enterprise cooperation research projects have been undertaken.

Over 20 research provincial and Ministry level projects are awarded prizes. Two academic dissertations has been elected as "Top 100 Excellent Dissertations in China".

The Center for Gravitational Experiments (CGE), engaged in the research on gravitational experiments, precision gravity measurements and related theories since 1983. It is now the only research center in China involved in gravitational experiments, and also a well-known research center especially for the precision measurement of the Newtonian gravitational constant.
The Group mainly investigates the interaction between ultrafast laser and matter (atoms, molecules, solids). The research is mainly divided to two directions: 1、Ultrastrong and ultrafast optics
The Center for Quantum Optical Science (CQOS) is affiliated to the School of Physics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology. The research of CQOS spans a wide range from fundamental questions to applications in light science. We aim for the understanding of the fundamental processes in light-matter interaction and the development of cutting edge quantum technologies.
Cell is a molecular network formed by the interactions between biomolecules (proteins, nucleic acids and sugar) and small molecules. Investigating the structure and dynamics of these molecules and the network formed by them is the basis of understanding the law of cell motion.
Established in 2002, The Research Center of Modern Economics in Huazhong University of Science and Technology is the first center which established the key research base of Hubei Provincial Higher Education Humanities and Social Sciences. The purpose of establishing the center is to track the frontier theory and quantity method of modern economics, so that the research on the frontier theory an...