SMSE has constructed a well-developed teaching and research framework, including State Key Lab of Metal Matrix Composites; National Engineering Research Center of Light Alloys Net Forming; Shanghai Key Laboratory of Materials Laser Processing and Modification; Base for International Science and Technology Cooperation （Ministry of Science and Technology). During the period from 2005 to 2009, in addition to Institute of Forming Technology & Equipment, the accumulated research funding has amounted to 380,770,000RMB, and there has been 1116 SCI/SCIE, 1442 EI and 245 ISTP academic papers published and 606 applications for patent in sum. Besides, SMSE has won one first prize in China International Cooperation, two second prizes in National Award of Science & Technology Progress, and eight first prizes at the provincial and ministerial level. Meanwhile, Institute of Forming Technology & Equipment has finished more than 400 projects, 87 of which were awarded. Moreover, all the achievement have been transferred to 21 provinces and districts in China, covering 800 companies of automobile, mechanical industry, light industry, electron, aerospace and instrument, etc. The center also undertakes many important research projects, such as projects supported by the National Nature Science Foundations, the Science Technology Development Fund of Shanghai and Ford Science Fund, etc. The center published many high-level papers, 140 of which were indexed by SCI and EI.