School of Information Science and Technology is a school of engineering cultivating IT talents of high and new technologies, with more than 2000 full-time students and 6 undergraduate specialties such as Computer Science and Technology, Electronic Information Engineering, Communication Engineering, Data Science and Big Data Technology, Digital Media Technology and Internet of Things Engineering, in which the Computer Science and Technology Specialty is a provincial key specialty, a provincial featured specialty and a provincial top specialty, and the Computer Science and Technology Discipline is a provincial top discipline.
The school has favorable basic conditions for teaching and scientific research. It has a national-level college student off-campus practice and education base and Zhejiang international service outsourcing talent cultivation base, with 4 experiment centers. In which Computer Science and Technology experiment center and Information and Electronic Engineering experiment center are Zhejiang experiment teaching demonstration centers. It has 5 research institutes including medicine-AI-IT Research Institute and Internet Computer Intelligent System Research Institute, Software Research and Development Center, Big Data Engineering Application Research Center, Internet of Things and Application Research and Development Center and Image Processing Technology Research and Development Center. In addition, it has 40 specialized laboratories, 3 discipline experiment platforms and 2 student innovation platform, with total assets of 43 million yuan. It has established talent cultivation cooperation relationship with more than 10 large and medium-sized enterprises such as Dongzhong Group, Dahua Group and Danei Software Technology (Hangzhou) Co., Ltd., to develop wide international cooperation. Besides, it has cooperated with Belarus, to establish Zhejiang “International Scientific and Technological Cooperation Base for Remote Image Processing and Application between China and Republic of Belarus” and “Image Processing Research Center between China and Belarus”.
The school has a teacher team with excellent ethics, deep academic attainments, strong teaching strength and reasonable succession system, with 71 full-time teachers, including 1 academician of Belarusian Academy of Engineering and European Academy of Engineering, 1 national-level famous teacher, 12 professors, 28 teachers with associate senior titles and 21 teachers with doctoral degree. In addition, the school has established a relatively stable team of invited teachers of the “double-quality type” with high education background and high professional titles. The teachers of the school have undertaken 21 national-level and provincial and ministerial-level research topics in these years, and have won more than 90 titles such as the provincial New Century education reform topics and provincial excellent courses; the teachers of the school have published more than 10 monographs and teaching materials, and have won many provincial teaching and scientific research achievement prizes, and have published more than 400 papers.
By laying emphasis on cultivating the comprehensive quality and the practical and innovative ability of students, the school has established professional organizations such as Electronic Association, Computer Association and E-commerce Association relying on current disciplines. The students of the school have acquired more than 50 projects in Zhejiang Bud Science and Technology Plan and College Student Innovation Plan in recent 3 years. And have won many prizes in large-scale contests such as national and provincial College Student Electronic Design Contest, “Challenging Cup” Science and Technology Work Contest, program design contest and e-commerce contests; many students have studied in famous universities such as Zhejiang University and Central South University for a master’s degree; 132 students have been awarded with National Scholarship and National Encouragement Scholarship. The employment rate of recent years is kept above 97%, and students who work for famous domestic IT enterprises are highly praised.
With the school motto of “virtuousness and practicalness”, the school is deepening the construction of the connotation of the school, to keep improving operation quality and work hard for healthy and continuous development of the school.