Faculty of Information Technology(as FIT)of Zhejiang University(as ZJU) located on Yuquan Campus of ZJU at the foot of Laohe Hill in Hangzhou, is established in Feb. 2009.The faculty comprises of 6 colleges, namely College of Optical Science and Engineering,College of Information Science and Electronic Engineering,College of Control Science and Engineering College of Computer Science and Technology, College of Biomedical Engineering & Instrument Science and College of Software Technology.
FIT is one of the most important education and research center in mainland China in the IT field. Since 2009, FIT has won 1 first prize of national science and technology progress, 1 second prize of national invention patent,1 second prize of national nature & science progress and 8 Second prize of national science and technology progress. FIT possesses 4 state key laboratories, 1 national-specialized laboratory, 1 national engineering laboratory,3 national engineering research centers.Over 730 papers have been tagged by SCI per year.
FIT has actively launched education and student exchange programs with dozens of famous foreign universities and multinational corporation's research institutes. The scientific research cooperation and scholar exchange keep our relations with Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada,England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan,Norway, Netherlands Portugal, Russia, South Korea, Singapore, Switzerland, Sweden and USA, etc. It hosts successfully about 7 international conferences every year, which has promoted scientific research work in an international sense.Every year, about 600 teachers and students visit the participation academic conference, the cooperation research exchange study and so on. More than 260 world-renowned scholars have been invited to visit FIT for lectures and academic exchanges. And over 60 foreign students carry on the curriculum and project, such as practice project, graduation project and specialist training.