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 features its superiority in the domestic corresponding discipline. Its national key disciplines, such as optics engineering, computer application technology and control science and engineering, have always been appraised at the national top grade. The main priorities of FIT is to devote in the development of the academic strategy, international relationships and in construction of leading research-oriented interdiscipline institution in the area of information technology.2 committees are principal responsible for the decision-making of the faculty, which are academic committee and academic degree committee.
At present, FIT comprises a staff of 681, together with 23 research institutes, including 199 professors/chief researchers，181 associate professors /senior engineers / associate researchers. Among professors, there are 4 members of the Chinese Academy of engineering, 11 professors specially engaged in the National Cheung Kong Scholar Program(8 chair professors besides), 6 national chief scientist of 973project ,1 Young Scientist of National “973” Program 15 State Excellence Youth Science Foundation Fellows,9 National Excellence Youth Science Foundation Fellows.3 Innovative Research Groups of the Natural Science Foundation of China and 2 Innovative Research Teams of Ministry of Education were constructed.
Currently, there are 12 undergraduate programs, 8 doctorate programs of primary class, 21 both doctorate and master programs of second class and another one master program of second class. Among them, there are 5 national key disciplines programs. Now there are more than 1319 doctors, 2776 masters and 2329 full-time undergraduates enrolled at the faculty.
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.
Experts, both domestic and abroad, are welcome to FIT. Counterparts from all over the world are also welcome to FIT in exploring the bright future of the information technology.
Dean : Prof. Bao Hujun
Vice Dean: Prof.Chen Jiming
Faculty of Information Technology,Zhejiang University