A key school of HNIST, has 62 faculty and staff. The school has 5 majors, namely,electronic information engineering, communication engineering, information engineering, automation, electrical engineering and automation,with over 1749 students. It also has one primary level master degree granting unit, information and communication engineering, with 32 postgraduates.
The school has an outstanding and well structured faculty team. It has 1 Hunan provincial university scientific innovation team “the optimization and control of complicated industrial logistics system” and 3 university level scientific innovation team; it has 10 professors, 23 associate professors, 18 PhD, 20 master degree supervisors; it has 2 Hunan provincial discipline leaders, 4 Hunan new century“121 talent program” talents, 2 Yueyang outstanding teachers, 6 Hunan provincial outstanding young talents, 3 young outstanding teachers, 1 excellent experiment teacher, 2 outstanding experts of Yueyang; many professors work as members of internet and information service committee of Chinese automation association, standing committee member of electronic information teaching research association and association of automation in Hunan province and association of computer science.
The major construction has its distinctive features and the quality of talent training is quite high. Electronic information engineering major is a national “12nd five-year plan comprehensive reform pilot major” and Hunan provincial special major, it has the qualification to enroll overseas students; It has one national electronic information and communication technology experiment teaching paradigm center, one Hunan provincial electrician electronic practicum teaching paradigm center, college students electronic information innovation training center, modern communication and information system analogy experiment center, and advanced practicum teaching base. It has many laboratories in the field of electronic technology, communication technology, information processing, control technology, 28 practicum bases and college student innovation bases, covering more than 4000 square meters.
In recent years, the school has obtained 10 key and ordinary Hunan provincial teaching reform research projects, won 2 national teaching awards, 4 Hunan provincial teaching awards, 1 Hunan provincial excellent textbook award. Students won more than 20 national awards and 30 provincial awards, including national college student electronic design contest first prize, national mathematics modeling contest first prize, national information application contest first prize, IOT application design contest second prize.
The school has attained many achievements through paying much attention to discipline construction and scientific research. It has established many laboratories, bases and platforms, including Hunan provincial key laboratory “smart control and optimization of complicated industrial logistics system”, Hunan provincial university key laboratory “control and optimization of complicated system”, Hunan provincial university production study research cooperation paradigm base ”steel industry chain logistics and automation technology”, Yueyang key laboratory “smart information processing technology and its application ”. It also has one master degree granting major information and communication engineering and “12nd five-year plan” key discipline control theory and control engineering.
In recent years, the school faculty has coordinated more than 60 different types of projects, including 9 national natural science foundation projects, 1national key new product planning projects, 2 Hunan provincial key natural science foundation projects, 2 liberal arts and social science research projects of Ministry of Education, published 3 academic monographs and over 300 articles on both domestic and international journals, among which over 160 were cited by SCI, EI and ISTP; won Hunan provincial natural science award second prize, Hunan provincial technology advancement third prize, Hubei provincial outstanding doctoral dissertation, and many provincial science and technology achievements, over 20 national patents and application-oriented patents; conducted production study and research cooperation in the field of steel logistics, wireless communication, industrial control and image processing, among which four scientific research has been applied into practice and created pretty good economic returns and social influence.
School of Information and Communication Engineeringhas been proactively practicing the school motto “striving for the highest excellence and seeking for truth thoroughly” and the “three-centered” educational philosophy (Student-centered, Teacher-centered, Development-centered) to continuously deepen teaching reform, improve teaching quality, strengthen scientific research and social service capability, strive to train more high-quality talents for the national modernization drive. (Updated on 5, September, 2016)