The School of Information boasts four undergraduate programs, including information management & information system, computer science & technology, e-business and software engineering, and two postgraduate programs of corporate management and management statistics, covering the disciplines of management science and engineering. Information management & information system is a characteristic specialty of provincial level, and management science & engineering as well as applied computer science are two key disciplines and computer science & technology is a key specialty of university level. Our school has altogether 1,200 full-time undergraduates, and 64 teaching and administrative staff members, among whom 52 are professional teachers, including 7 full professors, 24 associate professors. Among the professional teachers, 32 are PH.D and 16 are masters, forming a team of academic excellence and innovation. In the past five years, we have altogether 40 research projects that are sponsored by National Natural Science Foundation of China as well as Provincial or Ministry Natural Science / Social Science Foundation. 500 academic papers have been published in international journals such as IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, Information Sciences, Decision Support Systems, Technological and Economic Development of Economy, Applied Soft Computing and “International Journal of Mobile Communications, and domestic journals such as Computer Journal, Computer Research and Development, and CIMS, among which 120 are SCI、SSCI and EI indexed, which is increasing each year, covering such research areas as information management and knowledge engineering, data mining and decision support, e-commerce & e-government, and information systems and IT audit.
Our school consists of department of information management, department of computer science, department of e-business, and information research center. Information research center, a college experimental teaching demonstration center in Zhejiang, is composed of 8 labs regarding computer software, e-commerce, computer network, computer hardware and embedded system. The center, occupying 2,200 square meters floor area, is equipped with advanced facilities worth approximately 10 million RMB yuan. Meanwhile, our school has conducted academic exchange and cooperation with such famous enterprises as Tata Group, InfoSys, Alibaba, Yongyou and HZ YEehect SAP and set up student entrepreneur bases there, which provides strong support for teaching and research as well as students’ employment and start-up.
Our school adheres to the idea of cultivating talents of information who have the disciplinary background of economics and management science. The main courses of the specialties cover management science, economics, and information technology & information management. In this way, we aim to help students lay a solid foundation of basic knowledge in social science and economics. Besides, we have attached great importance to the cultivation of students’ scientific spirit and innovation consciousness, which would enable them to be innovative and multidisciplinary, and adapt themselves to the economic development in Zhejiang. The graduates of our school have been well received, and a growing number of graduates have been enrolled as postgraduates in famous universities including Peking University, Fudan University, Zhejiang University, Chinese University of Science & Technology and Shanghai University of Finance & Economics.
In various discipline competitions such as E-commerce Competition, Programming Competition, Electronic Design Completion and Mathematical Contest in Modeling, our students have secured, in the past four years, an Asian silver medal, two Asian bronze medals, two national third prizes, four provincial first prizes, thirteen provincial second prizes and thirty provincial third prizes. Besides, in the past three years, our students have won altogether 29 research projects sponsored by Student Scientific Research Foundation of ZUFE and 15 “New Talent” Provincial Talent Planning Projects.