The SEIEE Overview

As the largest school at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), the School of Electronic, Information and Electrical Engineering (SEIEE) has 637 faculty and staff members with considerable expertise and international recognition. Among the 461 faculty members, 86% are Ph.Ds. (26% with overseas degrees), 141 are professors and 219 are associate professors. The SEIEE distinguished professors include 3 members of the Chinese Academy of Science, 3 members of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 10 IEEE Fellows, 11 experts supported by the "National 1000-elite Program", 6 supported by the "National 1000-youth-elite Program, 16 Winners of the National Science Foundation for Distinguished Young Scholars, 1 titled as National Top Teacher, 6 “Cheung Kong Scholars Program” Distinguished Professors, 5 Cheung Kong Chair Professors, 4 Chief Scientists of the National “937” Project, 3 Creative Research Groups of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, and 4 Creative Research Teams of Ministry of Education of China. Over the last decade, the SEIEE has put a strategic emphasis on its talent pool and has successfully recruited a number of world renowned researchers in multiple thrust areas. We are building a community of first-class faculty with both academic and engineering accomplishments, and the recent influx of international talents has significantly improved our core competence at the global stage. To accommodate this trend, SEIEE has set up a designated office of Human Resources, which offers professional and individual supports for application, promotion, training, and such related. Currently the SEIEE programs have 905 doctoral candidates, 2315 full-time master candidates, and 4048 undergraduate students. During recent years, the school has won 4 second-class National Awards of Education, 5 National Model Courses, 5 National Excellent Doctoral Dissertations, and 7 National-nominated Excellent Doctoral Dissertations. In addition, the SEIEE has certified academic programs such as the “Engineering-Management Joint Class” and the “IEEE Honor Class”, both of which are recognized by the IEEE. We are passionate about creating an environment that is the best for the students and faculty alike. SEIEE strives to cultivate leaders and elites through its innovative spirit. Our smart and motivated students can participate in exciting partnership programs with over 30 famous overseas universities. In addition, we offer our students with a variety of opportunities in social practices, volunteer services, technique innovations, etc. In fact, SEIEE is well-known for providing the unique platform for students to broaden their knowledge and improve their skills for future career successes, via various kinds of competitions home and abroad, such as worldwide ACM contests. Following our model of excellence, our students have achieved acclaimed successes over the past three years: over 300 internationally recognized awards have been rewarded to the students, comprising of nearly 70% of total awards received by the entire university. The SEIEE graduates are instilled with solid academic foundations and comprehensive skill sets to pursue their dreams in life. Upon graduating, our well-rounded students are readily welcomed into the professional environment. Over 98% of our graduates find field jobs upon graduation, many of whom now hold prestigious positions in national enterprises, foreign corporations, and prosperous industries.
SEIEE has cultivated more than one hundred thousand diverse talents including outstanding statesmen, scientists, educators and industrialists such as Jiang Zemin, Wang An, Yang Jiachi, and Zhang Zhongjun.