ABOUT

The School of Computer Science has a high quality academic research team with the advantage of a reasonable age structure. The team is leaded by well-known professors. Currently, there are 98 faculty and staff members working at the school, including 12 full professors, 2 adjunct professors (13 Ph.D supervisors), 31 associate professors and 35 assistant professors. Among them, 30 faculty members have more than one year oversea working experiences at the top foreign universities. Over 80% faculty members hold Ph.D degree. One of whom was awarded the State Council Expert for Special Allowance, One of whom was awarded the Expert for Program of New Century Excellent Talents in University, One of whom was titled as the Shaanxi Recruitment Program of Global Experts, One of whom was named as Shaanxi “Three-Five” Talent, One expert was awarded as Shaanxi Science and Technology New Star, One winner of Shaanxi Excellent Doctoral Dissertation. 

The school offers Post-Doctoral Program in Computer Science and Technology, Doctoral Program in Computer Software and Theory, Doctoral Program in Quantum information science, Master Program in Computer Science and Technology, Master Program in Software Engineering, Master Program in Software Engineering and Computer Technology, and Master Program in Modern Education Technology. The school also provides program for Teaching-training Undergraduate Study in Computer Science and Technology, programs for Non-Teaching-training Undergraduate Study in Computer Science and Technology (Experimental and Innovative Class), Software Engineering and Information Management and Information Systems. At present, the school has already built the talent training discipline platform for undergraduate, master, doctoral and post-doctoral levels. Among them, Computer Science and Technology is elected the characteristic program of Shaanxi province, Computer Software and Theory is featured as the key program of Shaanxi province. The school now has approximately 900 full-time undergraduates, 290 full-time graduate students, 35 Ph.D candidates and 12 post-doctoral research fellows.

The school has the Program of Key Science and Technology Innovation Team in Shaanxi Province, the Key Laboratory of Modern Teaching Technology, Ministry of Education, the Laboratory of Intelligent Information Processing and Information Security, the Engineering Technology Centre for Environment Perception and Information Processing, and other school-based research laboratories and the provincial experimental teaching centres.

Faculty members have obtained more than 80 research grants from a variety of funding bodies, including National Natural Science Foundation of China, National High-tech R&D Program (863 Program), the Key Project of Chinese Ministry of Education, Ph.D. Programs Foundation of Ministry of Education of China, Scientific Research Foundation for Returned Scholars, Shaanxi Natural Science Foundation, and received over 40 enterprise projects and teaching reform projects. Faculty members have also published a number of quality research papers on the referred journals, covering a wide range of research areas, such as IEEE Trans., Science China Information Science, etc, obtained more than 20 patents, and received over 10 academic research awards, such as Science and Technology Award of Shaanxi Province and Shaanxi University of Science and Technology Award.

In the aspects of the undergraduate study, the School of Computer Science provides students with great opportunities in scientific research activities, such as National University Student Innovation Program and Undergraduate Innovation Fund Project, and etc. The school has formed close relationship with a number of international universities, research institutes and world leading industries, covering United States, Australia, Britain, Canada, Japan, Germany, Taiwan, Hongkong and etc. Many students have been offered for short visit or exchanged programs with these institutes worldwide. Some of them were awarded by ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest, National Undergraduate Electronic Design Contest, National Robotac, which demonstrates strong practical ability and competitiveness. A large number of undergraduate students are enrolled for postgraduate study at high ranked universities and top research institutes worldwide after graduation. Many postgraduate students receive full scholarship to study Ph.D in United States, Japan, Australia, UK and Macao. Most of graduates find field jobs, many of whom now hold prestigious positions in national enterprises, foreign corporations, and prosperous industries. 

Xi'an is an ancient city with a long-standing history and natural environment. Now, this city harmoniously combines its ancient charm with a modern atmosphere. Xi’an is an ideal place where attracts a large number of students all over the world to study and live. Welcome to the School of Computer Science at Shaanxi Normal University. We are looking forward to having more close collaborations from all areas in education and research.