The School of Information Science and Engineering/School of Artificial Intelligence is one of the main schools in Wuhan University of Science and Technology (WUST). The current president is Wu Hongxin, Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences. Since 1958, the major of industrial enterprise electrification has been established for more than 60 years. Now the college has set up the Department of Automation, Department of Electronic Information Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering, Department of Microelectronics Engineering and Department of Electrical and Electronic Basic Courses and Professional Comprehensive Experiment Center . The college also has teaching and research platforms such as Engineering Research Center of Metallurgical Automation and Measurement Technology ,Ministry of Education, International Science and Technology Cooperation Base of Intelligent Information Processing and Network Optimization in Hubei Province, Demonstration Center of Electrical and Electronic Experiment Teaching in Hubei Province, Institute of Artificial Intelligence and Information Fusion, and Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems(IRIS),WUST.
The college offers six undergraduate programs, including Automation, Electronic Information Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Automation, Communication Engineering, Electronic Science and Technology, and Roboti Engineering ( Automation and Electronic and Information Engineering are state-level first-class majors). The discipline platforms include: Control Science and Engineering first-level discipline doctorate program (rated as B-level in the fourth round of discipline evaluation by the Ministry of Education, ranking 20-30% in the country), Control Science and Engineering Postdoctoral Research Station; The master's degree of first-level disciplines are Control Science and Engineering, Information and Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering .The master's degree of engineering is Control Engineering, Electronic Communication Engineering and Electrical Engineering.
The college has a strong strength in teaching and scientific research , with more than 140 faculty members, including 30 professors, 54 associate professors and associate professors, 90 teachers with doctor's degree, 16 doctoral supervisors, 62 supervisors for postgraduate students, 1 winner of the National Science Foundation for Distinguished Young Scholars, 1 Elsevier China High Citation Scholar, and 1 Elsevier China High Citation Scholar, 24 persons were selected in the talent introduction plan of Hubei province. The school has strong scientific research strength and high scientific research level, undertaking 62 national projects including the National Outstanding Youth Fund, National Natural Science Fund, National 863 Plan, National Major Instrument Project and National Key R and Development Plan, 30 Hubei Natural Science Fund, 58 other longitudinal projects such as the Department of Education,as well as a large number of enterprise cooperation projects. He has won and participated in 2 National Second Prize for Science and Technology Progress, 24 provincial and ministerial science and technology awards, published more than 40 monographs and textbooks, and more than 150 utility model, invention patents and software Copyrights.
The college currently has 2,459 undergraduates and 605 full-time graduate students. Our college constantly explore new models of innovation talents training in the education teaching quality engineering.The school has made gratifying achievements in the field of teaching and education quality engineering and teaching research. Our school now exist a state-level teaching team, a nationwide colleges Huang Danian type teachers team, a provincial teaching team, a provincial excellent teaching organizations at the grassroots level 2 national fine-designed courses and boutique resources sharing class, and 1 national planning textbook of 12th Five-Year Plan general higher education undergraduate course, 4 high-quality courses of Hubei Province, 2 off-campus practical education base construction projects of undergraduate teaching project of local colleges and universities affiliated to the Ministry of Education. The college has won the second prize of 1 national teaching achievement award and 5 provincial teaching achievement. In the past five years, more than 300 students of the college have won the award of discipline competitions above the provincial level. Since its establishment, the college has cultivated more than 20,000 outstanding graduates, who are active in the front line of all walks of life and contribute an important force to the development of the country.
The college insists on the combination of production, study and research, a variety of channels to run schools, and has established long-term close scientific research cooperation with Baowu Iron and Steel, Xianggang, Xinyu Iron and Steel, Liugang, Shuigang, Wuyang Steel, Shouan, Shenglong Electric, Dayu Electric, MCC South and other Chinese and foreign enterprises. The college has strong advantages and features in the optimization control of metallurgical production process, advanced motion control technology and application, integration and intelligent control of low-light electromechanical system, fault diagnosis technology of large industrial equipment, etc.
Adhering to the educational philosophy of educating people first and upholding innovation, the college focuses on the traditional advantages of metallurgy, pays attention to cross-integration, broadens the service field, and aims to cultivate application-oriented senior talents, striving to become a teaching and research college with great influence at home and abroad and a higher level.