Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology is a national "double first-class" construction university and a key support university in Jiangsu's high-level university construction. Born to serve the needs of the new China's national strategy and national economic construction, Nanjing University Meteorological College (predecessor of the school) was established in 1960, under the Central (Military Commission) Meteorological Bureau, formerly known as the Nanjing University Meteorological College, and independently established as Nanjing Meteorological College in 1963 In 1978, it was listed as a national key university. In 2000, it was renamed as in charge of Jiangsu Provincial People's Government. In 2004, it was renamed Nanjing University of Information Technology. Since 2007, the school has been jointly constructed by the People's Government of Jiangsu Province, the China Meteorological Administration, the Ministry of Education, and the State Oceanic Administration. It is now a university jointly established by the central and local governments mainly managed by Jiangsu Province.
The main campus of the school is located in Jiangbei New District, Nanjing, covering an area of more than 2,000 acres; the Wuxi campus is located in Xidong New Town, Wuxi City, with Binjiang College (now converted to Wuxi College) and Nanxin University Wuxi Graduate School and Wuxi Research Institute. Wuxi Campus National Education Institute; Jinniu Lake Industry-Education Integration Park is located in Jinniuhu New District, Tianchang City, adjacent to Liuhe District, Nanjing; in addition, there are university science parks and cultural tourism parks in Jiangbei New District, Liuhe District, and Yuhuatai District of Nanjing. There are currently about 33,000 full-time students, including about 27,000 ordinary undergraduates, about 5,000 masters and doctors, and about 1,000 international students (degree students).
The school has distinctive characteristics. Atmospheric science has been selected as a national "world-class discipline" construction discipline. It has been rated as the first and A+ level in the country in the past two first-level discipline evaluations by the Ministry of Education. Meteorology is a national key discipline, and earth science and engineering Six disciplines including science, computer science, environmental science and ecology, chemistry, and agricultural science rank among the top 1% of ESI disciplines in the world. It has 6 first-level doctoral degree authorization points in atmospheric science, environmental science and engineering, information and communication engineering, management science and engineering, mathematics, and science and technology history, 22 first-level master degree authorization points in first-level disciplines, and 14 master professional degree authorization points point. The school has "Atmospheric Science", "Environmental Science and Engineering", "Mathematics" and "Management Science and Engineering" post-doctoral research mobile stations. 75 undergraduate majors are distributed in science, engineering, liberal arts, management, economics, law, agriculture, art, and education. 9 subject areas.
The school has the School of Atmospheric Sciences, the School of Atmospheric Physics, the School of Marine Sciences, the School of Applied Meteorology, the School of Geographical Sciences, the School of Remote Sensing and Surveying Engineering, the School of Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering, the School of Environmental Science and Engineering, the School of Automation, and the School of Electronics and Information Engineering. , School of Computer and Software, School of Artificial Intelligence, School of Mathematics and Statistics, School of Physics and Optoelectronic Engineering, School of Chemistry and Materials, School of Marxism, School of Law and Politics, School of Management Engineering, School of Business, School of Arts, School of Art, School of Teacher Education, etc. 22 professional colleges, including the International Education College, Reading College (Sino-British cooperation), Longshan College (large-scale training), Changwang College (top-notch training), Oufang College (innovation and entrepreneurship), applied for technology college, and continuing education Colleges and other high-level educational institutions.
The school has a high-level faculty. There are more than 2,000 full-time teachers. The doctoral rate of teachers exceeds 85%, and more than 67% have more than one year of overseas training experience. The full-time teachers include 2 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 17 overseas academicians, 3 distinguished professors from the Ministry of Education, 10 winners of the National Outstanding Youth Project, 15 national distinguished experts, 5 leading talents in the Ten Thousand Talents Program, the "973 Program" and the National 19 Chief Scientists for Key R&D Programs, 6 National-level Candidates for the Ten Thousand-Ten Thousand Talent Project, 4 Young Science and Technology Innovation Leading Talents in the Innovative Talent Promotion Program of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Young Scholars of the National Overseas Talents Program, Special Young Scholars of the Ministry of Education, National Excellent There are more than 20 other "Four Youths" talents such as young people and ten thousand young people, as well as more than 600 people who are selected for provincial and ministerial talent project projects and provincial teaching teachers. Now it has 39 teaching and research teams at the provincial and ministerial level and above, including the first batch of the "Huang Danian Teachers" team from the Ministry of Education, the Yangtze River Innovation Team of the Ministry of Education, and the Jiangsu Double Creation Team.
The school adheres to the concept of integration of science and education, with rich teaching and research resources, and the training base for top-notch students in atmospheric sciences is the 2.0 base of the Ministry of Education's top-notch student training program in basic disciplines. It is the first batch of the only provincial universities in the country to be selected. The Institute of Artificial Intelligence Industry is the first batch of provincial key industry colleges. There are several practical teaching platforms such as a national experimental teaching demonstration center, a national virtual simulation experiment center, and 19 provincial experimental teaching demonstration centers.
The school's 22 majors including atmospheric science, information and computing science, marine science, materials physics, electronic information engineering, automation, computer science, and technology, have been selected as national first-class undergraduate majors. "Numerical Weather Forecast", "Atmospheric Physics", "Introduction to Environmental Science", "Climate Change and Human Society" and other courses were selected as national premium online open courses, "Basics of Weather Analysis", "GIS Meteorological Application", "High Frequency Electronic Circuit", and "Community" 14 courses including Service Innovation Practice, Statistics, Red Classics and History of Faith, were approved as the first batch of national first-class undergraduate courses, with a batch of national quality textbooks and national planning textbooks; an international joint laboratory on climate and environmental change has been established , National Technology Transfer Center, Key Laboratory of Meteorological Disasters of the Ministry of Education, Digital Forensics Engineering Research Center of the Ministry of Education, Key Laboratory of Atmospheric Physics and Atmospheric Environment of China Meteorological Administration, Provincial Science and Technology Innovation Think Tank Base, China Manufacturing Development Research Institute, Provincial Key Cultivate more than 30 scientific research platforms at or above the provincial and ministerial level, including the Think Tank Climate and Environmental Governance Research Institute and the Provincial Military-civilian Integration Innovation Platform, and have established the "Meteorological Disaster Forecast, Early Warning and Assessment Collaborative Innovation Center" and the "Atmospheric Environment and Equipment Technology Collaborative Innovation Center"2 Collaborative innovation centers at the provincial level, of which the "Collaborative Innovation Center for Meteorological Disaster Forecasting, Early Warning and Evaluation" was selected as one of the first batch of collaborative innovation centers jointly established by the Ministry of Education.
There are three academic journals, namely the Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, the Journal of Nanjing University of Information Technology (Natural Science Edition), and the Yuejiang Journal. Among them, the Journal of Atmospheric Sciences and the Journal of Nanjing University of Information Technology (Natural Science Edition) are Peking University Core journals. The library has a collection of more than 2.4 million paper documents, a total of nearly 50 types of databases, more than 1.97 million Chinese and foreign e-books, more than 1.25 million e-journals, and an annual subscription of 1051 paper Chinese and foreign periodicals, which is the most complete domestic atmospheric science literature. University library.
The school adheres to the excellent school spirit of "hard work and simplicity, hard work, the pursuit of truth, and continuous self-improvement", abides by the school motto of "being clear and moral, and self-reliant", and insists on talent training as the center to cultivate top-notch talents, innovative and entrepreneurial talents, and international With talents as the orientation, the reform of education and teaching has been continuously deepened, and a distinctive talent training system has been constructed. The school achieved excellence in the evaluation of the undergraduate teaching work level of the Ministry of Education, won the first prize of the National Education and Teaching Achievement Award, was selected as a national demonstration school for deepening innovation and entrepreneurship education reform, the 2019 national top 50 colleges and universities with typical experience in innovation and entrepreneurship, and national crowd-creation space. Students won the first China "Internet +" University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition Gold Medal, "Challenge Cup" National University Students Extracurricular Academic Technology Competition Special Prize, National University Student Mathematical Modeling Competition First Prize and the only undergraduate group "Higher Education Club Cup", China Robot Competition Grand Prize, First Prize of National University Student Electronic Design Competition, First Prize of National University Student Smart Car Competition, First Prize of National University Student Integrated Circuit Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition, First Prize of National University Student Information Security Competition, First Prize of National University Digital Art Design Competition , The Grand Prize of the American College Students' Mathematical Modeling Competition, the Champion of the Algorithm Competition of the International Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference, and many other top awards in many competitions. In 2016, the college men's volleyball team won the national league championship.
The winning rate of students participating in subject competitions at or above the provincial level reaches 50%. Postgraduates have won 70 national competition awards, 71 provincial competition awards, and a total of 141 awards at or above the provincial level. The number of provincial and ministerial awards increased by about 30% compared with the previous year. The high-quality employment rate of undergraduates is over 96%, and the admission rate (including going abroad) has exceeded 40%. Since the establishment of the school, more than 200,000 graduates of various types have been trained. A group of outstanding talents such as academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Sciences, leaders of ministries and commissions, executives of central enterprises, strategic experts, and officials of international organizations has emerged among the alumni. Many alumni have become the meteorological industry in China and the world. The school is known as the "cradle of meteorological talents" by society as the backbone of the business and scientific research elites.
The school attaches great importance to the leadership of scientific and technological innovation. During the "13th Five-Year Plan" period, it undertook 673 National Natural Science Foundation projects, 156 National Key R&D Program key special projects (including project-special projects), 54 National Social Science Fund projects approved, provincial and ministerial level There are 266 projects and 3574 authorized patents. More than 180 national scientific research projects have been approved; the basic science center project of the "Climate System Prediction Research Center", the innovative research group project, and the national major scientific research instrument development project have been approved. The "Climate System Prediction Research Center" basic science center project is the first to land in Jiangsu. The school teachers have successively won the special prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award, the first prize of the National Defense Science and Technology Progress Award, the first prize of the Jiangsu Science and Technology Award, the first prize of the Jiangsu Science and Technology Progress Award, the first prize of the Jiangsu Provincial Philosophy and Social Science Outstanding Achievement Award, and the National Oceanic Science and Technology Award. There are more than 100 national and provincial science and technology awards including the second prize of the Science and Technology Award and the second prize of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Ministry of Education. The school teachers also won the Carl Gustav Rossby Medal and Holden of the American Geophysical Society. There are many international awards such as the Young Scientist Award. The school was approved as the 111 subject innovation and intelligence introduction base of "Weather and Climate Change and Prediction Technology", 9 national foreign specialist projects, 1 foreign expert won the Jiangsu Friendship Award, the highest honor of foreign specialists in Jiangsu Province, and 4 foreign experts were selected for Jiangsu The list of the Hundred Foreign Experts Program. Several research results have been published in top international academic journals such as "Nature" and "Science".
The school actively promotes cooperation and joint construction at home and abroad, focusing on gathering resources for running schools, expanding the space for running schools, and with the meteorological bureaus of all provinces and cities across the country, with the University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Atmospheric Sciences, the Institute of Oceanography, the Institute of Remote Sensing, the Institute of Automation, and 724 of China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation. Xinhua Newspaper Media Group, Jiangsu Academy of Social Sciences, etc. have established a comprehensive cooperative relationship with Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Tencent Computer System Co., Ltd., Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Services Group (DXC), BOE, etc., Xiangji Zhiyuan, Zhongke Sanqing, Huafeng, China Electric Power Research Institute, Taiji Computer, Cowin Zhongtian, Fujing Trance, Aerospace New Meteorological Technology Co., Ltd. and many other well-known domestic enterprises jointly established a school-enterprise research institute. There are joint research institutes and graduate schools in Wuxi, Suzhou, Nanjing, and Anhui Tianchang. Formally signed a school-site integration development strategic cooperation framework agreement with Jiangbei New District, and signed a school-running framework agreement with Tianchang City in response to the national Yangtze River Delta integrated development strategy. The building complex of China Meteorological Valley was completed. New Journey of "Xinda Knowledge-Economy Circle".
The school adheres to open education, with Harvard University, Yale University in the United States, the University of Reading in the United Kingdom, the University of Manchester, Macquarie University in Australia, Monash University, the Japan Marine Research, and Development Institute, the Russian National University of Hydrology and Meteorology, and the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. More than 80 well-known colleges and universities have established cooperative relations in personnel training and scientific research. The school cooperated with the University of Reading in the United Kingdom to establish the Reading College, which is the first batch of "Jiangsu-Britain High-level University 20+20 Alliance"; it has established an international education college, has the Chinese government, Hanban, Jiangsu Provincial Government Scholarship, Nanjing City Government scholarships and other qualifications for recruiting foreign students in China; the establishment of the "Confucius Institute" at the University of Bahamas; the "United Nations World Meteorological Organization Regional Training Center" and "International Typhoon Committee Training Center" established in our school, which have trained 4000 for 157 countries and regions More than senior meteorological technicians and managers have become the world's largest training center with the highest quality, and have received high praise and special awards from the World Meteorological Organization.
Grasp the new development stage, implement the new development concept, and build a new development pattern. Looking forward to the "14th Five-Year Plan", Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology will thoroughly study and implement Xi Jinping’s thoughts on socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era, firmly grasp the fundamental task of establishing morality, firmly grasp the eternal theme of high-quality development, and focus on the "first-class, high-level university with characteristics" "Strategic goal, adhere to the development concept of "openness, coordination, and characteristics", and adhere to the school-running mission of "being student-oriented and fostering the spirit of the university", promote the overall strength of atmospheric sciences into the ranks of world-class disciplines, and fully open the new research-oriented university construction Journey, work hard to build a first-class characteristic high-level university as soon as possible.