Dean's Message


Throughout its history, graduates from Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU) have displayed their competiveness and contributed to the prosperity of China from generation to generation. Information technology is a typical discipline in the 21st century and the information industry has been one of the pillar industries in China’s economic development. During the rapid development of high-tech, the both discipline and the School of Information Science & Technology (SIST) expand fast and become good choices for many excellent students for their promising future and great advantages.


Supported by its strong research capacities, SIST devotes to hundreds of research and development projects, including the National Program on Key Basic Research Project (also called 973 Program), National High-tech R&D Program (also called 863 Program), National Science and Technology Major Project and National Natural Science Foundation. With the help of diverse faculty and abundant teaching resources, SIST achieves remarkable results in cultivating competitive discipline leaders and becomes a high-level talents incubator in key specialties covering Computer Science & Technology, Software Engineering, Communications Engineering, Electronic Science & Technology, Automation, Internet of Things Engineering and Traffic Information Engineering & Control. SIST boasts valuable hardware sources, such as national-level laboratories, research institutions and innovation centers. It also possesses the strength to host academic competitions at national-level and provincial and ministerial-level and to develop joint cultivation and exchange programs. The employment rate of undergraduates maintains over 98% and the proportion of postgraduates is more than 35%.


The discipline of information science and technology has a history of nearly 50 years in SWJTU, which has witnessed the establishment and development of the science and technology in China. Looking forward, SIST will stick to the goal of serving the national strategy and keeping abreast with the international frontiers. In order to cultivate talents with international vision, concerning the characteristics of SWJTU, it will regard the disciplinary construction and the building of teaching faculty as the foundation, adhere to the principle of talents cultivation and serving the society and put emphasis on the fundamental and cutting-edge research of information industry, as well as the innovative research of information technology applications. You will make great accomplishments at SIST! School of Information Science & Technology in SWJTU welcomes you!


Pro. PAN Wei,

Dean of SIST