CCST has one major discipline: — Computer Science and Technology, which consists of three subordinate subjects, Computer Application Technology, Computer Software and Theory, and Computer System Architecture. There are three other independent subordinate subjects, namely Digital Art and Design, Aerospace Information Technology, and E-Service. The Computer Science and Technology discipline offers doctoral degree programs and has a post-doctoral work station offered as well. All the subordinate subjects offer programs for doctoral and master’s degrees. Based on the Computer Application Technology discipline, which is one of the Nation Key Disciplines, CAD & CG has been listed as one of the key programs of the National 211 Project, and Network-based Intelligent Graphics Technologies has been listed as one of the key programs of “The Tenth National Five-Year Plan” of the National 211 Project. In addition, Computer Software & Theory, and Computer System Architecture are both Provincial Key Disciplines.
CCST faculty members are well known for their excellent overall qualities, high academic standards, rich practical experiences, and strong innovative spirits. There is 1 academician (conflicting data as the first part) from the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 3 honorar y professors from the Cheung Kong Scholar Program set up by the Ministry of Education. Also, 5 faculty members are supported by the National Outstanding Youth Fund, and 9 faculty members are part of the plan for training Cross-Century Talents supported by the Ministry of Education. We have 2 Leading Scientist of the National “973” Project, 3 faculty members in the National Talent Fostering Project, and a young scholar with an honorary title for “Outstanding Contributions to the Nation”. Two teams are in the Innovative Research Programs supported by the National Science Foundation of China, and in the “Cheung Kong Scholar and Innovation Team Development Plan” supported by the Ministry of Education, respectively.
CCST has experienced rapid development in recent years and has undertaken many state-level, large-scale research projects, which have yielded fruitful results both in education and research. The research funds of CCST have increased substantially. From 2006 to 2010, the total amount of research funds accumulated to 630 million RMB yuans, over 60% of which came from state-sponsored projects. There are over 250 state-level research projects in total, of which over 90 projects are from the National Science Foundation of China. CCST has award winners of one Top Award and three Second Award for National Science & Technology Progress, and seven Top Awards for Provincial Science & Technology Progress. Up until the end of 2010, there have been 2000 publications in total, of which 611 have been indexed by SCI and 762 by EI. More than 50 academic monographs have been published, together with about 236 of patents and software copyrights. In China Discipline Ranking 2006, the discipline of Computer Science and Technology of Zhejiang University was ranked within the top three in the nation.