School of Electronic Science and Engineering, which was one of China's earliest disciplines concerning electronics, was established in Nov. 1961. School of Electronic Science and Engineering has the key disciplines of national “Project 211" and “Program 985", and is the key school of Southeast University(SEU) that integrates teaching, scientific research and technology development.
The school takes the lead in the scientific research nationally. Currently, the school owns national first-level key discipline of “Electronic Science and Technology”, which ranked second in the National Disciplinary Assessment of the CDGDC of Ministry of Education in 2012, and also has one provincial first-level key discipline of “Optical Engineering”.
School of Electronic Science and Engineering is composed of many national and provincial research centers, including National ASIC System Engineering Research Center,National Research Center for Optical Sensing/Communication Integrated Networking, Key Laboratory of Micro-Electro-Mechanical System of Ministry of Education, Display Technology Research Center of Jiangsu Province, Information Display Engineering Research Center of Jiangsu Province, Optical Communication Device and Technology Engineering Research Center of Jiangsu Province, Optical Sensing and Optical Communication Network Technology Research Center of Jiangsu Province. These research centers has undertaken a great number of national, provincial and ministerial level scientific research projects, and gained remarkable achievements.
Abundant in qualified teachers, School of Electronic Science and Engineering has about 110 faculty and staff members with considerable expertise. Among the Faculty members, 70 of them with senior titles, 77% are young teachers under 45, and 88% are PhDs. Many scholars assume important positions in both international and national academic societies and communities. Additionally, the school has successfully recruited dozens of domestic and foreign renowned researchers as guest and adjunct professors.
School of Electronic Science and Engineering has actively conducted a series of international exchanges with remarkable achievements. In recent 20 years, the school has established good cooperation relations with international famous information industry corporations, such as PHILIPS, MOTOROLA, AT&T, LUCENT, OPTIGAIN, E-TEK, ARM, ALTERA, Instruments California of USA, Panasonic, Special China of Singapore etc. and has successfully realized the transformation of scientific and technological achievements. Besides, the school also established cooperation relations with research institutes and universities such as Cambridge, Holland Delft University, Twente University, Nanyang Technological University of Singapore, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology etc. to carry out collaborative researches and personnel exchanges, allowing all the young teachers to study abroad and has successfully held high level international academic conferences. The school provides abundant international exchange opportunities for the students, such as double master program with French Université de Rennes 1, "3 + 2" undergraduate exchange program with IPS Graduate School of Waseda University, English Courses from foreign masters etc.
Students graduated from the School of Electronic Science and Engineering, were highly praised by employers for their solid professional knowledge, strong practical ability and good comprehensive quality. The school has cultivated diverse talents including outstanding scientists, educators and industrialists such as the academician Liu Shenggang, academician Wei Yu etc.