UESTC is one of the first 211 Project and 985 Project universities, and also, the only electronic information-oriented university. It is located in Chengdu—the Land of Abundance and the Home of Panda, which is the economic, cultural and transportation center of West China. It is the first university in China with all the sub-disciplines of the two disciplines-electronic science and technology, information and communication engineering-being national key disciplines.
In the 2012 national evaluation of disciplines, five disciplines of the university were ranked within top ten, in which the discipline of electronic science and technology was ranked first, and information and communication engineering second. In the 2015 USNEWS Best Global Universities Rankings, discipline of engineering was ranked 81, and computer science 67. Disciplines of engineering, material science, physics and computer science are listed in the top 1% of ESI. Ten scholars were selected into 2014 Most Cited Chinese Researchers of Elsevier. The university has developed into a key multidisciplinary research-oriented university with electronic science and technology being its nucleus and featured with the harmonious integration of science, engineering, management and liberal arts. UESTC highly values the development of talents, and has brought in and cultivated a galaxy of leading people in the international academia. The university is clustered by 7 academicians of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering, 14 IEEE Fellows, 74 selected professors of the Thousand Talents Plan (29 among which are selected ones of the Recruitment Program for Young Professionals), and 26 Yangtze River Scholars.
UESTC established IFFS in 2014 specifically to attract experts in the areas of fundamental research, implement its vision for a high-level, research-focused university, strengthen its innovative capability, and enhance its academic impact. Supported by preponderant disciplines with a focus on basic theory and experimental fundamental research, IFFS will carry out theoretical or fundamental research focusing on electronics science and technology, Information and Communication Engineering, optical engineering, computer science and technology, biomedical engineering, control science and engineering, instrument science and technology , materials science and engineering, physics and other fields.
We warmly welcome you to receive our invitation and join the Opening Ceremony and Invited Speech on 30th of November, but it does not matter if the time is not proper to your schedule. You could choose any 2-3 days during of December to join the Sub-Forum in different fields in our university. The host will cover the same fees as well. Please inform us whether you could join the Opening Ceremony in advance.
1. Selected ones of the Recruitment Program for Young Professional or National Program for Support of Top-notch Young Professionals,or gainers of Excellent Young Scientists Fund or Top 100 Reward of the National Excellent Doctoral Dissertation.
2. Outstanding young scholars under the age of 40, shall possess a PHD degree granted by prestigious universities at home and abroad, have at least three years’ work experience abroad, and hold formal teaching and researching positions in overseas prestigious universities, institutions or enterprises.
Please send the application form (download from http://www.iffs.uestc.edu.cn/orhttp://www.iffs.uestc.edu.cn/news/New/82.html/) andyour CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
Accommodation is provided by the host. Please send us your ticket information and we will help you to book your flight ticket, or you can book it by yourself. The host will cover the reimbursement of travel expenses
Institute of Fundamental and Frontier Sciences (IFFS) of University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC)