Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) carried out program review of the School of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering (SEIEE) on 1-3 July, 2017. The on-site reviewers came from the Ohio State University, University at Buffalo, the State University of New York, University of California, Berkeley, New Jersey Institute of Technology, University of Toronto, Université de Montréal, National Institute of Informatics (Japan) and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Prof. Yuanfang Zheng chaired the on-site review committee.
President Zhongqin Lin took part in the opening ceremony on 1 July. He emphasized that SJTU put itself into international community, using world-class universities as benchmarks and assessment criteria. The Dean and 8 leading professors reported to the on-site review committee. The committee members communicated with professors, junior faculty members and students. 15 junior faculty members reported to the committee on 2 July.
The committee members fed back their assessments to the university leadership on 3 July. Zhongqin Lin, Zhen Huang, Xuemin Xu, related administration divisions, some of SEIEE’s professors participated in the feedback meeting. The committee encouraged SEIEE's faculty to enhance intramural and international collaborations, to explore new areas within which SJTU could leading the research, to yield major original outcomes, to introduce more talents. President Lin extended his gratitude to the committee and encouraged SEIEE to achieve greater success.