The Department of Intelligent Technology, formerly known as the Department of Applied Engineering and the Department of Advanced Manufacturing and Transportation, was founded in 2004. It has four majors: Mechatronics Technology, New Energy Automobile Technology (New Energy Automobile Technology, Automobile Detection and Maintenance Technology and Automobile Marketing and Service), Urban Rail Transit Operation and Management, and Big Data Technology and Application.
The Department of Intelligent Technology actively responds to the call of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China to accelerate the construction of a manufacturing power and the development of advanced manufacturing industry, complies with the requirements of Made in China 2025 Zhejiang Platform Action, and adheres to the school motto of Virtues, Deliberation, Reality, and Innovation. Based in Zhejiang and oriented to the Yangtze River Delta, it aims to train high quality technical talents for advanced manufacturing (intelligent control technology) and modern transportation industry.
The Department of Intelligent Technology has 43 faculty members, including 5 professors, 6 associate professors. Among them, there are 30 teachers with master degree or above, 25 double qualified teachers, 2 Provincial Promising Teachers, 2 Provincial Academic Leaders, 1 Provincial Higher Education Team Leader, 1 Hangzhou Famous Teacher, 2 Hangzhou Excellent Teachers and more than 30 part-time teachers from enterprises. At present, there are more than 1600 students in the department.
The Department of Intelligent Technology carries out the talent training mode of teaching, learning and doing, strengthens the students’ practical skill training, constructs the curriculum system of project guidance, double certificates integration, develops the high-quality core curriculum of work task as the carrier, and pays attention to the cultivation of students' craftsman spirit. New Energy Automobile Technology (Automobile Detection and Maintenance Technology) was rated as the advantageous major of Zhejiang Province during the 12th Five-Year Plan period, Mechatronics Technology as the characteristic major of Zhejiang Province, New Energy Automobile Technology as the new major of Hangzhou, and Urban Rail Transit Operation and Management as the characteristic major of Hangzhou. It has 1 Central Demonstrative Training Base and 1 Provincial Demonstrative Training Base, 1 First Prize of Provincial Teaching Achievement, 2 Excellent Courses of National Teaching Commission, 4 Provincial Excellent Courses, 7 Municipal Excellent Courses, more than 20 National and Provincial Projects in Teaching and Scientific Research, and more than 10 Industry-university Docking Projects in Hangzhou. It has built an automobile training center with an investment of more than 10 million yuan, covering an area of more than 1,500 square meters, and an advanced manufacturing training center with an investment of more than 8 million yuan. In addition, more than 40 training rooms have been built, including Mechanical Basic Training Room, Electronic Electrician Training Room, PLC Training Room, sensor Training Room, Hydraulic and Pneumatic Training Room, Mechanical Parts Showroom, CAD/CAM Training Room, Sand Table Training Room of Urban Rail Operation Management and Simulation Training Room of Urban Rail Operation Management.
The Department of Intelligent Technology attaches great importance to the cultivation of students' innovative ability and practices the educational concept of whole-person development, which creates the atmosphere of studying hard, forging ahead, and striving to make progress. In the past three years, students have participated in Skill Competitions of Vocational Colleges at national or provincial level, Challenge Cup National Vocational School Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition, Provincial Engineering Training Comprehensive Ability Competition, etc. It has won more than 10 national competitions, more than 50 provincial competitions, and more than 70 municipal competitions. Our graduates earn a number of technical certificates while working for their diplomas. They work hard in their respective posts and receive favorable reviews from their employers with their diligence. In the past five years, the employment rate of graduates has been stable at over 98%.