How to efficiently and economically deliver takeout orders? What’s the optimal delivery path? People found the answer by simulating the behavior of ants seeking a path between their colony and a source of food.
    The school of Computer Science and Technology has had six research institutes, an engineering research center, 11 national or provincial sciences research bases and hatched two high-tech enterprises. The main research directions include Parallel and Distributed Computing, Database and Software Engineering, Digital Media and Intelligent Computing, Computing and Optimization Theory, Embedded System and Software, Network and Information Security, Storage Technologies and Systems. In the latest 5 years, the school has taken on over 500 research projects, including more than 280 projects sponsored by governments. And, the school has won 2 National Science and Technology Achievement Awards. There are more than 240 issued patents and more than 110 computer software copyrights. We have published more than 900 papers in the international and domestic journals and conferences. ​
    In the School of Computer Science and Technology, there are 155 full-time academic staff members, including 37 professors, 70 associate professors and 48 lecturers. Among all the academic staff members, there are 2 professors of Cheung Kong Scholar Program, 1 youth professor of Cheung Kong Scholar Program,2 winners of The National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, 1 Innovative member of Thousand Talents Program, 1 Entrepreneurs member of Thousand Talents Program, 1 Young Scholars member of Thousand Talents Program, 2 selected in Millions of Leading Engineering Talents, 2 winners of Research Fund for Distinguished Young Scientists, 2 Top Young Innovative Talents of the Organization Department of CPC Central Committee and 7 winners of Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University. ​