Computer Scicence Subject of our school was listed in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 was declared recently. The computer science and technology subject of the school of information enters the list again after entering the same list in 2015 and 2016. The rank this year is among 301-350, and was the 18th among the domestic school that are among the top 500.
The QS World University Rankings by Subject was declared by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), which was regarded as one of the “top three university rankings”. QS Rankings mostly depend on three aspects. First, the evaluation result to the subject from 300 thousand academic experts. Second, comprehensive evaluation to college graduates from 190 thousand best employers. Last, the analyzing result of the academic document and the quotation data from the biggest abstracts service database in the world, Scopus.
The computer subject of Renmin University was one of the earliest departments who started the database education research. It began from the economic information management specialty, and was established by professor Sa Shixuan and many other scientists of computer technology of the last generation. In 1981, the first group of master point in computer application technology master point was set. In 1999, the computer science and technology department was set up. In 2001, the doctor point in computer application technology acquired. In 2006, the doctor point in computer software and theory and the first class subject computer science and technology master point acquired. In 2010, the doctor point in the first class subject computer science and technology. In April 2008, the second class subject of computer application technology was confirmed as the Beijing Leading Academic Discipline Project of second class subject. In 2009, computer science and technology bachelor major was permitted to be a national key built discipline of characteristic professionalism. It forms a complete talent training system from undergraduate to post doctor.
The computer subject of Renmin University has its distinct features in areas of data science and owns several scientific institutions at provincial and ministerial level. In 2001, computer subject was entitled the “database and business intelligence” research center which was a project of the Ministry of Education. In 2005, the subject was entitled the “Data Engineering” key lab of the Ministry of Education. In 2015, the subject was entitled “Beijing key lab of mass data management and analyze method”. “RUC database” is the name card and brand of our subject. Teachers in our subject concentrate on talent training and the quality of the students are high. Our graduates have won the best thesis on international meetings many times, including ICDE2015 Best Thesis and so on.