Hangzhou Dianzi University
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Hangzhou Institute of Electrical Engineering
|President||Xue Anke (薛安克)|
|Location||Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China|
|Affiliations||Zhejiang Provincial Government
State Administration for Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence
Hangzhou Dianzi University (HDU) (simplified Chinese: 杭州电子科技大学; traditional Chinese: 杭州電子科技大學; pinyin: Hángzhōu diànzǐ kējì dàxué) is a university in Hangzhou, China. It was founded in 1956 as the second public university in Zhejiang Province. It was formerly named Hangzhou Institute of Electrical Engineering and was renamed in 2004.
HDU is administered directly by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the provincial government. It emphasizes the disciplines of engineering, economics, sciences, and arts. It has more than 40 research institutions and enrolls 28,000 students with 2,200 faculty and staff. The university has completed a host of high-tech research projects and province- or ministry-sponsored research projects, many of which were awarded the National First/Second Prize for Scientific and Technology Progress, the National Invention Prize, and the National Pedagogical Achievement Prize.
HDU is among the top universities in China in the postgraduate program admission rate and the successful employment rate for its graduates.
The university is known as the "The Cradle of Entrepreneurs" in China and has an extensive entrepreneurial network worldwide. The most successful is Jack Ma, the founder and ex-CEO of the Alibaba Group. He led China's largest e-commerce business through a record-setting initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange in 2014, raising $21.8 billion and being the largest offering for a U.S.-listed company.
Begist and oldest campus
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Hangzhou Dianzi University Information Engineering School is a research institute founded by Hangzhou Dianzi University.
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