With Prof. Shen Changxiang, academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, as the leader, the college promotes the integration of industry and education in depth, and was formally established in 2020 with “high standard, high starting point, new mechanism and new mode”, and was approved as the provincial-level modern industrial college of Xinchuang and network security in 2022.
Relying on the innovation team of Guangdong Provincial Department of Education, Foshan City Science and Technology Innovation Team and school-level key teams and other team projects, the college has continuously strengthened the construction of faculty and staff.The college has quality platforms such as Information New Technology Research Center, Cybersecurity Technology Research Center and Cybersecurity Training Center, etc. There are more than 30 teachers in the college, and 100% of the full-time teachers have doctoral degrees, including academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, delegates to the 19th CPC National Congress, national outstanding party workers, May 1st Labor Medal of Guangdong Province, Pearl River Scholars, and outstanding young backbone teachers of Guangdong Province.The College has set up four undergraduate major directions, namely, Cyberspace Security (teacher training, non-teacher training), Cyberspace Security Professional Excellence Vocational Teacher Training Class, and Cyberspace Security (Innovation Experimental Class), with an annual enrollment of more than 200 students.With the goal of constructing the first-level discipline of cyberspace security, the College has set up three research directions: digital content security and application, software-defined network security and application and application security, and has two master’s enrollment directions of master’s degree in network and information security and master’s degree in science and technology education, with an annual enrollment scale of more than 50 students.
The college adheres to the development of moral education, focuses on ideological and political education, and practices the “five-in-one” new model of cultivating cyberspace security talents of “strong ideology and politics, high-quality products and learning, strong practice, strong scientific research and competition”, which greatly enhances the enthusiasm of students to participate in industry practice, disciplinary competition and scientific research.The new model of “five-in-one” cyberspace security talent cultivation has greatly enhanced the enthusiasm of students to participate in industry practice, disciplinary competitions and scientific research, with remarkable results.Teachers of the college have guided students to publish more than 20 high-level academic papers, and they have been awarded national and provincial prizes such as gold and silver prizes in the national finals of China International “Internet Plus” College Students Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition, second prize in the National Challenge Cup and special prize in the province, second prize in the National Competition of China Graduate Students Electronic Design Competition, and special prize in the Guangdong College Students’ Knowledge Competition on National Security.The college has won national and provincial awards such as special prize, and the related teaching achievements won the first prize of Guangdong Provincial Teaching Achievement Award (Higher Education Category) in 2021.
The college has a number of scientific research platforms such as Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory, Guangzhou Municipal Key Laboratory, Guangdong Provincial Engineering and Technology Research Center, and Guangdong University Engineering and Technology Research Center.In the past five years, faculty members have presided over and co-presided over a total of more than 40 scientific research projects of various types, including 12 projects of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, 3 projects of the National Key Research and Development Program and 1 key project of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, and 4 key/major projects at the national and provincial levels, such as special funds for applied science and technology research and development of the Guangdong Provincial Department of Science and Technology, and projects in key areas of Guangdong Province, with a total of more than 50 million yuan of scientific research funds coming to the university.Teachers of the college have published 62 papers in high-quality academic journals, including 23 papers in SCI Zone 2 or above of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2 highly cited papers, 1 hot paper, 3 monographs, more than 40 authorized invention patents, more than 30 software copyrights, and was awarded the first prize of the Guangdong Science and Technology Progress Award in 2022 (the first completing unit).
The college has deep cooperation with Huawei, ZTE, Chianxin, China Unicom and other leading enterprises in the industry, and has completed more than 10 key technologies commissioned by the enterprise research and development, with a funding of more than 7 million yuan to the university.The college submitted proposals on political participation and deliberation which were adopted by the provincial party committee for many times.It has completed more than 10 national/provincial training projects on network security informatization, with a total number of more than 500 people, and presided over the construction of the Guangdong Province Education Industry Xinchuang Adaptation Center and the Guangdong Province Education Industry Network Range and Real Network Attack and Defense Rehearsal Center, which have begun to operate and will provide support for the training of talents and technical services for the education industry of Guangdong Province in the field of Xinchuang and network security.