The school of computer science and technology covers the national key first-class disciplines of computer science and technology, with the right to grant master's and doctor's degrees. It ranked fourth in the discipline evaluation of the Ministry of education in 2012 and was a discipline in the National Double first-class discipline evaluation in 2016.
The school has thirty-four full-time teachers, including one academician of Chinese Academy of engineering, sixteen professors, thirteen associate professors, six assistant professors and one senior lecturer. 90% of them are teachers with overseas study background, including two "Shenzhen Pengcheng scholars", one "Ministry of Education New Century Talent", and twenty "Shenzhen high-level talents". There are over ten double base professors and distinguished professors, including one Chinese Academy of Science. There are more than four hundred undergraduate students, the full-time Master students are over three hundred, and more than two hundred part-time engineering masters. It enrolls more than one hundred undergraduates, exceed one hundred and twenty masters and over ten doctors every year.
The school consists of Cyber Security Research Center (CSRC), Intelligent Computing Research Center (ICRC), Computer Application Research Center (CARC), Network Computing Research Center (NCRC), Bio-computing Research Center (BRC), Research Center for Big Data Technology, Mobile Internet and Cloud Computing Research Center, Bioinformatics and Genomics Research Center. Research fields include artificial intelligence, multilingual information processing, information security, network information processing, data mining and business intelligence, image processing, pattern recognition, biometric recognition technology, Internet of things technology, robotics technology, wireless network, cloud computing, Internet of things, bioinformatics, etc. The school has established "Harbin Institute of Technology- Microsoft Asia Research Institute, Ministry of Education Key Laboratory (Shenzhen)", "Harbin Institute of technology and Hong Kong Polytechnic University biometric Joint Laboratory", "Harbin Institute of technology ZTE Internet Joint Laboratory", "Harbin Institute of technology Tencent Joint Laboratory", Harbin Institute of technology "robot Olympic Research Base" and other research platforms "Key Laboratory of Intelligent Computing in network environment", "Key Laboratory of Internet information collaboration and application technology" and "Key technology and Application System Integration Engineering Laboratory of Internet of things" of ShenZhen.
The school of Computer Science and Technology has undertaken more than one hundred vertical subjects which including the National key scientific and technological projects, National Natural Science (key) fund projects, National 863 project, General Equipment Department Project, Ministry of national security project, Science and technology projects of Guangdong Province, the Shenzhen Science and technology project and other vertical projects and more than one hundred horizontal projects from enterprises. It has more than twenty national invention patents and software copyrights. The research achievements have successively won the first and second prizes at the provincial and ministerial level (the second prize of outstanding achievements in scientific research of colleges and universities of the Ministry of education; the first prize of science and technology and the second prize of Natural Science in Heilongjiang Province), the Shenzhen Science and Technology Innovation Award, the "Hong Kong industry award", " silver medal in Seoul International Invention Exhibition ", and the gold award of International Micro Robot Competition. School has hosted many international and domestic conferences, such as IEEE icmlc2007, jcis2008, icgc2010, YOCSEF 2010-2012. It also maintains close cooperation with more than 20 famous universities, scientific research institutions and many international famous enterprises, such as the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, etc.
The school adheres to the school motto of "strict standards, excellent Kung Fu skills", and focuses on cultivating innovative talents. In the past 15 years, the employment rate of graduates has remained 100%. Students are employed in Beijing, Yangtze River Delta, Pearl River Delta, and other developed areas, the annual salary is more than 200,000, most of the students are employed in Microsoft, Alibaba, Tencent, Baidu, Huawei, Aerospace Science and Industry Group, Chinese Academy of Sciences and other enterprises and institutions become the backbone of technology and management backbone.