Faculty of Information Technology – Our History and Mission
The Faculty of Information Technology (FIT) was established in 2000, as one of the first four faculties in MUST. Under the leadership of past and current deans, the Faculty has produced 20 Ph.D. degree graduates in the areas of Computer Technology and Application, Electronic Information Technology, and Space Information Technology; 200 MS degree graduates in the areas of Computer and Information Systems, Communication Engineering, and Space Information Technology; and 800 BS degree graduates in the areas of Computer Technology and Application, Electronic Information Technology, and Software Technology and Application. Since 2005, faculty members have completed 23 research projects, with additional 7 projects on-going, all funded by the Science and Technology Development Fund of Macao. Areas we have worked on include computer graphics and visualization, computer networking and communication, decision support technology, and knowledge engineering. We have also contributed to a research project for data processing of lunar explorations.
The Faculty currently has an active and energetic team of near 40 full-time faculty members with diverse educational backgrounds and academic experiences at top universities in the USA, Canada, Germany, Great Britain, Australia, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, Macau, and mainland China. Their expertise and research interests cover wide areas and aspects of computer science and technology, including computer hardware, computer software, computer science theory, networking and communication, machine learning, pattern recognition, image processing, computer graphics, artificial intelligence, electronic technology, mathematics, and physics.
Our curricula are based on a solid foundation with a balanced coverage of theory and practice, and undergo frequent update to keep the content current. we have also been gradually increasing the use of English as the medium of instruction. Our mission is to train students to become IT professionals who are hardworking, responsible, and good team players, with the skills and capabilities to contribute to the development of our local and regional societies, and to be able to survive in the increasingly competitive global market. At FIT, students will not only gain knowledge but more importantly understand the principles and importance of life-long learning.
We look forward to having you join us!