Education Impact

The educational impacts defined in this report are various governmental assessments, teachings awards, and honors for the Department of Electrical Engineering at Tsinghua University, i.e. the social recognition of the Department as an education institute.

National Assessment of Disciplines

China’s Ministry of Education has evaluated the 81 Disciplines except military science. The assessment criteria include objective indicators and subjective indicators. The objective indicators consist of faculty, research, and education, which reflect the overall strength of the discipline. The subjective indicator includes reputation, which reflects the academic contributions to the society.

 In addition to the Disciplines assessment, China's Ministry of Education also carried out assessment of key disciplines, which are planned for key construction. The Electrical Engineering Discipline of Tsinghua University has been voted as one of the five national-level key disciplines.

Teaching Awards

The teachers of the Department of Electrical Engineering pay great attention to their teaching work. They have profound knowledge and a responsible attitude, and have received many good results in the national, provincial and school teaching rating.

For rewarding young teachers who have made outstanding achievements in teaching and education reform, Tsinghua University sets up the “Teaching Excellence Award for Young Teachers”. The prize is awarded annually, by vote, with 10 prizes awarded each year. The faculty member of the Department of Electrical Engineering won the award nearly every year.

Quality Project by China's Ministry of Education

To effectively focus on improving the quality of higher education, the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Finance decide to implement the "Teaching Quality and Reforms of Undergraduate Education Project." The goal is to improve the quality of higher education and basically form the strategy of sustainable development and coordination of scale, structure, quality, efficiency of higher education; to achieve a breakthrough on the reform of talent foster modes and enhance students’ practical capability and innovative spirit; to make further improvement on teacher development, the coordination of scientific innovation and talent training; to strengthen administration within institutions of higher education; to maximize the benefits of higher education in the strategy of national reform through science and talent, building an innovative country, and constructing a socialistic harmonious society, to meet our nation’s needs in the development of society and economics. The Department of Electrical Engineering at Tsinghua University has achieved the following accomplishments in the higher education Quality Project: (1) National Experiment Teaching Demonstration Center, (2) National Top-quality Courses, (3) Top-quality Teaching Group, (4) National Innovative Experimental Zone for Talents Cultivation, (5) Renowned Teacher Award.