SIMIT is one of key MS & PHD degree educational bases, includes 3 PHD degree grant unit, “ Systems of Communication & Information ”, “ Micro-electronic & Solid Electronics” and “ Material Physics & Chemistry ”, and two post-doctor follow stations, “ Electronic Science & Technology ” and “Material Science & Engineering ”. Along with the Pilot Project of Knowledge Innovation Program of CAS, the amount of scientific research work in SIMIT is increasing much, and the scale of enrollment is also enlarging continually. During the second period of Innovation Program, the idea of “ Systems bring along Devices, Devices bring along Materials ” and a series of scientific research achievements attract numbers of outstanding students who will register for postgraduate education. Until 2005, ratio of numbers of outstanding students in SIMIT to ones of all reached 93.3%. SIMIT began to carry out post-graduate education with GRACE from Sept. of 2003. This new operating educational mode makes students’ study to unite production and research closely, and trains advanced and specialized scientific people to meet needs of development of national integrated circuit industry.
As a key PHD degree educational base of CAS, the training quality of post-graduate is increasing continually. SIMIT has made a team of tutors who are high-quality in academic level, rigorous scholarship, worthy of the name of teacher and young with great capability in recent years. At present, more than 40 PHD degree tutors work in SIMIT. In a good atmosphere of scientific research and education, it has got good results in our post-graduate education work. From 1999 to 2008, 3 persons won the prize of “National Hundred Outstanding Doctoral Dissertations” (1999, 2006, 2008), 4 persons won the prize of “CAS Outstanding Doctoral Dissertations” (2004, 2005, 2007, 2008), 8 persons won the special scholarship of CAS President, and 30 persons won the excellent scholarship of CAS President. By the way, more than 50 persons won the prize of CAS Crown Scholarship and other various prizes of Shanghai Government.