University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS) is a university established with the approval of Ministry of Education of PRC, focusing on graduate education. Its predecessor was the Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (GUCAS), the first graduate school in China. It boasts many firsts in new China: the first doctorate in science, the first doctorate in engineering, the first female student awarded a doctoral degree, and the first research student awarded double doctoral degrees in China all graduating from this university.
SIAT was authorized as a school campus for the graduate programs of UCAS since 2010. It has 328 tutors with international perspectives and excellent scientific research experiences and has cultivated more than 7000 graduates from 15 countries covering the fields of computer science and Technology, Control Science and Technology, Biology, Chemistry. SIAT focuses on training international and interdisciplinary talents with academic, innovation and entrepreneurship capabilities.
Shenzhen, also known as Shumchun, is a major sub-provincial city located on the east bank of the Pearl River estuary on the central coast of southern Guangdong province, China. It forms part of the Pearl River Delta megalopolis, bordering Hong Kong across the Sham Chun River to the south, Huizhou to the northeast and Dongguan to the northwest, and shares maritime boundaries with Guangzhou, Zhongshan and Zhuhai to the west and southwest across the estuary.
Shenzhen's cityscape results from its vibrant economy—made possible by rapid foreign investment following the institution of the policy of "reform and opening-up" in 1979. The city is a leading global technology hub, dubbed by media as the next Silicon Valley and China's Silicon Valley. It was one of the fastest-growing cities in the world in the 1990s and the 2000s, and has been ranked second on the list "top 10 cities to visit in 2019" by Lonely Planet.
Shenzhen hosts the Shenzhen Stock Exchange as well as the headquarters of numerous multinational companies such as JXD, Vanke, Hytera, CIMC, SF Express, Shenzhen Airlines, Nepstar, Hasee, Ping An Bank, Ping An Insurance, China Merchants Bank, Tencent, ZTE, OnePlus, Huawei, DJI and BYD. Shenzhen ranks 9th in the 2019 Global Financial Centres Index. It has the third busiest container port in the world.