The Computer Experimental Teaching Center of Chengdu University (hereinafter referred to as the Center) was first established in 1982 and has experienced more than 30 years of changes. Now it has developed much further with five computer basic laboratories, six professional laboratories (Software Engineering Laboratory, Software Technology Laboratory, Computer Network Laboratory, Embedded Laboratory, Digital Media Laboratory, and Mathematical Modeling Laboratory), one provincial university "Key Laboratory of Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Information Processing", one municipal key teaching laboratory of Internet of Things Technology, five open innovation studios, one open incubation room, seven research teams (Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Information Processing Research Institute, Big Data Research and Application Research Institute, Network Intelligent Information Technology Research Institute, Internet of Things Technology and Application Research Institute, Cloud Computing Information Security Research Institute, Business Intelligence Application Research Institute and Mathematical Inequality and Application Research Institute), and one cloud computing center. There are 4,287 sets of teaching and experimental equipment in the center, with a total value of RMB 33.14 million and covering an area of nearly 2,800 m2. It is open to all undergraduate and junior college students in the whole university. It undertakes the basic computer teaching and experiment of the whole university and all experimental teaching tasks of computer majors.
There are 89 full-time and part-time teachers in the center, of whom 12% are professors, 33%, associate professors; 45%, lecturers; meanwhile, 25% are doctors; 53%, masters; 22%, bachelors.
Taking the cultivation of students' innovative ability as the core and the establishment of practical, opening and innovative experiments as the basic idea, the Center carries out university-wide and multi-level computer experiment teaching reforms,aying the foundation for cultivating high-quality applied talent serving local economic and social development.