The Harbin Sino-Russian Industrial School was established, which was constituted by the Department of Railway Construction and the Department of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering where teaching was conducted with Russian as the medium of instruction.
The Harbin Sino-Russian Industrial School was renamed as the Harbin Institute of Technology, which was managed jointly by China and the Soviet Union.
The Department of Electrical Engineering was established, whereafter academic groups for motor, industrial and enterprise automation, electrical engineering, electrical apparatus, and high voltage were established with the help of experts of the Soviet Union.
The department’s programs including power grids at power plants and the power System, high voltage technology, relay protection were integrated into the Beijing Electric Power University.
The Electric Power Industry Automation Academic Group was established, which marks the restart of the development of the school.
The school’s PhD program in electrical machine and apparatus obtained the power to confer degrees among China’s first batch of doctoral programs granted such authorization.
The School was granted the power to confer PhD degrees and to offer postdoctoral fellowships in electrical engineering as a first-level discipline.
The School of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering was founded with the Department of Electrical Engineering merged with the Department of Computer Science.
The School of Electrical Engineering and Automation was founded after the Department of Electrical Engineering had been separated from the School of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering and was joined by the Department of Automation Test and Control.
The School of Electrical Engineering and Automation was founded.