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    The ComputerCenter has provided computer resources to faculty, stuff, and students for education and research since 1976. We hope to give a network environment with good services and rich information. The integrated services of internet, E-mail, and down-loading of licensed software are given. There are four computer classrooms for educational training, multimedia teaching, internet application, and computer aided programming lectures. The ComputerCenter also supports consulting of computer technology and information knowledge. All faculty, staff, and students can attend the free training courses offered by the ComputerCenter. They can learn how to use the computing and networking resources on campus to increase their working ability and information knowledge. The ComputerCenter takes the responsibility of the computerization systems in campus administration. The effort includes the development and maintenance of academic affairs management systems, student affairs management systems, human resource and salary management systems, student information websites, and faculty and staff information websites. We still handle the computerization system for student recruiting. We also participate the renewing of the NTUST homepage, maintain the website structures, and help other departments to update their contents. A grid computer system will be installed to support high speed computing facility for advanced science and engineering research and teaching. The system will include at least 74 nodes and 148 center processor units. We sincerely welcome faculty, staff, and students to use our computer resources. Any suggestion is appreciated. We also hope that we can enjoy live together in the NTUST computerized campus and share the experiences with others.

    The members in the ComputerCenter include a director, three heads of divisions, five programmers, a technical specialist, a secretor, three full-time assistants, and several part-time assistants. Our major computer systems include an SGI CHALLENGE L, a SUN SPARC 1000E, a SUN Ultra E3000, three SUN Ultra 1/170, a SUN Ultra E145, a SPARC 20, and a SPARC 2. There are 210 personal computers in the computer classrooms to provide network access. There are still seven computer classrooms in other academic departments. The campus network consists of three routers and the optical fiber cables in the campus. Our system is connected to the Taiwan Academic Network through the Giga network system under 1 Gbps speed. There are 25 ADSL cables to communicate with the ISP units. The IEEE 802.11b is used to support the campus wireless network system. The username and password of the e-mail account can also be used for cross campus WLAN roaming.