■ April 2019
Shuxue Ding, former tenured professor of Aizu University in Japan, was appointed as the founding dean of SAI.
■ March 2019
China’s Ministry of Education granted final approval to GUET, allowing the university to begin student recruitment for Data Science and Big-Data Technology, Robotics Engineering, two new undergraduate programs.
■ September 2018
A groundbreaking ceremony of SAI was held. Huarui Xu, president of GUET, and Feng CHEN and director of National Center for Schooling Development Programme attended this ceremony.
■ July 2018
Guilin University of Electronic Technology decided to establish the School of Artificial Intelligence (SAI) .