Nagoya Institute of Technology

Summary

Nagoya Institute of Technology
名古屋工業大学
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TypePublic (National)
Established1949
PresidentTakatoshi Kinoshita[1]
Academic staff
556 (with staff)
Undergraduates4,004(full time only)[2]
Postgraduates1,672[3]
Location, ,
Nickname名工大 (Meikōdai), NITech
MascotNone
WebsiteEnglish website
Nagoya Institute of Technology logo

The Nagoya Institute of Technology (名古屋工業大学, Nagoya Kōgyō Daigaku) abbreviated to Nitech (名工大, Meikōdai), is a public highest-level educational institution of science and technology located in Nagoya, Japan. Nagoya Institute of Technology was founded in 1905 as Nagoya Higher Technical School, renamed Nagoya College of Technology in 1944, then merged under the new educational system with the Aichi Prefectural College of Technology to be refounded as Nagoya Institute of Technology in 1949. Finally in 2004 it was refounded as National University Corporation Nagoya Institute of Technology.

Schools, Departments and Laboratories

Faculty of Engineering

  • Life Science and Applied Chemistry
  • Physical Science and Engineering
  • Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Architecture, Civil Engineering and Industrial Management Engineering
  • Creative Engineering Program

Graduate School of Engineering

  • Life Science and Applied Chemistry
  • Physical Science and Engineering
  • Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Architecture ,Civil Engineering and Industrial Management Engineering
  • Nanopharmaceutical Sciences
  • Nagoya Institute of Technology and University of Wollongong Joint Degree Doctoral Program in Informatics

Educational Research Centers

  • Center for Research on Assistive Technology for Building New Communities
  • OptoBioTechnology Research Center
  • Advanced Ceramics Research Center
  • Innovation Center for Multi-Business of Nitride Semiconductors
  • Research Center for Nano Devices and Advanced Materials
  • Advanced Manufacturing Research Center
  • Center of Biomedical Physics and Information Technology
  • NITech Artificial Intelligence Research Center
  • Advanced Disaster Prevention Engineering Center

Notable alumni

Academic rankings

The university ranking of the ratio of "president and chief executive officer of listed company"
Ranking
all universities in Japan 14th[4] out of all the 744[5] universities which existed as of 2006
Source 2006 Survey[4] by Weekly Diamond 〈ja〉 on the ranking of the universities which produced the high ratio of the graduates who hold the position of "president and chief executive officer of listed company" to all the graduates of each university

External links

  • Nagoya Institute of Technology

Notes

  1. ^ http://www.nitech.ac.jp/eng/about/message/index.html
  2. ^ http://www.nitech.ac.jp/intro/student.html
  3. ^ http://www.nitech.ac.jp/intro/student.html
  4. ^ a b Weekly Diamond The ranking of the universities which produced the high ratio of the graduates who hold the position of "president and chief executive officer of listed company" to all the graduates of each university(in Japanese)
  5. ^ The number of universities and students|National Universities Association(in Japanese)

Coordinates: 35°09′23.15″N 136°55′29.21″E / 35.1564306°N 136.9247806°E / 35.1564306; 136.9247806