Osaka Electro-Communication University

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Osaka Electro-Communication University
大阪電気通信大学
Osaka Electro-Communication University
Established 1961 (Originally in 1924)
Type Private university
President Nobuki Tokura
Location Neyagawa, Osaka, Japan
Campus Neyagawa, Osaka / Shijonawate, Osaka
Website www.osakac.ac.jp/en/

Osaka Electro-Communication University (大阪電気通信大学 Osaka denki tsūshin daigaku?), OECU is a private university in Japan. The main campus is located in Neyagawa-shi, Osaka Prefecture.

History[1][edit]

The predecessor of the school was founded in 1924, and it was chartered as a university in 1961.

  • In 1924, 'Osaka musen denshin denwa gakko' (大阪無線電信電話学校?) was established.
  • In 1932, 'Osaka musen denki gakko' (大阪無線電気学校?) was established.
  • In 1941, 'East Asian Electro-Communication Engineering School' (東亜電気通信工学校 Tōa denki tsūshin kō-gakko?) and 'Osaka Communications Engineering Senior High School' (大阪高等通信工学院 Osaka kōtō tsūshin kōgaku-in?) were established.
  • In 1943, 'East Asian Electro-Communication Engineering School' was changed to 'East Asia Electro-Communication Senior High Schoo'l (東亜電気通信工業学校 Tōa denki tsūshin kōgyō gakko?). 'Incorporated foundation of East Asia Electro-Communication Senior High School' (財団法人 東亜電気通信工業学校 Zaidan Hōjin Tōa denki tsūshin kōgyō gakko?) was established. In September, 'Osaka musen denki gakko' and 'Osaka Communications Engineering Senior High School' were transferred to 'Kanritsu Musen Denshin Kōshūjo' Governmentally school of Osaka, by National Mobilization Law, Japan.
  • In 1948, East Asia Electro-Communication Senior High Schoo was changed to 'East Asia Electro-Communication Senior High-School' (東亜電気通信高等学校 'Tōa denki tsūshin kōtō gakko' High-school?), and established attached Junior high-school.
  • In 1951, East Asia Electro-Communication Senior High-School and attached Junior high-school were changed to 'Osaka Electro-communication High-school', 'Osaka Electro-communication Junior high-school'. 'Osaka musen denki gakko' was continued. 'Incorporated foundation of East Asia Electro-Communication Senior High School' was reorganized to incorporated educational institution.
  • In 1954, 'Osaka Electro-communication junior high-school' was closed.
  • In 1956, 'Osaka Musen Denki Gakko' was integrated to 'Osaka Electro-communication High-school'.
  • In 1958, 'Osaka Electro-Communication University Junior College' and 'Department of Electronics Engineering' was established. Corporate body name was changed to 'Osaka Electro-communication Academy'.
  • In 1960, 'Osaka Electro-communication junior High-school' was continued.
  • In 1961, 'Osaka Electro-Communication University', 'Faculty of Engineering', and 'Electronics Engineering'was established. (In private universities in Japan, This is the first Department of Electronics Engineering.)
  • In 1962, 'Department of Telecommunications and Computer Networks' was established in Faculty of Engineering. 'Osaka Electro-communication Junior college' was changed to Attached Junior college of University.
  • In 1965, 'Department of Electronic Property Engineering', 'Department of Electro-Mechanical Engineering', 'Department of Industrial and Management Engineering' was add in Faculty of Engineering.
  • In 1973, 'Osaka Electro-communication Academy' was changed to 'Osaka Electro-communication University'.
  • In 1975, 'Department of Precision Engineering' and 'Department of Practical Engineering' was add in Faculty of Engineering.
  • In 1987 October, 'Shijōnawate Campus'was opened.
  • In 1990, 'Engineering Master's program of Graduate school' was established at University. 'Division of Electronics and Applied Physics', 'Division of Mechanical and Control Engineering', and 'Division of Information and Computer Sciences' were established at Graduate school. 'Department of Electronic Engineering' at Junior college was changed to 'Department of Electronic Information'.
  • In 1992, 'Engineering Doctor's program of Graduate school' was established at University. 'Division of Electronics and Applied Physics', 'Division of Mechanical and Control Engineering', and 'Division of Information and Computer Sciences' were established at Doctor's program of Graduate school.
  • In 1995, 'Faculty of Engineering Informatics' was established. It include 'Department of Engineering Informatics' changed from 'Department of Management Engineering'.
  • In 1996, 'Department of Precision Engineering' was changed to 'Department of Intelligent Machinery Engineering'.
  • In 1997, 'Department of Electronic Property Engineering' was changed to 'Department of Electronic Material Engineering', and 'Department of Practical Engineering' was changed to 'Department of Photonic System Engineering'.
  • In 1998, 'Faculty of Engineering, 2nd Division' was established, and 'Faculty of Engineering' was changed to 'Faculty of Engineering, 1st Division'.
  • In 1999, 'Department of Management Engineering' in Faculty of Engineering was closed.
  • In 2000, 'Department of Engineering Informatics' was changed to 'Faculty of Information Science and Arts'. 'Department of Media, Information, and Culture' was established at 'Faculty of Information Science and Arts'.
  • In 2001, 'Division of Electronics and Communication Engineering' at Junior college was closed. 'KONAMI Hall' was established at 'Sijonawate Campus'. 'Department of Biomedical Engineering' was established at Faculty of Engineering.
  • In 2002, 'Department of Intelligent Machinery Engineering' was changed to 'Department of Mechanical Engineering' at (1st and 2nd Division,) Faculty of Engineering. The junior college's 2nd division was closed.
  • In 2003, 'Department of Digital Games' was established at Faculty of Information Science and Arts.
  • In 2004, 'Department of Biomedical Engineering' at Faculty of Engineering, 1st Division was closed, and

'Department of Biomedical Engineering' of 'Faculty of Biomedical Engineering' was established. The Master's cource of 'Division of Media, Information, and Culture' was established at Graduate school of Information Science and Arts.

  • In 2005, 'Faculty of Information and Communication Engineering' was established. It include 'Department of Telecommunications and Computer Networks' (from 1st Division, Faculty of Engineering), 'Department of Photonic System Engineering', and 'Department of Engineering Informatics' (from Faculty of Information Science and Arts). 'Department of Computer Science' was established at 'Faculty of Information Science and Arts'.
  • In 2006, 'Department of Environmental Science' was established at Faculty of Engineering, 1st Division. 'Department of Physical Therapy' was established at 'Faculty of Biomedical Engineering'. The Doctoral course of 'Division of Electronics and Communication Engineering' was established at Graduate School of Engineering. The Master's cource of 'Division of Computer Science' was established at Graduate School of Information Science and Arts. 'Department of Media, Information, and Culture' was changed to 'Department of Digital Art and Animation'.
  • In 2007, '1st Division, Faculty of Engineering' was changed to 'Faculty of Engineering'. 'Department of Engineering Science' was established at Faculty of Engineering. 'Division of Media, Information, and Culture' at Graduate School of Information Science and Arts was changed to 'Division of Digital Art and Animation'. The 'Graduate School of Information Science and Arts Doctoral Course' was established. The 'Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering Doctoral Course' was established.
  • In 2008, 'Department of Health-Promotion and Sports Science' was established at Faculty of Biomedical Engineering.
  • In 2009, 'Department of Electronic Engineering' at Faculty of Engineering' changed to 'Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering'. 'Department of Assets Management' was established at 'Faculty of Financial Economy'.

Faculty and Department[2][edit]

In this university, those departments and faculties use a letter for alias.

Graduate school[edit]

  • Graduate School of Engineering
  • Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering
  • Graduate school of Information Science and Arts

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Coordinates: 34°45′37″N 135°37′37″E / 34.76028°N 135.62694°E / 34.76028; 135.62694