Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology

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Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
東京農工大学
Established 1949
Type Public (National)
Undergraduates 3,998[1]
Postgraduates 1,954[2]
Location Fuchū, Tokyo (headquarters), Japan
Website www.tuat.ac.jp (Japanese)
www.tuat.ac.jp/english
www.tuat.ac.jp/en/ (English)
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Established in 1949 as a national university, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (東京農工大学 Tōkyō Nōkō Daigaku?), nicknamed "Nōkōdai" or "TUAT", is a research-oriented national university with two campuses, one each located in the cities of Fuchū and Koganei, Tokyo.

The undergraduate organization of the university has two faculties, Agriculture and Engineering, and several departments as shown below.

Departments[edit]

Faculty of Agriculture
Biological Production,
Applied Biological Science,
Environmental and Natural Resource Science,
Ecoregion Science,
Veterinary Medicine

Faculty of Engineering
Biotechnology and Life Science,
Applied Chemistry,
Organic and Polymer Materials Chemistry,
Chemical Engineering
Mechanical Systems Engineering,
Applied Physics,
Electrical and Electronic Engineering,
Computer and Information Sciences

Graduate School (Master and Doctoral courses)[edit]


Graduate School of Bio-Applications and Systems Engineering
Graduate School of Engineering
United Graduate School of Agricultural Science
United Graduate School of Veterinary Science (Gifu University)

2009 Data[edit]

The university has about 4,200 undergraduate students and 1,800 graduate students, including more than 400 international students. Every year, around 140 fellows complete doctoral (PhD) degrees. The university has a full-time faculty of 442, plus 377 part-time faculty.

Rankings/recognition[edit]

(2012) The world first: Building a plant factory for fruits: link Advanced Plant Factory
(2011) Royalty income from patent was the highest among Japanese university..
(2007) Ranked #1st Paper Citation Index (Field of Engineering, by Asahi Newspaper/University Ranking 2007 and the ISI-Thomson database)
(2005 fiscal year) Grants per one faculty in joint research with industry was the highest among Japanese universities.


NOTE: The evaluation for the ranking system (from UK or Shanghai-based, etc.) is identical for all Universities of the same category and provides a clear and just ranking, taking into consideration the location and the size of the University.

Distinguished alumni[edit]

Akira Endo; 2006 Japan Prize laureate and 2008 Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award winner. Professor, 1979-1997.
Susumu Ohno. Author of "Evolution by Gene Duplication". Ph.D. in veterinary science in 1949.
Hirohide Hamashima. Director of the Bridgestone's Motorsport Tyre Development. Master course 1977.
Taro Kato, President (CEO) NGK Insulators, Ltd., Bachelor of Engineering, 1972.
Shigeru Uehara, Development chief of the Honda NSX, Bachelor of Engineering, 1971.
Masaru Gomi, President and CEO, TOYO Corporation, Bachelor of Engineering.
Morshed Khan, (1940-) Foreign minister of Bangladesh (2001–2006). Bachelor of Engineering.
Ginandjar Kartasasmita; Member of Indonesian Presidential Advisory Council (2010-). Chair of House of Regional Representative (2005–2009; Japan's Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun 2008. Bachelor of Engineering 1960-1965.

See also[edit]

Another website: Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.tuat.ac.jp/campuslife/number/upimg/201105101358091012555658.pdf
  2. ^ http://www.tuat.ac.jp/campuslife/number/upimg/201105101358091628929818.pdf

Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, retrieved September 6, 2007 Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, 2010 version World University Rankings, 2012, Ranking Web of World Universities, 2012.

Coordinates: 35°41′2.33″N 139°28′43.1″E / 35.6839806°N 139.478639°E / 35.6839806; 139.478639