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Tokyo Institute of Technology

Tokyo Institute of Technology (東京工業大学; Tōkyō Kōgyō Daigaku), often called Tokyo Tech or Tōkōdai (東工大) for short, is the largest institution of higher learning in Japan dedicated to science and technology. Image File history File links TIT-logo. ... Image File history File links TIT-logo. ...


It was founded in 1881 in Tokyo as the Tokyo Vocational School. In 1929, it was elevated to the status of national university, and has since April 2004 been incorporated (i.e. semi-privatized) under a new law[1] which applies to all national universities. 1881 (MDCCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Headquarters of Tokyo Metropolitan Government View of Tokyos Shibuya district Tokyo ) (help· info), literally eastern capital, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and includes the highly urbanized downtown area formerly known as the city of Tokyo which is the heart of the Greater Tokyo Area. ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... National University is in an on-ground and on-line degree granting educational institution based in San Diego, California, in the United States. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The university is a member of LAOTSE, an international network of leading universities in Europe and Asia exchanging students and senior scholars. LAOTSE (Links to Asia by Organizing Traineeship and Student Exchange) is an international network of leading universities in Europe and Asia. ... World map showing Europe Europe is conventionally considered one of the seven continents of Earth which, in this case, is more a cultural and political distinction than a physiogeographic one. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Notable alumni

Professor Hideki Shirakawa 白川 英樹 Shirakawa Hideki, born in Tokyo on August 20, 1936) is a Japanese chemist and winner of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery of conductive polymers together with Alan J. Heeger and Alan G MacDiarmid. ... This is a list of Nobel Prize laureates in Chemistry from 1901 to the present day. ... Naoto Kan (菅 直人 Kan Naoto, b. ... Nintendo President, Satoru Iwata Satoru Iwata (岩田聡, Iwata Satoru, born December 6, 1959) is the fourth and current president of Nintendo Company Limited beginning in 2002, succeeding to the long-standing previous president of the company, Hiroshi Yamauchi. ... Nintendo (Japanese: 任天堂, ニンテンドー Nintendō; NASDAQ: NTDOY, TYO: 7974 ) is an international company originally founded in Japan on November 6, 1889 by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce handmade hanafuda cards, for use in a Japanese playing card game of the same name. ...

External links

  • The official Tokyo Tech web site

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Tokyo Institute of Technology (東京工業大学; Tōkyō Kōgyō Daigaku), often called Tokyo Tech or Tōkōdai (東工大) for short, is the largest institution of higher learning in Japan dedicated to science and technology.
It was founded in 1881 in Tokyo as the Tokyo Vocational School.
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