Shibaura Institute of Technology
The Shibaura Institute of Technology (芝浦工業大学 Shibaura Kōgyō Daigaku), abbreviated as Shibaura kōdai (芝浦工大 Shibaura kōdai), is a private university of Technology in Japan, with campuses located in Tokyo and Saitama. Established in 1927 as the Tokyo Higher School of Industry and Commerce, it was chartered as a university in 1949.
The Shibaura Institute of Technology enjoys a moderately high reputation nationally, ranking 26th in the 2017 edition of Truly Strong Universities, 48th in Times Higher Education Japan University rankings for 2018 (out of 775 institutions), and joint 7th among private universities in terms of entry difficulty (in STEM). While the average acceptance rate is in the region of 20-30%, the applicants per place ratio approaches or exceeds 20:1 in some departments. Shibaura is the only private technology university in Japan to have been selected for the Top Global University Project.
Apart from the main campus in Toyosu, there are 2 other campuses. The Omiya Campus in Saitama, Saitama, and the Shibaura Campus in Minato, Tokyo. All undergraduates spend the first 2 years at the Omiya Campus, then move to a different campus depending on their major. Students of the College of Systems Engineering and Science will spend all 4 years at the Omiya Campus.
- College of Engineering
- Department of Mechanical Engineering
- Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics
- Department of Materials Science and Engineering
- Department of Applied Chemistry
- Department of Electrical Engineering
- Department of Electronic Engineering
- Department of Communications Engineering
- Department of Information Science and Engineering
- Department of Civil Engineering
- Department of Architecture
- Department of Architecture and Building
- College of Systems Engineering and Science
- Department of Electronic Information Systems
- Department of Machinery and Control Systems
- Department of Architecture and Environment Systems
- Department of Bioscience and Engineering
- Department of Mathematical Sciences
- College of Engineering and Design
- Department of Engineering and Design
- Graduate School of Engineering and Science (Master's Program)
- Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
- Materials Science and Engineering
- Applied Chemistry
- Mechanical Engineering
- Systems Engineering and Science
- Graduate School of Engineering and Science (Doctor's Program)
- Regional Environment Systems
- Functional Control Systems
- Graduate School of Engineering Management (Master's Program)
- Engineering Management
- Leo Esaki, physicist, Nobel Prize winner
- Masataka Ogawa, chemist, known for his discovery of rhenium
- Shigemaru Takenokoshi, footballer, Japan national team manager, football coach
- Masato Murakami, materials scientist
- Hajime Narukawa, architect, inventor of AuthaGraph and professor at Keio University
- Hidetaka Tenjin, anime artist and science fiction illustrator
- Hanako Oku, singer and songwriter
- Masashi Tashiro, television performer and musician
- Atsushi Tamaru, voice actor
- Haruki Ihara, baseball player and coach
- Katsuhiko Chikamori, Olympic handball player
- Ko Nakamura, novelist, winner of the Bungei Prize
- Tomohiko Yamazaki, announcer on the NHK
- Hisashi Sakamaki, President and CEO of Canon Electronics Inc.
- Hiroyuki Nagura, President and CEO of Nippon Filcon
The Shibaura Institute of Technology has partner agreements with over 150 universities in about 40 countries across all six continents. These include The University of Queensland; Pennsylvania State University; University of California, Irvine; Aalto University; Loughborough University; Korea University; and University of Sao Paulo.
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