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History

History of the University

The University History in Brief
October 1,1976 Nagaoka University of Technology officially opened.
・Mechanical Systems Engineering
・Mechanical Design and Production Engineering
・Electrical and Electronic Systems Engineering
・Electrical Engineering
・Materials Science and Technology
・Civil Engineering
April 1,1978 Language Center established
April 18,1978 Matriculation ceremony of the first undergraduate class held
April 1,1979 Physical Education and Health Care Center established
March 28,1980 Commencement exercises of the first undergraduate class held
April 1, 1980 Graduate School (Master's program) established
・Mechanical System Engineering
・Mechanical Design and Production Engineering
・Electrical and Electronic Systems Engineering
・Electrical Engineering
・Materials Science and Technology
・Civil Engineering
Analysis and Instrumentation Center established
April 3, 1980 Matriculation ceremony of the first graduate class held
April 1,1981 Technological Development Center established. Computer Center established. (Name changed to Information Processing Center(April.8,1988))
March 1,1982 Radioisotope Center established
March 25,1982 First commencement exercises for conferring Master's Degrees held
April 1,1982 Central Machine Shop established
April 1,1984 Sound and Vibration Engineering Laboratory established
November 1,1984 Laboratory of Beam Technology established(Closed on April. 1,1999)
April 1,1986 Graduate School (Doctoral program) established. ・Material Science ・Energy and Environment Science Department of Sciences and Mathematics established
March 25,1987 First commencement exercises for conferring Doctorates held
April 1,1987 Information Science and Control Engineering expanded
April 8,1988 Name changed from Computer Center to Information Processing Center
April 1,1989 Bioengineering expanded
April 1,1992 Bioengineering expanded(Master's Program)
April 1,1994 Environmental Systems Engineering expanded
April 1,1997 Center for Multimedia System established
April 1,1998 Environmental Systems Engineering expanded.(Master's Program)
April 1,1999 Laboratory of Beam Technology closed.Extreme Energy-Density Research Institute established
April 1,2000 Course reorganized.
・Mechanical Engineering
・Electrical, Electronics and Information Engineering
・Management and Information Systems Engineering
April 1,2002 International Student Center established. Techno-Incubation Center established.
April 1,2003 Center for e-Learning Reseach and Application established.
April 1,2004 National University Corporation Nagaoka University of Technology established. Master's program reorganized.
・Mechanical Engineering
・Electrical, Electronics and Information Engineering
・Management and Information Systems Engineering
April 1,2005 Research Center for Advanced Magnesium Technology established. Intellectual Property Center established.
April 1,2006 Graduate School of Management Technology(Professional Degree Cource)established.
・System Safety
・Integrated Bioscience and Technology established
Center for Green-Tech Development in Asia established.
April 1,2007 Center for Faculty Development established. Center for General Education established
October 1,2007 Top Runner Incubation Center for Academia-Industry Fusion established.
April 1,2008 Name Changed from International Student Center to Center for International Exchange and Education. Research Center for Safe and Secure Society established.
May 1,2009 Institute for Advanced Methane-Utilization Technology established.
April 1,2011 Center for International Exchange and Education reorganized.
April 1,2012 Nuclear System Safety Engineering expanded(Master's Program)
September 1,2013 Gigaku Innovation Promotion Center established.
April 1,2015 5-year Integrated Doctoral Program established.
・Science of Technology Innovation
Course reorganized.
・Materials Science and Technology
・Civil and Environmental Engineering
・Information and Management Systems Engineering
Master's Program reorganized.
・Materials Science and Technology
・Civil and Environmental Engineering
・Information and Management Systems Engineering