Graduate School of Engineering

History of the Graduate School of Engineering

April 1944
Hyogo Prefectural Technical School founded.
Renamed Hyogo Prefectural Technical College.
June 1946
Relocated to Idei, Himeji City.
April 1949
Himeji Institute of Technology founded. (Department of Electrical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Department of Applied Chemistry)
April 1962
Department of Chemical Engineering established.)
April 1965
Department of Electronics established.)
April 1966
Department of Metal Materials Engineering established.)
April 1968
Master's degree program established in the Graduate School of Engineering. (Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering))
April 1970
Campus relocated to Shosha, Himeji City.)
April 1973
Master's degree programs in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Metal Material Engineering established.)
April 1975
Master's degree program in Mechanical Engineering established.)
April 1981
Doctoral degree program in Production Engineering established.)
June 1985
Engineering Basic Research Institute established.
School of Engineering's Department of Metal Materials Engineering renamed Department of Materials Science and Engineering.)
April 1990
The School of Science established (Department of Material Science, Department of Life Science)
General Education Course established
April 1991
Harima Science Garden City Campus completed
The name of a department of the School of Engineering changed (from Materials Science to Materials Engineering).
April 1992
Institute of Natural and Environmental Sciences founded.
April 1993
Department of Mechanical and Intelligent Engineering and Department of Computer Engineering established within the School of Engineering.)
April 1995
Master's degree program Metal Materials Engineering renamed Materials Science and Engineering.)
April 1997
Master's degree program reorganized; Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, and Materials Science and Chemistry majors established.)
April 1999
Master's degree program renamed First-half Doctoral program. Second-half Doctoral programs established in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, and Materials Science and Chemistry.)
April 2002
Undergraduate and graduate schools reorganized.)
April 2004
Himeji Institute of Technology integrated into the University of Hyogo; Graduate School of Engineering, University of Hyogo established.
March 2012
Himeji Institute of Technology closed
April 2015
The name of departments of School of Engineering changed (Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Metallurgy and Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering).
Graduate School of Engineering reorganized into six departments (Department of Electrical Materials and Engineering, Department of Electronics and Computer Science, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Materials and Synchrotron Radiation Engineering, Department of Applied Chemistry and Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science)..