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History

History of Iwate University

Year Events
1939 (Showa 14) Official inauguration of Morioka Higher Technical School (predecessor of the Faculty of Engineering)
1944 (Showa 19) Renamed Morioka Technical College
1949 (Showa 24) Established Iwate University Faculty of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering, Electric Engineering, Mining Engineering, and Metallurgical Engineering).
1968 (Showa 43) Established the Master's Program at the Graduate School of Engineering.
1992 (Heisei 4) Ten departments and one common program reorganized into six departments (Applied Molecular Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Information Engineering).
1996 (Heisei 8) Established the Doctoral Program at the Graduate School of Engineering.
2000 (Heisei 12) Six departments reorganized into seven departments (Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer and Information Sciences, Welfare Engineering).
2001 (Heisei 13) Established the Non-Destructive Evaluation and Science Research Center.
2003 (Heisei 15) Established the Research Center for Die and Mold Technology.
2003 (Heisei 15) Established the Frontier Matter and Function Engineering program at the Graduate School of Engineering.
2004 (Heisei 16) Faculty of Engineering, Iwate University inaugurated as an Incorporated National University.
2006 (Heisei 18) Established the Research Center for Casting Technology.
2009 (Heisei 21) Reorganized into five departments
( Chemistry and Bioengineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering )