Tokyo Institute of Technology

Tokyo Institute of Technology (東京工業大学, Tōkyō Kōgyō Daigaku, informally Tokyo Tech, Tokodai or TIT) is a national research university located in Greater Tokyo Area, Japan. Tokyo Tech is the largest institution for higher education in Japan dedicated to science and technology, one of first five Designated National University and selected as a Top Type university of Top Global University Project by the Japanese government. It is generally considered to be one of the most prestigious universities in Japan.

Tokyo Institute of Technology
MottoJidai wo tsukuru chi, waza, kokorozashi, wa no rikōjin (時代を創る知・技・志・和の理工人)
Motto in English
Engineers of the Knowledge, Technology and Passion that Change our World.
TypePublic (National)
PresidentDr. Kazuya Masu
Academic staff
Tokyo Kanagawa
ColoursRoyal Blue (DIC-641)  

Tokyo Tech's main campus is located at Ōokayama on the boundary of Meguro and Ota, with its main entrance facing the Ōokayama Station. Other campuses are located in Suzukakedai and Tamachi. Tokyo Tech is organised into 6 schools, within which there are over 40 departments and research centres.[1] Tokyo Tech enrolled 4,734 undergraduates and 1,464 graduate students for 2015–2016.[2] It employs around 1,100 faculty members. Tokyo Institute of Technology produced a Nobel Prize laureate in Chemistry Hideki Shirakawa Ph.D.

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