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History

December 1918 The Technical Institute for Wireless-Communications was founded by Wireless Association
April 1942 The Technical Institute for Wireless-Communications became part of the Ministry of Communications
April 1945 The Technical Institute for Wireless-Communications was renamed The Central Technical Institute for Wireless-Communications
August 1948 The Central Technical Institute for Wireless-Communications became part of the Ministry of Education
May 1949 The University of Electro-Communications was founded

Faculty of Electro-Communications was established
  • Dept. of Maritime Communication, Dept. of Communication Eng. and Dept. of Electric-Wave Eng. were established
March 1951 The Central Technical Institute for Wireless-Communications was closed
March 1953 Faculty of Electro-Communications was reorganized
  • Dept. of Maritime Communication and Dept. Communication Eng. were integrated into Dept. of Radio Eng. and Operation,
  • Dept. of Communication Management was established
August 1953 The Junior Technical College of Electro-Communications
(Dept. of Communication and Operation) was established
April 1958 Dept. of Communication Eng. was established in the Junior Technical College of Electro-Communications
April 1959 Faculty of Electro-Communications was reorganized
  • Dept. of Electronics Eng. was established
  • Course of Maritime Communication and Course of Communication Eng. were established
  • Dept. of Electric Wave Eng. was renamed Dept. of Electric Eng
  • Dept. of Communication Management

Graduate Courses was established
  • Dept. of Radio Eng. And Operation, Dept. of Electronic Wave Eng. and Dept. of Communication Management
April 1960 Dept. of Communication Mechanical Eng. was established in Faculty of Electro-Communications
March 1962 College of Tele-Communication was closed
April 1963 Dept. of Electronics Eng. was established in Graduate Courses
April 1964 Dept. of Communication Materials Science was established in Faculty of Electro-Communications

Dept. of Communication Mechanical Eng. was established in Graduate Courses
March 1965 Graduate Courses was closed
April 1965 Graduate School of Electro-Communications was established
  • Dept. of Radio Eng. and Operation, Dept. of Electric Wave Eng., Dept. of Communication Management Eng., Dept. of Electronics Eng. and Dept. of Communication Mechanical Eng. were established
April 1966 Faculty of Electro-Communications was reorganized
  • Dept. of Radio Eng. and Operation and Dept. of Communication Eng. were established
  • Dept. of Electronics Eng. was changed to Dept. of Applied Electronics Eng.
  • Dept. of Communication Mechanical Eng. was changed to Dept. of Mechanical Eng.
  • Dept. of Electronics Eng. was established in the Junior Technical College,
  • Postgraduate Course of Tele-Communication was established in the Junior Technical College
April 1967 Faculty of Electro-Communications was reorganized
  • Dept. of Eng. Physics was established
  • Dept. of Communication management was changed into Dept. of Industrial Management Eng.
April 1968 Dept. of Communication materials Science was changed to Dept. of Materials Science in Faculty of Electro-Communications
Dept. of Communication  Materials was established in Graduate School of Electro-Communications
December 1968 Sugadaira Space Radio Observatory was established
April 1969 The Junior Technical College of Electro-Communications was  reorganized
  • Dept. of Communication and Operation was changed to Dept. of Radio Eng. and Operation
April 1970 Dept. of Computer Science was established in the Faculty of Electro-Communications

Graduate School of Electro-Communications was reorganized
  • Dept. of Communication Eng. was established
  • Dept. of Electric Wave Eng. was renamed Dept. of Applied Electronics Eng.
  • Dept. of Communication Mechanical Eng. was renamed Dept. of Mechanical Eng.
April 1971 Graduate School of Electro-Communications was reorganized
  • Dept. of Eng. Physics was established
  • Dept. of Communication Management was renamed Dept. of Industrial Management Eng.
April 1972 Dept. of Communication Materials was renamed Dept. of Materials Science in Graduate School of Electro-Communications
April 1973 Dept. of Information Mathematics was established in Faculty of Electro-Communications
April 1974 Dept. of Mechanical Eng.II was established in Faculty of Electro-Communications

Dept. of Computer Science is established in Graduate School of Electro-Communications
April 1975 Sugadaira Space Radio Observatory became part of UEC special educational facilities
April 1977 Dept. of Computer Science in Faculty of Electro-Communications

Dept. of Information Mathematics was established in Graduate School of Electro-Communications
April 1978 Dept. of Mechanical Eng. II was established in Graduate School of Electro-Communications
April 1981 Dept. of Computer Science in Graduate School of Electro-Communications
April 1983 Dept. of Radio Eng. and Operation was changed to Dept. of Communication Systems in Faculty of Electro-Communications
April 1984 The Junior Technical College of Electro-Communications was reorganized
  • Dept. of Radio Eng. and Operation, Communication Eng. and Electronics Eng. were reorganized into Dept. of Communication Systems and Informatics and Dept. of Electronic Eng.
April 1987 Dept. of Radio Eng. and Operation was renamed Dept. of Communication Systems in Graduate School of Electro-Communications
October 1987 Faculty of Electro-Communications was reorganized
  • Dept. of Electronic Eng., Dept. of Communications and Systems, Dept. of Computer Science and Information Mathematics, Dept. of Mechanical and Control Eng. and Dept. of Applied Physics and Chemistry were established

Graduate School of Electro-Communications(master's degree programs) was reorganized
  • Dept. of Computer Science and Information Mathematics, Dept. of Mechanical and Control Eng. and Dept. of Applied Physics and Chemistry were established

Graduate School of Electro-Communications(Master's degree and doctoral programs) was established
  • Dept. of Electronic Eng.and Dept. of Communication and Systems were established
April 1988 Graduate School of Electro-Communications(Master's degree and doctoral programs) was reorganized

Dept. of Computer Science and Information Mathematics, Dept. of Mechanical and Control Eng. and Dept. of Applied Physics and Chemistry were established
March 1992 The Junior Technical College of Electro-Communications was closed
April 1992 Graduate School of Information Systems(Master's degree and doctoral programs) was established
  • Dept. of Information Systems Science was established
April 1993 Dept. of Information Network Science was established in Graduate School of Information Systems
April 1994 Dept. of Information Management Science was established in Graduate School of Information Systems
April 1999 Faculty of Electro-Communications was reorganized
  • Dept. of information and Communication Eng., Dept. of Computer Science, Dept. of Electronic Eng., Dept. of Applied Physics and Chemistry, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Intelligent Systems, Dept. of Systems Eng. and Dept. of Human Communication
April 2003 Graduate School of Electro-Communications was reorganized
  • Dept. of Information and Communication Eng., Dept. of Computer Science, Dept. of Electronic Eng., Dept. of Applied Physics and Chemistry, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Intelligent Systems, Dept. of Systems Eng. and Dept. of Human Communication were established
April 2004 The University of Electro-Communications was incorporated under the National University Corporation Law
April 2007 Graduate School of Information Systems was reorganized
  • Dept. of Human Media Systems, Dept. of Social Intelligence and Informatics, Dept. of Information Network Systems and Dept. of Information System Fundamentals were established
April 2008 Public Relations Center was established with reorganization of Public Relation Office
September 2008 Center for Frontier Science and Engineering was established
November 2008 UEC Museum of Communication was open with reorganization of Museum of Historical Materials
December 2008 The 90th anniversary ceremony was held
April 2009 Center for Industrial and Governmental Relations was established with reorganization of Liaison Department, Venture Business Support Department, and Intellectual Property Office

Coordinated Center for UEC Research Facilities was established with reorganization of Instrument Analysis Department

Center for Community Relations was established with reorganization of Community Services Department
April 2010 Academic Institute was established

Faculty of Informatics and Engineering was established with reorganization of Faculty of Electro-Communications:
  • Dept. of Informatics, Dept. of Communication Engineering and Informatics, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Intelligent Systems, Dept. of Engineering Science, Fundamental Programs for Advanced Engineering, Division of General Education were established
Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering was established with reorganization of Graduate School of Electro-Communications:
  • Dept. of Informatics, Dept. of Communication Engineering and Informatics, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Intelligent Systems, Dept. of Engineering Science, Division of General Education were established
Center for Space Science and Radio Engineering (SSRE) was established with reorganization of Sugadaira Space Radio Observatory

Center for Frontier Science and Engineering was established

Center for Photonic Innovation was established

Research Center for Ubiquitous Networking and Computing was established

Advanced Ultrafast Laser Research Center was established

Organization for Education and Student Support was established with unification of Center for Higher Education Development and Research and Center for Student Services:
  • Education Development Center, Student Support Center, and Admissions Research Center were established
Laboratory Education Support Center was established

Manufacturing Design Center for Education and Research was established

Department of Technical Services was established with reorganization of Technical Staff Department

Japanese name of Center for Developing e-Learning was renamed [No change in English name]

Japanese name of Center for International Programs and Exchange was renamed [No change in English name]
May 2010 Innovation Research Center for Fuel Cells was established
October 2010 Committee for Promotion of Research Activities was established

Japanese name of Center for Space Science and Radio Engineering (SSRE) was renamed [No change in English name]
July 2011 Department of Academic Engineering Services was established with reorganization of Department of Technical Services
April 2012 Organization for Comprehensive Communication Science Initiative was established
April 2013 Brain Science Inspired Life Support Research Center (BLSC) was established
February 2014 Office for Joint Innovative PhD programs was established

Office for Global Education was established

Organization for Research Promotion was established

UEC Shenzhen Center for Education and Research was established

UEC ASEAN Research Center (UARC) was established
January 2015 Info-Powered Energy System Research Center (iPERC) was established
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