The four main research institutes located on the Uji Campus are the Institute for Chemical Research, the Institute of Advanced Energy, the Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere (RISH), and the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI). Other than these four research institutes, the Graduate School of Agriculture (GSOA), the Graduate School of Energy Science, the Graduate School of Engineering, the Graduate School of Informatics, the Research Center for Low Temperature and Materials Sciences (LTM Center), and the International Innovation Center (IIC) make up the six satellite graduate schools and research centers located on the Uji campus.
Institute for Chemical Research
Founded : Oct. 1926
Founding Vision : Exploring a basic study on the principle of specific matters in chemistry and further extending its application.
Institute of Advanced Energy
Founded : Nov 1941 Institute of Engineering
Apr. 1971 Renamed as the Institute of Atomic Energy
May 1996 Reorganized to form the Institute of Advanced Energy
Founding Vision : Research for advanced ways to produce, change, and use energy.
Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere (RISH)
Founded : Apr. 2004 Established by combining and expanding the Wood Research Institute (WRI) and the Radio Science Center for Space and Atmosphere (RASC)
Founding Vision : To understand the conditions and to provide solutions to the problems of Humanosphere.
Disaster Prevention Reseach Institute (DPRI)
Founded : Apr. 1951
Founding Vision : Research on a variety of problems related to the prevention and reduction of natural disasters.
*Six Satellite Graduate Schools and Research Centers on the Uji Campus*
Graduate School of Engineering
Founded : Apr. 1953
Dept. and Centers on Uji Campus : Department of Nuclear Engineering/Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics/Quantum Science and Engineering Center
Graduate School of Agriculture
Founded : Apr. 1953
Depts. on Uji Campus : Agronomy and Horticultural Science (AHS)/Applied Life Sciences (ALS) /Food Science and Biotechnology (FSB)
Graduate School of Energy Science
Founded : Apr. 1996
Depts. on Uji Campus : Socio-Environmental Energy Science/Fundamental Energy Science
Graduate School of Informatics
Founded : Apr. 1998
Dept. on Uji Campus : System Science
International Innovation Centeres
Founded : Apr. 2001
Research Center for Low Temperature and Materials Sciences
Founded : Apr. 2002
Facilities on Uji Campus : Low Temperature Material Research and Application/Cryogenic Supply Facility
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