150th Anniversary Symposium of the Imperial College of Engineering [UTokyo students, faculty members and staff only]


The Faculty of Engineering at The University of Tokyo is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the opening of its major predecessor, the Imperial College of Engineering. To commemorate this historic milestone, we have decided to hold this 150th Anniversary Symposium.


1)Date  8 March, 2024Fri13:30-16:30

2)Place    HASEKO KUMA HALL Engineering Bldg. No. 11 


3)Who can attend  UTokyo students, faculty members and staff


13:30-13:40 Opening Remarks

                             Professor Yasuhiro Kato, Dean of the School of Engineering 

13:40-13:50 Greetings from British Embassy Tokyo  

                             Minister-Counsellor Margaret Tongue

13:50-14:15 Messages from the University of Glasgow

                           ・Video message from Head of the School of Engineering              

                           ・Presentation by Professor Konstantinos Kontis 

14:15-14:30 Lecture I   Prof. Tatsuya Okubo, Executive Vice President, UTokyo

14:30-14:45 Lecture II  Prof. Yu Nakai, Department of Civil Engineering

14:45-15:00 Lecture III Prof. Akiko Kumada, Vice Dean 

15:00-15:20 Break

15:20-16:00 School of Engineering Student Award Ceremony

16:00-16:10 Student Lecture I

16:10-16:20 Student Lecture II

16:20-16:30 Closing Remarks  Professor Kohei Tsumoto, Vice Dean


) Other info

The first half of the symposium will be in English and the second half will be in Japanese

(no interpretation provided).

The Symposium will be streamed on YouTube. It will not be archived. 

A related event "Exploring the roots of the University of Tokyo Faculty of Engineering -Exhibition of materials related to the Imperial College of Engineering - " will be held at the library at Engineering Bldg. No. 2. from Feb.19 to Mar.19.



6)If you wish to attend, please pre-register using the form below. (Please log in by UTokyo Account)


If there are too many applicants, we may not be able to accommodate you at the venue, but you will be able to watch the stream from the YouTube link we will send you.


Contact: International Affairs Group, the School of Engineering