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In step with Japanese manufacturing.
CIT is continually evolving to meet the needs of the future.
1942 Established on May 15 in Machida-shi, Tokyo as Koa Institute of Technology.
1946 Transferred to Kimitsu-shi, Chiba and renamed Chiba Institute of Technology.
1950 Tokyo, and established undergraduate day courses f or Mechanical En gineering, Metallurgical Engineering and Industrial Management and evening courses o f Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, and Industrial Management.
1953 Transferred to Narashino-shi, Chiba, in the Keiyo Industrial Area near Undergraduate day course for Electrical Engineering established.
1955 Undergraduate evening course for Electrical Engineering established.
1961 Undergraduate day courses for Electronic Engineering and Industrial Chemistry established.
1963 Undergraduate day courses for Civil Engineering and Architecture established.
1965 Master's degree courses for Metallurgical Engineering and Industrial Chemistry established.
1966 Undergraduate day course for Precision Engineering established.
1987 Master's degree course for Civil Engineering established.
1988 Undergraduate day courses for Computer Science and Industrial Design established.
1989 Doctoral degree courses for Metallurgical Engineering and Industrial Chemistry and master’s degree courses for Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, and Architecture established.
1990 Undergraduate evening courses for Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, and Architecture established. Doctoral course for Civil Engineering and master's degree course for Precision Engineering established.
1991 Doctoral courses for Mechanical Engineering and Electrical-Electronic Engineering established.
1992 Doctoral courses for Architecture and Precision Engineering and master's degree courses of Computer Science and Industrial Design established.
1994 Doctoral courses for Computer Science and Industrial Design established.
1995 Master's degree course for Management and System Engineering established.
1997 Undergraduate day courses for Information and Network Science, and Project Management established.
1998 Doctoral degree course for Management and System Engineering established.
1999 Day and evening courses launched at all 11 undergraduate departments of the Faculty of Engineering except for Information and Network Science, and Project Management.
2001 The Faculty of Engineering reorganized to newly set up the Faculty of Information and Computer Science, which consists of the Computer Science and Information and Network Science, and the Faculty of Social Systems Science, which consists of Management Information Science and Project Management.
Day and evening courses introduced in all undergraduate departments.
2003 The nine undergraduate departments in the Faculty of Engineering were reorganized into five departments:Mechanical Science and Engineering;Electrical,Electronics and Computer Engineering;Life and Environmental Science s;Architecture and Civil Engineering; and Design. The flextime system was introduced in all undergraduate departments.
The Future Robotics Technology Center (fuRo) was established.
2004 The Graduate School of Engineering was reorganized and the following programs were established. In the Graduate School of Engineering: the Master's Program in Mechanical Science and Engineering; the Master's Program in Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering; the Master's Program in Life and Environmental Sciences; the Master's Program in Architecture and Civil Engineering; the Master's Program in Design; Doctoral Program in Engineering. In the Graduate School of Information and Computer Science: the Master's Program and Doctoral Program in Information and Computer Science. In the Graduate School of Social Systems Science: the Master's Program and Doctoral Program in Management Science.
2006 Department of Advanced Robotics was established under the Faculty of Engineering.
2008 The flextime system was discontinued at all undergraduate departments.
2009 Department of Risk Science in Finance and Management was established under the Faculty of Social Systems Science. Master's Program in Advanced Robotics in the Graduate School of Engineering was planned to start.
Planetary Exploration Research Center (PERC) was opened.
2012 Established the Tokyo Skytree Town(R) Campus Area I
2014 Established the Tokyo Skytree Town(R) Campus Area II.
Student dormitories (Soho and Tsubaki) and athletic ground on Shin-Narashino Campus were completed.
Indoor Gym for Akanehama Ground was completed.
2015 Established the Software Technology and Artificial Intelligence Research Laboratory (STAIR Lab).
2016 The Faculty of Engineering was reorganized into the newly established Faculty of Engineering (Departments of Mechanical Engineering, Innovative Mechanical and Electronic Engineering, Advanced Materials Science and Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Information and Communication Systems Engineering, and Applied Chemistry), Faculty of Creative Engineering (Departments of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Design), and Faculty of Advanced Engineering (Departments of Advanced Robotics, Life Science, and Advanced Media). New cafeteria and gymnasium on Shin-Narashino Campus were completed. The Global Finance Research C enter (GiFr) and the Ocean Resource Research Center for Next Generation (ORCeNG) were established.

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