Tamachi

 

Tamachi Station is located in the Tamachi area of Minato Ward of Tokyo, and is served by the JR East Yamanote and Keihin-Tohoku Lines. The station consists of two platforms with a cross-platform interchange in the direction of travel between the two lines.

 

Tamachi refers to the area surrounding Tamachi Station, and also includes some parts of Shiba, Shibaura and Mita. The name ‘Tamachi' literally means “field town”, referring to the rice fields that stood here during the Meiji period. Earlier during the Edo era, Tamachi was a hatamoto (upper vassals of the Tokugawa house) residential quarter. In the early Meiji period, the houses were removed, and rice was planted on the land. Today Tamachi is a modern commercial area with a several company headquarters located here – among them NEC, Nippon Kinzoku, and Morinaga. Behind the business area is a quiet residential district.

 

Also located a two-minute walk from Tamachi Station is the Tamachi Campus of the Tokyo Institute of Technology.

Tokyo Institute of Technology

 

Tokyo Institute of Technology is the highest institution of learning in Japan dedicated to science and technology. It ranked 21 st among the world's best technology universities in the Times QS World University Rankings of 2008.

 

The Tokyo Institute of Technology was founded in 1881 by the Japanese Government Department of Education in Kuramae as Vocational School. It was moved to its present location in Ookayama in 1924. In 1929, it was elevated from a diploma awarding institute to a degree-conferring university. Soon the School of Engineering was established within the university. With time more undergraduate schools were started, which were followed by graduate schools and research institutions.

 

Today Tokyo Institute of Technology has 3 undergraduate faculties – Faculty of Science (with the Departments of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Information Science, and Earth Sciences); Faculty of Engineering (with the Departments of Metallurgical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Architecture and Building Engineering, Social Engineering, Computer Science, Organic Materials, and Inorganic Materials); and the Faculty of Bioscience and Biotechnology (with the Department of Bioscience, and the Department of Biotechnology). TIT has 6 graduate schools – School of Engineering (offering master's programs in all the engineering departments); School of Bioscience and Biotechnology (with master's programs in both bioscience and biotechnology); School of Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering (offering post graduate courses in various interdisciplinary sciences); School of Information Science (with courses in computer science and environmental infomatics); School of Decision Science and technology (offering master's programs in human, social, and decision sciences); and the School of Innovation Management (with courses in management technology and innovation). Doctoral degrees are also offered in all the various engineering fields.

 

All these studies are spread over 3 campuses – Ookayama, Suzukakedai, and Tamachi. Tamachi Campus is located a short walk from Tamachi Station.

 

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