The Faculty of Engineering in Kyushu University is the fourth oldest faculty among Japanese universities, and was founded as the College of Engineering of Kyushu Imperial University in 1911. In 1919, the College of Engineering was reorganized as the Faculty of Engineering.
In 1947, the Faculty of Engineering of Kyushu Imperial University was renamed as the Faculty of Engineering of Kyushu University.
The Faculty of Engineering in Kyushu University has focused on basic education, which provides the foundation for each specialized field, to train students to become people who will play an important role in manufacturing which has led to Japan's development. Our graduates have played a leading role in technological developments in many companies, and our education is highly recognized in industry. Therefore, Kyushu University will continue to focus on basic education in the future.
The Disaster Risk Reduction Research Center, Urban System Planning deals with a wide range of urban problems such as a declining population in local cities and a deterioration of the global environment.