Research

Data on Research Activities

Staff/Students

  • Faculty: 1,478 (% International: 8.3%), Research Staff: 288, Administrative Staff: 611 (%Female: 42.7%), Student 9,962 (% Female: 15.0%, % International: 12.2%)Faculty: 1,478 (% International: 8.3%), Research Staff: 288, Administrative Staff: 611 (%Female: 42.7%), Student 9,962 (% Female: 15.0%, % International: 12.2%)

(as of May 2017)

Awards

Nobel Prize in Physiology or MedicineNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Yoshinori Ohsumi Honorary Professor

Elucidating the Molecular Mechanisms and Physiological Significance of Autophagy, a Cellular Adaptive System to Environment(1)

At the Nobel Prize award ceremony (December 2016)

At the Nobel Prize award ceremony (December 2016)
© Nobel Media AB 2016 Photo: Pi Frisk

Special webpage for 2016 Nobel laureate in
Physiology or Medicine

Nobel Prize in ChemistryNobel Prize in Chemistry
Hideki Shirakawa PhD
For the Discovery and Development of Conductive Polymers(1)
Japan PrizeJapan Prize
Hideo Hosono Professor
Creation of Unconventional Inorganic Materials with Novel Electronic Functions based on Nano-Structure Engineering(2)
Japan PrizeJapan Prize
Yasuharu Suematsu Honorary Professor
Pioneering Research on Semiconductor Lasers for High-Capacity Long-Distance Optical Fiber Communication(2)

Publications

Total: 12,326, Top 1%: 158, International Co-Authorships: 4,283 Total: 12,326, Top 1%: 158, International Co-Authorships: 4,283

(2012-2016, 5-year)

Industry Collaboration

Patents: 641, Collaborations/Revenue (Domestic private companies only): 579/1.6billion yen, Collaborative Research Chairs: 14, Tokyo Tech Ventures: 78 companies Patents: 641, Collaborations/Revenue (Domestic private companies only): 579/1.6billion yen, Collaborative Research Chairs: 14, Tokyo Tech Ventures: 78 companies

(as of March 2017)

Income/Expenses

45.76 billion yen 45.76 billion yen

(estimated for fiscal year 2017)

(estimated for fiscal year 2017)

World University Rankings

Tokyo Tech is one of the top Japanese universities in prestigious world university rankings.

QS 3rd
Quacquarelli Symonds
World University Rankings
3rd in Japan / Overall: 56th(2016)
(3)

World

THE 5th
Times Higher Education
World University Rankings
5th in Japan / Overall: Top 251-300(2015)
(4)