History & Development
1963. 4. 1
Based on the law to partly change the National College Establishment Law, National Institute of Technology, Anan College was established with two Mechanical Engineering Dept. classes and one Electrical Engineering Dept. class, established. It used the Minobayashi public hall in Anan City and a part of the Minobayashi junior high school as temporary school buildings when it started.
1963. 4. 1
M. D. KODAMA Keizou, President of Tokushima University, took office as president of the college.
1963. 4. 2
Dr. OTA Tomoya, Prof. Emeritus at Osaka Univ., took office as president.
College opening ceremony and first entrance ceremony were held.
Classes started at the temporary buildings.
1964. 4. 10
College moved into newly constructed buildings at Aoki 265, Minobayashi-cho, Anan-city.
1965. 3. 25
Building for Electrical Eng. Dept., Workshop and martial arts gym were completed.
Building for Mechanical Eng. Dept., gymnasium, student meeting rooms and dormitory office building were completed.
1967. 4. 1
Civil Engineering Course was newly established.
Buildings for Civil Engineering Dept. and dormitories for students in lower classes were established.
Dormitories for students in higher classes were established.
Library and extension of workshop were completed.
1972. 10. 1
Dr. MIMA Genjiro, Prof. Emeritus at Osaka Univ., took office as president.
1972. 12. 4
Computer Center was completed.
Extracurricular facilities were completed.
Second gymnasium was completed.
1981. 4. 3
Dr. NISHIMURA Shotaro, Prof. Emeritus at Osaka Univ., took office as president.
1983. 3. 25
The Amenities Center (Koushi Kaikan) was completed.
1984. 5. 10
Second dormitory building and common building for students in higher classes were completed.
1987. 4. 1
Dr. HAMADA Minoru, Prof. Emeritus at Osaka Univ., took office as president.
1989. 4. 1
Department of Mechanical Engineering was partly reorganized into the Department of Systems and Control Engineering.
1992. 3. 5
Building for Systems and Control Engineering was completed.
1993. 4. 1
Dr. NISHIGUCHI Kimiyuki, Prof. Emeritus at Osaka Univ., took office as president.
1993. 4. 1
Civil Engineering Dept. was reorganized into Dept. of Construction Systems Engineering.
1994. 4. 1
Technical Research Center was established.
NIT,Anan College Sports facilities named “Hatsuratsu Land” were completed.
ACT Fellowship, an association of corporations that support the activities of National Institute of Technology, Anan College, was founded.
1996. 4. 1
Advanced Courses (Structure Design Engineering, Electricity and Control System Engineering) were established.
1997. 11. 25
Advanced Course Building was completed.
1999. 4. 1
Dr. YONEYAMA Hiroshi, Prof. Emeritus at Osaka Univ., took office as president.
2000. 8. 18
Dormitory for female students was established.
2002. 4. 1
Department of Electrical Engineering was renamed as Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
2002. 4. 1
Computer Center was renamed as Information Technology Center.
Building for Creative Technology Center was completed.
2004. 4. 1
In accordance with the Institute of National Colleges of Technology Japan Act, this school has been reestablished as the Independent Administrative Institute of National Institute of Technology, Anan College.
2004. 4. 1
Educational Program for Creative System Engineering was accredited by JABEE.
School Education was satisfactorily certified in College of Technology Accreditation by the National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation. (2012 and 2019 Our college achieved a renewal of satisfactory certification for quality of education in College of Technology Accreditation by the National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Education.)
2006. 4. 1
Dr. KOMATSU Mitsuo, Prof. Emeritus at Osaka Univ., took office as president.
2007. 4. 1
Materials Engineering Course (Nichia Course) was introduced by a donation from Nichia Corporation. (2012.4 Renewal of the Course)
2008. 4. 1
Redetermination system of Specialized departments was introduced.
2010. 4. 1
Anan Incubation Center was established.
2012. 4. 1
YOSHIDA Yasushi, the former Director of Center for National University Finance and Management, took office as president.
2014. 4. 1
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Department of System and Control Engineering, and Department of Construction Systems Engineering were reorganized into Department of Creative Engineering. The four departments were re-established as 5 courses.
2015. 4. 1
TERAZAWA Keiji, the former Director of Center for Revitalization Promotion, Japan Science and Technology Agency, took office as president.
Building for Materials Engineering Building to commemorate the 50th anniversary of foundation was completed.
2019. 4. 1
Advanced Course of Structure Design Engineering and Advanced Course of Electricity and Control System Engineering were reorganized into Advanced Course of Creative Technology System Engineering. The two departments were re-established as 4 Courses.
2020. 3. 2
Creative Technology Factory was completed.
2020. 4. 1
Dr.HIRAYAMA Kei, National Institute of Technology Matsue College took office as president.