Toyohashi University of Technology

International Cooperation Center for Engineering Education Development

ICCEED(International Cooperation Center for Engineering Education Development)


Past Projects

MEXT International Cooperation Initiative

Project period 2007 - 2009

With support from MEXT under its "International Cooperation Initiative" program, ICCEED conducted this project from FY2007 till FY2009 to study and establish a system to promote sustainable university-industry cooperation.

Higher Education Development Support (HEDS) Project

Project period 1990 - July, 2002

This program started through Japan-USA-Indonesia tripartite cooperation to improve the quality of engineering education at universities located in Sumatra and the Kalimantan Islands as a part of a regional development policy adopted by the Indonesian Government.

Project on Networked Multimedia Education System in Malaysia

Project period 2001 - June, 2004

Malaysia established Multimedia University in 1999 to foster engieers on information technology and multimedia.

Japan International Cooperation Agency conducted this technical cooperation project to construct a networked multimedia education system.

Toyohashi University dispatched academic staff as long-term experts to this project.

African Institute for Capacity Development

Project period 2000 -

African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD) is an international organzation to develop human resources for social and economical development and poverty reduction in the eastern part of Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda.

AICAD has been supported mainly by technical cooperations by Japan International Cooperation Agency.

Toyohashi University of Technology dispatched academic staff as a national committee member and a short-term expert.

Project for Human Resource Development in Information Technology through Capacity Building of University of Colombo School of Computing

Project period June, 2002 - May, 2005

This is a technical cooperation project by Japan International Cooperation Agency for School of Computing at University of Colombo. Its main purpose is to enhance ability to conduct web-based training in the university.

Toyohashi University of Technology dispatched academic staff as a national committee member and short-term experts to this project.

Seminars on International Cooperation for Students

period 2006 - 2009

Seminars on International Cooperations for Students were held to provide students in Toyohashi University of Technology information on a wide variety of activities for international cooperation and on how to be engineers in the global world.

We invited former students of Toyohashi University of Technology and other universities for science who were Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers as speakers.

Project Development, Survey, and Evaluation for Engineering Education

period 2002 - 2010

ICCEED conducted international cooperation on engineering education, proposed and surveyed development assistance, built a system to evaluate projects, and cooperated with projects by Japan International Cooperation Agency and Japan Bank for International Cooperation.

Toyohashi Tech International Research Project

Toyohashi University of Technology started in 2010 "Toyohashi Tech International Research Project" as an ICCEED partnership project, which aims at enhancing its university-wide, institutional and coordinated international collaborative relationship.

Capacity Building of HCMUT

The project that ICCEED had been promoting in cooperation was officially started as JICA technical cooperation project in January 2006 as a three-year project (Phase one, from January 2006 to December 2008).

Cooperation in Project Formulation to Enhance Local Industry through University-Industry-Government Linkage

On the basis of past achievement with University of Moratuwa (UoM) in Sri Lanka, ICCEED developed a new project proposal with UoM and other institutions to increase productivity of local industry and quality of engineering education in UoM through enhancing activities for its university-industry-government linkage.

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