KTC makes its transition to the Hakusan Campus system: 2 years study at its all-residential campus in the Hakusan foothills for students from the age of 15. The Hakusan Campus system is introduced in an article on the website “ReseMom” which provides educational information.
KTC students interviewed tourists to Kanazawa City. 1st through 3rd year students for each department formed mixed grade groups. Each group visited a sightseeing spot and interviewed travelers about that spot. They shot a video of the interview and introduced the location and made recommendations about what to do and see.
Haruka Miyakoshi (4th year) from the Department of Global Information Technology was awarded the Grand Prize in the Function Graph Art national contest. Graph Art is expressed by combining function graphs. Her work demonstrated outstanding and skillful use of functions.
KTC hosted the 2nd Betsukawa Corporation Cup and students raced their Rescue Robots. Students controlled their robots built in sensors and programming. The Rescue Robots had to finish a 110cm square course and complete tasks along the way. Teachers used LEGO ® Mindstorms ®EV3 as teaching materials. These were purchased with the support of Betsukawa Corporation. 4 people from Betsukawa Corporation attended the competition and served as judges.
The hands on team made its debut in the 12th All Japan Student Indoor Flying Robot Contest. The team did well and advanced to the finals. Shota Okamizu from the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Shinichiro Nanbo from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering made a sophisticated and beautifully designed airplane, which received good feedback from the judges.
Three professors were commended for receiving excellent feedback from KTC students in the KTC class evaluation survey. Professor Yoshimitsu Miyano (Social Science), Hitoshi Kihara (Math), and Akihiro Tsuda (English) received Excellence Awards for the academic year 2015.
Professor Ogawa from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering held a KIT Summer Science School. He taught junior high school students how to make a Radio Controlled Plane.
KTC held a FD/SD training seminar to help faculty and staff develop a better understanding of the Hakusan educational reform. In the FD/SD seminar the philosophy behind the new curriculum for Hakusan Campus was explained. Mr.Ikeda of the i-point survey company reported the results of the KTC student satisfaction and the company expectations surveys.
The 2016 Summer Open Campus: Junior high school students had fun learning how to making things. KTC holds its Open Campus every year for two days during summer break. This year there were 8 different courses to choose from, each course taking advantage of its department’s characteristics. In most of the courses, junior high school students designed, built or made things to see what they can do/learn at KTC.
KTC signed a comprehensive partnership agreement with Tamada Industries,Inc. The agreement is to promote educational activities and revitalize local communities.
The Handball team was eliminated in the All-Japan Kosen Handball Championship quarterfinals. 16 teams came from across Japan to try and win the tournament.
5th year students participated in various group activities and seminars at Ikenodaira Campus in Niigata prefecture. They interacted with nature and deepened their friendship with each other.
Sho Sawamoto from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering participated in the 40th All Japan Senior High School Go Championship. He did well and won two games in the individual tournament.
Professor Matsushita and Songer from the Department of Global Information and Management received the Good Presentation Award from the Japanese Society for the Science of Design. They made a team with other teachers from Kanazawa Institute of Technology and gave a presentation about more enriched administrative services for foreigners living in Nonoichi City.
A paper by a KTC graduate Yuta Kawakami (4th year at Kanazawa Institute of Technology) was accepted at the international conference, AGRICONTROL 2016: The 5th IFAC Conference on Sensing, Control and Automation for Agriculture. He developed a system to manage the water level in the rice fields.
The soft tennis team fell short of making it to the National Tournament. The baseball team was eliminated in the first round.
Let’s get more familiar with Manufacturing! KTC FAB Space opened. You can use your imagination and create your own designs.