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Alumni continuing onto higher education

About 90% of graduates continue to the master’s degree program, and about 10% of the master’s program students continue to the doctoral program to explore their potential in research and education.

Alumni career fields

Graduates pursue careers in diverse industries such as steel, nonferrous metals, machinery, electric and precision machinery, automotive and transport equipment, materials and chemicals, energy, etc. Some graduates choose academic or government career paths.

Places of employment (listing by sector)
Steel and nonferrous materials

Kobe Steel, JFE Bars & Shapes, JFE Steel, Sumitomo Electric, Daido Steel, Dowa Holdings, NIPPON STEEL Stainless Steel, NIPPON STEEL, Hitachi Metals, Furukawa Electric, MITSUI MINING & SMELTING, UACJ, etc.


IHI, Kubota, Komatsu, JTEKT, Daikin, DMG MORI, Hitachi Zosen, MODEC, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Mitsubishi Power, Murata Machinery, Yanmar, etc.

Electric and precision machinery

OMRON, Olympus, Canon, KYOCERA, SHARP, Sony, Toshiba, Panasonic, Hitachi, FUJITSU, Mitsubishi Electric, Ricoh, etc.

Automotive and transport equipment

ISUZU, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, SUBARU, Sumitomo Rubber Industries, TOYOTA MOTOR, Toyota Industries, DENSO, Nissan Motor, Honda Motor, Mazda Motor, Mitsui E&S, Yamaha Motor, etc.

Materials and chemicals

Asahi Chemicals, KANEKA, 3M Japan, SEKISUI CHEMICAL, DAIICHI KIGENSO, Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals, Tosoh, Toray Industries, NICHIA, etc.

Energy, power, and gas

Idemitsu Kosan, Osaka Gas, Kansai Electric Power, INPEX, JX Energy, Chubu Electric Power, J-POWER, Tokyo Gas, etc.

Transport and logistics

JR Central, ANA, JR West, JAL, etc.

Academia and government

Osaka University, Osaka Prefectural Government, Kobe University, Technical University of Darmstadt, Northwestern Polytechnical University (China), ATLA (Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency), NIMS, RIKEN, etc.


AGC, NTT Docomo, NTT West, SanDisk, Dai Nippon Printing, Toppan Printing, NGK Insulators, YONEX, etc.

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