Shizuoka University was inaugurated on June 1, 1949, after getting the approval of universitys establishment through the unification of five educational institutions: the former Shizuoka High School, Shizuoka Normal School and Shizuoka 2nd Normal School, Shizuoka Normal School for Youth and Hamamatsu College of Technology. In addition to this, the university absorbed Shizuoka Prefectural College of Agriculture and moved to its present Shizuoka and Hamamatsu Campuses, and by undertaking the reorganization and enlargement of its faculties and other educational departments, assumed its present form. Shizuoka University has produced a number of successful leaders in different areas. Nakasone Yasuhiro, who was a Prime Minister of Japan and a world leader, studied in the prestigious Shizuoka High School (now part of Shizuoka University). Gayu Uesugi, Chairman of Mitsubishi Motors North America, has a Masters Degree in Engineering from Shizuoka University. Osamu Suzuki, the Chairman of Suzuki Motor Corporation, was conferred with an honorary doctorate. Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Dr. Yuan-Tseh Lee, was awarded with Doctor (Honor’s Causa) degree. Shizuoka University has got very high (VH) research intensity and got its place in top 200 Asian universities according to various university ranking criteria such a University Ranking by Academic Performance. According to Thomson Reuters Science Watch Report from (2005-2009), Shizuoka University is listed as high-impact institution in the field of materials science ranking sixth in Japan. Shizuoka University consists of six faculties: Humanities and Social Sciences, Education, Informatics, Science, Engineering, and Agriculture. The Research and Education Center in Shizuoka University of Nano vision Science is part of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) 21st Century Center of Excellence (COE) Program. The Faculty of Informatics is recognized as a distinctive university educational program by the Japans Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT).
Editors, Contributors and Speakers [
The following is the list of scholars from Shizuoka University who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences