Hiroshima Institute of Technology
Hiroshima Institute of Technology (HIT) was founded in 1963 by Noboru Tsuru as part of the Tsuru Gakuen. œOur research is at the cutting edge of modern technology, as evidenced by our 'High-Tech Research Center' and 'Academic Frontier Research Center for Ultra-High Speed Deformation'.
Kure City, Hiroshima Prefecture
Kure, city in Japan, south-western Honshu Island, in Hiroshima Prefecture, a seaport near the city of Hiroshima. Kure has extensive shipbuilding facilities and dockyards; before 1945, it was one of the largest naval bases of the Japanese Empire, with a superb natural harbour sheltered by the encircling mountains.