Prof. Hiroshi Hagihara, the first president of Kyoto University of Information Sciences, who died on January 8, 2014 at the age of 87, is a world authority in computer development, electronic circuits, information theory, and communication systems research. KCG group such as The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics (KCGI) and Kyoto Computer Gakuin (KCG), The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics Kyoto, The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics Kyoto A school funeral and memorial service was held in the satellite hall in front of the station.In addition to KCGI graduates, current students including KCG, faculty and staff, and Kyoto University officials, many people who had been taught by Dr. Hagiwara attended the ceremony and quietly sent him off.
As a pioneer of information technology research in Japan, Dr. Hagiwara has made significant contributions, including the development of the high-speed computer "TOSBAC-3400" (owned by the KCG Museum and certified as a Heritage of Information Technology). In addition, as the first president of KCGI, Japan's first IT professional graduate school, in April 2004, he has worked hard to promote education and research activities in a style of graduate school that had not previously existed in Japan.
The school funeral and memorial service began with a moment of silence.After Mr. Wataru Hasegawa, Chairman of KCGI and KCG President, and Mr. Toshihide Ibaraki, President of KCGI expressed their condolences, Mr. Makoto Nagao, former President of Kyoto University (Professor Emeritus of Kyoto University and former Director of the National Diet Library) and Mr. Shinji Tomita, Professor and Director of the Administrative Division of the Center for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences, Kyoto University, who attended as guests, reflected on their research and educational activities with Dr. Hagiwara.Following the dedication, Noboru Uemura, Professor at Kyoto City University of Arts and Visiting Professor at Toho Gakuen School of Music, performed Bach's Suite for Unaccompanied Cello.
Thank you very much, Dr. Hiroshi Hagiwara.I appreciate your hard work. Please rest in peace.I would like to express my heartfelt condolences.