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 alumni, current students including KCG, faculty, and staff, many people related to Kyoto University and others who were taught by Dr. Hagiwara attended the event and quietly sent him on his way.
As a pioneer of information technology research in Japan, Dr. Hagiwara has made great contributions, including the development of the high-speed computer "TOSBAC-3400" (in the collection of the KCG Archives, a device certified as a heritage of information processing technology), and as the first president of KCGI, the first IT professional graduate school in Japan, in April 2004, he has made efforts to promote education and research activities at graduate schools that had never existed in Japan.
At the school funeral/memorial ceremony, everyone observed a moment of silence at the beginning.After words of condolence were delivered by Dr. Wataru Hasegawa, President of KCGI and KCG, and Dr. Toshihide Ibaraki, President of KCGI, the guests of honor, Dr. Makoto Nagao, former President of Kyoto University (Professor Emeritus of Kyoto University, former Director of National Diet Library), and Dr. Shinji Tomita, Professor and Administrative Director of Center for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences, Kyoto University, offered their condolences by reviewing their research and education activities in the company of Dr. Hagiwara.Noboru Uemura, professor at Kyoto City University of Arts and visiting professor at Toho Gakuen School of Music, played Bach's Suite for Unaccompanied Cello as a dedication, and everyone laid flowers and joined hands with Dr. Hagiwara's remains.
Thank you, Dr. Hiroshi Hagiwara.I appreciate your hard work. Please rest in peace.I would like to express my heartfelt condolences.