History - Tampere University of Technology

A brief history of Tampere University of Technology

Tampere University of Technology

  • 2010 TUT started operating in the form of a foundation.
  • 1972 Tampere University of Technology (TUT) gained independence.
  • 1965 activity established in Tampere as a subsidiary of Helsinki University of Technology.


Histories of TUT (published in Finnish)

  • Hyöty ja tiede - Tampereen teknillisen yliopiston historia 1965 - 2015
  • Lainahöyhenissä kohti teknopolista, 1995
  • Kasvun aika – Ajankuvia tekniikan yliopistosta, 2005


Students

  • 8,300 students in 2015
  • 10,429 students in 2010
  • 12,642 students in 2005
  • 9,996 students in 2000
  • 6,400 students in 1995
  • 2,975 students in 1985
  • 1,594 students in 1975
  • 132 students in 1965


Doctoral degrees

  • 88 doctoral degrees in 2015
  • 87 doctoral degrees in 2010
  • 65 doctoral degrees in 2005
  • 35 doctoral degrees in 2000
  • 27 doctoral degrees in 1995
  • 9 doctoral degrees in 1985


Personnel (pwy)

  • 1,713 personnel in 2015
  • 1,964 personnel in 2010
  • 1,906 personnel in 2005
  • 1,784 personnel in 2000
  • 1,149 personnel in 1996


Presidents

  • Professor Mika Hannula 2016–
  • Professor Markku Kivikoski 2008-2016
  • Professor Jarl-Thure Eriksson 1997-2008
  • Professor Timo Lepistö 1985-1996
  • Professor Osmo Hassi 1975-1985
  • Professor Pekka Ahonen 1969-1972
  • Professor Unto Korhonen 1965-1969


Conferment Ceremonies

The University has arranged a Ceremonial Conferment of Doctoral Degrees in 1982, 1987, 1992, 1995 (conferment of honorary doctorates on the University’s 30th anniversary), 1997, 2002, 2007 and 2012.
 

Campus expansion

  • Kampusareena building 2015
  • Main building extension 2006
  • Tamppi Areena sports hall 2002
  • Tietotalo building 2001
  • Festia building 1995
  • Hermitec building 1991
  • Rakennustalo building 1984
  • Main building 1983
  • Sähkötalo building 1978
  • Konetalo building 1973


Student culture

  • 1972 the Student Union of Tampere University of Technology (TTYY) was established.
  • 1966 the first technology student immersion on May Day


 

Updated by: Katja Ayres, 30.11.2016 21:29.
Content owner: Ayres Katja
Keywords: about tut, history