Seiichi Matsuda

Biography of Seiichi Matsuda

Seiichi Matsuda graduated from Tokyo Imperial University, the predecessor of the University of Tokyo, and became a professor at Osaka Higher Technical School.

From 1903, he travelled to Germany and Britain in order to study Marine Engineering. In 1904, he enrolled at the University of Glasgow to study Engineering for two years. He also attended evening classes on heavy metal products manufacturing held at the Royal Technical College (now Strathclyde University).

Upon his return to Japan, Matsuda became the Principle of Yamanashi Higher Technical School in 1927.


Other Online Resources

  • Digital Version Japan Biographical Dictionary

Printed Materials

  • Shoji Katoh(2009) ’Aspects of Educational and Cultural Exchange between Japan and Scotland: Meiji Japan and Glasgow’, Bulletin of the Graduate School of Education and Human Development, Nagoya University, vol.56, no.2

Archival Materials

  • R8/5/26/6 Matriculation slip
  • R8/5/27/6


Seiichi Matsuda
Born August 1876.
Died 4 March 1934.
GU Degree: Science and Engineering, 1904-06;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: engineers
English snippet: Engineering student at the University of Glasgow
Record last updated: 15th Apr 2013

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University Roles

  • Student