Tsuneta Shin Japan

Biography of Tsuneta Shin

Tsuneta Shin was born the first boy of Soroku Shin, who worked for personnel in justice field in Meiji Government.

After graduating from Kobu Daigakko, the predecessor of the Faculty of Technology in the University of Tokyo, Shin studied Engineering and Naval Architecture at the University of Glasgow in summer session 1888.

Upon his return to Japan, Shin worked as a chief engineer of Ishikawajima Shipyard. Later, he opened the Shin Office dealing with patent affairs in Yaesu, Tokyo. He died at the age of 69.


Other Online Resources

  • Digital version Japanese Bibliographical 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


Tsuneta Shin
Born 1864.
Died 24 December 1932.
GU Degree: Science and Engineering, 1888;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: marine engineers
English snippet: Engineering student of the University of Glasgow
Record last updated: 24th Jul 2020

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