Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology was established in 1949 and its history traces back over. more than 130 years to the roots of its predecessor organization's foundation in 1874. TAT has developed as a unique science and technology institution based on agricultural science and engineering, two scientific fields that support the fundamentals of human society, agriculture and industry. Academic and research activities conducted at TAT across a broad range of areas can contribute to constructing a secure and safe society and can create and develop new industries. TAT education and research aim to further pursue the truth based on free ideas and produces learned researchers, engineers and highly specialized professionals who uncompromisingly reflect on the influence science and technology have on the Earth, society and mankind. TAT strives toward achieving a society that enables sustainable development, and holds to the fundamental principles of contributing to the advancement of science and technology in harmony with society and the natural environment. TAT also aims to cultivate human resources that will execute these principles when conducting free thought-based academic research in agriculture, engineering and integrated fields. In other words, TAT adheres to the motto "MORE SENSE: Mission Oriented Research and Education giving Synergy in Endeavors toward a Sustainable Earth", and endeavors to resolve the issues that mankind faces in the 21st century.