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Food scientist , chemical engineer

Abraham Itshak Bakal, Iraqi, Israeli, American chemical engineer, food scientist. Achievements include several patents in the areas of sweeteners, new food products, and new processes. With Israeli Army, 1954-1956.

Background

Bakal, Abraham Itshak was born on July 5, 1936 in Baghdad, Iraq. Came to the United States, 1968. Son of Joseph and Naomi (Hacham) Bakal.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, 1962. Master of Science in Food and Biotechnology, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy in Food Science, Rutgers University, 1970.

Career

Technology head Technion-Food Industry, Advisory Station, Haifa, 1963-1966. Assistant professor University Saskatchewan, 1966-1968. Research director Foster D. Snell subsidiary Booz Allen, Florham Park, New Jersey, 1969-1973.

Technical director CIEPE, San Felipe, Venezuela, 1973-1975. Principal Foster D. Snell subsidiary Booz Allen, Florham Park, 1975-1978. President ABIC International Consultants, Inc., Fairfield, New Jersey, since 1978.

Board directors Calorie Control Council, Atlanta.

Achievements

  • Achievements include several patents in the areas of sweeteners, new food products, and new processes.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author numerous science and professional publications in the areas of engineering, food science, product development and management.

Membership

With Israeli Army, 1954-1956.

Connections

Married Frida X. Shomer, November 15, 1966. Children: Gil J., Amir J.

father:
Joseph Bakal

mother:
Naomi (Hacham) Bakal

spouse:
Frida X. Shomer

child:
Gil J. Bakal

child:
Amir J. Bakal