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Food chemistry educator

Akihiro Okitani, Japanese food chemistry educator. Member Japan Society Nutrition Food Science (council since 1986, editor 1988-1992, director general affairs 1994-1998, board directors), Japan Society Zootech. Science (council since 1991), Japan Society Bioscience Biotechnology Agrochemistry (associate editor 1986-1994), Japan Society Meat Science Technology (council since 1987, vice president 1993-2000, president 2000-2003).

Background

Okitani, Akihiro was born on November 15, 1940 in Yotsuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan. Son of Jinzo and Hisako Okitani.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Tokyo, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tokyo, 1968.

Career

Research associate University Tokyo, 1968-1984. Associate professor Nippon Veterinary and Animal Science University, Musashino-shi, Tokyo, 1984-1985, professor, 1985—2006, professor emeritus, since 2006. Visiting researcher Iowa State University, Ames, 1975-1976.

Membership

Member Japan Society Nutrition Food Science (council since 1986, editor 1988-1992, director general affairs 1994-1998, board directors), Japan Society Zootech. Science (council since 1991), Japan Society Bioscience Biotechnology Agrochemistry (associate editor 1986-1994), Japan Society Meat Science Technology (council since 1987, vice president 1993-2000, president 2000-2003).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting.

Connections

Married Chieko Aoki, March 6, 1967. Children: Yuko, Makiko.

father:
Jinzo Okitani

mother:
Hisako Okitani

spouse:
Chieko Aoki

child:
Yuko Okitani

child:
Makiko Okitani