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Agricultural studies educator

Arata Katayama, Japanese agricultural studies educator. Member International Society Soil Science, American Society for Microbiology, American Chemical Society, Japanese Society Pesticide Science, Japanese Society Soil Science and Plant Nutrition (Young Scientist award 1993), Japanese Society Microbial Ecology (editor bulletin 1993-1995).

Background

Katayama, Arata was born on October 15, 1957 in Yamaguchi, Japan.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Hiroshima (Japan) University, 1980. Master of Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan, 1986.

Career

Assistant professor Nagoya (Japan) University, 1986-1993, associate professor, since 1993. Research postdoctoral assistant University California, Davis, 1988-1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 1990-1992, Journal Pesticide Science, since 1993. Contributor chapters to books.

Membership

Member International Society Soil Science, American Society for Microbiology, American Chemical Society, Japanese Society Pesticide Science, Japanese Society Soil Science and Plant Nutrition (Young Scientist award 1993), Japanese Society Microbial Ecology (editor bulletin 1993-1995).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Banboo flute playing, hiking.