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Biotechnologist , research scientist

Cavit Akin, American biotechnologist, research scientist. Achievements include patents in field. Fulbright scholarship, University Illinois, 1957-1961. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Institute Food Technologists, Society Industrial Microbiology, American Society Microbiology, American Chemical Society.

Background

Akin, Cavit was born on February 28, 1931 in Nigde, Turkey. Arrived in United States, 1957. Son of Ahmet and Fatma Kenan (Yuceeren) Akin.

Education

Mark Scheme, university Ankara, 1954. Master of Science in Food Technology, University Illinois, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1961.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Massachusetts, 1962.

Career

Research scientist Sugar Research Institute, Turkey, 1956—1957. Senior bioengr. Falstaff Research Laboratory, St. Louis, 1962—1967. Senior research engineer American Oil Corporation, Whiting, Indiana, 1967—1970, Standard Oil Corporation, Naperville, Illinois, 1971—1973, research associate, supervisor biotechnology research, 1979—1987.

Research supervisor Amoco Chemicals, 1973—1977. Manager foods exploratory research Amoco Foods, 1978—1979. Associate director biotechnology research Institute Gas Technology, Chicago, 1987—1991, associate instructor biotechnology, 1991—1994.

Principal C.A. Biotechnology, Naperville, since 1994. Lieutenant Signal Corps, Turkish Armed Forces, 1955-1956.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents in field.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Gas, Oil and Coal Biotechnology, 1990, Gas, Oil, Coal and Environmental Biotechnology volunteer II, 1990, vols. III & IV, 1993. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Institute Food Technologists, Society Industrial Microbiology, American Society Microbiology, American Chemical Society.

Connections

Married Ingeborg Katharina Tange, February 24, 1978. Children: Deniz Leyla, Suzan Sema, Tulin Selma, Aylin Neva.

father:
Ahmet Akin

mother:
Fatma Kenan (Yuceeren) Akin

spouse:
Ingeborg Katharina Tange

children:
Deniz Leyla Akin

Suzan Sema Akin

Tulin Selma Akin

Aylin Neva Akin