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Kiritkumar Natwerbhai Patel Edit Profile

chemist , researcher

Kiritkumar Natwerbhai Patel, Kenyan researcher, chemist. Achievements include research on brine preservation of mushrooms, mushroom munchies, production of liquid Ammonia from mushroom tunnels, adhesives from vegetable tanning extracts for plywood/chipboard, seed coating systems for cereal grains, medicinal capsules from shiitake mushrooms, mushroom spawn technology in Kenya, instant bean sprouts, mushroom discs for flavor.

Background

Patel, Kiritkumar Natwerbhai was born on December 10, 1946 in Eldoret, Kenya. Son of Natwerbhai Ishwerbhai and Savitaben Patel.

Education

Bachelor of Science, S.P. University, V.V. Nagar, India, 1967.

Career

Chemist Kenya Tanning Exp. Company Ltd., Thika, 1968-1977. Company chemist Electronic Arts Tanning Exp.

Company Ltd., Eldoret, 1978-1980. Research officer, co-chemist Eatec Ltd., since 1981, division head, since 1991. Director Eldoré Ltd.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on brine preservation of mushrooms, mushroom munchies, production of liquid Ammonia from mushroom tunnels, adhesives from vegetable tanning extracts for plywood/chipboard, seed coating systems for cereal grains, medicinal capsules from shiitake mushrooms, mushroom spawn technology in Kenya, instant bean sprouts, mushroom discs for flavor.

Membership

Board directors Lions Club International, Eldoret, 1984-1987. Chairman Eld. Brotherhood, Eldoret, 197-89. Member American Chemical Society, International Society of Mushroom Science, Society of Leather Technologists and Chemists.

Connections

Married Ranjanben K. Patel, December 12, 1971. Children: Prital, Jayna.

father:
Natwerbhai Ishwerbhai

mother:
Savitaben Patel

spouse:
Ranjanben K. Patel

child:
Prital Patel

child:
Jayna Patel