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Engineering educator

Yoshikatsu Murooka, Japanese engineering educator. Recipient research prize Association Agricultural Chemistry, 1982, research prize Association Biotechnology, 2003. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Association Biotechnology (trustee since 1989), Society Biotechnology, Society Biochemistry, Society Molecular Biology, Society Agrochemistry, New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

Murooka, Yoshikatsu was born on January 7, 1942 in Higashi-Hiroshima, Japan. Son of Isamu and Tsuruko Murooka.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering, Hiroshima University, 1964. Master of Engineering, Osaka University, Japan, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Osaka University, Japan, 1969.

Career

Visiting fellow, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland., 1970; visiting scientist, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland., 1981; research associate, Osaka U., 1966; visiting professor, Osaka U., 1991; associate professor, Hiroshima U., 1981; professor, Hiroshima U., since 1988. Consultant United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization/United Nations, Jakarta, Indonesia, 1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (journals) Journal Fermentation and Bioengring., 1984-1990, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 1990-1993, Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry, 1993-1997. Editor-in-chief Journal Bioscience Bioengring., since 2002.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Association Biotechnology (trustee since 1989), Society Biotechnology, Society Biochemistry, Society Molecular Biology, Society Agrochemistry, New York Academy of Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: mountain climbing, skiing, swimming, tennis.

Connections

Married Hiroko Murooka, January 20, 1968. Children: Ikuko, Masako, Takuya.

father:
Isamu Murooka

mother:
Tsuruko Murooka

spouse:
Hiroko Murooka

child:
Masako Murooka

child:
Ikuko Murooka

child:
Takuya Murooka