Dr. Mitsutoshi Nakajima was born in Kumamoto, Japan, in 1954. He graduated the University of Tokyo in 1976, and received his PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Tokyo, Japan, in 1982. He worked on food engineering projects in Kyushu University (1980–1985), National Food Research Institute (1985–2007), and University of Tsukuba (2007–present). He was Post Doc in ETH, Switzerland in 1988-89, and Visiting Professor in Karlsruhe University, Germany in 2002. He was the Director, Alliance for Research on North Africa (ARENA) between 2008 and 13. Currently, he is Professor, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of Tsukuba, Japan.
His current research interests include food engineering, downstream processing of algae biomass, and food micro/nano-process systems, such as microchannel emulsification. He has published about 300 research papers, and 50 patents. He was awarded by Minister of Education, Japan, by the Development of Microchannel Emulsification Technology, and last August 2015, he was also awarded from Japan Food Engineering Society, entitled “Formulation of Micro/Nano Structured Foods”.
EVENTS & ACTIVITIES (Speaking, Spoken, and Authored)
- In-Person Event
- Feb 28 - Mar 02, 2016
- Singapore, Singapore, SG