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Biography

March 1968 Graduated from Kanagawa Prefectural Kibogaoka High School.
March 1973 Graduated from Department of Manufacturing, Faculty of Fisheries, Tokyo University of Fisheries.
March 1975

Graduated from Master's Course of Fishery Stock Enhancement, Graduate School of Fisheries of the university.

March 1983 Doctor of Agriculture (Tokyo University)
August 1975 An assistant of Faculty of Fisheries, Tokyo University of Fisheries.
August 1980 A lecturer of Faculty of Fisheries of the university.
May, 1983 An assistant professor of Faculty of Fisheries of the university.
April, 1994 A professor of Faculty of Fisheries of the university.
October, 2003 A professor of Faculty of Marine Science, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
October, 2003 The director of Graduate School of Marine Science and Technology (until March 2008)
April, 2008 A member of the education and research council of the National University Corporation Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
April 2009 A director and the vice president of the university (until March 2012)
April 2012 A professor of Graduate School of Marine Science and Technology of the university
April 2015 The president of the university to the present day

During this time

May 1979 to February 1980

A Domestic Researcher appointed by the Ministry of Education (Faculty of Agriculture, Tokyo University)

June 1984 to June 1986

A Foreign Researcher appointed by the Ministry of Education (Canadian Institute of Fisheries, Technical University of Nova Scotia)

October 1995 to March 1997 Also appointed as Visiting Researcher of National Aerospace Laboratory of Japan, Science and Technology Agency
April 1997 to September 2003 A part-time lecturer of Faculty of Agriculture, Tokyo University
April 2006 to March 2009 A dedicated researcher of Research Center for Science Systems, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
August 2006 to present A council member of Science Council of Japan
March 2010 to March 2012 President of the Japanese Society of Fisheries Science
June 2013 to June 2015 President of the Society of Eco-Engineering

Awards

April 1988 Technology Award 1988 of the Japanese Society of Fisheries Science
April 2004 The Best Paper Prize 2003 of the Japanese Society of Fisheries Science
June 2006 Award of the Society of Eco-Engineering 2006 (Academic Award)
March 2007 The Best Paper Prize 2006 of the Japanese Society of Fisheries Science
March 2009 Award of the Japanese Society of Fisheries Science 2008
June 2011 Speech Paper Award at Annual Meeting of the Society of Eco-Engineering 2011
May, 2012 A fellow of Japan Association of International Commission Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
June, 2012 Speech Paper Award at Annual Meeting of the Society of Eco-Engineering 2012

Specialized Fields

  • Aquatic animal farming
  • nutrient science for aquaculture
  • eco-engineering

Membership of Societies

  • The Japanese Society of Fisheries Science
  • The Japanese Society for Aquaculture Science
  • The Society of Eco-Engineering
  • Asian Fisheries Society
  • Japan Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Agrochemistry
  • Japan Oil Chemists' Society, etc.

Books, Thesis, etc.

22 Books: Fish Farming and Feed Lipid (Kouseisha-kouseikaku), Physiology of Fishes (Kouseisha-kouseikaku), Animal Production Overview (Buneido), Biology and Resource Cultivation of Flatfish (Kouseisha-kouseikaku), Nutrients of Animals (Buneido), Nutrient Requirement and Feeding of Aquaculture Fish (CABI), Micronutrients Affecting Health of Farmed Fish, Revised Edition Fisheries and Marine Handbook (Seibutsu Kenkyusya), Food and Science Technology (Domesu Publishers), Dietary Supplements for the Health and Quality of Cultured Fish (CABI), Science of Food Functionalities (Industrial Technology Service Center), Revised Edition Nutrients and Feed of Fishes (Kouseisha-kouseikaku), Bluefin Tuna Farming - Technology Development and Business Roll-out & Perspective - (Kouseisha-kouseikaku), Enlarged and Revised Edition Feed & Water for Farming (Kouseisha-kouseikaku), etc. Academic Papers 365; Outline and Referred Papers 148; Patent including Disclosed Documents 7

Membership of External Committees, etc.

A member of the agriculture subcommittee of University Establishment Council of Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, A member of the Investigation for Selection of Foreign Students and Research Collaboration Board in the ministry, A specialist member of Marine Development Subcommittee of Science Technology and Academic Council in the ministry, A member and program adviser of the Committee for Tohoku Marine Science Center in the ministry, A member of the Committee by Field on Comprehensive Preliminary Inspection Related to Medium- or Long-term Development of Science Technology in the ministry, A member of the operation board of Graduate School of Agriculture in Tohoku University, A member of the Research and Liaison Committee of Agricultural Materials Council of Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, A member of the specialist group of the fisheries subcommittee of the Central Screening Committee of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery Festival in the ministry, An operational member of the Technology Board for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, A provisional specialist member of the Committee for Awarding Degrees of National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation, A specialist member of the Committee for Validation and Evaluation of University Semesters in the institution, An external member of Research Theme Evaluation Board of Fisheries Research Agency (FRA), A member of the External Evaluation Committee of Food Technology Tests Related to Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Tokyo Metropolitan Area, A member of the selection board for postgraduates for Asia Youth Fellowship program of the Japan Foundation, A member to select or evaluate Projects to Create Innovation and Promote Basic Studies of National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, A member of the Committee to Promote Education for Engineers of the Foundation of Agricultural Sciences of Japan, A member of the subcommittee for enclosed environment in Institute for Environmental Sciences, A member of the Committee to Review Tritium Transfer in the institute, A member of the Committee to Promote Studies in Japan Space Utilization Promotion Center, A specialist member of the Committee for Science Research Cost in Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, A member for paper screening in the society, A global COE referee in the society, A member for external evaluation in the society, etc.

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