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The University of Tokyo
Job title
Associate Professor
Doctor (Agriculture)(Kyoto University)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

: Assistant Professor, Graduate School of
- : Associate Professor, Graduate School of
: Chief Researcher, Kagawa Prefectural Industrial
: Chief Researcher, Kagawa Prefectural Fermentation
: Chief Researcher, Kagawa Prefectural Food


Food Science, Agriculture, Kagawa University

Committee Memberships

The Japanese Society of Agricultural Machinery  Secretary of finance
The Japanese Society of Agricultural Machinery  Annual conference and technical program committee
The Japanese Society of Agricultural Machinery  Secretary of Kanto branch
The Japanese Society of Agricultural Machinery  Annual conference committee of Kanto branch
Japan Society for Food Engineering  Annual conference and technical program committee

Awards & Honors

Jan 2018
Visible near-infrared hyperspectral imaging coupled with multivariate analysis and image processing for detection of yellowness in ready-to-eat pork sausages, Best Presentation Award, Organizing Committee of 2nd International Conference on Food and Agriculture Technologies
Winner: Feng C. H., Makino Y., Yoshimura M.
Mar 2017
Rapid and non-destructive prediction of pH in cooked pork sausages using hyperspectral imaging, Best Oral Presentation, Hong Kong Chemical, Biorogical & environmental Engineering Society
Winner: Feng C. H., Makino Y., Kamruzzaman M., Oshita S.
May 2016
The effect of CO₂ nanobubbles on E. Coli, Poster Award (8th International Symposium on Machinery and Mechatronics for Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering), The Japanese Society of Agricultural Machinery and Food Engineers
Winner: Matsuda S., Liu S., Oshita S., Makino Y.
Sep 2013
Influence of aluminum oxide on estimation of chlorpyrifos dried on apple skin using UV spectral reflectance, Best Paper Award, Japanese Society of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Engineers and Scientists
Winner: Makino Y., Mori M., Kawagoe Y., Oshita S.
Dec 2012
Properties of the water containing nanobabbles as a new technology of the acceleration of physicochemical activity, Best Paper Award, Japan National Member Organization
Winner: Liu S., Enari M., Kawagoe Y., Makino Y., Oshita S.

Published Papers

Boerzhijin S., Yoshimura M., Sotome I., Hirai M. Y., Makino Y.
Food Packaging and Shefl Life   23 100427   Mar 2020   [Refereed]
Feng C. H., Wang W., Makino Y., García-Martín J. F., Alvarez-Mateos P., Song X. Y.
Journal of Food Engineering   257 34-43   Sep 2019   [Refereed]
Makino Y., Hashizume M., Boerzhijin S., Akihiro T., Yamada T., Okazaki K.
Environmental Control in Biology   57(3) 45-51   Jul 2019   [Refereed]
Taheri-Garavand A., Fatahi S., Banan A., Makino Y.
Computers and Electronics in Agriculture   159 16-27   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
Yokota Y., Akihiro T., Boerzhijin S., Yamada T., Makino Y.
Food Science and Nutrition   7(2) 773-778   Feb 2019   [Refereed]


Taheri-Garavand A., Omid M., Fatahi S., Makino Y.
Meat Science   156 183-195   Oct 2019   [Refereed]
Nondestructive evaluation of quality and safety of agricultural and livestock products by ultravioret, visible and near infrared spectroscopy
Makino Y.
Bulletin of Kagawa Junior College   45 351-361   Jun 2017   [Invited]
Nondestructive evaluation of agricultural products by optical sensing
Prepared Foods and Technology   21(2) 55-65   Oct 2015   [Invited]
Techniques for ensuring the safety and quality of food and agricultural products (Part 9)―Quality maintenance and improvement of horticultural products by modified atmosphere packaging―
Makino Y.
Journal of the Japanese Society of Agricultural Machinery and Food Engineers   77(1) 19-27   Jan 2015   [Invited]

Books etc

Hyperspectral Imaging Analysis and Applications for Food Quality
Feng C. H., Makino Y., Yoshimura Y., Rodríguez-Pulido F. J. (Part:Contributor, Chapter 12. Recent advances for rapid detection of quality and safety of fish by hyperspectral imaging analysis)
CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, LLC   Jan 2019   ISBN:978-1-138-63079-6
Form of Shipment, Film Packaging and Quality, Load of Shipment
Technology System of Agriculture, Extra 23, Vegitables, 6 (Rural Culture Association)   1998   

Conference Activities & Talks

Accumulation of functional components in vegetables by modified atmosphere packaging [Invited]
Makino Y.
4th Internationl Symposium on Contemporary Food Engineering   10 Nov 2019   
Non-destructive evaluation of quality of agricultural products using light sensing [Invited]
Makino Y.
Special lecture at South China University of Technology   8 Nov 2019   
Analysis of dynamic changes in metabolites in green soybeans (Glycine max (L.) Merr.) under modified atmospheres by statistical methods
Makino Y., Nishizaka A., Yoshimura M., Sotome I., Kawai K., Akihiro A.
ICEF13 International Congress on Engineering and Food   24 Sep 2019   
Evaluation of dynamic changes in nutrients in green soybeans (Glycine max (L.) Merr.) under modified atmospheres by multivariate analysis [Invited]
Makino Y., Nishizaka A., Yoshimura M., Sotome I., Kawai K., Akihiro A.
3rd Global Summit on Nutritional Science and Food Chemistry   11 Jun 2019   
Objective grading of harvested mangoes and broccoli heads using a computer vision system [Invited]
Makino Y.
The 14th Workshop on Nondestructive Quality Evaluation of Agricultural, Livestock and Fishery Products   6 Nov 2018   


Studies on the optimization of packaging conditions for horticultural commodities
1991 - 1998
Studies on the processed food with functional substances for biological activity
2000 - 2002
Studies on the effective utilization of soy sauce lees for domestic animal feed
1997 - 1999

Research Grants & Projects

Hyperspectral imaging for prediction of yellowing of dark-green vegetables
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2009 - 2013
Studies on reduction of loss of tropical fruits by cold storage combined with near-infrared spectroscopy
0031 (Japanese Only)
Project Year: 2010 - 2012
Studies on non-destructive detection of hazardous chemicals contaminated foods using UV light
Cooperative Research
Project Year: 2009 - 2009