KATO Koro

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Name
KATO Koro
Affiliation
Kyoto University
Section
Graduate School of Agriculture, Division of Environmental Science and Technology, Laboratory of Agricultural Process Enginnering
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Doctor of Agriculture(Kyoto University)

Research Interests

 
 

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
1966
 - 
1971
Institute of Agricultural Machinery,
 
 
   
 
Researcher
 
1972
 - 
1992
Research Associate, Faculty of Agriculture,
 
 
   
 
Kyoto University
 
1992
 - 
1995
Associate Professor, Faculty of Agriculture,
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1966
Faculty of Agriculture, Kyoto University
 

Committee Memberships

 
1991
 - 
1993
The Society of Agricultural Structures, Japan  Director, Executive director
 
2001
 - 
2003
The Japanese Society of Agricultural Machinery  Councilor, Member of editorial committee of journal
 
2000
   
 
Japan Society for Food Engineering  Councilor, Menber of executive committee of the 2nd 4th and 6th anual meeting, Menber of editorial committee of hand book
 

Awards & Honors

 
1984
The Academic Award of the Japanese Socity of Agricultural Machinery
 

Misc

 
Journal of Agricultural Engineering Research   67(2) 161-170   1997
Prediction of Melon Fruits Softening using Density and Transmitted Light
Journal of Key Engineering Materials, Trans Tech Publications Ltd (SCI indexed journal)   Vol.270-273, "Advances in Nondestructive Evaluation", 1064-1070    2004
JOURNAL of the JAPANESE SOCIETY of AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY   50(6) 99-107   1988
Energy Evaluation Method of Grain Dryer(1)-Equilibrium Moisture and Enthalpy Equation of Rice in consideration of Moisture Concentration Energy-
JOURNAL of the JAPANESE SOCIETY of AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY   43(3) 443-450   1981

Books etc

 
HANDBOOK of AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY
1984   
The Present Situation and Future View of Nondestructive Inspection System of Food
1990   
Applied Minute Energy Technology for Agriculture and Food
1993   
New Electrical Method for Density Sorting of Spherical Fruits
DEVELOPMENTS in FOOD ENGINEERING (Proceedings of Sixth International Congress on Engineering and Food, CHAPMANN AND HALL)   1994   
The Syokuhin Ryutsu Gijutsu Year Book(3.2 Nondestructive Evaluation of Internal Quality)
Distribution Systems Research Center Co. Ltd, Tokyo   1995   

Works

 
Survey for Present Situation and Future of Agricultural Machinery Studies in Japan
1990
For the Strengthening Research Activities(PhaseⅡ)Project at Kasetsart University, Control of Aflatoxin in Economic Crops, Thailand
1988
Investigation of the Latest trend of the moisture measuring technique in U.S.A.
1999
Survey on actual situation of farm mechanization and agricultural process engineering in Vietnam
2002
Study of Precision Moisture Content Measuring Technology for High Moisture Grain (No.1), Study of Precision Moisture Content Measuring Technology for High Moisture Grain (No.2)
1998 - 2000

Research Grants & Projects

 
Application of Physical Properties to Quality Evaluation of Farm Products -Nondestructive Measurement of Fruits Quality by NIR and Electrical Method and Density-
Project Year: 1985   
Nondestructive measurement and image formation of temperature and moisture by multi-frequency microwave transmission
Project Year: 1990   
Impedance characteristics and new electrical model of celluar tissue
Project Year: 1985   
Study on Nondestructive Measurement Technique of Food

Patents

 
Method for Measuring of Receipt Grain in Country Elevator and Drying Facilities
Patent No.1644678
Measuring Instrument of Moisture Gradient of internal Grain
Patent No.1952442
Maturity and Internal Quality Evaluation Method for Fruits and Vegetables
Patent No.1980370
Quality Evaluation Method of Fruits and Vegetables by Contact and Non-contact method
Patent No.1906557
Internal Quality Evaluation Method for Fruits and Vegetables
Patent No.210848