KITAZAWA Hiroaki

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Name
KITAZAWA Hiroaki
URL
http://www.naro.affrc.go.jp/english/nfri/organization/06food_engineering_division/07/index.html
Affiliation
National Agriculture and Food Research Organization
Section
Food Research Institute,NARO
Job title
Senior Researcher
Degree
PhD in Engineering(Kobe University), PhD in Agronomy(Tottori University)
Other affiliation
International Maritime Research Center, Graduate School of Maritime Sciences, Kobe UniversityFaculty of Human Nutrition, Seitoku University
Research funding number
20455306
ORCID ID
0000-0003-1470-3658

Profile

I always meet my deadlines.

I aim to develop low-cost and useful packaging technologies for retaining the quality of fruits, vegetables, and processed foods.

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Oct 2018
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Today
Guest Associate Professor, International Maritime Research Center, Graduate School of Maritime Sciences, Kobe University
 
Sep 2016
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Today
Part-time Lecturer, Department of Human Nutrition, Seitoku University
 
May 2011
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Sep 2016
Part-time Lecturer, Faculty of Agriculture, Ibaraki University
 
Apr 2013
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Mar 2016
Senior Reseacher, Food Packaging Laboratory, Food Engineering Division, National Food Research Institute (NFRI), National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO)
 
Oct 2011
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Mar 2013
Researcher, Food Packaging Laboratory, Food Engineering Division, NFRI, NARO
 
Oct 2008
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Sep 2011
Tenure Track Researcher of NARO, Food Packaging Laboratory, Food Engineering Division, NFRI, NARO
 
Jul 2008
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Sep 2008
Research Fellow of NARO, Food Packaging Laboratory, Food Engineering Division, NFRI, NARO
 
Apr 2007
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Jun 2008
Contract Researcher of NFRI, Food Packaging Laboratory, Food Engineering Division, NFRI, NARO
 

Education

 
Oct 2012
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Sep 2015
Doctoral Course (for full-time workers), Division of Maritime Logistics Sciences, Department of Maritime Sciences, Graduate School of Maritime Sciences, Kobe University
 
Apr 2004
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Mar 2007
Doctoral Course, Division of Agricultural Production Science, Course of Bioproduction Science, The United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Tottori University
 

Committee Memberships

 
Sep 2018
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Today
Chairperson,  Japan Mirror Committee, ISO/TC122/WG16 (funded by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan)
 
Aug 2018
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Mar 2019
Member,  Working Group for the Advisory Board on Standardisation of Food Packaging (funded by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan)
 
Jul 2017
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Feb 2018
Member,  Advisory Board on Patent Application Technologies: Carton Packages for Food and Beverages (funded by Japan Patent Office)
 
Aug 2016
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Mar 2017
Member,  Advisory Board on Standardisation of Food Packaging (funded by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan)
 
Jul 2018
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Today
Co-chairperson, Committee on Research Promotion,  The Society of Packaging Science and Technology, Japan
 
Oct 2017
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Today
Editor,  The Horticulture Journal
 
Jul 2016
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Today
Chairperson, Committee on Symposium Planning,  The Society of Packaging Science and Technology, Japan
 
Jul 2016
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Today
Leader,  Younger Member Group, The Society of Packaging Science and Technology, Japan
 
Apr 2016
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Today
Councillor,  Japan Food Packaging Association
 
Mar 2016
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Today
Member, Committee on Public Information,  Japan Food Packaging Association
 
Jun 2012
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Jun 2016
Member,  Committee on Symposium Planning, The Society of Packaging Science and Technology, Japan
 

Awards & Honors

 
Mar 2017
Paper Award, The Japanese Society for Horticultural Science
Winner: Atsuko Uragami, Reiichirou Ueno, Atsushi Yamasaki, Kentaro Matsuo, Takayuki Yamaguchi, Hideo Tokiwa, Tamio Takizawa, Hiroaki Sakai, Takao Ikeuchi, Shin-ichi Watanabe, Kuninori Matsunaga, Miyuki Kunihisa, Hiroaki Kitazawa and Satoru Motoki
 
Jul 2016
Encouragement Award, The Society of Packaging Science and Technology, Japan
Winner: Hiroaki Kitazawa
 
Jul 2016
Paper Award, The Society of Packaging Science and Technology, Japan
Winner: Hiroaki Kitazawa, Katsuhiko Saito and Yutaka Ishikawa
 
Sep 2012
Paper Award, The Society of Agricultural Structures, Japan
Winner: Fei Lu, Yutaka Ishikawa, Hiroaki Kitazawa and Takaaki Satake
 
Sep 2007
Paper Award, The Japanese Society for Horticultural Science
Winner: Satoru Motoki, Eiji Nishihara, Hiroaki Kitazawa, Syuntaro Hiradate, Yoshiharu Fujii and Yutaka Shinohara
 

Published Papers

 
Ling Li, Hiroaki Kitazawa, Rongfei Zhang, Xiangyou Wang, Liming Zhang, Shaoxuan Yu and Yanjie Li
Postharvest Biology and Technology   152(*) 45-53   Jun 2019   [Refereed]
The effects of fine bubble treatments on the sterilization of Escherichia coli O157:H7
Nobutaka Nakamura, Yasuhiro Inatsu, Hiroaki Kitazawa, Tomoko Kaneta, Manasikan, Thammawong, Masayasu Nagata and Takeo Shiina
Food Preservation Science   45(1) 11-17   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Shin-ichi Watanabe, Masanori Matsuo, Hiroaki Kitazawa, Machiko Fukuda, Atsushi Yamasaki and Atsuko Uragami
The Horticulture Journal   88(1) 100-105   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Yasushi Kyutoku, Naoko Hasegawa, Ippeita Dan and Hiroaki Kitazawa* (*Author for Correspondence)
Journal of Food Quality   2018(*) Article ID: 3572397, 6 pages   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
Takashi Watanabe, Nobutaka Nakamura, Yasumasa Ando, Tomoko Kaneta, Hiroaki Kitazawa and Takeo Shiina
Food and Bioprocess Technology   11(11) 2125-2129   Nov 2018   [Refereed]

Misc

 
A. Uragami, R. Ueno, K. Matsuo, T. Yamaguchi, H. Sakai, S. Motoki, T. Takizawa, H. Tokiwa, T. Ikeuchi, S. Watanabe, Y. Shinzato, K. Matsunaga, H. Kitazawa and A. Yamasaki
Acta Horticulturae   1223(*) 73-80   Nov 2018
Hiroaki Kitazawa
Journal for the Integrated Study of Dietary Habits   29(1) 11-16   Jun 2018   [Invited]
Hiroaki Kitazawa
Proceedings, The 21st IAPRI World Conference on Packaging   143-149   Jun 2018
A Review: Evaluation and Countermeasure of Damage Due to Cumulative Fatigue Induced by Repetitive Shock to Fresh Produce
Hiroaki Kitazawa
Journal of Packaging Science and Technology, Japan   27(1) 29-43   Feb 2018   [Invited]
A Packaging System Proposal to Prevent Repetitive-Shock-Induced Berry Drop in Grapes
Hiroaki Kitazawa, Shuya Akashi and Naoko Hasegawa
Proceedings, 28th IAPRI Symposium on Packaging 2017   155-161   May 2017

Books etc

 
Reference Module in Food Science
Editor in Chief: Geoffrey W. Smithers, Section Editor: Gordon Robertson (Part:Contributor, Packaging Section: Cushioning Packaging for Fresh Produce)
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands   Jan 2019   ISBN:978-0-08-100596-5
New Handbook of Packaging Technology
Edited by Japan Packaging Institute (Part:Contributor, 2-2-1 in Part 2: Fruits, and 3-3 in Part 8: Relationship between the Frequency of Vibration and Shock, (S-N Curve) and Physiological Change on Fresh Produce)
Japan Packaging Institute, Tokyo, Japan   Feb 2019   
Dynamic Transport Packaging Design Handbook for Practitioners -Fundamentals and Applications-
Supervisor: Katsuhiko Saito, Editors: Kazuaki Kawaguchi, Hiroaki Kitazawa, Kazuki Tsuda and Akira Hosoyama (Contributor: Chapter 1 of Part 1, Chapter 3 of Part 2, and Section 3 in Chapter 4 of Part 3, Editor: Part 3)
Techno-System, Tokyo, Japan   Oct 2018   ISBN:978-4-924728-82-0
Computational Fluid Dynamics in Food Processing Second Edition
Series Editor: Da-Wen Sun (Part:Contributor, Chapter 7 in Section 1: Optimization of Ventilation Ports of Packaging for Fresh Produce Using CFD)
CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Florida, U.S.A.   Nov 2018   ISBN:978-1-138-56831-0
Optimum Design using Films and Packaging as Technologies for Keeping Freshness, Nourishment and Quality of Fresh Produce
Supervisor: Yoshio Makino (Part:Contributor, Section 8 in Chapter 3: Technologies and Packaging Design for Keeping Freshness of Fresh Produce)
AndTech, Kawasaki, Japan   Mar 2018   ISBN:978-4-909118-04-2
Advanced Food Processing Technology for Adding High Values and Improving Productivities
Supervisor: Seiichiro Isobe (Part:Contributor, Chapter 3 in Part 3: New Cushioning Packaging Technologies for the Distribution of Fresh Produce)
S&T Publishing, Tokyo, Japan   Oct 2017   ISBN:978-4-907002-67-1
Advanced Japanese Active Food Packaging and Global Development
Supervisor: Takasuke Ishitani (Part:Contributor, Chapeter 3 in Part4: Advancement of Vibration- and Shock-Proof Packaging for Soft Fruits)
CMC Research, Tokyo, Japan   Feb 2015   ISBN:978-4-904482-14-8
Encyclopedia of Packaging
Editor in Chief: Kazuo Tajima (Part:Contributor)
Society for Canning Technology, Tokyo, Japan   Oct 2010   ISBN:978-4-88927-189-8

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Effect of Drop Shock on Surface Micro-Ecosystem on Strawberry Fruits
Junjira Satitmunnaithum, Hiroaki Kitazawa, Yoshihito Takasaki, Tatsuo Sato and Sayuri Tanabata
The 14th International Student Conference in Ibaraki   1 Dec 2018   
Trends in packaging for fresh produce in Japan [Invited]
Hiroaki Kitazawa
ICAAI2018 (The 3rd International Conference on Agriculture and Agro-Industry)   16 Nov 2018   
Mechanism of Transportation Damage in Strawberry
Junjira Satitmunnaithum, Yoshihiro Takasaki, Hiroaki Kitazawa, Tatsuo Sato and Sayuri Tanabata
2018 International Conference on Health Science and Technology (ICHST 2018)   11 Oct 2018   
Evaluation of damage to soft fruits due to cumulative fatigue caused by repetitive shock: A review
Hiroaki Kitazawa
The 21st IAPRI (International Association of Packaging Research Institutes) World Conference on Packaging 2018   21 Jun 2018   
Evaluation of distribution conditions of fresh produce during exportation from Japan to Hong Kong and Singapore [Invited]
Nobutaka Nakamura, Tomoko Kaneta, Hiroaki Kitazawa, Masayasu Nagata, Eriko Yasunaga, Fumio Fukuda and Ryuhei Nakano
The International Symposium of Food Security & Sustainable Development (ISFS 2017)   23 Nov 2017   

Research Grants & Projects

 
A damage estimation model applying a damage boundary curve and considering the purchasing behaviour of consumers
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): Hiroaki Kitazawa
Construction of a new damage estimation theory by applying damage boundary curve -Packaging optimization for fresh produce-
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science / Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)
Project Year: Apr 2009 - Mar 2012    Investigator(s): Hiroaki Kitazawa

Others

 
Joint Research
2019-Today: 3 (2 Domestic companies and 1 university)
2013-2015: 1 (Domestic company)
Judged other’s work / Served as a reviewer
Reviewed 47 articles from 20 different journals

2019: 7 (International: 6)
2018: 4 (International: 3)
2017: 12 (International: 9)
2016: 5 (International: 4)
2015: 6 (International: 4)
2014: 5 (International: 5)
2013: 6 (International: 4)
2012: 1 (Domestic)
2011: 1 (Domestic)