| Ph.D in Agricultural Engineering
Topic: ASIA FOOD PROJECT: How the Asian Agrifuture can be achieved
Nobutaka Ito, Ph.D in Agricultural Engineering, Visiting Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Asian agriculture characterized by small scale, family labor and low income may be improved by the cooperation between Asia, resource oriented and ASEAN+3, technology oriented countries through ASEAN Economic Community. The process is 1) To make Asia, a world food pantry in safe, high quality food production and supply with competitive price, 2) To create Asian food brand for sustainable economic promotion and regional peace keeping, and 3) To build up a win – win relationship between countries for mutual benefit and prosperity. This presentation shows the project scheme and framework
Academic background: B.S in Agricultural Machinery, Mie University, Japan 1965,
M.S in Agricultural Engineering, Kyoto University, Japan 1967, Ph.D in Agricultural Engineering, Kyoto University, Japan 1976, Past Status: President of AAAE, Asian Association of Agricultural Engineering (2004 -2005), Honorary Doctor awarded by CMU (January 2007), Honorary Citizen of Hochiminh city, Vietnam (December 2016), Academic Contribution; He joined writing seven books. Original publication is more than 100 and the other articles are more than 250.