• Institute of Plankton Eco-engineering | Soka University

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Ken Furuya
Graduate School of Engineering Professor
Fisheries Science, Marine Biology

Junichi Ida
Faculty of Science and Engineering Professor
Nanomaterials and Nano bioscience, Functional materials/device etc.
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Kiyoko Aoki-Kinoshita
Faculty of Science and Engineering Professor
 Biological/living body informatics, Applied genome science, etc.
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Norio Kurosawa
Faculty of Science and Engineering Professor
Molecular biology, Applied microbiology, etc.
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Kuwahara Victor
Faculty of Education Department Professor
Environmental Science, Optical Oceanography
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Sasaki Satoshi
Faculty of Nursing Professor
Public health/health science etc.

Shinjiro Sato
Faculty of Science and Engineering Professor
Pedology, Agricultural Science, Waste engineering, etc.
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Tatsuki Toda
Graduate School of Engineering Professor
Restoration Ecology, Fisheries science, etc.
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Kakegawa Michiyo
Faculty of Economics Associate Professor
Environmental policies, Environmental economics, etc.

Shinichi Akitsuki
The Institute of Plankton Eco-engineering   Lecturer
Water treatment engineering, Eco-environmental engineering, etc.

Masatoshi Kishi
The Institute of Plankton Eco-engineering Research Associate
Environmental engineering, Applied phycology
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UPLC H-Class PDA-QDa (Waters)

  • Analyzer that can separate, identify and quantify substances in mixed components with high accuracy
  • Utilized for measuring valuable substances of microalgae, such as pigments and antioxidants

Autoflex speed MALDI-TOF MS (Bruker)

  • Latest analytical equipment that can vaporize samples using laser and measure its composition at high speed
  • Applied in biological fields including brain sciences

Upright outdoor plankton culture reactor (Custom made)

Location: In front of the P building of Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • Equipped with 3 culture panels (3 m height) installed in an experimental tower (15 m height)
  • Future application for culture panels on building walls

Flat Panel Airlift Reactor (Subitec)

  • High-performance, fully automatic microalgae culture reactor imported from Germany for the first time in Japan
  • Utilization for the development of various bag reactors suitable for developing countries