Dr. Chinatsu Kasamatsu – Biography

Dr. Chinatsu Kasamatsu is principal researcher of the Food Sensory Research Group, Institute for Innovation at Ajinomoto Co. in Japan. She received her PhD in Food Science from Ochanomizu University, Japan. At Ajinomoto she is responsible for introducing new methods and techniques in sensory evaluation and statistic. Her latest interests include the consumer segmentation for the product development and some consumer relevant discrimination tests especially for umami perception. Dr. Kasamatsu is a board member of the Japanese Society for Sensory Evaluation. She also teaches the Culinary Science Experiment course at Ochanomizu University as a part time instructor.

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