Promotion of Prof. Jelena Muncan

Prof. Roumiana Tsenkova and Prof. Jelena Muncan

Dr. Jelena Muncan has been promoted to the position of Specially Appointed Associate Professor, Aquaphotomics Research Department, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Kobe University, effective June 1, 2022.

In 2017 Dr. J. Muncan received Japanese Society for Promotion of Science post-doctoral research fellowship at Kobe University, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Biomeasurement Technology Laboratory where, under the guidance of Prof. Roumiana Tsenkova (currently Specially Appointed Professor at the newly established Aquaphotomics Research Department) she worked on Aquaphotomics for non-invasive mastitis diagnosis in dairy cows.

In April 2021, she became a specially appointed Assistant Professor at the Aquaphotomics Research Department, Agricultural Science, Kobe University.

She has written 28 peer-reviewed papers and has given eight invited lectures at international conferences, and the number of citations per year of her published papers has increased exponentially.

In November 2021, Prof. Tsenkova and Dr. J. Muncan published the book “Aquaphotomics for Bio-diagnostics in Dairy” from Springer, which was ranked No. 1 in the Amazon sales ranking for Western books in spectroscopy in January 2022!

Introduction by Springer

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Dr. J. Muncan’s promotion is the result of the university’s recognition of her significant contributions to the development of Aquaphotomics.

Jelena is a wonderful person who is both serious and persistent in her research and cheerful and friendly. We will continue to see her activities through Aquaphotomics, which transcends research fields and spreads around the world.