Director of the Aquatic Feeds and Nutrition (AFN) Department
Warren Dominy is the Director of the Aquatic Feeds and Nutrition (AFN) Department, Oceanic Institute, Waimanalo, Hawaii, where he has worked as a research scientist since 1983.
The AFN Department develops and applies innovative feed and nutrition technologies for the aquaculture and associated industries. It also has a wide spectrum of research and development capabilities such as aquatic nutrition and the development of feeds for aquatic and terrestrial animals with different physical and functional properties. The evaluation of by-products from biofuels as potential feed ingredients is an important focus. The AFN department also reviews and redesigns commercial aquafeed formulations, processing protocols and quality control methods and aquafeed mill design and operation. The AFN lab provides analytical quality control of feeds and feed ingredients using HPLC and GC techniques.
In the capacity of an aquaculture feed formulation and processing consultant to the American Soybean Association, U.S. Wheat Associates, and to U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Dr. Dominy has provided invaluable technical assistance and timely advice to a host of countries including Singapore, Malaysia, Mexico, Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Taiwan, People’s Republic of China, India, Cambodia, and Egypt. He has also provided similar services to commercial clients in Madagascar and Ecuador.