MSU School of Packaging announces new Director
Michigan State University (MSU) School of Packaging has named as its new director Matthew Daum, who has a background both on the packaging engineering side of HP and, since 2007, as an adjunct associate professor at Clemson University.
ITENE co-ordinates EU ocean plastics and bio-based project
Spain’s ITENE has announced that it is co-ordinating the SEALIVE project, which supports the European Commission’s Plastics Strategy and aims to apply circular-economy approaches and bio-based solutions to reducing marine pollution.
Funding will support two packaging labs at RIT
Renewed funding of $1m from flexible packaging converter the American Packaging Corporation (APC) will help to support two existing teaching, research and testing hubs at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in the US.
Packaging Science at RIT seeking applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor
The Department of Packaging Science in RIT’s College of Engineering Technology (CET) is currently seeking applications from exceptional candidates for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position. Candidates for this position will be expected to teach and conduct focused research in packaging science and/or discipline based education research. The fall 2020 position begins in mid-August 2020. Responsibilities will include teaching, scholarship, and service.