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Rochester Institute of Technology


Packaging Science 78 Lomb Memorial Drive Rochester, NY 14623-5604


Dr Changfeng Ge (Director of Research)

The Packaging Science Program is located in the college of Applied Science and Technology. The program offers 30 undergraduate courses and 12 graduate courses in packaging, covering a wide variety of topics in materials, containers, production systems, distribution, marketing, regulations and product/packaging testing. The graduate program offers both a traditional masters degree course format as well as an accelerated format for industry professionals. The program also conducts packaging testing and research. Main areas of research include the measurement of the distribution environment and shock and vibration testing.


IAPRI 2018

The 21st IAPRI World Conference on Packaging will take place between 19-22 June in Zhuhai, China. It is hosted by Jinan University and Hunan University of Technology. For more information please click here

Latest News

IAPRI Extends the Deadline for the PepsiCo Student Exchange Scholarship for Research

IAPRI is pleased to announce that PepsiCo is sponsoring the 2018-2019 IAPRI Student Exchange Scholarship.

PepsiCo had stated this in support of the Scholarship: 'We believe this scholarship will provide a deserving student the critical skills and research experience in the field of packaging, needed for a successful career in a packaging or a consumer products company.'

The scholarship is $7,000 and 6 months with the objective of graduate students travel to a member organisation to undertake research that will enhance their work. We have a number of members who are interested in hosting students and we will help applicants contact potential hosts.

The deadline for submissions has beem extended until the 19th of March 2018. Full details will be found at