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Rochester Institute of Technology


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


Dr Daniel Goodwin (Director of Research)


+1 585 475 5557


+1 585 475 5227

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 2017

The 28th IAPRI Symposium is taking place between the 9-12 May 2017 in Lausanne, Switzerland. it is hosted jointly by Vaud University of Applied Sciences and Nestec. For details please click here.

Latest News

IAPRI Symposium attracts over 130 delegates

The forthcoming IAPRI Symposium in Lausanne (9-12 May) has attracted delegates over 130 delegates from 20 countries. There are 99 papers in total out of which 69 are oral and there will be posters and keynotes included in the programme.

Marie Rushton, IAPRI Secretary General says 'We are looking forward to an excellent event where researchers from all over the world will network and develop strong links'