Scientific Committee

The members of the IAPRI Scientific Committee 2015 are being invited to participate due to their expertise across the broad range of topics to be presented at the Symposium.

Members of the Scientific Committee are recognized as experts in their field who have made significant contributions to the development of innovative research and contemporary practices in the field of packaging over an extended period of time.

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2015 Scientific Committee members

Thomas Goedecke Head of Division, Dangerous Goods Packaging BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing
Mikael Sek Associate Professor/The College of Engineering and Science Victoria University
Louise Binglin Marketing Director China Packaging Research & Test Center
Wannee Chinsirikul Plastic Packaging Coordinator National Metal and Materials Technology Center (MTEC)
Jay Singh Packaging Program Director Cal Poly State University
Mercedes Hortal Head of Sustainability Division ITENE
Susana Aucejo Head of R&D packaging ITENE
Rafael Gavara Packaging group IATA-CSIC
Tamal Ghosh Senior Principal Scientist, Advanced Research PEPSICO
Jun Wang Associate Professor, Vice chairman of China Packaging Dynamics Committee- Youngth Committee Jiangnan University
MªJosé Galotto Professor and Head of Packaging Laboratory University of Santiago de Chile
Daniel L. Goodwin Department of Packaging Science Rochester Institute of Technology
Renee Wever Assistant professor Delft University of Technology
Katsuhiko Saito Transport Packaging Laboratory, Graduate School of Maritime Sciences Kobe University
Cristina Nerín Director of Research Group GUIA University of Zaragoza. Aragon Institute of Engineering Research (i3A)
Yves Wyser Research Scientist / Project leader Nestle Research Center
Volker Lange Department Leader - Packaging and Trade Logistics Fraunhofer Institute Material Flow and Logistics (IML)
Li Luhai Vice Director, Printing materials Beijing Institute of Graphic Communication
Karli Verghese Program Director, Sustainable Products and Packaging RMIT University, Centre for Design
Catharina Ottestam Vice President Packaging Solutions Innventia
Soren Ostergaard Head of Packaging Section Danish Technological Institute