B.S. Packaging Science - Design
M.S. Packaging Science - Transport/Distribution
Ph.D. Rhetorics, Communication and Information Design
50% Teaching / 50% Research
Entrepreneurial development and support, eye tracking, consumer experience, design optimization and aesthetics
core courses: PKGSC 220, PKGSC 320, PKGSC 420, CI
online courses: Solidworks, ArtiosCAD, MODO
Additional Information: Dr. R. Andrew Hurley is an assistant professor of Packaging Science as well as a research associate at the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics at Clemson University. His M.S. focused on transport and distribution methods in the packaging supply chain and Ph.D. focused on optimizing the packaging design and development process along with an eye-tracking integration. His research and teaching interests include entrepreneurial development and support efforts, eye tracking, consumer experience and research in design optimization and aesthetics. Andrew joined the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences in 2008 and is currently teaching in the department of Food, Nutrition and Packaging Sciences. He is a noted research leader in the field of packaging design, having a variety of peer-reviewed papers, author of seven electronic training programs used by hundreds of industry professionals and has presented at international conferences. Andrew was the first faculty member at the Sonoco Institute and aided in developing and maintaining many of its laboratories at Clemson University, and teaches three regular courses on packaging design methods attracting students from a variety of disciplines across campus.