Dr. Bob Kimmel

Associate Professor of Packaging Science
Director, Industry Relations-Packaging Science Program
Director, Clemson University Center for Flexible Packaging


Dr. Bob KimmelEmail: kimmel@clemson.edu
Office: (864) 656-6534
Cell: (864) 313-0922

Department:
Department of Food, Nutrition, and Packaging Sciences

Location:
232 Poole Agricultural Center


Education:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Sc. D. in Materials Engineering (1968)
Materials Engineer (1967)
M.S. unspecified, concentrations in polymer science, textile technology (1965)
B.S. Materials Engineering (1964)

Research interest:
Effects of norbornene and octene content on the properties of LLDPE/COC blends as heat seal layers; Gelatin as an active layer in multi-layer packages; Unique barrier films using “Smart Blending "chaotic advection; Adaptation of materials characterization techniques to collaborative discovery-based learning in the undergraduate Packaging Science curriculum.

Website/Publications:
http://www.rascientific.com/experts/robert_m_kimmel/

Dr. Kimmel holds seven patents.