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E. Jeffery Rhodehamel

E. Jeffery Rhodehamel

Associate Director
Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design & Graphics

Email 864-656-1211

E. Jeffery Rhodehamel, Ph.D., received his B.S. in Microbiology, an M.S. in Food Science & Technology and a Ph.D. in Food Science & Technology all from Virginia Tech. Rhodehamel joined Clemson University in August 2013 as the Food, Nutrition and Packaging Sciences Department Chair. Before coming to academia, he spent 18 years with Cryovac/Sealed Air Corporation in various R&D positions and, most recently, as the Executive Director of Global R&D for Food and Beverage. His group was responsible for evaluating food packaging materials and applications, providing technical support and food safety assessments of new packaging applications and technologies. Before joining Cryovac, Rhodehamel was with the FDA for seven years in Washington, DC, and spent several years with Sara Lee Corp. as the Supervisor of the Microbiological and Chemical Laboratories for Bil Mar Foods. He is a member of both IFT and IAFP. His professional and research activities have resulted in over a hundred presentations and published articles.

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