Engineering Student Presents at TAPPI Professional Meeting

MalloryMallory Harvey (CE & Packaging minor) gave a 30-minute presentation titled “Distribution Hazards & ISTA Pre-shipment Testing” at the TAPPI Extrusion Coating Course at the Westin Memphis Beale Street on August 20, 2013.  The three-day meeting was attended by 73 packaging/plastic professionals from 13 states and 6 foreign countries.  This is the first time in TAPPI history that a student was invited to give a technical presentation at its professional short courses.  Mallory has been involved with CBU Healthcare Packaging Consortium R&D projects for the past three years and has already coauthored three journal articles and four conference papers. She is currently the president of CBU TAPPI Student Chapter.  Phyo Thoon Aung (CE & Packaging Certificate), Patrick Held (ENMT, Packaging concentration), and Dr. Pong Malasri (CE Professor & Packaging Chair) also attended the short course.