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Orfalea College of Business

Jay Singh

Jay Singh

Director, Packaging & M.S. Packaging Value Chain Programs

Office 03-451
Phone 805-756-2129
Fax (805) 756-6111
jasingh@calpoly.edu

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Industrial Technology & Packaging

Ph.D., Packaging Professor and Director of Packaging & M.S. Packaging Value Chain Programs

Jay Singh

Jay received his MS and PhD in Packaging Science from Michigan State University. Considered amongst the top experts in the field of distribution packaging globally, Jay has published over 95 peer-reviewed articles, 73 articles in conference proceedings, 32 trade journal articles, 3 book chapters, coauthored 2 books and edited 1 book. Several of his publications have resulted in development/modification of numerous globally acknowledged packaging test standards. Several of his research efforts have led to innovative packaging designs that have been implemented in the field. His expertise includes teaching, training, testing services and contract research in package design, distribution environment measurement and simulation, material and package testing, product-package compatibility and LCA. Jay currently serves as the President of International Association of Packaging Research Institutes (IAPRI) and is a past Director on International Safe Transit Association’s (ISTA) Global Board. Having undertaken funded research of over $5.3+ million from state, federal agencies and industry as well as currently holding four patents, Jay was recognized with the Distinguished Scholarship Award in 2017 by Cal Poly. Jay is also the recipient of the ISTA 2019 R. David LeButt Award.

Education

  • Ph.D. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. Packaging Science, 2002
  • M.S. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. Packaging Science, 1998
  • B.S. Pune University, Pune, India. Electrical Engineering, 1992.

Experience

  • Director of Packaging Program – Orfalea College of Business, Cal Poly, 2003-present
  • R. David LeButt Award – International Safe Transit Association, 2019
  • Distinguished Scholar – Cal Poly, 2017
  • President – International Association of Packaging Research Institutes, 2016-present
  • Global Board of Directors – International Safe Transit Association, 2012-2018
  • Founding Member & Technical Director – Cal Poly Packaging Research Consortium, 2008-present

US Patents

  • US20110315752A1
  • US 20120028531A1
  • US8746085B2
  • US9352892B2

 

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