David Kazmer

David Kazmer, Plastics Engineering, HEROES, PERC

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Plastics product design & process engineering

Research Interest

Manufacturing process development, control systems design, mold engineering, cost estimation, design for manufacture, processing of polymeric materials, robust systems design.

Educational Background

B.S., Cornell University, M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, P.E., California Board of Professional Engineers, Ph.D., Stanford University, Mechanical Engineering Design Division


Dr. David O. Kazmer is researching advanced capabilities in design of manufacturing processes, focusing on molding process simulation and development as well as product and machine design towards integrated product and process engineering. Teaching courses pertaining to process engineering, mold design, process control, and process simulation. He is also an Associate Research Professor in the Department of Mech. & Ind. Eng, Amherst Campus.

His industry experience includes engineering and management positions at GE Research and Development, GE Plastics, and Synventive Molding Solutions.