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Kazmer Elected Fellow of ASME

Plastics Prof Is First UML Faculty Member Named by Group

David Kazmer

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Plastics Engineering Prof. David Kazmer has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the first professor at UMass Lowell to be so honored. 

Election to Fellow of ASME recognizes exceptional engineering achievements and contributions to the engineering profession. Newly elected Fellows will be honored in the November issue of Mechanical Engineering Magazine.

Kazmer is well known in two areas: design for manufacturing and plastics manufacturing. He is the author of several book chapters, including the article on injection molding in the “Encyclopedia of Chemical Processing,” and of more than 50 reviewed journal articles and 100 conference papers; he holds 18 patents. He invented a molding process named Dynamic Feed, which has been used to produce hundreds of millions of dollars worth of plastics products economically, and has received many awards for outstanding teaching, research and service.