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David Kazmer

DAVID KAZMER, PLASTICS ENGINEERING, HEROES, PERC  Professor, Department Chair
Professor David O KazmerProfessor, Department Chair

Research Interests

Machine and instrumentation design; plasticating screw and feed system design; on-line simulation and control; polymer rheology; additive manufacturing processes and design guidelines.

  • Product design and manufacturing process development, especially related to polymer processing such as injection molding, extrusion, blow molding, and thermoforming;
  • Mechanical design including concept design, materials selection, layout design, stress and thermal analysis, detailed design, assembly, fits and tolerances, testing, failure analysis;
  • Design for manufacturing and assembly including needs analysis, specification, process selection, cost and value analysis, robust design, quality function deployment, design of experiments, response surface analysis, failure modes and effects analysis, and design for X (machining, molding, assembly, etc.);
  • Simulation including constitutive modeling of materials, development and solution of differential equations using finite difference and finite element methods, numerical methods, sensitivity analysis, stochastic and Monte Carlo methods, and interfaces;
  • Manufacturing process development including system decomposition, axiomatic systems design, partitioning, process instrumentation, signal conditioning, data acquisition, systems integration, hierarchical control systems, development and tuning of control laws, validation, commissioning, deployment, and training;
  • Operations management including manufacturing strategy, forecasting, aggregate planning, inventory control, supply chain management, production control systems, operations scheduling, project scheduling, facilities design, quality and assurance, lean;
  • Software development including ANSI C, C++, Visual C#, Visual Basic, Fortran, MySQL, Java, Javascript, PHP, Pascal, LabView, and others.

Education

  • Ph D: Mechanical Engineering, (1995), Stanford University - Stanford, CA
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Dynamic Feed Control for Injection Molding
  • MS: Mechanical Engineering, (1991), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - St. Troy, NY
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Development and Validation of a Radial Flow Analysis Tool
  • BS: Mechanical Engineering, (1990), Cornell University - Ithaca, NY

Biography

David Kazmer received BS Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University in 1989 and PhD from the Design Division at Stanford University in 1995. He has held engineering and management positions in industry and academia, is a named inventor on over 20 patents, and author of two books, ten book chapters, and more than three hundred other publications.

Awards and Honors

  • College of Engineering Service-Learning Award (2013), Service, University
  • ASME Kos Ishii-Toshia Award (2012), Service, Professional - American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • ASME Kos Ishii-Toshiba Award (2012) - ASME Kos Ishii-Toshiba
  • Best Paper Award (2012) - ASME International Symposium on Flexible Automation
  • Kos Ishii-Toshiba Award (2012), Scholarship/Research - American Society of Engineers
  • Outstanding Service as Conference Chair (2012), Service, Professional - American Society of Engineering Education
  • Best Paper Award (2011) - Society of Plastics Engineers' Injection Molding Division
  • Fellow (2011) - American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Fellow (2011) - Society of Plastics Engineers
  • Best Paper Award (2004) - 10th ASME Design for Manufacturing Conference
  • College of Engineering Outstanding Advisor Service Award (2000)
  • College of Engineering Outstanding Young Faculty Award (2000) - University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Teaching Fellowship (1999), Teaching - Lilly University
  • Best Paper Award (1998) - Society of Plastics Engineers' Design Division
  • Young Investigator Award (1998) - Office of Naval Research
  • Career Award (1997) - National Science Foundation
  • College of Engineering Outstanding Advisor Service Award (1997)
  • College of Engineering Outstanding Advisor Service Award (1996)
  • Future Professor of Manufacturing (1995) - Stanford Integrated Manufacturing Association
  • Innovative Industrial Process Award (1994) - United States Department of Energy
  • National Design Competition Best of Program (1993) - Lincoln Electric
  • Management award for outstanding achievements in process simulation (1992) - GE Plastics Advanced Design Engineering Group
  • Management award for outstanding contributions in application design engineering (1989) - GE Plastics Advanced Design Engineering Group
  • Hawken School Coach's Award (1985) - Hawken School

Publications

  • Moshe, A., Kazmer, D.O., Johnston, S.P., Malloy, R.A., Kenig, S. (2016) "Analysis of variance in capillary rheometry," Polymer Engineering & Science 56:8 pp. 895–904
  • Kazmer, D.O. (2016) "Design of Plastic Parts," Elsevier pp. 593-616
  • Mendible, G., Kazmer, D.O., Gao, R., Johnston, S.P. (2016) "Estimation of Bulk Melt-Temperature from In-Mold Thermal Sensors for Injection Molding, Part B: Validation," International Polymer Processing 31:3 pp. 278–284
  • Kazmer, D.O. (2016) "Injection Mold Design Engineering (2nd Edition).," Hanser Publishers
  • Kazmer, D., Fan, Z., Gao, R., Wang, P. (2016) "Multi-sensor data fusion for improved measurement accuracy in injection molding.," Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference Proceedings (I2MTC), 2016 IEEE International pp. 1-5
  • Kazmer, D.O. (2016) "Three Dimensional (3D) Printing of Thermoplastics," Elsevier pp. 617-634
  • Gao, R.X., Fan, Z., Kazmer, D.O. (2016) "Method and system for multivariate remote monitoring of polymer processing," Patents United States Patent No. 9,446,544
  • Coogan, T., Kazmer, D.O. (2016) "FDM Bond Strength: Experiments and Simulations Based on Healing Models," Lyon, France
  • Kazmer, D.O., Coogan, T.J., Mead, J., Barry, C., Johnston, S., Malloy, R., Sobkowicz-Kline, M., Moshe, A. (2016) "A Protocol for Filament Production and Use in Fused Deposition Modeling,"
  • Kazmer, D.O. (2016) "Single Pellet Extrusion,"
  • Kazmer, D.O. (2016) "Single Pellet Extrusion with a Fractal Screw Design," Shenkar College of Engineering and Design
  • Kazmer, D.O. (2016) "Current & Future Research on Rheological Constitutive Modeling," Shenkar College of Engineering and Design
  • Kazmer, D.O., Gordon, G.W., Mendible, G.A., Johnston, S.P., Tang, X., Fan, Z., Gao, R.X. (2015) "A multivariate sensor for intelligent polymer processing," IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics 20:3 pp. 1015-1023
  • Johnston, S.P., Mendible, G.A., Gao, R.X., Kazmer, D.O. (2015) "Estimation of bulk melt-temperature from in-mold thermal sensors for injection molding, part A," International Polymer Processing
  • Kazmer, D.O. (2015) "Modeling of Polymer Rheology," Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences
  • Kazmer, D.O., Moshe, A., Johnston, S.P., Malloy, R.A., Kenig, S. (2014) "Dynamics and hysteresis in capillary rheometry,"
  • Kazmer, D.O., Moshe, A., Johnston, S.P., Malloy, R., Kenig, S. (2014) "Dynamics and Hystersis in Capillary Rheometry," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 60:
  • Johnston, S.P., Mendible, G., Gao, R., Kazmer, D.O. (2014) "Estimation of Bulk Melt Temperature from In-mold Thermal Sensors for Injection Molding. Part A: Method," International Polymer Processing
  • Mendible, G., Kazmer, D.O., Gao, R., Johnston, S.P. (2014) "Estimation of Bulk Melt Temperature from In-mold Thermal Sensors for Injection Molding. Part B: Validation," International Polymer Processing
  • Johnston, S.P., McCready, C., Hazen, D., VanDerwalker, D., Kazmer, D.O. (2014) "On-line multivariate optimization of injection moulding," Polymer Engineering and Science
  • Kazmer, D.O., Moshe, A., Johnston, S.P., Malloy, R., Kenig, S. (2014) "Variance Analysis in Polymer Melt Viscosity Characterized by a Capillary Rheometer," International Conference of the Polymer Processing Society 30:
  • Kazmer, D.O., Johnston, S.P., Gordon, G., Gao, R., Fan, Z., Asadiznajani, N. (2012) "A Multivariate In-Mold Sensor Design for Measurement of Melt Pressure, Temperature, Velocity, and Viscosity," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 58:
  • Kazmer, D.O., Johnston, S.P., Abou-Shady, L., Hazen, D., Ambrozic, C. (2012) "Multivariate Modeling, Fault Detection, and Validation for the Extrusion Process," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 58:
  • Moriarty, M., Kazmer, D.O., Johnston, S.P., Santeufemio, C. (2012) "Passive Multi-Scale Alignment and Assembly," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 58:
  • Fang, L., Wei, M., Shang, Y., Kazmer, D.O., Barry, C., Mead, J. (2012) "Precise pattern replication of polymer blends into nonuniform geometries via reducing interfacial tension between two polymers," Langmuir 28:27 pp. 10238-10245
  • Kumar, A., Kazmer, D.O., Barry, C.M., Mead, J.L. (2012) "Pulsed electric field assisted assembly of polyaniline," Nanotechnology 23:33
  • Kazmer, D.O., Johnston, S.P., Abou-Shady, L. (2011) "Extrusion Instrumentation and Characterization," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 57:
  • Kazmer, D.O., Johnston, S.P., Gao, R.X., Fan, Z. (2011) "Feasibility analysis of an in-mold multi-variate sensor," International Polymer Processing 26:1 pp. 63-72
  • Johnston, S.P., Kazmer, D.O., Abou-Shady, L. (2011) "Multivariate Fault Detection for the Extrusion Process," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 57:
  • McCready, C., Hazen, D., Johnston, S.P., VanDerwalker, D., Kazmer, D.O. (2011) "On-Line Optimization for Injection Molding," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 57:
  • Kazmer, D.O., Johnston, S.P., Moriarty, M., Santeufemio, C. (2011) "Passive Multi-Scale Alignment," Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition 11: pp. 747
  • Shang, Y., Fang, L., Wei, M., Barry, C., Mead, J., Kazmer, D.O. (2011) "Verification of numerical simulation of the self-assembly of polymer-polymer-solvent ternary blends on a heterogeneously functionalized substrate," Polymer 52:6 pp. 1447-1457
  • Kazmer, D.O., Velusamy, S., Westerdale, S., Johnston, S.P., Gao, R.X. (2010) "A Comparison of Seven Filling to Packing Switchover Methods for Injection Molding," Polymer Engineering and Science 50:10 pp. 2031-2043
  • Shang, Y., Kazmer, D.O. (2010) "A MATLAB program for quantitative simulation of self-assembly of polymer blend films with nano-scaled features," arXiv.org, e-Print Archive, Condensed Matter pp. 1-19
  • Kazmer, D.O., Johnston, S.P., Gao, R. (2010) "Feasibility Analysis of an In-Mold Multivariate Sensor," Polymer Processing Society Annual Conference
  • Panchal, R.R., Kazmer, D.O. (2010) "In-situ shrinkage sensor for injection molding," Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME 132:6
  • Shang, Y., Kazmer, D.O., Wei, M., Barry, C., Mead, J. (2010) "Numerical simulation of the self-assembly of a polymer-polymer-solvent ternary system on a heterogeneously functionalized substrate," Polymer Engineering and Science 50:12 pp. 2329-2339
  • McCusker, J.R., Danai, K., Kazmer, D.O. (2010) "Validation of dynamic models in the time-scale domain," Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Transactions of the ASME 132:6
  • Kazmer, D.O., Westerdale, S. (2009) "A model-based methodology for on-line quality control," International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology 42:3-4 pp. 280-292
  • Kazmer, D.O., Johnston, S.P. (2009) "Chapter 20: Instrumentation and Control of Plastics Moulding Processes," CRC Press/Woodhead Publishing LTD pp. 655-680
  • Kazmer, D.O., Johnston, S.P., VanDerwalker, D. (2009) "Efficacy of Saturated Design of Experiments in Multivariate Process Characterization," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 55:
  • Kazmer, D.O., Johnston, S.P., VanDerwalker, D. (2009) "Multivariate Robustness Measurement," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 55:
  • Johnston, S.P., Kazmer, D.O., Gao, R. (2009) "On-line simulation based process control for injection molding," Polymer Engineering and Science 49:12 pp. 2482-2491
  • Fang, L., Wei, M., Shang, Y., Jimenez, L., Kazmer, D.O., Barry, C., Mead, J. (2009) "Surface morphology alignment of block copolymers induced by injection molding," Polymer 50:24 pp. 5837-5845
  • Johnston, S.P., Kazmer, D.O. (2009) "Teaching Mold Design: From Concept to Creation," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 55:
  • Kazmer, D.O., Velusamy, S., Westerdale, S., Johnston, S.P., Gao, R. (2008) "A Comparison of Seven Switchover Methods for Injection Molding," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 54:
  • Kazmer, D.O., Westerdale, S., Hazen, D. (2008) "A Comparison of Statistical Process Control (SPC) and On-Line Multivariate Analyses (MVA) for Injection Molding," International Polymer Processing 23:5 pp. 447-458
  • Johnston, S.P., Kazmer, D.O., Gao, R. (2008) "In-Mold Temperature and Pressure Sensors for On-Line Detection of Jetting," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 54:
  • Johnston, S.P., Kazmer, D.O. (2008) "Lions and Tigers and Freshmen," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 54:
  • Flaharty, R., Gidwant, M., Somani, P., Johnston, S.P., Kazmer, D.O. (2008) "Melt Bulk Temperature Dynamics During Mold Filling," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 54:
  • Shang, Y., Kazmer, D.O., Wei, M., Mead, J., Barry, C. (2008) "Numerical simulation of phase separation of immiscible polymer blends on a heterogeneously functionalized substrate.," The Journal of chemical physics 128:22
  • Cui, Y., Gao, R.X., Yang, D., Kazmer, D.O. (2007) "A bond graph approach to energy efficiency analysis of a self-powered wireless pressure sensor," Smart Structures and Systems 3:1 pp. 1-22
  • Johnston, S.P., Kazmer, D.O., Fan, Z., Gao, R. (2007) "Causes of Melt Temperature Variations Observed in the Nozzle During Injection Molding," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 53:
  • Johnston, S.P., Kazmer, D.O., Fan, Z., Gao, R. (2007) "Estimation of Bulk Melt Temperature from In-Mold Sensors: Part 2 - Convection," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 53:
  • Karania, R., Kazmer, D.O. (2007) "Low volume plastics manufacturing strategies," Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions Of the ASME 129:12 pp. 1225-1233
  • Dong, S., Chunsheng, E., Fan, B., Danai, K., Kazmer, D.O. (2007) "Process-driven input profiling for plastics processing," Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME 129:4 pp. 802-809
  • Fan, Z., Hamid, M., Gao, R., Johnston, S.P., Kazmer, D.O. (2007) "Structural Optimization of Dual-sensing Module for Temperature and Pressure Measurement in Injection Mold Cavity," Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition 9: pp. 941
  • Kazmer, D.O., Gupta, D. (2006) "A low force valve for dynamic control of molten plastics in a mold," International Polymer Processing 21:2 pp. 175-182
  • Fan, B., Kazmer, D.O., Nageri, R. (2006) "An analytical non-Newtonian and nonisothermal viscous flow simulation," Polymer - Plastics Technology and Engineering 45:3 pp. 429-438
  • Zhang, L., Theurer, C.B., Gao, R.X., Kazmer, D.O. (2006) "Analytic wavelet-based ultrasonic pulse differentiation for injection mold cavity pressure measurement," Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME 128:1 pp. 370-374
  • Johnston, S., Kazmer, D.O. (2006) "Decoupled gating and simulation for injection molding," Polymer - Plastics Technology and Engineering 45:4 pp. 575-584
  • Kazmer, D.O., Gupta, D., Munavalli, M., Kudchadkar, V., Nageri, R. (2006) "Design and performance analysis of a self-regulating melt pressure valve," Polymer Engineering and Science 46:4 pp. 549-557
  • Johnston, S.P., Kazmer, D.O. (2006) "Estimation of Melt Temperature from In-Mold Temperature Sensor Data," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 52:
  • Theurer, C.B., Zhang, L., Kazmer, D.O., Gao, R.X., Jackson, R.W. (2006) "Passive charge modulation for a wireless pressure sensor," IEEE Sensors Journal 6:1 pp. 47-54
  • Fan, B., Munavalli, M., Kazmer, D.O. (2006) "Polymer flow in a melt pressure regulator," Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME 128:3 pp. 716-722
  • Kazmer, D.O., Nageri, R., Kudchakar, V., Fan, B., Gao, R. (2006) "Validation of three on-line flow simulations for injection molding," Polymer Engineering and Science 46:3 pp. 274-288
  • Kazmer, D.O., Knepper, P., Johnston, S.P. (2005) "A Review of In-Mold Pressure and Temperature Instrumentation," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 51:
  • Kazmer, D.O., Gao, R., Cui, Y., Johnston, S.P., Knepper, P. (2005) "Concept Design of a Wireless Pressure, Temperature, and Flow Rate Sensor for Injection Molding," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 51:
  • Zhang, L., Theurer, C.B., Gao, R.X., Kazmer, D.O. (2005) "Design of ultrasonic transmitters with defined frequency characteristics for wireless pressure sensing in injection molding," IEEE transactions on ultrasonics, ferroelectrics, and frequency control 52:8 pp. 1360-1371
  • Fan, B., Kazmer, D.O. (2005) "Low-temperature modeling of the time-temperature shift factor for polycarbonate," Advances in Polymer Technology 24:4 pp. 278-287
  • Kazmer, D.O., Nageri, R., Fan, B., Kudchadkar, V., Johnston, S.P. (2005) "Validation of On-Line Molding Process Simulation," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 51:
  • Zhang, L., Theurer, C.B., Gao, R.X., Kazmer, D.O. (2004) "A self-energized sensor for wireless injection mold cavity pressure measurement: Design and evaluation," Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Transactions of the ASME 126:2 pp. 309-318
  • Fan, B., Kazmer, D.O., Bushko, W.C., Theriault, R.P., Poslinski, A.J. (2004) "Birefringence prediction of optical media," Polymer Engineering and Science 44:4 pp. 814-824
  • Theurer, C.B., Zhang, L., Kazmer, D.O., Gao, R.X. (2004) "Energy Extraction for a Self-Energized Pressure Sensor," IEEE Sensors Journal 4:1 pp. 28-35
  • Kazmer, D.O., Lotti, C., Bretas, R.E., Zhu, L. (2004) "Tuning and control of dimensional consistency in molded products," Advances in Polymer Technology 23:3 pp. 163-175
  • Kazmer, D.O., Kudchadkar, V., Nageri, R. (2004) "Validation of moulding consistency with a self-regulating melt pressure valve," Plastics, Rubber and Composites 33:9-10 pp. 438-445
  • Roser, C., Kazmer, D.O., Rinderle, J. (2003) "An economic design change method," Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions Of the ASME 125:2 pp. 233-239
  • Zhu, L., Kazmer, D.O. (2003) "An Extensive Simplex Method for mapping global feasibility," Engineering Optimization 35:2 pp. 165-176
  • Fan, B., Kazmer, D.O., Bushko, W.C., Theriault, R.P., Poslinski, A.J. (2003) "Warpage prediction of optical media," Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics 41:9 pp. 859-872

Presentations

  • FDM Bond Strength: Experiments and Simulations Based on Healing Models - 2nd Annual Meeting of the Polymer Processing Society, 2016 - Lyon, France, July 25-29
  • A Protocol for Filament Production and Use in Fused Deposition Modeling - Accepted to Extrusion Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers’ Annual Technical Conference, 2016 - Indianapolis, IN, May 22-25
  • Single Pellet Extrusion - Accepted to Extrusion Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers’ Annual Technical Conference, 2016 - Indianapolis, IN, May 22-25
  • Current & Future Research on Rheological Constitutive Modeling, March 2016 - Ramat Gan, Israel
  • Acoustic-Based Wireless Data Transmission for Process Monitoring - Z. Fan, R. X. Gao, N. Asadizanjani, and D. O. Kazmer, 2013
  • Faculty Perspectives on Service-Learning in Engineering Education: Challenges and Opportunities - B. G. Tucker, D. O. Kazmer, O. Pierrakos, C. Swan, A. R. Bielefeldt, K. Paterson, A. Soisson, June 2013 - Atlanta, GA
  • Melt Flow Simulation of an Injection Molding Cavity for Validation of a Multivariate Sensor - G. W. Gordon, D.O. Kazmer, M. K. Fisches, R. X. Gao, Z. Fan, and N. Asadiznajani, April 2013 - Cincinnati, OH
  • Development of an Induction Heated Roll-To-Roll Lithography Process - M. E. Moriarty, D. O. Kazmer, C. Barry, J. Mead, C. Santeufemio, April 2013 - Cincinnati, OH
  • Verification of Rheological Mixing Rules to the application of Masterbatches - M. K. Fisches, D.O. Kazmer, R. X. Gao, G. W. Gordon, Z. Fan, and N. Asadiznajani, April 2013 - Cincinnati, OH
  • System Identification and Modeling of Capillary Melt Rheological Data - Symposium in Honor of A. Isayev at the SPE Annual Technology Conference, April 2013 - Cincinnati, OH
  • - Temperature Modeling for a Multivariate Injection Molding Sensor, April 2013 - Cincinnati, OH
  • - Validation of an Analytical Method to Estimate the Bulk Melt Temperature from In-Mold Temperature Data, April 2013 - Cincinnati, OH
  • Opportunities in the Hot Runners and Plastics Industry - MKS Markets Meeting, March 2013
  • Economic Value Added of Engineering Education - American Society of Engineering Education National Conference, 2012 - San Antonio, Texas
  • Gender and Tenure Effects on Engineering Faculty Attitudes toward Service-Learning - American Society of Engineering Education National Conference, 2012 - San Antonio, Texas
  • Coded Acoustic Wave Modulation for Multi-Parameter Transmission - IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, 2012 - Graz, Ausria
  • Coded acoustic wave modulation for multi-parameter transmission - Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC), 2012 - Cincinnati, OH
  • A Multivariate In-Mold Sensor Design For Measurement of Melt Pressure, Temperature, Velocity, and Viscosity - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2012 - Orlando, Florida
  • Development of a Method for Measuring the Thermal Contact Resistance and Thermal Conductivity of Electronic Molding Compounds - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2012 - Orlando, Florida
  • Multivariate Modelling, Fault Detection, and Validation for The Extrusion Process - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2012 - Orlando, Florida
  • Challenges in Process Simulation - Keynote to the 2012 Molding Innovation Day, September 2012 - Lowell, MA
  • Viscosity Measurement In Polymer Injection Molding Using A Multivariate Sensor - Proceedings of the ASME 2012 International Symposium on Flexible Automation, June 2012 - St. Louis, MO
  • Career Strategy: In or Out of the Box? - UML Honors Program, April 2012
  • Engineering Design and Science - MITS Teacher Professional Development Seminar, February 2012 - Clark University
  • Instructor: Explore! Investigate! Invent! Engineering - Professional Development Seminar, The Museum Institute for Teaching Science, February 2012
  • A New Method for Determining Melt Front Velocity through Temperature Measurement - International Mechanical Engineering Congress, 2011 - Denver, Colorado
  • Symposium in Scalable Methods for Processing Nano-engineered Materials, Structures, and Devices - Passive Multi-Scale Alignment, 2011 - Denver, Colorado
  • Extrusion Instrumentation and Characterization - Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2011 - Boston, MA
  • Fault Detection in Extrusion - Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2011 - Boston, MA
  • On-Line Optimization of Injection Molding - Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2011 - Boston, MA
  • Why We Need to Improve STEM Education in the Merrimack Valley - Keynote Speaker, STEM Education Summit, November 2011 - Merrimack College
  • Feasibility Analysis of an In-Mold Multivariate Sensor - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2011 - Boston, MA
  • Design of a Self-Energized Wireless Sensor for Simultaneous Pressure and Temperature Measurement - International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, 2010
  • BioModular Multi-Scale Systems - Joint US-Ireland Conference on Bio-Nano Systems, 2010 - Lowell, MA
  • Multivariate Quality Control - Molding Executive Conference, 2010
  • A Plastics Manufacturing Systems Education - Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2010 - Orlando, FL
  • Validation of in-mold shrinkage sensor for different cavity thicknesses - Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2010 - Orlando, FL
  • Feasibility Analysis of an In-Mold Multivariate Sensor - Process Monitoring and Control Symposia, July 2010 - Banff, Alberta, Canada
  • Multivariate Quality Control - Executive Conference Management Molding Conference, April 2010 - San Antonio, TX
  • Self-Energized Acoustic Wireless Sensor for Pressure-Temperature Measurement in Injection Molding Cavity - IEEE Sensors Conference, 2009
  • Efficacy of saturated design of experiments in multivariate process characterization - Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2009 - Chicago, IL
  • In-Mold Shrinkage Monitoring Sensor for Injection Molding - Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2009 - Chicago, IL
  • Multivariate robustness measurement - Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2009 - Chicago, IL
  • Teaching Mold Design: From Concept to Creation - Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2009 - Chicago, IL
  • Numerical Simulation of Polymer Phase Separation on a Patterned Substrate with Nano Features - NanoTech Conference, 2008 - Boston, MA
  • Structural optimization of a dual-sensing module for temperature and pressure measurement in injection mold cavity - Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 2008
  • A comparison of statistical process control and principal components analysis - Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2008
  • A six sigma quality controller - Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2008
  • Melt bulk temperature dynamics during mold filling - Society of Plastic Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2008 - Milwaukee, WI
  • In-mold shrinkage monitoring sensor for injection molding, November 2008
  • Design and Evaluation of A Modulator Circuit for a Self-Energized Wireless Sensor - International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 2008
  • Numerical Simulation of Phase Separation in Polymer-Polymer-Solvent System For High-Rate Nano Manufacturing, November 2008
  • Macro to nano control in plastics molding - University of Akron Polymer Engineering Department Seminar, October 2008 - Akron, OH
  • Comparison of Switchover Methods for Injection Molding - Primaus Users' Group Annual Meeting, September 2008 - Cleveland, OH
  • Numerical Simulation of Composition Induced Phase Separation in a Polymer-polymer-solvent Ternary System on a Patterned Substrate with Nano Features - IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology, August 2008 - Arlington, TX
  • Service-Learning Projects in 35 Core Undergraduate Courses, June 2008 - Pittsburgh, PA
  • A Comparison of Seven Transfer Methods for Velocity to Pressure Switchover - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2008 - Milwaukee, WI
  • In-Mold Temperature and Pressure Sensors for On-Line Detection of Jetting - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2008 - Milwaukee, WI
  • Lions and tigers and freshmen - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2008 - Milwaukee, WI
  • The effect of mold temperature on the surface phase morphology of injection molded thermoplastic elastomers - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2008 - Milwaukee, WI
  • The effects of temperature and relative humidity on injection molded part quality - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2008 - Milwaukee, WI
  • Towards Controllability of Polymer Processing - Louisiana State University Mechanical Engineering Seminar, April 2008
  • Service-learning integrated into existing core courses throughout a college of engineering - American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference, 2007
  • Characterization of Polymer Flows in Very Thin Gaps - Proceedings of the 2007 International Manufacturing Science & Engineering Conference (MSEC), October 2007 - Atlanta, GA
  • Introduction to Engineering through Service Learning - ASME IDETC 4th Symposium on International Design and Design Education, September 2007 - Las Vegas, NV
  • Analysis of Design for Global Manufacturing Guidelines - ASME IDETC Design for Manufacturing Conference, September 2007 - Las Vegas, NV
  • Analysis and Validation of Mold Design Guidelines for Cooling Time and Runner Sizing - Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2007 - Cincinnati, OH
  • Causes of Melt Temperature Variations Observed in the Nozzle during Injection Molding - Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2007 - Cincinnati, OH
  • Estimation of Bulk Melt Temperature from In-Mold Sensors: Part 2 - Convection - Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2007 - Cincinnati, OH
  • Multivariate Process Analysis for the Prediction of Injection Molded Part Quality - Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2007 - Cincinnati, OH
  • Domain-Centric Education Delivered On-Line - UML College of Engineering Seminar, December 2006
  • Estimation of Melt Temperature from In-Mold Temperature Sensor Data - Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2006
  • Flash Prevention due to Skin Solidification - Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2006
  • Multi-Objective Velocity Profile Optimization - Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2006
  • Pressure Regulation of the Extrusion Process - Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2006
  • Design of an Acoustic Transmitter for Temperature-Pressure Dual Sensing in Injection Molding - 5th IEEE Conference on Sensors, October 2006 - Daegu, Korea
  • Learning through Service: Analysis of a First, College Wide Service Learning Course - Annual Conference of the American Society of Engineering Education, June 2006 - Chicago, IL
  • Service-Learning Integrated throughout a College of Engineering - Annual Conference of the American Society of Engineering Education, June 2006 - Chicago, IL
  • A Data Driven Approach to Attaining 100% Automatic Quality Assurance - Society of Plastics Engineers E-Live Seminar, April 2006
  • Domain-Centric Design Education - ASMIE DETC/Design Education Conference, 2005
  • Low Volume Plastics Manufacturing Strategies - Design for Manufacturing Symposium at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 2005
  • Self-Regulating Melt Brakes for Dynamic Control of Molten Plastics - National Science Foundation Design & Manufacturing Conference, 2005 - Scottsdale, AZ
  • SST/Collaborative Research: Self-Powered Wireless Sensor Array for Pressure, Volume, and Temperature Monitoring of Injection Molding - National Science Foundation Design & Manufacturing Conference, 2005 - Scottsdale, AZ
  • A Review of In-Mold Pressure and Temperature Instrumentation - Proceedings of the 2005 Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2005
  • An Investigation into Hesitation Effects in Oscillating Flows - Proceedings of the 2005 Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2005
  • Concept Design of a Wireless Pressure, Temperature, and Flow Rate Sensor for Injection Molding - Proceedings of the 2005 Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2005
  • Derivation of Process Windows - Proceedings of the 2005 Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2005
  • Design And Performance Analysis Of A Self-Regulating Melt Pressure Valve - Proceedings of the 2005 Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2005
  • Performance of a Self-Regulating Melt Pressure Valve - Proceedings of the 2005 Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2005
  • Validation of On-Line Molding Process Simulation - Proceedings of the 2005 Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2005
  • Wall Thickness Optimization In Molded Product Design - Proceedings of the 2005 Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2005
  • Energy efficiency analysis of a self-powered pressure sensor using bond graph - Smart Structures and Materials 2005: Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace, 2005
  • Instrumented Molding Cells - Priamus Users' Group Annual Meeting, October 2005
  • What's the big deal about something very small? The Business of Nano - Rotary Club Meeting, May 2005 - Dracut, MA
  • Self-Regulating Melt Valves for Polymer Processing - SPE Merrimack Valley Meeting, National Plastics Center, May 2005
  • Advanced Methods for Plastic Product Design and Process Control - Toyota Motor and Suppliers Meeting, April 2005 - Lowell, MA
  • Simulation of Polymer Processing - National Science Foundation Center for High Rate Nano-Manufacturing, March 2005 - Lowell, MA
  • Design and Validation of a Self-Compensating Melt Regulator for Plastics Extrusion - 2004 Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2004 - Chicago, IL
  • On-Line Flow Rate and Pressure Analysis with Sensor Fusion - 2004 Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2004 - Chicago, IL
  • New Directions in Design for Manufacturing - ASME DETC 9th Design for Manufacturing Conference, 2004
  • Plastic Product and Process Design Strategies - ASME DETC 9th Design for Manufacturing Conference, 2004
  • An Integrated Performance Modeling System - Design for Manufacturing Symposium at the 2004 International Mechanical Engineering Congress, 2004 - Anaheim, CA
  • Synthesis of Melt Pumps and Brakes for Polymer Processing - National Science Foundation Design & Manufacturing Conference, 2004
  • Synthesis of Melt Pumps and Brakes for Polymer Processing - National Science Foundation Design & Manufacturing Conference, 2004
  • The Economics of Lights Out Manufacturing - Society of Plastics Engineers Topical Conference on Injection Molding Systems, October 2004 - Cleveland, OH
  • Design for Manufacturing: Future Directions for DfX - ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, September 2004 - Salt Lake City
  • Advances in Molding Technology - Delphi Central Research, August 2004 - Detroit, MI
  • Simulation of Polymer Flow in a Dynamic Pressure Regulator - 8th International Conference on Numerical Methods in Manufacturing Processes, June 2004
  • Competitive Molding Technologies - Society of Manufacturing Engineers EASTEC Lean Manufacturing Conference, May 2004 - Springfield, MA
  • Declaring an Engineering Major: By Choice or By Chance - American Society of Engineering Education New England Section 2004 Annual Conference, April 2004
  • Modern Injection Molding - Northeast Utilities Energy Conservation Seminar, March 2004 - Berlin, CT
  • Self-Powered Sensing for Mechanical System Condition Monitoring - SPIE Symposium on Smart Structures & Materials/ NDE, March 2004 - San Diego, CA
  • Competing in the 21st Century - Plastics Institute of America Quarterly Meeting, February 2004 - Lowell, MA
  • An Evolving, Model-Based Quality Function Deployer - ASME DETC 8th Design for Manufacturing Conference, 2003
  • Elimination of Process Constraints in Plastics Injection Molding - Molding 2003 Executive Technology Conference, 2003 - New Orleans, LA
  • Fundamentals of Plastic Part Design and Manufacture - National Manufacturing Week Workshop, 2003 - Chicago, IL
  • Design and Experimental Validation of a Self-Energized Sensor for Injection Molding Process Monitoring - Proceedings of the 5th National Science Foundation Design & Manufacturing Conference, 2003
  • Frequency Design of an Ultrasonic Transmitter for Injection Molding Pressure Measurement - Proceedings of the North American Manufacturing Research Conference of SME, 2003
  • Effect of Low Temperature Shift Factor Modeling on Predicted Part Quality - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2003 - Nashville,TN
  • Future Directions for Plastics Engineering Education - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2003 - Nashville,TN
  • Hedge Strategies for Plastics Part Design - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2003 - Nashville,TN
  • Layout Design of a Platenless Molding Machine - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2003 - Nashville,TN
  • Prediction of Production Yields in Injection Molding I - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2003 - Nashville,TN
  • Simulation of Optical Media Molding - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2003 - Nashville,TN
  • Thermal Control of Melt Flow in Cylindrical Geometries - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2003 - Nashville,TN
  • Wireless Pressure Sensor for Injection Molding - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2003 - Nashville,TN
  • Dimensional Tolerancing and Control in Molded Products - Proceedings of the 2003 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 2003 - Washington, D.C.
  • In-Situ Evaluation of a Piezoelectric Energy Extraction Device for Wireless Cavity Pressure Sensing in Injection Molding - Proceedings of the 2003 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 2003 - Washington, D.C.
  • Real Time Flow Rate Estimation in Injection Molding - Molding Technology Symposium at the 20th Annual Meeting of the Polymer Processing Society, June 2003 - Akron, OH
  • An Investigation of Variation and Uncertainty in Six Sigma - ASME DETC 7th Design for Manufacturing Conference, 2002
  • Self-Energized Wireless Pressure Sensor Using Energy Extraction from Injection Mold Pressure Differential - IEEE Sensors Conference, 2002
  • Design of a Wireless Sensor for Injection Molding Cavity Pressure Measurement - Proceedings of the 4th National Science Foundation Design & Manufacturing Conference, 2002 - San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • The Development of Robust & Confident Decision Spaces - Proceedings of the 4th National Science Foundation Design & Manufacturing Conference, 2002 - San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Development of a wireless pressure sensor with remote acoustic transmission - Proceedings of the North American Manufacturing Research Conference of SME, 2002
  • Input Profiling for Injection Molding by Reinforcement Learning - Society of Mechanical Engineers, Dynamic Systems and Control Division, 2002
  • Threshold energy switching and its application to wireless sensing in high energy manufacturing process - ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exhibition, Symposium on Intelligent Sensors and Sensor Networks, November 2002 - New Orleans, LA
  • An extensive simplex method mapping the global feasibility - Proceedings of the 28th Design Automation Conference, ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, September 2002 - Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • How Increased Control in Plastic Melt Delivery Increases Productivity - Accepted to Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2002
  • Commercial Applications for Dynamic Feedª Providing Dimensional Control for Each Injection Cavity - K-Plast Processing Innovations, 2001 - D?sseldorf/Neuss, Germany
  • Advanced Process Control Techniques - PlasticsUSA Molding Technology 2001, 2001 - Chicago, IL
  • Shear Rates in Dynamic Feed - Proceeding of the Plastics Odyssey, SPE Regional Technical Conference, 2001 - Rochester, NY
  • Qualitative Reasoning for Decision Synthesis - Proceedings of ASME DETC 6th Design for Manufacturing Conference, 2001 - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Knowledge-Based Interval Modeling Method for Tuning Injection Molding Machines - Proceedings of the 3rd National Science Foundation Design & Manufacturing Conference, 2001
  • Some Advances in Design Representation and Feasibility Analysis - Proceedings of the 3rd National Science Foundation Design & Manufacturing Conference, 2001
  • Design of a wireless sensor for injection molding cavity pressure measurement - International Symposium on Intelligent Sensors, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exhibition, November 2001 - New York, NY
  • Dynamic Feed Ð Precision Molding in a Family Tool Application - Plastics Odyssey, September 2001 - Rochester, NY
  • Input Profiling for Injection Molding by Reinforcement Learning - Joint USA/Japan Symposium on Manufacturing, June 2001
  • Simulation Based Optimization of Injection Molding - International Polymer Processing Society, May 2001
  • Acoustic Telemetry in Injection Molding - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2001 - Dallas, TX
  • An Assessment of Dynamic Feed Control in Modular Tooling - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2001 - Dallas, TX
  • Dynamic Cooling Design for Injection Molding - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2001 - Dallas, TX
  • Model Predictive Control of Injection Molding - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2001 - Dallas, TX
  • CAE & Polymer Processing Monitoring & Control: A Design Perspective - 2001 Gordon Conference on CAE in Polymer Processing, March 2001 - Ventura, CA
  • Virtual Search Method for Injection Molding - GE Plastics, 2000
  • A Method for Multi-Criteria Decision Making - Informs Decision Systems, 2000 - Austin TX
  • Decision Based Design: Some Questions - NSF Open Workshop on Decision Based Design, 2000 - Baltimore, MD
  • Dynamic Cooling For Injection Molding - Office of Naval Research Progress Reports, 2000
  • A Knowledge Based Tuning Method for Injection Molding - Proceedings of Controls Division of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, 2000
  • Process Design For Optimal Mold Cooling - Proceedings of Materials Processing Symposium of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, 2000
  • A Performance-Based Representation Of Constraint Based Reasoning And Decision Based Design - Proceedings of the 12th Design Theory & Methodology Conference, ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, 2000
  • Incorporation of Engineering Analysis within Design Synthesis - Proceedings of the 2nd National Science Foundation Design & Manufacturing Conference, 2000 - Monterrey, Mexico
  • Method of Tuning and Automatic Regulation for Injection Molding - Proceedings of the 2nd National Science Foundation Design & Manufacturing Conference, 2000 - Monterrey, Mexico
  • Advances in Mechanical Systems Synthesis - Proceedings of the 3rd National Science Foundation Design & Manufacturing Conference, 2000 - Tampa, FL
  • Knowledge Based Interval Modeling Method for Tuning Injection Molding Machines - Proceedings of the 3rd National Science Foundation Design & Manufacturing Conference, 2000 - Tampa, FL
  • Flexible Design Methodology - Proceedings of the 5th Design for Manufacturing Conference, ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, 2000
  • A Knowledge Based Tuning Method - Proceedings of the Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Plastics Engineers, 2000 - Orlando, FL
  • A Method For Robust Flexible Design - Proceedings of the Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Plastics Engineers, 2000 - Orlando, FL
  • Fundamentals of Polymer Processing - Proceedings of the Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Plastics Engineers, 2000 - Orlando, FL
  • Axiomatic Design Of The Injection Molding Process - Proceedings of the First International Conference on Axiomatic Design, 2000 - Cambridge, MA
  • A Knowledge Based Tuning Method for Injection Molding Machines - Proceedings of the USA-Japan Symposium on Manufacturing Technologies, 2000
  • Quality Control Capability Assessment - Society of Manufacturing Engineers Plastics Molding & Manufacturing Annual Trends Report, 2000
  • Trends in the Plastics Industry: Product Development Paradigms and Impact on Human Resources - Society of Manufacturing Engineers Plastics Molding & Manufacturing Annual Trends Report, 2000
  • Interactive Learning: Simulating The Design Process - Symposium on Manufacturing Education, 2000 - Stanford University
  • Feasibility Mapping of Non-Linear Systems - Proceedings of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, November 2000 - Austin, TX
  • Engineering Systems Design: Gaining Controllability of Dynamic Processes - Dartmouth Thayer School of Engineering Jones Seminar, May 2000
  • Synthesis and Analysis of Quality Control Methods for Intelligent Processing of Polymeric Materials - Canada National Research Center, February 2000 - Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • A Study of Cooling for Steady-State Injection Molding - Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1999 - New York, NY
  • Defect Cost Analysis - Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1999 - New York, NY
  • Effect of Complexity on Cost & Time to Market of Injection Molded Parts - Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1999 - New York, NY
  • Shrinkage Prediction of Thermoformed Part - Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1999 - New York, NY
  • Studies of Plastic Boss Design and Methodologies - Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1999 - New York, NY
  • Transfer Function Development for Injection Molding of Optical Media - Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1999 - New York, NY
  • Utilization of Dynamic Feed Control in Family Tools - Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1999 - New York, NY
  • Validation of a Stiffness-Based Ejection Criterion for Injection Molding - Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1999 - New York, NY
  • Yield Maximization In Injection Molding by the Virtual Search Method - Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1999 - New York, NY
  • A Performance-Based Representation for Engineering Design - Proceedings of the 11th Annual ASME Design Theory and Methodology Conference, 1999 - Las Vegas, NV
  • Optimal Component Consolidation in Plastic Product Design - Proceedings of the 4th Annual ASME Design for Manufacturing Conference, 1999 - Las Vegas, NV
  • Risk Effect Minimization using Flexible Design - Proceedings of the 4th Annual ASME Design for Manufacturing Conference, 1999 - Las Vegas, NV
  • Towards Controllability of Injection Molding - Proceedings of the Materials Processing Symposium, ASME International Mechanical Exposition, 1999
  • Polymer Part Design & Processing - University of Massachusetts Polymer Science & Engineering Symposium, 1999
  • Manufacturing Process Design: Towards Controllability of Injection Molding - Lehigh University Mechanical Engineering Departmental Seminar, November 1999
  • Modeling The Effects of Complexity on Manufacturing Costs and Time-To-Market of Plastic Injection Molded Products - Proceedings of the Tenth Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society, March 1999 - Charleston, SC
  • Commanding the Technical Frontier: Engineering Education for the 21st Century - 50th Anniversary Celebration of the University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Engineering, 1998
  • On the Divergence of Case Studies and Hardware Prototypes in Active Learning - American Society of Engineering Education Northeast Regional Meeting, 1998
  • A Theory of Constraints for Molded Part Design and Manufacture - GE Research & Development, 1998
  • Manufacturing Process Design - Massachusetts Institute of Technology Design Research Seminar, 1998
  • A Theory of Constraints for Design and Manufacture of Thermoplastic Parts - Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1998 - Atlanta, GA
  • Automatic Tuning of Injection Molding by the Virtual Search Method - Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1998 - Atlanta, GA
  • Correlation Of Spiral And Radial Flow Lengths For Injection-Molded Thermoplastics - Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1998 - Atlanta, GA
  • Development of a Hybrid Neural Network for Quality Control of Injection Molding - Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1998 - Atlanta, GA
  • Economic Design Of Injection Molded Parts Using DFM Guidelines - A Review Of Two Methods For Tooling Cost Estimation - Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1998 - Atlanta, GA
  • Utilization of Dynamic Feed Control for Commercial Applications - Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1998 - Atlanta, GA
  • Consistency of Multi Cavity Melt Control Injection Molding in a Commercial Application - Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1998 - Atlanta, GA
  • Beyond Analysis: Leveraging Computer Aided Engineering throughout Design and Processing - First Gordon Conference for CAE in Polymer Processing, 1997
  • Dynamic Feed Control: Technology for Injection Molding Flexibility & Capability - GE Plastics, 1997
  • Methods and Benefits of Establishing a Process Window - Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1997
  • Quantifying the Economic Value Added of On-Line Quality Control Systems - Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1997
  • Quality Regulation Techniques for Injection Molding - Proceedings of Polymer Process Engineering, 1997
  • The Definition and Use of the Process Flexibility Index - Proceedings of the 1997 ASME Design for Manufacturing Conference, 1997
  • Multi-Cavity Melt Control for Injection Molding - Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Exposition, 1997
  • The Challenges of Intelligent Process Control - Proceedings of the International Polymer Processing Symposium, 1997
  • Analysis and Synthesis of Methods for Intelligent Processing of Polymeric Materials - Proceedings of the Polymer Processing Symposium, ASME International Mechanical Exposition, 1997
  • On-Line Injection Control Systems Ace the Value Test - Modern Plastics, November 1997
  • An On-line Quality Monitoring System for Thermoplastic Injection Molding - Proceedings from the 1996 AIChE Conference, 1996
  • Quantifying Design and Manufacturing Robustness through Stochastic Optimization Techniques - Proceedings of the 22nd Annual ASME Design Automation Conferenc, 1996
  • Application of Matlab¨ to Injection Molding Quality Control - Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Matlab Users Conference, 1996 - Melbourne, Australia
  • Experimental Comparison of State of the Art High Shear Rate Polymer Rheological Characterization Techniques - Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1994
  • Increasing Knit-Line Strength through Dynamic Control of Volumetric Shrinkage - Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1994
  • Introduction to Dynamic Feed Control - Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1994
  • Runner System Balancing for Injection Molds using Approximation Concepts and Numerical Optimization - Proceeding from the 18th Annual ASME Design Automation Conference, 1992
  • An Experimental Validation of a Shrinkage/Warpage Predictor - Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1992
  • Examination of Material Characterization and Modeling Techniques for Injection Molding Simulation - Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1992
  • Validation of Radial-Filling Simulation Software - Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1992
  • Simulation of the Blow Molding and Thermoforming Processes - Proceedings of the International Industrial Engineering Conference, May 1992 - Chicago, IL
  • Advanced Design Methodologies for the Blow Molding Process - 20th Annual Structured Products Conference, Society of the Plastics Industry, 1991
  • Experimental and Numerical Investigations of the Thermoforming Process - Proceedings from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Winter Annual Meeting, 1991
  • Application of an Axisymmetric Element for Injection Molding Analysis - Proceedings from the Society of Plastics Engineers Regional Technical Conference, 1990 - Boston, MA

Intellectual Property

  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Method and System for Multivariate Remote Monitoring Of Polymer Processing.," 2013006468
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Apparatus and Methods For Multi-Scale Alignment And Fastening," 2012162369
  • - Kazmer, D.O."Methods for forming injected molded parts and in-mold sensors therefore," WO/2009/129230 Patent Cooperation Treaty
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Performance-based representation for support of multiple decisions," 7,408,551 United States
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Melt control system for injection molding," 7,175,418 United States
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Methods and devices for melt pressure regulation," WO/ 2005/113215 Patent Cooperation Treaty
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Apparatus for utilizing an actuator for flow control valve gates," 6,824,379 United States
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Controlled injection using manifold having multiple feed channels," 6,767,486 United States
  • - Kazmer, D.O."Manifold system having flow control," 6,713,002 United States
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Manifold system having flow control," 6,769,896 United States
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Apparatus and method for proportionally controlling fluid delivery to readily replaceable mold inserts," 6,638,049 United States
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Apparatus and method for purging injection molding system," 6,514,440 United States
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Controlled injection using manifold having multiple feed channels," 6,589,039 United States
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Dynamic feed control system," 6,632,079 United States
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Machine for proportionally controlling fluid delivery to a mold," 6,585,505 United States
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Apparatus and Method for Proportionally Controlling Fluid Delivery to Stacked Molds," WO/02/074516,
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Controlled injection using manifold having multiple feed channels," WO/02/36324
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Manifold system having flow control," 6,464,909 United States
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Manifold system having flow control using pressure transducers," 6,343,922 United States
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Manifold system having flow control using pressure transducers," 6,361,300 United States
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Manifold system having flow control using separate cavities," 6,343,921 United States
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Method using manifold system having flow control," 6,436,320 Patent Cooperation Treaty
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Apparatus for proportionally controlling fluid delivery to a mold," 6,309,208 United States
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Apparatus for proportionally controlling fluid delivery to a mold," 6,287,107 United States
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Dynamic Feed Control System," WO/2001/060580
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Electric actuator for a melt flow control pin," 6,294,122 United States
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Manifold System Having Flow Control," WO/01/21377
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Manifold system having flow control using extended valve pin," 6,254,377 United States
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Manifold system having proportional flow control," WO/2001/034364
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."A performance-based representation for support of multiple decisions," WO/2000/072268
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Manifold System Having Flow Control," WO/1999/054109 United States
  • Patent - Kazmer, D.O."Injection molding gate flow control," 5,556,582 United States

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Enhanced Controllability in Roll-to-Roll Thermal Imprinting (), Sponsored Research - NSF Manufacturing Machines & Equipment
  • Science and Engineering Active Learning (), Sponsored Research - Office of Naval Research HBCU/MI Program
  • Technical Feasibility of Decoupled Gating (2003), Sponsored Research - Mold Masters Ltd
    Kazmer, D.
  • Technical Feasibility of Isothermal Molding (2002), - Thermo-CeramiX LLC
    Kazmer, D.
  • Lowell Tex: Embracing Lowell's Cultural, Historical, and Educational Assets to Create Pathways to STEM (2015), Grant - UMass President's Office
    Hansen, C.J. (Co-Principal), Kuhn, S. (Principal), Kazmer, D.O. (Co-Principal), Reynaud, E. (Co-Principal), Levasseur, K.M. (Co-Principal), Scribner-Maclean, M. (Co-Principal)
  • 3D Printed Engineering Thermoplastics (3DPET) (2015), Grant - UMass President's Office
    Hansen, C.J. (Co-Principal), Mead, J.L. (Principal), Kazmer, D.O. (Co-Principal), Barry, C.M. (Co-Principal), Orbey, N. (Co-Principal)
  • ARRAS - U-TEACH UMass Lowell (2011), - U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
    Kazmer, D.O. (Co-Principal)
  • Collaborative Research: Multi-Variate Remote Process Sensing for Improved Observ (2010), Grant -
    Kazmer, D.O. (Principal)
  • Collaborative Research: Engineering Faculty Engagement in Learning Through Servic (2010), Grant -
    Kazmer, D.O. (Principal)
  • Collaborative Research: Engineering Faculty Engagement in Learning Through Servic (2010), Grant -
    Kazmer, D.O. (Principal)
  • Fellow (2011), Fellowship - Society of Plastics Engineers
  • Multivariate Statistical Process Controls for Polymer Processing (2005), Sponsored Research - MKS Instruments
  • MKS SenseLink Project (2010), -
    Kazmer, D.O. (Principal)
  • Multi-variate Analysis of Extrusion (2010), Grant - MKS Instruments Inc.
    Johnston, S.P., Kazmer, D.O.
  • PLS Modeling for Closed Loop Process Control of Injection Molding (2009), Grant - MKS Instruments Inc.
    Johnston, S.P., Kazmer, D.O.
  • FREE: Freshmen Engagement in Engineering (2008), Sponsored Research - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Sensors: Self-Powered Spatial Sensing Array for Injection Molding Process Monitoring (2004), Sponsored Research - National Science Foundation
  • Fellow (2007), Fellowship - American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Synthesis of Melt Pumps and Brakes for Polymer Processing (2003), Sponsored Research - National Science Foundation
  • Technical Feasibility of a Self-Regulating Melt Valve (2004), Sponsored Research - Mold-Masters Ltd.
  • Remote Sensors for Injection Molding (with R. Gao) (1999), - National Science Foundation
    Kazmer, D.
  • Dynamic Cooling for Injection Molding (1998), - Office of Naval Research
    Kazmer, D.
  • Design for Six Sigma: Phase III (1999), - GE Plastics
    Kazmer, D.
  • Tight Tolerance Thermoforming Extension (1999), - GE Plastics
    Kazmer, D.
  • CAREER: Synthesis of Engineering Analysis Methods into the Design Process (1996), - National Science Foundation
    Kazmer, D.
  • Process Tuning and Optimization (with K. Danai) (1996), - National Science Foundation,
    Kazmer, D.
  • Design for Six Sigma: Phase II (with T. Blake) (1998), - GE Plastics
    Kazmer, D.
  • Optical Molding Process Development (1998), - GE Plastics
    Kazmer, D.
  • Integrated Manufacturing Paradigms (1997), - Sloan Foundation
    Kazmer, D.
  • Tight Tolerance Thermoforming (1997), - GE Plastics
    Kazmer, D.
  • Design for Six Sigma: Phase I (1996), - GE Plastics
    Kazmer, D.
  • Cost of Complexity in Product Design and Manufacture (1995), - Univ. Mass. Amherst (research initiation project)
    Kazmer, D.
  • Moldability Program (1994), - Industry Consortium (GE Plastics, Hewlett Packard, Dynisco Instruments)
    Kazmer, D.
  • Innovative Industrial Processes (1994), - U.S. Dept. of Energy
    Kazmer, D.