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									                                  VITAE

       THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY AT ERIE,

                       THE BEHREND COLLEGE

PAUL KOCH
Associate Professor of Engineering
School of Engineering and Engineering Technology

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RANK AND DATE OF INITIAL APPOINTMENT TO THE UNIVERSITY
               Associate Professor, January, 1988

PREVIOUS PROMOTIONS


EDUCATION         B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Detroit, 1972
                  Doctorate of Engineering in Plastics Engineering, University
                  of Massachusetts - Lowell, 1996

EXPERIENCE        Director - 1995-present
                  Plastics Services Network

                  Program Manager - 1987-1988
                  Avery International, Fasson Division

                  Manager of Engineering - 1985-1987
                  Associated Enterprises/3M

                  Group Leader - 1981-1984
                  Standard Oil Company/Energy Conversion Devices

                  Senior Engineer, Engineer - 1972-1981
                  Standard Oil Company, Research Center
           TEACHING ABILITY AND EFFECTIVENESS
A.   Supervision of undergraduate theses and senior projects


     1.    Theses: Annual Technical Conference of SPE
                   Ten separate published and presented.

     2.    Senior projects:

           Student: Mike Page, Project Title: "Design of Medical Evacuation
           Assembly," Company: Polymer Conversions, (1996).

           Student: Jon Toy, Project Title: "Design of Thin Wall Marker Body,"
           Company: Blyscol Plastics, (1996).

           Student: Craig Caldwell, Project Title: "Analysis of Plastic Tool
           Case," Company: Boardman Plastic, (1996).

           Student: Jon Briggs, Project Title: "High Density Foam Sink Plans,"
           Company: Zurn, (1996).

           Student: J. Higgins, Project Title: "Rapid Prototyping of Thermoforming
           Molds," Company: Thermoforming Division of SPE, (1997).

           Student: M. Scherzer, Project Title: "Under Water CREEP Data for
           Paper Plastic Composites," Company: Alliance Corporation, (1997).

           Student(s): R. Sharples and T. Pierzynski, Project Title: "Study of
           Dip Molding Process," Company: Alliance Corporation, (1997).

           Student: D. Urbaniak, Project Title: "Impact Strength Study of
           Rubber Plastics Composite," Company: U.S. Liner Corporation,
           (1997).

           Student: M. Servora, Project Title: "Design of One-piece Clothes
           Pin," Company: None, (1997).

           Student: J. Orlando, Project Title: "Redesign of Funeral Urn,"
           Company: Armento Liturgical Supply, (1997).

           Student: M. Joyce, Project Title: Redesign of Plumbing Fitting,"
           Company: Zurn, (1997).

           Student: M. Schrauder, Project Title: "Design of a Plastic Screen,"
           Company: Sweco, (1997).
2.   Senior projects, continued

     Student(s): D. Brosay and J. Kanoea, Project Title: "Redesign of
     Laundry Tub," Company: Zurn, (1998).

     Student(s): D. Hanson and R. Capella, Project Title: "Extrusion Die
     Modeling," Company: RJF Corporation, (1998).

     Student(s): J. McCanna and J. Dovan, Project Title: "Acid Pipe
     System Design," Company: Zurn, (1998).

     Student: C. Dross, Project Title: Design of Plastic Strap Wrench,"
     Company: Rigid Tool, (1998).

     Student: C. Dupper, Project Title: "Silica Gel Filler Studies,"
     Company: Multi Sorb Technologies, (1998).

     Student(s): B. Kennerkneck and S. Logan, Project Title: "Recycling
     Plastic Hospital Waste," Company: U.S. Environmental, (1998).

     Student: D. McCullough, Project Title: "Design of Recycled Plastic
     Block," Company: Fibertek, (1998).

     Student: R. States, Project Title: "Polypropylene Bottle Preform
     Accepted," Company: None (1999).

     Student(s): D. Vargason and D. Fritts, Project Title: "Effects of Ultrahigh
     Shear Rate on Mechanical Properties," Company: None, (1999).

     Student(s): B. Hammond and I. McCracken, Project Title: "Resin"
     Company: None, (1999).

     Student(s): J. Raybuck and D. Heuer, Project Title: "The Effect of
     Polyvinyl Chloride and Polystyrene on the Mechanical Properties of
     Plastic Parts Produced with Commingled Post Consumer
     Recyclate," Company: None, (1999).

     Student: D. Heuer, Project Title: "Processability and Trends in the
     Mechanical Properties of Low Density Polyethylene Parts Produced
     Using Increasing Levels of Commingled Recyclate as Filler,"
     Company: None, (1999).

     Student(s): J. Raybuck and D. Heuer, Project Title: "Study of PUC
     Called Fibers in Commingled Recyclate," Company: None, (1999).

     Student: Robert States, Project Title: "Design of Pressure Vessel
     for AMOCO," Company: AMOCO, (1999).
2.   Senior projects, continued

     Student(s): D. Vargason, Project Title: "Design of Ultra High Shear
     Rate Mold for Plastics Lab," Company: None, (1999).

     Student(s): Brody Hannard, Project Title: "Design of Light Duty
     Drain Cleaner for Right Tool," Company: None, (1999).

     Student(s): Don Bentz, Project Title: "Design of Plastic Cones for
     Winding Operation," Company: Oil Creek Plastics, (1999).

     Student(s): Dan Fritts, Project Title: "Design of Wall Box for Washer
     Plumbing Outlets," Company: U.S. Brass, (1999).

     Student(s): Dan Heuer, Project Title: "Recycling Project for Scrap
     Window Screens,” Company: N.Y. Wine, (1999).

     Student(s): J. Raybuck and D. Heuer. Project Title: “The Effect of
     Polyvinyl Chloride and Polystyrene on the Mechanical Properties of
     Plastic Parts Produced with Commingled Post Consumer
     Recyclate.” Company: None, (2000).

     Student(s): D. Heuer. Project Title: “Processability and Trends in
     the Mechanical Properties of Low Density Polyethylene Parts
     Produced Using Increasing Levels of Commingled Recyclate as a
     Filler.” Company: None, (2000).

     Student(s): J. Raybuck and D. Heuer. Project Title: “Study of PUC
     Called Fibers in Commingled Recylelate.” Company: None, (2000).

     Student(s): T. Campbell and J. Clark. Project Title: “Taste and
     Odor in PP.” Company: None, (2000).

     Student(s): J. Chirmardias. Project Title: “Hot Runner Balance
     System.” Company: None, (2000).

     Student(s): P. Salusky. Project Title: “Glass Matte Thickness
     Measurement.” Company: None, (2000).

     Student(s): A. Muarno. Project Title: “Permeation Modeling.”
     Company: None, (2000).

     Student(s): M. Albert. Project Title: “Plumbing Projects.” Company:
     Zurn, (2000).
2.   Senior projects, continued

     Students(s): A. Lawrence. Project Title: “PVC/Limestone
     Recycling.” Company: None, (2000).

     Student(s): M. Seggia. Project Title: “Recycling Projects.”
     Company: None, (2000).

     Student(s): I. McCracken. Project Title: “Creep Studies.”
     Company: None, (2000).

     Student(s): D. Vasbinder, W. Miller, S. Beamis, and J.
     Kennerknecht. Project Title: “Redesign of Industrial Drainage
     System - Rotational Molded to Thermoforming.” Company: Zurn,
     (2000).

     Student(s): J. Kopchick and P. Wheeler. Project Title: “Database
     and Inter/Intranet Solutions for the Design of Plastic Parts.”
     Company: Emerson, (2000).

     Student(s): D. Pugne and M. Mitchell. Project Title: “Undersink
     Water Tank Redesign - Metal to Plastic.” Company: Zurn, (2000).

     Student(s): J. Kopchick and J. Rowley. Project Title: “Material
     Characterization.” Company: Zurn, (2000).

     Student(s): A. Haney. Project Title: “Using Nanocomposites in
     MIM.” Company: None, (2000).

     Student(s): E. Moore. Project Title: “Redesign of Grease Traps to a
     Plastic Part.” Company: Zurn, (2000).

     Student(s): J. Bush. Project Title: “The use of Concrete as a Filler
     for use in Nylon 6/6 and Polypropylene Resins” Company: None,
     (2002).

     Student(s): M. Baker, J. Hodak. Project Title: “Investigation of Filler
     Materials for Polyvinylideneflouride (PVDF).” Company: Zurn,
     (2002).

     Student(s): S. Osborn, N. Peth. Project Title: “Investigation of
     Flame Retardants for Shower Floor” Company: Zurn, (2002).

     Student(s): S. Moravek, S. Hlopick. Project Title: “The Effects of
     Cure Time of Thermoset Resins on Mechanical Properties”
     Company: None, (2003).
2.   Senior projects, continued

     Student(s): M. McCluskey. Project Title: “FEA Analysis and
     Redesign of Shower Floor” Company: Zurn, (2003).

     Student(s): M. McCluskey. Project Title: “The use of ANSYS for
     Permeation Analysis” Company: None, (2003).

     Student(s): E. Mongera Project Title: “Design of a Sound
     Deafening System” Company: Emerson Climate Technologies,
     (2004).

     Student(s): K. Himes. Project Title: “The use of ANSYS for Side
     Wall Deflection Analysis” Company: Zurn, (2004).

     Student(s): J. Scott. Project Title: “Plastic Tailgate Table Design”
     Company: none, (2004).

     Student(s): M. Alabran. Project Title: “Computer Modeling of Gas
     Permeation in Flexible Packages” Company: none, (2004).

     Student(s): J. Nollinger. Project Title: “Design of encapsulation
     method for new line of solenoid products” Company: Emerson
     ASCO, (2004).


3.   Teaching

     Advisor for the following student papers published in the
           Proceedings of the 47th Annual Technical Conference of the
           Society of Plastics Engineers, New York, NY, (1989).

            D.N. Mattson, "Reinforcing Extruded ABS Tubes by the
            Addition of Ribs and Foam to the Core"
            C.H. Johnston, "A New Silane Coupling Agent for Glass
            Reinforced Polypropylene"
            M.R. Mitkowski, "The Use of Silane Coupling Agent to
            Improve Bonding between Polyester and Melamine"

     Advisor for the following student papers published in the
           Proceedings of the 48th Annual Technical Conference of the
           Society of Plastics Engineers, Dallas, TX, (1990).

            Clifford J. Pariso, "A Coupling Agent for Bonding Polyester
            and Melamine"
3.   Teaching, continued

           Marty Shampoe, "Co-extruded Containers and Selective
           Dissolution"
           Rod A. White, "Estimating Mold Cost by the Use of Moldcost
           and Expert Systems Environment"
           Brian A. Payer, "Curbside Recycling System Container"

     Advisor for the following student papers published in the
           Proceedings of the 49th Annual Technical Conference
           of the Society of Plastics Engineers, Montreal, Canada,
           (1991).

           John D. Ralston, "The Effects of Injection Molding Polymer
           Bonded Magnets on Gate Insert Wear"
           David C. McClelland, "Plastics Basic Skills Training for
           Competitiveness"
           Jay P. Whalen, "A New Family of Coating for Melamine"
           Mike R. Senita, "Development of a New Family of Electrical
           Connectors"

     Advisor for the following student papers published in the
           Proceedings of the 50th Annual Technical Conference of the
           Society of Plastics Engineers, (1992).

           S. Spadaccino, "Continuous Extrusion of a Plastic Paper
           Composite"
           R. Rutkowski, "The Effects of Weathering on Injection
           Molded Cases"
           M. Pavlock, "A Study of Binding Agents for Recycled Wood
           Cellulose and Polyolefin Composites"

     Advisor for the following student papers published in the
           Proceedings of the 51st Annual Technical Conference of the
           Society of Plastics Engineers, New Orleans, (1993).

           J.A. Koren, "Alternative Restricted Gate Design for Improved
           Packing of Molded Parts"
           T.R. Johnson, "Designing an Extrusion Die for a Recycled
           Paper-Plastic Composite Structural Member Using
           Computer Aided Flow Simulation Software"
           M.A. Yurkewicz, "The Evaluation of Packaging Analysis
           Software and its uses in Process Design"
           M.R. Nagy, "Long Term Shrinkages of Polypropylene"
           M.G. Trimble, "Time-U.V. Exposure Effects on Mechanical
           Properties of a Biodegradable Polymer"
3.   Teaching, continued

           K. Potter, "Analyzing Ultrasonically Welded Oil Absorbent
           Matting"

     Advisor for the following student papers published in the
           Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Technical Conference of the
           Society of Plastics Engineers, San Francisco, CA, (1994).

           S.L. Thompson, "Use of a Differential Scanning Calorimeter as
           a Trouble Shooting Tool for Injection Molding"
           C.J. Neubert, "The Effects of Colorants on the Shrinkage of
           Polyester"
           S.J. North, "Viscosity Changes with Varying Thermal History
           for PVC"
           K.S. Shick, "The Effect of Molecular Weight on Melt Index."
           R.E Hieber, "Examining the Properties of a Recycled 46
           Polyamide"
           C. Myers, "Moisture Effects on Compounded Recyclable
           High Density Polyethylene Post-Consumer Paper Wastes"
           D.S. Cummings, "Utilizing Stereolithography to Produce a
           Rapid Prototype Thermoforming Mold"
           W.H. Walker, "Maximizing Weld Strength Utilizing a
           Reversible Transient Flow"

     Advisor for the following student papers published in the
           Proceedings of the 53rd Annual Technical Conference of the
           Society of Plastics Engineers, Boston, MA, (1995).

           J.E. Plavcan, "Rapid Tooling for Compression Molding of a
           Thermoset"
           A.W. Marinov, "Cost Comparison between Stereolithography
           and Computer Numerical Control Machines for Rapid
           Commercializing"
           B.E. Shaner, "The Effects of U.V. Stabilizers in Post-
           Consumer Recycled High Density Polyethylene"
           B.T. Dale, "Compounding Processed Old News Print with
           Recycled High Density Polyethylene to make a Substitute
           Lumber Product"
           C.A. Grzejka, "Recycled HDPE and Recycled Newsprint
           Bonded Together to Create Structural Wood Substitutes"
           K.J. McMullin, "Polyester Fiber as Reinforcement in
           Plastic Lumber"
           J. Brickley, "Maximization of Pearlescence Pigment in
           Materbatches and Effects of Mechanical Properties"
           D. Dinardo, "How Weathering Affects the Mechanical
           Properties of Non-Heavy Metal Color Concentrates"
3.   Teaching, continued

     Advisor for the following student papers published in the
           Proceedings of the 54th Annual Technical Conference of the
           Society of Plastics Engineers, Indianapolis, IN (1996).

           R. Brocious, "Polyester Substrates to a Polyester Fiber
           Screen"
           J. Pfendler and C. Caldwell, "Verification of a CAE Extrusion
           Simulation Package with an Actual Profile Extrusion Die"
           B.R. Forcht, "Increasing the Stiffness of a Substitute Lumber
           Product by Adding Newspaper to a Recycled HDPE"
           S. Schaefer, "Effects of Laminating Recycled High Density
           Polyethylene with Polyester on Modulus"
           J.E.C. Telford, "Foam-Filling the Center of a Previously
           Hollow Plastic Lumber Extrusion"

     Advisor for the following student papers published in the
           Proceedings of the 55th Annual Technical Conference of the
           Society of Plastics Engineers, Toronto, Canada (1997).
           M. Scherzer, "Characteristics of a Material Blend: Recycled
           Polypropylene and Newspaper"
           D.J. Urbaniak, "Scuff Testing Method for Abrasion Intensive
           Applications"
           J.E. Higgins, "Reducing the Lead Time of Model Car Body
           Designs"

     Advisor for the following student papers published in the
           Proceedings of the 56th Annual Technical Conference of the
           Society of Plastics Engineers, Atlanta, GA (1998).

           C. Dross, "The Use of Gas Assist in the Redesign of a
           Plastics Strap Wrench"
           J. Kanoza and D. Brosay, "Thin and Thick Cross Sectional
           Walls for Foamed Polyolefin Parts"
           B. Kennerknecht, "Recycling Hospital Waste with Crumbed
           Rubber Tires"
           C. Dupper, "Distribution of Hygroscopic Filler in a Polyolefin
           Matrix"
           D. Eckler and T. Hartman, "Correlation between Notch
           Radius and Energy Failure for Ctyronic Polymers"
           D. Hanson and R. Cappella, "Extrusion Flow Analysis
           Software Verification"
3.   Teaching, continued

     Advisor for the following student papers published in the
           Proceedings of the 57th Annual Technical Conference of the
           Society of Plastics Engineers, New York City, NY (1999).

           R. States, "Polypropylene Bottle Preform Accepted"
           D. Vargason and D. Fritts, "Effects of Ultrahigh Shear
           Rates on Mechanical Properties"
           B. Hammond and I. McCracken, "Resin"
           J. Raybuck and D. Heuer, "The Effect of Polyvinyl Chloride
           and Polystyrene on the Mechanical Properties of Plastic Parts
           Produced with Commingled Post Consumer Recycleate"
           D. Heuer, "Processability and Trends in the Mechanical
           Properties of Low Density Polyethylene Parts Produced
           Using Increased Levels of Commingled Recyclate as Filler"
           J. Raybuck and D. Heuer, "Study of PUC Called Fibers in
           Commingled Recycleate"

     Advisor for the following student papers published in the
           Proceedings of the 58th Annual Technical Conference of the
           Society of Plastics Engineers, Orlando, FL (2000).

           F. Salusky, “Non-Destructive Means of Measuring the Glass
           Density of a Fiberglass Preform”
           T. Campbell and J. Clarke, “Improving Mechanical and
           Organoleptic Properties of Polypropylene”
           J. Chiamardas, “Modeling Gate Freeze in Hot Runners
           Using CAE”
           J. Smith and P. Wheeler, “The Effects of Ultrahigh Shear
           Rate and Shear Duration on Mechanical Properties of
           Commercial Polymers
           J. Kopchick and E. Moore, “Method for Injection Molding a
           Cosslinkable Extrusion Grade of PEX”
           A. Haney, “Development of Crosslinkable Binder System for
           Metal Injection Molding Using Urethane Technology”
           D. Heuer and A. Lawrence, “Raising the HDT and Elevated
           Temperature Tensile Properties of Injection Moldable HDPE
           by Dry Blending with Small Amounts of Dicumyl Peroxide”
           A. Lawrence, “Characterizing Scrap Vinyl Flooring to
           Determine Feasible Reuse Options”
           D. Heuer and M. Albert, “The Effects of Long Term
           Ultraviolet Radiation on the Mechanical Properties of Wood
           Flour Filled Recycled HDPE”
           J. Raybuck and D. Heuer, “A Study of the Tensile Creep
           Behavior of Wood Flour Filled HDPE in Aqueous Mediums”
3.   Teaching, continued

           J. Stanko and J. Kennerknecht, “A Method to Characterize
           the Impact Properties of Hand Tools”
           I. McCracken, “Predicting Creep in Bottle Design”

     Advisor for the following student papers published in the
           Proceedings of the 59th Annual Technical Conference of the
           Society of Plastics Engineers, Dallas, TX (2001).

           M. Heidecker, S. Reynolds, and D. Camlin, “The Recycling
           of Thermoset Materials into Thermoplastic Composites”
           D. DeVore, “The Effects of Color Additives on Polycarbonate
           Resins”
           K. Miller, and A. Haney, “Developing a System to Activate a
           Post-Molding Blowing Agent in the Application Field”
           A. Haney and S. McConaughy, “Using Crosslinked
           Polyethylene to Stablize Metal Injection Molding Feedstock”
           M. Heidecker, “Optimization of the Pultrusion Process using
           Thermodynamic Analysis”
           J. Kopchick and J. Rowley, “Effects of Aqueous Medium on
           Long Term Creep Properties”
           J. Kopchick and J. Choffel, “Computer Simulation of Small
           Molecules Permeation Through Polymer Membranes”
           J. Kopchick, J. Vanderhoof, and E. Moore, “Effects on
           Physical Properties of Recrystallized Crosslinked
           Polyethylene on Molded Articles”
           S. Miller, “Correlating Creep Data With High Temperature
           Tensile Testing”
           K. Miller and N. Mitchell, “Developing Techniques for
           Fabricating Aluminum Molds with Cast-in Passages”
           D. Pugne and M. Mitchell, “Heat Transfer in Foam Plastics”
           P. Wheeler and S. Miller, “The Effect of High Shear Rate and
           Shear Duration on the Properties of Injection Molded
           Plastics”

     Advisor for the following student papers published in the
           Proceedings of the 60th Annual Technical Conference of the
           Society of Plastics Engineers, San Francisco, CA (2002).

           A. Lecker and J. Avolio, “Establishing a Foaming Agent
           Material to aid in the Development in a new Expandable
           Cast”
           D. Bennett, “Adapting Finite Element Analysis to Perform
           Small Molecule Permeation Analysis”
           S. Moravek and M. Baker, “The Use of Nanometer Sized
           Glass as a Filler for Polyvinylidene Floride (PVDF)”
3.   Teaching, continued

           S. McConaughy, “Effects of Nanocomposites on the Oxygen
           Barrier Properties of Polyethylene”
           K. Astor and S. Moravek, “Investigation into Silinosis
           Coupling of Polyethylene Polymer Chains”
           J. Bush, M. McCluskey, and M. Goetz, “Using Recycled
           Concrete as a Filler in Polyethylene Resins”
           D. Young, “Comparing Mechanical Properties of Hot Water
           Piping using Electron Beam Cross-Linking to Chemically
           Cross Linked Water Piping Using a Silane Reactant”
           R. Smerkar, “Recyclability of Crosslinked Polyethylene
           Based on Creep”
           D. Camlin, “Investigation of Stress Cracking and Fatigue
           Failure in Two-Shot Cavities Using Finite Element Analysis”
           M. Heidecker, “Synthesis and Characterization of Liquid
           Crystalline Polyamides”
           B. Williams and J. Exley, “The Effect Aqueous Media on
           Creep of Recycled Plastics”
           J. Exley and B. Williams, “Knowledge Based Computer
           Model for Product Mold Cost”
           M. Baker and S. Hlopick, “Investigation of Optimum
           Crystallization Conditions of Polyvinylidene Floride (PVDF)”
           S. Reynolds and D. Ober, “Seperation of Polyphenylene
           Ether from its Additives”
           S. Hlopick and K. Astor, “Ultra High Shear Rates and Their
           Effect on the Physical Properties of an Injection Molded Part”
           D. Devore, J. Latchaw, and C. Caldwell, “The Effects
           Colorant Particle Size on the Mechanical Properties of
           Polycarbonate Resin”

     Advisor for the following student papers published in the
           Proceedings of the 61st Annual Technical Conference of the
           Society of Plastics Engineers, Nashville, TN (2003).

           K. Astor, S. Cleveland, “Ultra High Shear Rates and Their
           Effect on the Physical and Melt Properties of an Injection
           Molded Part”
           S. Osborn, N. Peth, “Clay Nanocomposites in a Combustible
           Molded Material”
           M. Alabran, J. Nollinger, “A Continuation of the Investigation
           of Silane Crosslinking of Polyethylene Polymer Chains”
           J. Shearer, G. Lokey, M. Hanes "Soak and Dope: Diffusion
           of Dyes into Polymers Via Organic Solvents"
3.   Teaching, continued

     Advisor for the following student papers published in the
           Proceedings of the 62nd Annual Technical Conference of the
           Society of Plastics Engineers, Chicago, IL (2004).

           A. Pesek, “Synthesis of Blocky Copolymers Via Ring-
           Opening Polymerization using L,L – Lactide and MBC.”
           T. Novitsky, N. Manual, “Investigation of Core/Shell Latex
           Particle Morphology via Solid State NMR.”
           C. Lange, “Polyampholytes as Aqueous Viscosifiers: An
           Investigation of Stimuli – Responsive Rheology.”

     Advisor for the following student papers published in the
           Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Technical Conference of the
           Society of Plastics Engineers, Boston, MA (2005).

           T. Novitsky, N. Manual, “Developing a Time-Dependant
           Processing Window for Recycled Crosslinked Polyethylene.”
           C. Lange, “Impact Strength as a Function of Foam Density.”
           R. Aufman, J. Busse, M. Dugovich, “The Effect of Shear
           Induced Imbalances on theImpact Strength of Injection
           Molded Impact Bars”
           L. Kwisnek, “Effects of the Composition and Functionality on
           the Properties of Thiol-Ene Films.
           M. Jackson, “Clay Nanocomposites incorporated into
           Biodegradable Polymers.
RESEARCH, CREATIVE ACCOMPLISHMENTS, AND SCHOLARSHIP


A.   Research and/or Scholarly Publications


     1.    Articles published in refereed journals

           Standish, N.W., R.C. Adams, and P.E. Koch. Viscoelastic
                 Properties of Acrylonirile-Acrylate Ester Copolymers.
                 Applied Polymer Symposium. 25:275-283 (1974) (Co-
                 author).

           Koch, P.E. and D.J. Schenck. A Study of Silane Coupling for
                 Commercially Bonding Dissimilar Thermoset Materials.
                 Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology. 6(1):227-230
                 (1992) (10 pages) (Principal author).

     2.    Books

           Koch, P.E. and R. Scherer, Plastics Technology Study Guide,
                 RonJon Publishing for the Society of Plastics Engineers, 271
                 pages (1998).

           Koch, P.E. and R. Scherer, Revision to National Plastics
                 Certification Manual, 2nd volume (1999).

     3.    Articles published in non refereed journals

           Koch, P.E. Developing Next Generation Power Systems. Intelec.
                 Conference, Phoenix, AZ (September 12-14, 2000).

           Koch, P.E., M.G. Chisholm. An Introductory Polymer Chemistry
                 Course for Plastics Technology Students. Journal of
                 Chemical Education, (2000) (5 pages) (Co-author)

     4.    Articles published in refereed proceedings

           Koch, P.E., D.J. Steffan and J. Hanisek. Design Constraints of
                 Injection Molding Foaming Thermoplastics Using Gas-

                 Counter Pressure Molds. Proceedings of the 47th Annual
                 Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics Engineers.
                 New York, NY pp.231-234 (1989) (Principal Author).
4.   Articles published in refereed proceedings, continued

     Koch, P.E. and M. Ross. Separation of PET and Aluminum.
           Proceedings of the 48th Annual Technical Conference of the
           Society of Plastics Engineers. Dallas, TX, pp. 1457-1458
           (1990) (Principal author).

     Koch, P. E., J.P. Beaumont, and R.E. Farrell. Frictional Heating in
           Runners for Enhanced Thermoset Molding. Proceedings of
           the 48th Annual Technical Conference of the Society of
           Plastics Engineers. Dallas, TX, pp. 686-687 (1990) (Co-
           author).

     Farrell, R.E., J.P. Beaumont and P.E. Koch. Performing an Energy
             Audit on an Injection Molding Process. Proceedings of the
             49th Annual Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics
             Engineers. Montreal, Canada, pp. 504-507 (1991) (Co-
             author).

     Koch, P.E., D. Heuer, and J. Raybuck. A Study of the Tensile
           Creep Behavior of HDPE in Aqueous Mediums.
           Proceedings of the 57th Annual Technical Conference of the
           Society of Plastics Engineers. New York, NY, (1999).

     Koch, P.E. and McCarron Developing a Surface Texture with Film
           Insert Molding. Proceedings of the 58th Annual Technical
           Conference of the Society of Plastics Engineers, Orlando, FL
           (2000).

     Koch, P.E. and Heuer. Creep Testing of Polyolefins in Aqueous
           Mediums. Proceedings of the 58th Annual Technical
           Conference of the Society of Plastics Engineers, Orlando, FL
           (2000).

     Koch, P.E., M. Alabran Computer Modeling of Gas Permeation in
           Flexible Packages. Proceedings of the 62nd Annual
           Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics Engineers,
           Chicago, IL (2004).


5.   Manuscripts submitted for publication

     Koch, P.E. and D. McClelland. Economic Development Provides
           Competitive Advantage. Proceedings of the 51st Annual
           Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics Engineers.
           (1993) (Principal author).
5.   Manuscripts submitted for publication, continued

     Broadhead, R.M. and P.E. Koch. Variation of Shrinkage in
           Commodity Plastic Resulting From the Addition of Colorants.
           Proceedings of the 51st Annual Technical Conference of the
           Society of Plastics Engineers. (1993) (Co-author).

     Koch, P.E. and D.J. Schenck. A Study of a Melamine Foil Overlay
           Applied in Compression-Molded Polyester Dinnerware.
           Proceedings of the 50th Annual Technical Conference of the
           Society of Plastics Engineers. (1992) (Principal author).

     Koch, P.E. Long Term Liability Effects in Polymers for Electric
           Power Application. Submitted for publication, Intelec (2001).

6.   Research reports to sponsor

     Design Concepts Using HDPE Foams in a Proprietary Line of
     Trench Drains Final Report, Zurn, (22 pages) (1996).

     Polymer Screen project report, (1997).

     Emerson Polymer's Report on Metallocene Polymers, Nov. 1998.

     Extrusion Technology for the Astec Division of Emerson, 1999.

     Emerson - Metal Injection Molding, two-day seminar with reports
     (2000).

     FritoLay - Permeation Reports (2000).

     Zurn Industry – PEX Piping (2001)

     Emerson – ASCO – Overmolding Issues (2004)

7.   Manuscripts in progress

     Plastic Certification Review book published in Sept. 1998.

     Ultra High Shear Rate Effects on Commercial Plastic Journal of
     Injection Molding.
B.   Papers presented at technical and professional meetings

     "Design Constraints of Injection Molding Foaming Thermoplastics Using
     Gas Counter Pressure Molds," P.E. Koch, D.J. Steffan and J. Hanisek,
     47th Annual Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics Engineers,
     New York, NY, May 1-4, 1989 (presented by P.E. Koch).

     "Separation of PET and Aluminum," P.E. Koch and M. Ross, 48th Annual
     Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics Engineers, Dallas, TX,
     May 7-10, 1990 (presented by P.E. Koch).

     "Frictional Heating in Runners for Enhanced Thermoset Molding," J.P.
     Beaumont, P.E. Koch, and R. Farrell, 48th Annual Technical Conference of
     the Society of Plastics Engineers, Dallas, TX, May 7-10, 1990 (presented
     by J.P. Beaumont).

     "A Silane Coupling Agent for Commercially Bonding Dissimilar Thermoset
     Materials," P.E. Koch and J. Schenck, Silanes and Other Coupling Agents,
     A Symposium Honoring Dr. Edwin P. Plueddemann, organized by Dow
     Corning and the Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, Midland,
     MI, April 3-5, 1991 (presented by J. Schenck).

     "Novel Uses of Paper/Plastic in Recycled Applications," P.E. Koch, J.P.
     Beaumont and R.E. Farrell, Regional RETECH, Ontario Canada Section
     of the Society of Plastics Engineers, Toronto, Canada, April 9-10, 1991
     (presented by L. Dzeskiewicz).

     "Performing an Energy Audit on an Injection Molding Process," R.E.
     Farrell, J.P. Beaumont and P.E. Koch, 49th Annual Technical Conference
     of the Society of Plastics Engineers, Montreal, Canada, May 5-9, 1991
     (presented by R.E. Farrell).

     "The Development of a Newsprint and Polyolefin Composite and
     Processing System," P.E. Koch, and L. Dzeskiewicz, the American
     Institute of Chemical Engineers National Meeting, New Orleans, LA,
     March 29-April 2, 1992 (presented by P.E. Koch).

     "Commercial Combination of Polyolefins and Newsprint with Coupling
     Agents," P.E. Koch, the Engineering Division of the American Chemical
     Society Symposium, Washington, D.C., August 25-27, 1992.

     "Recent Changes in Plastics Technology," Emerson Polymer Technology
     Forum, Emerson Electric, Columbus, OH, September 23-24, 1997.
B.   Papers presented at technical and professional meetings, continued

     "Advances in Engineering Polymers-Syndiotactic Polystyrene," North
     American Advanced Materials Center Technology conference, Battelle
     Lab, Columbus, OH, November 11-12, 1997.

     Emerson Polymer Technology Forum Presentation on New Families of
     Commercial Polymers (2000).

     ”Developing Next Generation Power Systems.” P.E. Koch, Intelec
     Conference, Phoenix, AZ, September 12-14, 2000.

     “Developing a Surface Texture with Film Insert Molding.” P.E. Koch,
     Orlando, FL, May 5, 2000.

     “Creep Testing of Polyolefins in Aqueous Mod.” P.E. Koch, Orlando, FL,
     May 6, 2000.

     “Computer Modeling of Gas Permeation in Flexible Packages.” P.E. Koch,
     Atlanta, GA, March 24-26, 2004.

     “Computer Modeling of Gas Permeation in Flexible Packages.” P.E.
     Koch, M. Alabran. Chicago, IL May 16-20, 2004

     “Developing a Time-Dependant Processing Window for Recycled
     Crosslinked Polyethylene” P.E Koch, T. Novitsky, N. Manuel.
     Atlanta, GA. February 24-25, 2005.

C.   Record of participation in, and description of, seminars and workshops

     Attended the 46th Annual Technical Conference, Society of Plastics
     Engineers, Atlanta, GA, April 1988.

     Attended "Plastics Recycling in Europe," Society of Plastics Engineers,
     Vienna, Austria, November 1988.

     Attended National Plastics Exposition, Society of Plastics Engineers,
     Chicago, IL, June 8-11, 1988.

     Attended one week instructor's course for teaching Moldflow software,
     Kalamazoo, MI, July 1988.

     Attended the 47th Annual Technical Conference, Society of Plastics
     Engineers, New York City, NY, May 1-4, 1989.
C.   Record of participation in, and description of, seminars and workshops,
     continued

     Attended the 11th International Plastics and Rubber Trade Fair (K-'89),
     Düsseldorf, Germany, November 2-11, 1989.

     Attended the 48th Annual Technical Conference, Society of Plastics
     Engineers, Dallas, TX, May 7-11, 1990.

     Attended the International Plastics and Rubber Exhibition, Birmingham,
     England, November 19-23, 1990.

     Attended the 49th Annual Technical Conference, Society of Plastics
     Engineers, Montreal, Canada, May 5-9, 1991.

     Attended the National Plastics Exposition, Chicago, IL, June 18-21, 1991.

     Attended the Annual Technical Conference, Society of Plastics Engineers,
     Detroit, MI, May 3-7, 1990.

     Participation in the Annual Recycling Conference. Member of the Board of
     Directors. Supervised Student poster Sessions, Faculty Advisor to two Penn
     State student posters, Mike Scherzer and Dan Urbaniak. Attended three
     sessions, one round table and one workshop (1996).

     Attended two day, Dynatup training seminar, Santa Barbara, CA, May 1997.

     Attended one day, Hunter Labs Color Testing Program, April 1997.

     Attended four day, National Plastics Exposition, June 1997.

     Attended CHINAPLAS '97, Shanghai, China, November 1997.

     Attended Dow Chemical seminar on Metallocene Polymers, February 1998.

     Attended Package Permeability and Shelf-Life Evaluations to facilitate a new
     class in Plastics packaging, August 1998.

     Society of Plastics Engineers Recycling Division Annual Conference in
     November, 1998.

     Moderator for Plastics Recycling Conference, Detroit, MI, 1996.

     Attended the 57th Annual Technical Conference, Society of Plastics
     Engineers, New York City, NY, 1999.
C.   Record of participation in, and description of, seminars and
     workshops, continued

     Attended Metal Injection Molding Conference, Coordinator, Emerson -
     presented Technical Concepts, 2000.

     Attended the 58th Annual Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics
     Engineers, National Student Coordinator, Orlando, FL, 2000.

     Attended the 59th Annual Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics
     Engineers, Dallas, TX (2001).

     Attended the 60th Annual Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics
     Engineers, San Francisco, CA (2002).

     Attended Interplast 2002 in Düsseldorf, Germany in April 2002.

     Attended the 61st Annual Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics
     Engineers, Nashville, TN (2003).

     Attended National Plastics Exposition, Society of Plastics Engineers,
     Chicago, IL, 2003.

     Attended the Waterborne Symposium. New Orleans, LA. 2004

     Attended the Flexible Packaging Conference. Atlanta, GA, 2004.

     Attended the 62nd Annual Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics
     Engineers, Chicago, IL, 2004.

     Attended the K-Show 2004 in Düsseldorf, Germany in October 2004.


D.   Description of outreach or other activities in which there was significant
     use of candidate's expertise

     1.    Consulting

           Accuform, Erie, PA, November-December 1988.
           Problem with a Plastic Part.

           Erie County Skill Center, Erie, PA, 1990.
           Developed an entry level training program for the Plastics Industry.

           Erie County Technical Institute, Erie, PA, May 1992.
           Developed Plastics.
1.   Consulting, continued

     R.J. Lee Co., November-December 1996.
     Stress cracking of polybutylene pipe.

     Aeolian Enterprises, Summer 1996.

     Recycling Lumber from newspaper and HDPE.

     Erie Insurance, 1996.
     Expert witness on a plastic part failure.

     Zurn Industries, 1996-1997.

     Converting metal parts to plastic. Routine/State-of-the-art.

     Emerson, On-going, 1996-1997.
     General plastics advising.

     Crystal Mold and Die, August-October 1997.
     Modernization of the mold building process, State-of-the-art.

     SPX-Filtran Co, March 1998-Present.
     Redesign of Plastic parts.

     Zurn - 1996-present
     Plastics part design and new product development.

     Emerson - 1996-present
     Updating current products, state-of-the-art.

     Zurn - 1996-present
     Conversion of metal parts to plastic
     Assisted with the evaluation of a company for acquisition purposes.

     Emerson- 1999 - Present
     Three separate divisions
     Advised on design issues

     Emerson. Various dates, mostly summer 2000. Plastic design
     (200 hours).

     Zurn. Various dates, mostly summer 2000. Plastic design (200
     hours).
1.   Consulting, continued

     FritoLay. December 17 and 18, 2000. Plastic Design.

     ACC Automation, 2002.
     Expert witness on a plastic part failure.


     Siemens VDO Automotive Concepts, 2002 – 2003
     Expert witness on a plastic part failure

     Gerber Products, 2003.
     Expert Witness on plastic valve system

     Butler County Commission, 2003
     Expert witness on a plastic failure

     Carl Schiffman, 2003.
     Expert witness on a plastic failure

     Carl Schiffman, 2003.
     Expert witness on a plastic failure

2.   Speaking engagements

     "Plastics Program at Penn State-Behrend," Board of Directors,
     Northwest Pennsylvania Section of the Society of Plastics Engineers,
     Erie, PA, September 18, 1988.

     "Plastics Engineering Technology Program at Penn State-Behrend,"
     Northwest Pennsylvania Section of the Society of Plastics Engineers,
     Penn State-Behrend, Erie, PA, October 1988 (with R. Farrell).

     "Plastics Program at Penn State-Behrend," Division of Science,
     Engineering and Technology Seminar Series, Penn State-Behrend,
     Erie, PA, October 18, 1988.

     "Plastics Engineering Technology Program at Penn State-Behrend,"
     Erie, Section of American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Erie, PA,
     November, 1988 (with R. Farrell).

     "Plastics Education at Penn State," Rotary Club, Erie, PA, November
     1988.

     "Plastics Processing," Pennsylvania Energy Center, Penn State-
     Behrend, Erie, PA, December 18, 1990.
           Presentation on the Plastics Technical Center and the Plastics and
           Engineering Technology program, Penn State-Behrend Council of
           Fellows, Erie, PA, January 3, 1990.

           "Plastics Technical Center," Partners in Research Conference,
           Gannon University, Erie, PA, September 20, 1991.

           Society of Plastics Engineers, Presidents Night, January, 1998.

           Invited Speaker at Canada - US, Plastics Alliance, April 1999.

           Invited Speaker at Kennedy Space Center, May 3, 2005.

     3.    Service to government agencies, professional and industrial
           associations, educational institutions, etc.

           Internal Revenue Service. Advising on Valuing Intellectual Property in
           the Polyurethane Business. October 11, 1996.

           Board of Review for Ben Franklin - Pittsburgh, PA, Proposal reviewer,
           1997.

           Developed review class for the "Society of Plastics Engineers,"
           certification exam, 120 pages, (Co-author), 1997.

           Strategic planning regarding national certification program, SPE, 1999.

           Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), Education Chair (2000).

           Proposal Review for Industrial Economic Piping Application, (2003)

           Proposal Review for US Civilian Research and Development
           Foundation (CRDF), 2004

E.   Funded projects, grants, commissions, and contracts

     1.    Completed

           Institute for Plastics Processing, (Project Leader)
           With Robert E. Farrell, Allen Pulsifer, and 14 plastics companies

           Ben Franklin Partnership
           September 1, 1988-August 31, 1989
           $47,630
Development of a Structural Foam, Inert Gas Counterpressue
Molding Machine, (Project leader and Principal Investigator) With
CompTech
September 1, 1988-August 31, 1989
$42,048

Advanced Composite Protective Components for Safety Footwear
With Composiflex, (Advisor)
Ben Franklin Partnership
September 1, 1989-August 31, 1990
$5,000

Plastics Technical Center, (Project Leader)
With Robert E. Farrell and 16 plastics companies
Ben Franklin Partnership
September 1, 1989-August 31, 1990
$158,400

Injection Molded Permanent Magnets-Optimization of Tooling Design
and Molding Parameters, (Principal Investigator)
With Robert E. Farrell, John Beaumont, (Project Leader), and
Stackpole Carbon Company
Ben Franklin Partnership
September 1, 1990-August 31, 1991
$20,000

Flush Valve Redesign, (Advisor)
With Robert E. Farrell, (Project Leader), and Zurn Industries, Inc.
Ben Franklin Partnership
September 1, 1990-August 31, 1991
$38,650

Plastic Foil Impregnation, (Project Leader and Co-investigator)
With Robert E. Farrell and Dispatch Printing, Inc.
Ben Franklin Partnership
September 1, 1990-August 31, 1991
$25,000

Application of Recycled Paper Products Within the Plastics
Industry, (Project Leader and Co-investigator)
With Robert E. Farrell and Erie Energy Products
Ben Franklin Partnership
September 1, 1990-August 31, 1991
$36,973

Plastics Technical Center, (Project Leader)
With Robert E. Farrell, John P. Beaumont and 13 companies
Ben Franklin Partnership
September 1, 1990-August 31, 1991
$132,500

Characterization of Co-Injected Polymers, (Advisor)
With Robert E. Farrell, John P. Beaumont and Lord Corporation
Ben Franklin Partnership
September 1, 1990-August 31, 1991
$14,000

A Recycling Container Produced Using Recycled Materials, (Advisor)
Rehrig Pacific Company
Ben Franklin Partnership
September 1, 1990-August 31, 1991
$14,000

Development of a New Family of Electrical Power Connectors,
(Project Leader and Co-investigator)
With Robert E. Farrell, John P. Beaumont and Teledyne Penn-Union
Ben Franklin Partnership
March 1, 1990-August 31, 1991
$140,000

Maintenance Apprenticeship Program, (Project Leader and Principal
Investigator)
With Johnson Controls, Inc.
Ben Franklin Partnership
September 1, 1991-August 31, 1992
$33,480

Optimization and Process Development of the Redesigned Flush
Valve, (Advisor)
With Robert E. Farrell, John P. Beaumont and Zurn Industries, Inc.
Ben Franklin Partnership
September 1, 1991-August 31, 1992
$73,128

Plastics Technical Center, (Project Leader)
With Robert E. Farrell, John P. Beaumont and 21 companies
Ben Franklin Partnership
September 1, 1991-August 31, 1992
$130,500

Foil Enhancement of Polyester Dinnerware, (Advisor)
With Robert E. Farrell, (Project Leader), and Dispatch Printing, Inc.
Ben Franklin Partnership
September 1, 1991-August 31, 1992
$28,000

Diskette Indexing/Storage, (Project Leader and Co-investigator)
With Robert E. Farrell, John P. Beaumont and Cache Systems
Ben Franklin Partnership
September 1, 1991-August 31, 1992
$55,000

Expert System for Injection Molding, (Advisor)
With Robert E. Farrell, (Project Leader), John P. Beaumont and
Camis Systems, Inc.
Ben Franklin Partnership
September 1, 1991-August 31, 1992
$82,900

Maintenance Apprentice Program, (Project Leader and Principal
Investigator)
With Johnson Controls
Ben Franklin Partnership
September 1, 1992-August 31, 1993
$34,000

Plastics Technical Center, (Project Leader)
With Robert E. Farrell and J.P. Beaumont
Ben Franklin Partnership
September 1, 1992-August 31, 1993
$130,000

Development of a Process for Using Recycled Polypropylene, (Advisor)
With Robert E. Farrell, (Project Leader), John P. Beaumont, Lucy
Dzeskiewicz and Keystone Recycling, Inc.
Ben Franklin Partnership
September 1, 1992-August 31, 1993
$42,000

Commercialization Assistance for New Beverage Bottle Resin,
(Project Leader and Principal Investigator)
With John P. Beaumont, Robert E. Farrell and Rohm and Haas Co.
Ben Franklin Partnership
September 1, 1992-August 31, 1993
$26,000

Consortium for Advanced Engineering and Competitive Industrial,
Manufacturing CAECIM, (Advisor)
With Kenneth Fisher, (Project Leader), David Roth, Robert Farrell
and John P. Beaumont and sixteen Companies.

Ben Franklin Partnership
September 1, 1992-August 31, 1993
$110,000

Extrusion Die Design Consortium
Member Supported $6,000 in conjunction with Blow Molding Consortium
September 1995-Apil 1996

Expert System for Blow Molding, Double "R" Blow Molding and Ben
Franklin of Western Pennsylvania
$3,000
1996

Dip Coating Study
Alliance Plastics
$1,000
1997

Gas Assist Injection Molding Part Design
$1,000
1997

Notch Sensitivity of Polystyrene
Chevron
$1,000
1997

Recycle Fibers for Plastics
Penn Pro Corp.
$1,000
1997

Dispersion of Desiccant in HDPE
Multisorb Corp.
$5,000
1997-1998

Impact Strength Study
Chevron Chemical
$1,000
1997-1998

Extrusion Software Verification
           RJF International
           $1,000
           1997-1998

           RLI Grant for Impact Test
           $96,000
           1997-1998

           New Family of Desiccant Products
           Multisorb
           $2,500
           1998

           Recycling Hospital Waste
           American Hospital
           $1,000
           1998

           Redesign of a Laundry Tub
           Zurn
           $2,000
           1998


     2.    In Progress


     3.    Proposed


F.   Other evidence of research or creative accomplishments as appropriate

     Extrusion Die Head, 3,895,000, July 1975.

     Flexible, Rollable Photovoltaic Cell Module, 4,574,160, March 1980.

     Coextrusion device, 4,336,012, June 1982.

     Method for Coextrusion, 4,405,547, September 20, 1983.

     Semi-Rigid Photovoltaic Module, 4,611,090, September 1986.

F.   Other evidence of research or creative accomplishments as appropriate,
     continued
     Process and Apparatus for Continuous Production of Photovoltaic Modules,
     SN 786,781.

     Plastic Trench developed with the Zurn Company.

     Family of Plastic Lumber Products with Aeolian.

     Worked with three companies to develop Extrusion Die Design consortium,
     $4,000. One student paper published and two more proposed.

     New product development with Zurn.

G.   Record of pursuit of advanced degrees and/or further academic studies

     Doctor of Engineering Degree Candidate (Plastics Engineering) University of
     Massachusetts at Lowell, Lowell, MA. (Accepted June 1991)

     Ten credits completed at the University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, through Spring
     of 1990.

     Nineteen courses completed at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell,
     Lowell, MA, through Spring of 1992.

     One semester sabbatical. Finished writing dissertation for Doctorate of
     Engineering. Completing all requirements for graduation. August, 1996.

H.   Record of membership in professional and learned societies

     Society of Plastics Engineers, Member
            Northwest Pennsylvania Section
            Board of Directors, Member, 1988-1997
            Education Committee, Member, 1988-1990
            Chairman, 1990, 1997, and 1998
            Scholarship Committee, 1988- present
            President of Chapter, 1992-1993
            National Council Representative, 1990
            Education Chair
     Plastics Engineers Certification Committee, 1990-1992
     American Institute Chemical Engineers, 1991.
            Education Committee
     Society of Plastics Engineers Convention, San Francisco, October 1991.
     Society of Plastics Engineers Conference, Orlando, FL, February 1992.
     ABET Committee (National), Chairman, 1990

I.   Description of new courses and/or programs developed
     PL ET 320, Thermoplastic Resins and Processing, 3 credits, Spring 1988

     PL ET 326, Thermoset Resins and Processing, 2 credits, Spring 1988

     PL ET 310, Orientation to Plastics Industry, 3 credits, Fall 1988

     PL ET 450, Design of Plastic Parts, 3 credits, Fall 1988

     PL ET 490, Senior Design Projects, 3 credits, Spring 1989

     SE&T 497G, Management in the Plastics Industry, 1 credit, Spring 1989

     Helped to develop a Certificate of Plastics Processing through Continuing
     Education-a two year program, Summer 1992.

     Worked on new PLET 2+2 Program, 1996

     Developed new PLET 205 course, 1996

     Developed new PLET 206 course, 1996

     PLET 206W, 3 credit, Spring 1997

     PLET 400W, 3 credit, Fall 1997

     PLET 429, 3 credit, Spring 1998

     Worked on new two year manufacturing degree

     PL ET 400, Management Topics was reinvented as a non-writing intensive
     course

     PLET 205, 3 credit, 2000, revised course

     PSU 007, 1 credit, 2000, developed course

     PLET 397A, 3 credit, Polymer Chemistry, Fall 2003

     PLET 497G, 3 credit, Plastic Failure Analysis, Fall 2003


J.   Description of new computer software programs developed

     ANSYS is being modified to work for shelf-life calculation in PL ET 429.
     Database and Inter/Intranet Solutions for the Design of Plastic Parts with
     students.


K.   Description of new methods of teaching established courses and/or
     programs

     Worked on development of International studies for Senior's Germany Trip.

            PLET 205, 3 credits (2000)
            Use of Internet to class more seamless and information easily
            obtained.
            Compilation of student papers on material topics on CDs for
            reference for the students.

            Added a quiz section for a more involved situation between the
            professor and students.

            PLET 429, 3 credits (2000)
            ANSYS is being modified to work for shelf-life calculations.

L.   List honors or awards for scholarship or professional activity

     Special Achievement Award from the Northwestern Pennsylvania Section of
     the Society of Plastics Engineers in Recognition of the Establishment of a
     Student Section, 1988.

     Man of the Year, Northwestern Pennsylvania Chapter of the Society of
     Plastics Engineers, December 1991.

     Granted first SPE Certification for Writing Certification Exam.

     Assisted in preparation of ILI grant for a new impact testing device.

M.   Grants and contracts for improvement of instruction

     ILI grant for $96,000 for an Impact Tester. Co-author specified and bought
     equipment. Incorporated into the PL ET 206W class, Principal Investigator.

     Arranged for donation of two pieces of testing equipment to the plastics lab.
     Vicat softening point and heat distortion temperature-$20,000, Principal
     Investigator.
     SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY, THE PUBLIC, AND THE PROFESSION

A.    Service to the University

      1.    Record of committee work on Campus, College, Department and
            University levels

            Committee                         Position                    Dates

            School

            Promotion & Tenure                Member                      1996-98
                                                                          2002-04
                                              Chairman                    1998
                                                                          1999 1/2 yr
            College

            Research Committee                Vice-Chair                  1990
                                              Member                      1997-98
                                                                          1999
            Search Committee, Director,       Member                      1991-92
            School of Engineering and
            Engineering Technology

            University

            Search Committee                  Member                      1998
            for New Director of SEET

      2.    Participation in Campus and/or University-wide governance bodies
            and related activities

            Orientation Program, discussion leader, 1991.

            Coordinated student trips for ANTEC, NPE and the International Plastics
            Exhibition:

            International Plastics and Rubber Trade Fair (K-'89), Düsseldorf,
            Germany, November 2-11, 1989.

            International Plastics and Rubber Exhibition, Birmingham, England,
            November 19-23, 1990.

            National Plastics Exposition, Society of Plastics Engineers, Chicago, IL,
            June 1991.
     2.    Participation in Campus and/or University-wide governance bodies
           and related activities, continued

           Advisor for ODK fraternity, 1991.

     3.    Record of administrative support work

           Director, Plastics Technical Center, 1989-1994

           In-Charge, Plastics Engineering Technology, 1988-1993, 1998

           Adviser to student chapter of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE),
           1988-present

           Faculty Advisor to the Scuba Club

           ABET accreditation, support collection and preparation of material,
           active during visit

     4.    Record of contributions to the University's programs to enhance
           equal opportunity and cultural diversity

           Faculty advisor to NSBE (National Society of Black Engineers) January-
           April, 1996.

           Developed plan to improve retention of female freshman in the PLET
           program.

B.   Outreach Service as Representative of the University

     1.    Service to government agencies at the international, federal, state
           and local levels

           Advised Judy Lynch, county executive on economic development issues.

           Served on Ben Franklin of Western Pennsylvania review board.

     2.    Service to business and industry

           Developed Training Program in Plastics with Private Industry Council,
           Erie, PA, August 1988.

           Conducted over 100 tours of the Educational program and Plastics
           Technical Center, 1988-present.
     2.     Service to business and industry, continued

            Member, Board of Directors for Adult Vo-Tech Skill Center, Erie, PA,
            1989.

            Taught seven courses at the Skills Center for economically
            disadvantaged, 1991.

            Consulting for local plastic industries, 2000

     3.     Service to public and private organizations

            Boy Scouts of America, various volunteer services.

C.   Service to the profession

     Society of Plastic Engineers

     National Councilor from NW PA, 1996.

     National Certification Committee, 1996-98.

     Local Education Co-Chair, 1996-98.

     Local Scholarship Committee, 1996-98.

     Student advisor to 200+ Members of SPE student chapter.

     Organized Senior trip to ANTEC in Atlanta, GA, May 1998.

     Plastics Engineers Certification Committee. 2000.

     American Institute Chemical Engineers. 2000.

     ABET Committee (National). 2000.

D.   Optional

     Constructed and displayed three posters for the Recycling Conference in
     Detroit, November 1999.

     Organized and lead 12 students on an international trip to Australia, October
     20-30, 1999.

     Plastic’s trip to Egypt - coordination/planning, fundraising, met with local
     Industry.
D.   Optional, continued

     Participation in the Annual Recycling Conference. Supervised Student poster
     Sessions, Faculty Advisor to two Penn State student posters. (2002).

								
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