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DAVID O. KAZMER, P.E., PH.D.

Contact Information:

1 University Ave., Dept. of Plastics Eng.,
Univ. Mass. Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854
(978) 934-2962, Fax (978) 458-4141
david_kazmer@uml.edu, http://kazmer.uml.edu
300 Andover Street, Georgetown, Massachusetts 01833
Phone (978) 687-8880; Mobile (978) 397-1356
dkazmer@verizon.net

Principal Areas of Technology Leadership:

  • Polymer Processing
  • Plastics Product Design
  • Machine and Control Systems Design
  • Product Design for Manufacturing and Assembly
  • Injection Mold Design Engineering
  • Robust & Optimal Design Methodologies

Functional Areas of Expertise:

  • 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., 1995, Stanford University, Mechanical Engineering Design Division. Dissertation: Dynamic Feed Control for Injection Molding. Committee: P. Barkan (Chair, deceased), W. Hausman, K. Ishii (deceased), F. Prinz.
  • 1991 M. Sci., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Thesis: Development and Validation of a Radial Flow Analysis Tool. Advisor: D. Lee.
  • 1990 B. Sci., Cornell University, Sibley School of Mechanical Engineering, with Distinction.

Experience:

  • August, 2016 – present: Chair, Department of Plastics Engineering, Univ. Mass. Lowell
    May, 2012 – present: Professor, Plastics Engineering, Univ. Mass. Lowell
    Teaching and research related to plastics product design and manufacturing. Current research projects include multivariate sensing, thermoplastic composites, and roll to roll manufacturing. Current service projects include accreditation, engineering leadership for Service-Learning and STEM teaching minor.
  • January, 2011 – April, 2012: Associate Dean, James B. Francis College of Engineering, Univ. Mass. Lowell
    Responsible for program development, including undergraduate and graduate academic and research programs. See service section for specific contributions.
  • September, 2005 – present: Professor, Univ. Mass. Lowell, Plastics Engineering
  • January, 2002 – August, 2005: Associate Prof., Univ. Mass. Lowell, Plastics Eng.
  • 2001, Director of Research & Development, Synventive Molding Solutions (Peabody, Massachusetts)
    Responsible for invention, implementation, and support of advanced melt delivery systems for the plastics industry, including: 1) Dynamic Feed Control for multi-gate closed loop pressure control, 2) hot runner molding of molten magnesium, and 3) an all-electric melt delivery system. Responsibilities included engineering design and management, budgeting responsibilities, market development, and field support.
  • June, 2000 – June, 2001: Associate Professor, Univ. Mass. Amherst, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
  • September, 1995 – May, 2000: Assistant Professor, Univ. Mass. Amherst, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
  • 1992-1994 (part time), Technology Programs Manager, GE Plastics Commercial Development Center (Pleasanton, California)
    Developed design methodologies and manufacturing technologies to position GE Plastics as a value added supplier. Translated relevant technology to regional development centers for commercial application. Provided design and processing support on critical applications.
  • 1991, Design and Process Development Engineer, GE Plastics Advanced Design Engineering Group (Pittsfield, Massachusetts)
    Developed design methodologies and manufacturing technologies to position GE Plastics as a value added supplier. Translated relevant technology to regional development centers for commercial application.
  • 1990, Mechanical Engineer, GE Corporate Research & Development Mechanics of Materials Laboratory (Schenectady, New York)
    Investigated industrial plastic conversion processes. Developed process simulations which became part of GE Plastics’ design methodology. Examined material characterization techniques to estimate molded product consistency.
  • 1988-1989, Applications Engineer Coop, GE Plastics Advanced Design Engineering Group (Pittsfield, Massachusetts)
    Performed process simulations to ensure product manufacturability as well as structural analyses to predict and optimize part performance.

Professional Memberships:

Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Fellow, Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE)
Member, Polymer Processing Society
Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Member, American Society for Engineering Education
Registered Professional Manufacturing Engineer, State of California, License # MF004751

Honors and Awards:

2014-16, Dandeneau Distinguished Professorship for Sustainable Manufacturing
2013, College of Engineering Service-Learning Award
2012, ASME Kos Ishii-Toshiba Award (for sustained, meritorious contributions to the use of optimization and other modeling techniques for design and manufacturing)
2012, Best Paper Award, ASME International Symposium on Flexible Automation
2012, Outstanding Service as Conference Chair, American Society of Engineering Education
2011, Fellow, Society of Plastics Engineers
2011, Best Paper Award, Society of Plastics Engineers’ Injection Molding Division
2007, Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
2004, Best Paper Award, 10th ASME Design for Manufacturing Conference
2000, University of Massachusetts Amherst, College of Engineering Outstanding Young Faculty Award
2000, College of Engineering Outstanding Advisor Service Award
1999, Lilly University Teaching Fellowship
1998, Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award
1998, Best Paper Award, Society of Plastics Engineers’ Design Division
1997, College of Engineering Outstanding Advisor Service Award
1997, National Science Foundation Career Award
1996, College of Engineering Outstanding Advisor Service Award
1995, Future Professor of Manufacturing, Stanford Integrated Manufacturing Association
1994, Innovative Industrial Process Award, U.S. Department of Energy
1993, Best of Program, Lincoln Electric National Design Competition
1992, Management award for outstanding achievements in process simulation, GE Plastics Advanced Design Engineering Group
1989, Management award for outstanding contributions in application design engineering, GE Plastics Advanced Design Engineering Group
1985, Hawken School Coach’s Award, to the athlete best exemplifying the School’s values of teamwork and fair play

Sponsored Research – Currently Active:

Research Experiences for Undergraduates: Advanced Materials and Manufacturing, National Science Foundation ($356,668 w/ C. Barry)

Sponsored Research – Proposals Currently In Review:

GOALI/Collaborative: In-situ Material Modeling through Optical Imaging for Enhanced Polymer Processing, Submitted to NSF Materials Engineering & Processing Program for $581,379 (with R. Gao and Z. Fan of Case Western University as well as L. Barron of Dynisco Instruments)
A Universal Constitutive Model for Polymer Viscoelasticity, Submitted to National Science Foundation Fluids Program ($337,571 w/ M. Sobkowicz-Kline)
On-Line Simulation of Fused Deposition Modeling, Submitted to National Science Foundation Manufacturing Machines and Equipment Program ($299,672 w/ J. Mead)

Sponsored Research – Past:

3D Printing of Engineering Thermoplastics (3DPET), Univ. Mass. President’s Office Science & Technology Fund ($150,000, w/ J. Mead and S. Krishnamurthy)
Next Generation materials and processes for 3D Printing (NG3DP), Univ. Mass. Presidents’ Science and Technology Initiatives Fund for $25,000
UTeach STEM Replication Grant (Massachusetts Department of Higher Education, $1,600,000, with A. Greenwood and K. Levasseur, awarded AY2012)
NSEC Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing Center for Enabling Tools (NSF- EEC/0832785, ($10,030,017, with J. Mead of UML, A. Busnaina of Northeastern, et al., awarded AY2008)
Collaborative Research: Multivariate Remote Process Sensing for Improved Observability in Injection Molding (NSF-CMMI/1000551, $591,983, with R. Gao of Univ. Connecticut, awarded AY2010)
Engineering Faculty Engagement in Learning Through Service (EFELTS) (NSF- DUE/1022738, $274,983, with J. Duffy, awarded AY2011)
MRI-R2: Acquisition of a Focused Ion Beam – Scanning Electron Microscope (FIB-SEM) for Nano/Micro Fabrication/Characterization (NSF-ECCS/0960022, $1,150,000 with Xingwei Wang et al, awarded AY2010).
MKS Instruments, Multivariate Statistical Process Controls for Polymer Processing, $250,000, funded 2005-2011.
D. Kazmer and S. Johnston, “FREE: Freshmen Engagement in Engineering,” Univ. Mass. Exploration in Teaching and Learning Grant, $2,300, funded 20008.
National Science Foundation, Sensors: Self-Powered Spatial Sensing Array for Injection Molding Process Monitoring (with R. Gao of UMass Amherst), UML Budget: $218,364, Status: funded 2004-2008.
Mold-Masters Ltd., Technical Feasibility of a Self-Regulating Melt Valve, UML Budget: $40,000 plus $20,000 in kind, Status: funded 2004.
National Science Foundation, Synthesis of Melt Pumps & Brakes for Polymer Processing, UML Budget: $213,508, Status: funded 2003-07.
Mold Masters Ltd., Technical Feasibility of Decoupled Gating, UML Budget: $80,000 plus $120,000 in kind, Status: funded 2003.
Thermo-CeramiX LLC, Technical Feasibility of Isothermal Molding, UML Budget: $15,000 plus $20,000 in kind, Status: funded 2002.
National Science Foundation, Remote Sensors for Injection Molding (with R. Gao), Budget: $310,000, Status: funded 1999-2002.
GE Plastics, Design for Six Sigma: Phase III, (with T. Blake), Budget: $35,000, Status: funded 1999.
Office of Naval Research, Dynamic Cooling for Injection Molding, Budget: $298,000, Status: funded 1998-2001.
GE Plastics, Optical Molding Process Development (w. K. Danai), Budget: $42,000, Status: funded 1998.
GE Plastics, Tight Tolerance Thermoforming Extension, Budget: $25,000 with $10,000 in-kind, Status: funded 1999.
GE Plastics, Design for Six Sigma: Phase II (with T. Blake), Budget: $35,000, Status: funded 1998.
GE Plastics, Tight Tolerance Thermoforming, Budget: $35,000 with $10,000 in-kind, Status: funded 1997.
Sloan Foundation, Integrated Manufacturing Paradigms, Budget: $35,000, Status: funded 1997.
GE Plastics, Design for Six Sigma: Phase I, Budget: $35,000, Status: funded 1996.
National Science Foundation, Process Tuning and Optimization (with K. Danai), Budget: $198,000, Status: funded 1996-1999.
National Science Foundation, CAREER: Synthesis of Engineering Analysis Methods into the Design Process, Budget: $310,000, Status: funded 1996-1999.
Univ. Mass. Amherst (research initiation project), Cost of Complexity in Product Design and Manufacture, Budget: $5,000, Status: funded 1995.
Industry Consortium (GE Plastics, Hewlett Packard, Dynisco Instruments): Moldability Program, Budget: $25,000 with $250,000 in kind, Status: funded 1994-95.
U.S. Dept. of Energy, Innovative Industrial Processes, Budget: $40,000, Status: funded 1994.

Graduate Advising (principally advised students only):

T. Coogan, M.S., Plastics Engineering, Simulation of Fused Deposition Modeling, December, 2015
Amir Moshe, Ph.D., Plastics Engineering, 2015, Transient Constitutive Modeling of Polymer Melts
Mary Elizabeth Moriarty, M.S., Plastics Engineering, 2014, Induction Heated Roll Molding for Imprinting of Multi-Scale Features in Polymeric Films
Guthrie Gordon, Ph.D., Plastics Engineering, 2014, A Multivariate Sensor for Indication of Polymer Melt Temperature, Pressure, Velocity, and Viscosity
G. Geyne, M.S., Plastics Engineering, 2013, Mechanistic Signal Conditioning for Improved Process Observability
T. Deak, Ph.D., Polymer Engineering, University of Budapest, 2012, Characterization of Thermosets for Electronics Encapsulation
M. Fisches, MS, Plastics Engineering, Darmstadt University, 2012, In-Situ Viscosity Estimation of Polymer Melts during Injection Molding
Louay Abou-Shady, M.S., Plastics Engineering, 2010, On-Line Process Monitoring of Extrusion. Supported but graduated with non-thesis option.
Rahul Panchal, Ph.D., Plastics Engineering, 2009, “In-situ shrinkage sensor for injection molding,” University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2009, 166 pages; AAT 3374311.
Shang Yingrui, Ph.D., Plastics Engineering, 2008, “Numerical simulation for the self-assembly of polymer blends with nano-scaled features,” University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2008, 219 pages; AAT 3343449.
Comparison of switchover methods in injection molding, by Velusamy, Suganya, M.S.Eng., University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2007, 102 pages; AAT 1448354.
Comparison of surging in conventional extrusion and gear pump assisted single screw extrusion, by Amba, Rakshit, M.S., University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2007, 70 pages; AAT 1442061.
Instrumentation, analysis, and on-line simulation for improved process control of injection molding, by Johnston, Stephen Paul, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2007, 121 pages; AAT 3277038.
Multivariate process analysis utilizing Six Sigma methodologies for the prediction of injection molded part quality, by Westerdale, Sarah, M.S.E., University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2007, 75 pages.
Multivariate process analysis for the prediction of injection molded part quality, by Hazen, Daniel, M.S.Eng., University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2007, 78 pages.
Verification of common mold design practices: Cooling time and runner sizing, by Zombade, Nivant, M.S.Eng., University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2007, 56 pages; AAT 1449478.
Optimizing the injection molding process, by Knepper, Peter, M.S.Eng., University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2006, 72 pages; AAT 1436004.
Pressure prediction verification studies using 3D CAE injection molding simulation software, by Marin, Ana Maria, M.S.Eng., University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2006, 171 pages; AAT 1439504.
Analysis of plastics manufacturing processes for low production quantities, by Karania, Ruchi P., M.S.Eng., University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2005, 74 pages.
Analysis and characterization of the dynamic behavior of a polymer lubricated bearing, by Panchal, Rahul R., M.S.Eng., University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2005, 100 pages; AAT 1428539.
An investigation into hesitation defects from oscillating flows, by Garnavish, Kathryn Elise, M.S.Eng., University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2005, 68 pages, AAT 1425719.
Design and validation of a self-regulating melt valve for injection molding, by Kudchadkar, Vijay J., M.S.Eng., University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2005, 82 pages; AAT 1430568.
Development of a 1-D flow code for on-line simulation, by Johnston, Stephen Paul, M.S.Eng., University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2005, 75 pages.
Effect of shear stress and velocity profile development on hot runner flow bore wall slip, by Rousseau, William, M.S.Eng., University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2005, 44 pages.
Online flow rate estimation in injection molding, by Nageri, Ranjan, M.S.Eng., University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2005, 83 pages; AAT 1425522.
Design and validation of melt valves in polymer processing, by Gupta, Dheeraj M., M.S., University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2004, 139 pages; AAT 1418806.
Development and validation of process windows for injection molding, by Mundhra, Hitesh, M.S., University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2004, 131 pages; AAT 1423671.
3D flow analysis of a self-regulating melt pressure valve, by Munavalli, Mahesh Virupaxappa, M.S.Eng., University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2004, 81 pages; AAT 1423457.
Active thermal control of melt flow in nozzles, by Balasubrahmanyan, Gautam, M.S.Eng., University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2003, 55 pages; AAT 1416204.
Concept design of platenless molding machine, by Doshi, Nirmal K., M.S.Eng., University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2003, 59 pages; AAT 1416208.
Dynamic braking of a melt pump for improved extrusion consistency, by Dave, Yash Uday, M.S.Eng., University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2003, 59 pages; AAT 1415957.
Prediction of production yields in injection molding, by Manek, Kaushik Ashwinkumar, M.S.Eng., University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2003, 82 pages; AAT 1416925.
Effects of process conditions on in-mold film decorating, by Cahill, Brendan Joseph, M.S.Eng., University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2002, 128 pages; AAT 1409440.
Charles Theurer, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering (Amherst), 2004, “Extraction and digitization of a process signal for self-powering a wireless pressure sensor,” University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2004, 191 pages; AAT 3136783.
Binfeng Fan, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering (Amherst), 2002, “Process simulation and quality prediction for manufacturing of optical media,” University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2003, 150 pages; AAT 3110484.
Prasanth Ambady, M.S.E., Mechanical Engineering, 2001, “Adaptive control of the injection mold cooling process.”
Ian Stuart, M.S.E., Mechanical Engineering, 2001, “Production quality improvements in plastics processing.”
Liang Zhu, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, 2001, “A performance-based representation for engineering design,” University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2001, 195 pages; AAT 3027280.
Charles Theurer, M.S.E., Mechanical Engineering, 2001, “Conceptual design of a remotely energized pressure sensor.”
Christoph Roser, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, 2000, “A flexible design methodology,” University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2000, 256 pages; AAT 9978545.
Adekunle Fagade, Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, 1999, “The role of complexity in product life-cycle cost,” University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1999, 143 pages; AAT 9932308.
David Hatch, M.S.E., Mechanical Engineering, 1999, “Modeling and optimization for processing of optical media.”
Haoyu Xu, M.S.E., Mechanical Engineering, 1999, “Cooling considerations for injection molding.”
Haihong Xu, M.S.E., Mechanical Engineering, 1999, “Shrinkage prediction of thermoformed parts.”
Sally Carter, BS, Mechanical Engineering, 1998, “Structural design of bosses for molded plastic parts.”
Deepak Kapoor, M.S.E., Manufacturing Engineering, 1997, “Multi-cavity melt control in injection molding.”
Tatiana Petrova, M.S.E., Mechanical Engineering, 1997, “Hybrid neural network models for prediction of molded part quality.”

Books

D. O. Kazmer, Injection Mold Design Engineering, 2nd Edition. Published: 2016. Pages: 553. Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH & Co. (Munich, Germany). eISBN: 978-1-56990-571-5. Print ISBN: 978-1-56990-570-8. DOI: 10.3139/9781569905715.
Kazmer, D.O., Plastics Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Hanser Publishers, 517 pages, 2009.
Kazmer, D.O., Injection Mold Design Engineering, Hanser Publishers, 443 pages, 2007.

Book Chapters:

Kazmer, D. O., “Three Dimensional (3D) Printing of Thermoplastics,” Chapter 32 of Applied Plastics Engineering Handbook: Processing and Materials, ed. Myer Kutz, publ. Elsevier, 10,049 words, In Review.
Kazmer, D. O., “Design of Plastic Parts,” Chapter 33 of Applied Plastics Engineering Handbook: Processing and Materials, ed. Myer Kutz, publ. Elsevier, 11,650 words, In Review.
Yingrui S and Kazmer DO, “Modeling and Simulation,” Chapter 15 in Characterization of Polymer Blends: Miscibility, Morphology, and Interfaces, Edited by S. Thomas, Y. Grohens, and P. Jyotishkumar, Wiley–VCH (Weinheim, Germany), ISBN: 3527331530, pp. 457-521, 2015.
Kazmer, D. O., “Design of Plastic Parts,” Chapter 31 of Applied Plastics Engineering Handbook: Processing and Materials, ed. Myer Kutz, publ. Elsevier, ISBN: 978-1-4377-3514-7, pp. 535-552, 2011.
Kazmer, D.O. and S. C. Johnston “Chapter 22: Instrumentation and control of plastics moulding processes,” Advances in polymer processing: macro- to nano- scales, S. Thomas and Y. Weimin, Eds. Cambridge: CRC Press/Woodhead Publishing LTD, pp. 655-680, 2009.
Kazmer, D.O., “Injection Molding,” Encyclopedia of Chemical Processing, Marcel Dekker, Sunggyu (K.B.) Lee, Ed., pp. 1401-1410, 2005.
Kazmer, D.O., “Precision Process Control,” Precision Injection Molding, Hanser Publishers, R.W. Friedl, J. Greener, Ed., pp. 265-298, 2005.
Kazmer, D.O., “Computer Flow Simulations,” Society of Plastics Engineers’ Molding Toolbox, 2002.
Roser, C. and D. O. Kazmer, “Defect Cost Analysis,” Plastics Failure Analysis and Prevention, J. Moalli Ed. , pp. 63-72, 2001.
Kazmer, D.O. and K. Danai, “Control of Polymer Processing,” in The Mechanical Systems Design Handbook: Modeling, Measurement, and Control, edited by Y. Hurmuzlu, O.D.I. Nwokah, published by CRC & IEEE Press, 2001.
Kazmer, D. O., “Dynamic Feed Control for Injection Molding,” PhD Dissertation, Mechanical Engineering Design Division, Stanford University, 1995.
Kazmer, D. O., “Development and Validation of a Radial Flow Analysis Tool”, MS Thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1991.

Reviewed Articles:

L. Barrington, J. Duffy, E. Raynaud, D. Kazmer, M. Hereida, Engineering the Common Good: ten years of integrated service-learning, Submitted to Michigan Journal of Service-Learning, 7,252 words, In Review.
T. J. Coogan and D. O. Kazmer, Healing Simulation for Bond Strength Prediction of Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM), Submitted to Rapid Prototyping Journal, 5,595 words, In Review.
T. J. Coogan and D. O. Kazmer, Bond and Part Strength in Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM), Submitted to Rapid Prototyping Journal, 4,857 words, In Review.
A. Moshe, D. O. Kazmer, M. Sobkowicz-Kline, S. Johnston, S. Kenig, Transient Modeling of Viscosity, Submitted to Polymer Engineering and Science, 7,601 words, In Review.
A. Moshe, D. O. Kazmer, S. Johnston, R. Malloy, S. Kenig, Analysis of Variance in Capillary Rheometry, Accepted to Polymer Engineering and Science, 7,602 words, In Press.
Kazmer, D.O., Gordon, G.W., Mendible, G.A., Johnston, S.P., Tang, X., Fan, Z. and Gao, R.X., 2015. A Multivariate Sensor for Intelligent Polymer Processing. IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 20(3), pp. 1015-1023. DOI: 10.1109/TMECH.2014.2363691.
Johnston, S.P., Mendible, G.A., Gao, R.X. and Kazmer, D.O., 2015. Estimation of Bulk Melt-Temperature from In-Mold Thermal Sensors for Injection Molding, Part A: Method. International Polymer Processing, 30(4), pp. 460-466. doi: 10.3139/217.3019.
Johnston, S., McCready, C., Hazen, D., VanDerwalker, D., & Kazmer, D. (2015). On‐line multivariate optimization of injection molding. Polymer Engineering & Science, 55(12), pp. 2743-2750. DOI: 10.1002/pen.24163.
Gordon, Guthrie, David O. Kazmer, Xinyao Tang, Zhoayan Fan, and Robert X. Gao. “In‐mold multivariate sensing of colored polystyrene.” Polymer Engineering & Science 55, no. 12 (2015), pp. 2794-2800. DOI: 10.1002/pen.24170.
D. O. Kazmer, M. Berry, and Y Ishiwata, “Novel approach for achieving tight injection molding tolerances”, SPE Plastics Research Online, DOI: 10.2417/spepro.005953. May 28, 2015.
Gordon, G., Kazmer, D. O., Tang, X., Fan, Z., & Gao, R. X. (2015). Quality control using a multivariate injection molding sensor. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 78(9-12), 1381-1391. DOI 10.1007/s00170-014-6706-6.
Kazmer, David Owen (2014). “Manufacturing outsourcing, onshoring, and global equilibrium.” Business Horizons 57.4 (2014): 463-472. doi:10.1016/j.bushor.2014.03.005.
Kazmer, David O. “System identification and modeling of viscoelastic behavior from capillary melt rheological data.” Polymer Engineering & Science 54.12 (2014): 2824-2838. DOI: 10.1002/pen.23840.
Gao, Robert X., et al. “Online product quality monitoring through in-process measurement.” CIRP Annals-Manufacturing Technology 63.1 (2014): 493-496. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cirp.2014.03.041
Paterson, Kurtis G., Angela R. Bielefeldt, Christopher W. Swan, Greg Rulifson, David Kazmer, and Olga Pierrakos. “Designing value into engineering learning through service activities using a blueprint model.” International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering, Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship (2014): 64-83.
Tucker, Bowa George, David O. Kazmer, Angela R. Bielefeldt, Kurt Paterson, Olga Pierrakos, Annie Soisson, and Chris Swan. “Principles of sustaining partnerships between higher education and their larger communities: Perspectives from engineering faculty engaged in learning through service.” International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering, Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship (2014): 48-63.
Fan, Zhaoyan, Robert X. Gao, Navid Asadizanjani, and David O. Kazmer. “Acoustic wave-based data transmission for multivariate sensing.” Instrumentation and Measurement, IEEE Transactions on 62, no. 11 (2013): 3026-3034.
Tucker, Bowa George, et al. “The Reflective Learner: Perspectives of Engineering Faculty Engaged In Learning through Service.” International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering, Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship 9.2 (2014): 29-46.
B.G. Tucker, D.O. Kazmer, A.R. Bielefeldt, K. G. Paterson, O. Pierrakos, A. Soisson, C. Swan, “Principles of Sustaining Partnerships between Higher Education and their Larger Communities: Perspectives from Engineering Faculty Engaged in Learning through Service,” International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering, Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship, v. 8, n. 3, p. 48-63, 2013.
K. G. Paterson, A.R. Bielefeldt, C. W. Swan, G. Rulifson, D. O. Kazmer, O. Pierrakos, “Designing Value into Engineering Learning Through Service Activities Using a Blueprint Model,” International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering, Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship, v. 8, n. 3, p. 48-63, 2013.
Z. Fan, R. X. Gao, and D. O. Kazmer, “Acoustic-based wireless data transmission for process monitoring,” in CIRP Annals-Manufacturing Technology, 2013, pp. 1449-1452.
Z. Fan, R. X. Gao, N. Asadizanjani, and D. O. Kazmer, “Acoustic Wave-Based Data Transmission for Multivariate Sensing,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 62, pp. 3026-3034, 2013.
D. Kazmer and L. Zhu, “A Product Quality and Process Feasibility Modeling System,” International Journal of Performability Engineering, vol. 8, n. 6, p. 615-624, 2012.
Z. Fan, R. Gao, N. Asadizanjani, and D. Kazmer, “Acoustic-based Wireless Signal Transmission for Precision Metrology: Accuracy and Reliability.” CIRP Annals-Manufacturing Technology (2013).
Fang, Liang, Ming Wei, Yingrui Shang, David Kazmer, Carol Barry, and Joey Mead. “Precise Pattern Replication of Polymer Blends into Nonuniform Geometries via Reducing Interfacial Tension between Two Polymers.” Langmuir 28, no. 27 (2012): 10238-10245.
Kumar, Arun, David O. Kazmer, Carol MF Barry, and Joey L. Mead. “Pulsed electric field assisted assembly of polyaniline.” Nanotechnology 23, no. 33 (2012): 335303.
Gao, Robert X., and David O. Kazmer. “Multivariate sensing and wireless data communication for process monitoring in RF-shielded environment.” CIRP Annals-Manufacturing Technology, v. 61, n. 1, 523-526, 2012.
Shang, Yingrui, and David Kazmer. “A MATLAB programme for quantitative simulation of self–assembly of polymer blend films with nanoscaled features.” International Journal of Computer Aided Engineering and Technology 4, no. 2 (2012): 181-192.
Fang, Liang; Wei, Ming; Shang, Yingrui; Kazmer, David; Barry, Carol; Mead, Joey, “Directed Assembly of Polymer Blends into Non-uniform Nanoscale Geometries” Submitted to Nano Letters, 2011.
K., Danai, T. Currier, and D.O. Kazmer, “Validation of Dynamic Models in the Time-Scale Domain”, ASME J. of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, 132, no. 6 (2010): 61402.
Yingrui S and Kazmer DO. A MATLAB programme for quantitative simulation of self–assembly of polymer blend films with nanoscaled features. International Journal of Computer Aided Engineering and Technology. v 4, n. 2, 181-192, 2012.
Gao RX, and Kazmer DO. Multivariate sensing and wireless data communication for process monitoring in RF-shielded environment, CIRP Annals – Manufacturing Technology. Doi.org/10.1016/j.cirp.2012.03.014, 2012.
Y. Shang, L. Fang, M. Wei, D. Kazmer, J. Mead, C. Barry, “Verification of Numerical Simulation of the Self-assembly of a Polymer-polymer-solvent Ternary System on a Heterogeneously Functionalized Substrate ,” POLYMER, Volume 52, Issue 6, 10 March 2011, Pages 1447-1457, doi:10.1016/j.polymer.2011.01.038.
Panchal, R., Kazmer, D. O., “In-situ shrinkage sensor for injection molding,” ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science, Volume 132, Issue 6, 064503 (6 pages), doi:10.1115/1.4002765, December 2010.
Shang Y., Kazmer, D., Wei, M., Mead,J ., and C. Barry, “Numerical Simulation of the Self-assembly of a Polymer-polymer-solvent Ternary System on a Heterogeneously Functionalized Substrate,” Polymer Engineering and Science, DOI 10.1002/pen.21762, 2010.
D. O. Kazmer, S. Velusamy, S. Westerdale, S. Johnston, R. X. Gao, “A Comparison of Seven Transfer Methods for Injection Molding,” Polymer Engineering and Science, DOI 10.1002/pen.21731, 2010.
L. Fang, M. Wei, Y. Shang, L. Jimenez, D. Kazmer, C. Barry, J. Mead, “Surface morphology alignment of block copolymers induced by injection molding,” Polymer, v. 50 p. 5837–5845, DOI 10.1016/j.polymer.2009.09.013, 2009.
S. Johnston, D. Kazmer, and R. Gao, “On-line simulation-based process control for injection molding”, Polymer Engineering and Science, DOI 10.1002/pen.21481, v. 49, n. 12, p. 2482-2491, December 2009.
D. Kazmer and S. Westerdale, “A model-based methodology for on-line quality control,” Int J Advanced Manufacturing Technology, DOI 10.1007/s00170-008-1592-4, vol. 42, pp. 280-292, 2009.
R. X. Gao, Z. Fan, D. O. Kazmer, “Injection molding process monitoring using a self-energized dual-parameter sensor,” CIRP Annals – Manufacturing Technology, v. 57, p. 389-393, DOI10.1016/j.cirp.2008.03.055, 2008.
J. Duffy, C. Barry, L. Barrington, D. Kazmer, W. Moeller, and C. West, “Service-Learning Projects in Core Undergraduate Engineering Courses,” International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 18-41, ISSN 1555-9033, Fall 2008.
D. O. Kazmer, S. Westerdale, and D. Hazen, “A Comparison of Statistical Process Control (SPC) and On-Line Multivariate Analyses (MVA) for Injection Molding,” International Polymer Processing, vol. 23, pp. 447-458, 2008.
Shang Y., Kazmer, D., Wei, M., Mead,J ., and C. Barry, “Numerical simulation of phase separation of immiscible polymer blends on a heterogeneously functionalized substrate,” Jounral of Chemical Physics, v. 128, n. 22, p. 224909-17, 2008.
R. X. Gao, Z. Fan, and D. O. Kazmer, “Injection molding process monitoring using a self-energized dual-parameter sensor,” CIRP Annals, v. 57, n. 1, p. 389-393, 2008.
S. Dong, E. Chunsheng, B. Fan, K Danai, and D. O. Kazmer, “Process-Driven Input Profiling for Plastics Processing,” ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science, v. 129, n. 4, p. 802-809, 2007.
R. Karania and D. Kazmer, “Low Volume Plastics Manufacturing Strategies,” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, v. 129, n. 12, p. 1225-1234, 2007.
Y. Cui, R. X. Gao, and D. O. Kazmer, “A Bond Graph Approach to Energy Efficiency Analysis of a Self-Powered Wireless Pressure Sensor,” Journal of Smart Structures and Systems, v. 3, n. 1, p. 1-22, 2007.
Fan, B., Munavalli, M., and D. O. Kazmer, “Polymer Flow in a Melt Pressure Regulator,” ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, v. 128, n. 3, p. 716-722, DOI 10.1115/1.2193545, 2006.
L. Zhang, C. Theurer, R. X. Gao, and D. O. Kazmer, “Analytic Wavelet-Based Ultrasonic Pulse Differentiation for Injection Mold Cavity Pressure Measurement,” ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, v. 128, n. 1, p. 370-374, DOI 10.1115/1.2123048, 2006.
S. Johnston and D. Kazmer, “Decoupled Gating and Simulation for Injection Molding,” Polymer Plastics Technology & Engineering, DOI 10.1080/0360-2550600555999, v. 45, p. 575-584, 2006.
D. O. Kazmer, R. Nageri, V. Kudchakar, B. Fan., R. X. Gao, “Validation of Three On-Line Flow Simulations for Injection Molding,” Polymer Engineering and Science, v. 46, n. 3, p. 274-288, 2006.
D. Kazmer , D. Gupta, M. Munavalli, V. Kudchakar, and R. Nageri, “Design and Performance Analysis of a Self-Regulating Melt Pressure Valve,” Polymer Engineering and Science, DOI 10.1002/pen.20399, v. 46, n. 4, p. 549-557, 2006.
B. Fan, D. Kazmer, and R. Nageri, “An Analytical Non-Newtonian and Non-Isothermal Viscous Flow Simulation,” Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, v. 45, p/ 429–438, DOI 10.1080/03602550600554018, 2006.
C.B. Theurer, L. Zhang, D.O. Kazmer, R.X. Gao, and R. W. Jackson, “Passive Charge Modulation for a Wireless Pressure Sensor” IEEE Sensors Journal, v. 6, n. 1, p. 47-54, DOI 10.1109/JSEN.2005.859785, 2006.
Zhang, L., Charles, C. B., Gao, R. X, and Kazmer, D. O., “Design Of Ultrasonic Transmitters With Defined Frequency Characteristics For Wireless Pressure Sensing In Injection Molding,” IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, v. 52, n. 8, p. 1360-1371, August, 2005.
D. O. Kazmer and D. Gupta, “A Low Force Shut-off Valve for Dynamic Control of Molten Plastics in a Mold,” International Polymer Processing, n. 4, p. 348-356, 2005.
Kazmer, D.; Kudchadkar, V.; Nageri, R. , “Validation of moulding consistency with a self-regulating melt pressure valve,” Plastics, Rubber, and Composites Processing, v. 33, n. 9-10, p. 438-445, 2005.
Kazmer, D., Kudchadkar, V., Nageri, R. , “Validation of moulding productivity with two self-regulating melt pressure valves,” Plastics, Rubber, and Composites Processing, v. 33, n. 9-10, p. 446-451, 2005.
B. Fan, D. Kazmer, “Low-temperature modeling of the time-temperature shift factor for polycarbonate,” Advances in Polymer Technology, v. 24, n. 4, p. 278-287, DOI 10.1002/adv.20049, 2005.
Kazmer, D., Lotti, C., Breta, R. E. S., Zhu, L., “Tuning and Control of Dimensional Consistency in Molded Products,” Advances in Polymer Technology, v. 23, n. 3, Fall, 2004, p. 163-175.
C.B. Theurer, L. Zhang, D.O. Kazmer, and R.X. Gao, “Energy Extraction for a Self-Energized Pressure Sensor” IEEE Sensors Journal, v. 4, n. 1, p. 28-35, 2004.
B. Fan, D. O. Kazmer, W.C. Bushko, R. P. Thierault, A. J. Poslinski, “Birefringence Prediction of Optical Media,” Polymer Engineering & Science, v. 44, n. 4, April, 2004, p. 814-824.
Zhang, L., Theurer, C., Gao, R., and D. O. Kazmer, “A Self-Energized Sensor for Wireless Injection Mold Cavity Pressure Measurement: Design and Evaluation,” ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems (DSC), v. 72, n. 2, 2003, p. 1167-1173.
L. Zhang, C. Theurer, R. Gao, and D. Kazmer, “Frequency Design of an Ultrasonic Transmitter for Injection Molding Pressure Measurement”, Transactions of the North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME, Vol. XXXI, p., 579-586, 2003.
B. Fan and D. O. Kazmer, “Warpage Prediction of Optical Media,” Journal of Polymer Science: Part B Polymer Physics, v. 41, p. 859-872, 2003.
L. Zhu and D. O. Kazmer, “An Extended Simplex Method for Global Feasibility Evaluation,” Journal of Engineering Optimization, v. 35, n. 2, p. 165-176, 2003.
B. Fan and D. O. Kazmer, “Simulation of Injection-Compression Molding of Optical Media,” Polymer Engineering & Science, v. 43, n. 3, p. 596-606, 2003.
D. Kazmer, D. Kapoor, C. Roser, L. Zhu, and D. Hatch, “Definition and Application of A Process Flexibility Index,” ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science, v. 125, p. 164-172, 2003.
C. Roser, D. Kazmer, and J. Rinderle, “An Economic Design Change Method,” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, v. 125, n. 2, p. 233-239, 2003.
L. Zhang, C. B. Theurer, R. X. Gao, and D. O. Kazmer, “Development of A Wireless Pressure Sensor With Remote Acoustic Transmission,” Journal of the North American Manufacturing Research Institute, Vol. XXX, p. 573-580, 2002.
Zhu, L. and D. Kazmer, “A Performance-Based Representation for Engineering Design,” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, v. 123, n. 4, p. 486-493, 2001.
Yang, D., K. Danai, and D. Kazmer, “A Knowledge-Based Tuning Method for Injection Molding Machines,” ASME J. Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 2001. 123(4): p. 682-691.
Kazmer, D., L. Zhu, and D. Hatch, “Process Window Derivation With an Application to Optical Media Manufacturing,” ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science, v. 123, p. 303-314, 2001.
H. Xu and D. Kazmer, “Thermoforming Shrinkage Prediction,” Journal of Polymer Engineering and Science, v. 41, n. 9, 2001.
D. Hatch and D. Kazmer “Process Transfer Function Development For Optical Media Manufacturing,” International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, v. 18, n. 4, 2001.
H. Xu and D. Kazmer, “Tight Tolerance Thermoforming,” International Polymer Processing, v. 16, n. 2, p. 208-215, 2001.
J. Reilly, M. Doyle, and D. O. Kazmer, “An Assessment of Dynamic Feed Control in Modular Tooling,” Journal of Injection Molding Technology, September, 2001, 5 (1), p. 52-61.
D. Kazmer and D. Hatch, “Towards Controllability of Injection Molding,” Journal of Materials Processing and Manufacturing Science, October, 2000, 9 (2), p. 94-99.
Fagade and D. O. Kazmer, “Early Cost Estimation for Injection Molded Parts,” Journal of Injection Molding Technology, September, 2000, 4 (3), p. 97-106.
H. Xu, J. Wysocki, D. Kazmer, P. Bristow, B. Landa, J. Riello, C. Messina, and R. Marrey, “Shrinkage Estimation for Thermoformed Parts,” Thermoforming Quarterly, March, 2000, p. 8-14.
Xu, H. and D. O. Kazmer, “Productivity Evaluation with a Stiffness-Based Ejection Criterion of Injection Molding,” Journal of Injection Molding Technology, 1999, 3 (4), p. 211-218.
Kazmer, D.O. and C. Roser, “Evaluation of Product and Process Design Robustness,” Research in Engineering Design, 1999. 11 (1), p. 21-30.
Xu, H. and D. O. Kazmer, “A Stiffness-Based Criterion for Ejection of Injection Molded Parts,” International Journal of Polymer Processing, 1999. 14 (1), p. 52-60.
Petrova, T. and D.O. Kazmer, “Incorporation of Phenomenological Models in a Hybrid Network for Quality Control of Injection Molding,” Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, 1999. 38 (1), p. 1-18.
Petrova, T. and D.O. Kazmer, “Hybrid Neural Networks for Pressure Control of Injection Molding,” Advances in Polymer Technology, 1999. 18 (1), p. 19-31.
Kapoor, D. and D. O. Kazmer, “Consistency and Flexibility of Multi Cavity Melt Control Injection Molding in a Commercial Application,” International Journal of Polymer Processing, 1998. 13 (4), p. 398-405.
Kazmer, D.O. and D.S. Roe, “Exploiting Melt Compressibility to Achieve Improves Weld Line Strenths,” International Journal of Plastics, Rubber and Composites Processing, 1998. 27 (6), p. 272-278.
Ivester, R., Danai, K. and D. O. Kazmer, “Virtual Search Method for Injection Molding,” Journal of Injection Molding Technology, 1998, 2 (3), p. 165-172.
Kazmer, D.O. and P. Barkan, “Multi-Cavity Pressure Control in the Filling and Packing Stages of the Injection Molding Process,” Polymer Engineering and Science, 1997. 37(11): p. 1865-1879.
Kazmer, D.O. and P. Barkan, “The Process Capability of Multi-Cavity Pressure Control of the Injection Molding Process,” Polymer Engineering and Science, 1997. 37(11): p. 1880-1897.
Kazmer, D.O. and R.G. Speight, “Polymer Injection Molding Technology for the Next Millenium,” Journal of Injection Molding Technology, 1997. 1(2): p. 81-90.
Kazmer, D.O., “Best Practices for Injection Molding,” Journal of Injection Molding Technology, 1997. 1(1): p. 10-17.
Kazmer, D.O., J. Rowland, and G. Sherbelis, “The Foundations of Intelligent Process Control,” Journal of Injection Molding Technology, 1997. 1(1): p. 44-56.
Taylor, C.A., H.G. DeLorenzi, and D.O. Kazmer, “Experimental and Numerical Investigations of the Thermoforming Process,” Polymer Engineering and Science, 1992. 32(16): p. 1163-1173.

Reviewed Conference Papers:

T. Coogan and D. O. Kazmer, “FDM Bond Strength: Experiments and Simulations Based on Healing Models,” Accepted to 32nd Annual Meeting of the Polymer Processing Society, Lyon, France, July 25-29, 2016.
Z. Fan, R. X. Gao, P. Wang, and D. O. Kazmer, “Multi-sensor Data Fusion for Improved Measurement Accuracy in Injection Molding,” Accepted to 2016 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC), Taipei, Taiwan, May 23-26, 2016.
D.O. Kazmer, T. J. Coogan, J. Mead, C. Barry, S. Johnston, R. Malloy, M. Sobkowicz-Kline, and A. Moshe, “A Protocol for Filament Production and Use in Fused Deposition Modeling”, Accepted to Extrusion Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers’ Annual Technical Conference, Indianapolis, IN, May 22-25, 2016.
D. O. Kazmer, “Single Pellet Extrusion”, Accepted to Extrusion Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers’ Annual Technical Conference, Indianapolis, IN, May 22-25, 2016.
A. R. Bielefeldt, C. W. Swan, G. Rulifson, K. G. Paterson, D. O. Kazmer, and O. Pierrakos, “Learning Through Service Engineering Faculty: Characteristics and Changes over Time,” in American Society of Engineering Education Annual Technical Meeting, Seattle, WA, August 6-9, 2015.
Xinyao Tang, Robert X. Gao, Zhaoyan Fan, and David O. Kazmer, “Bond Graph for Design Improvement of a Multivariate Sensor”, 2015 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC), Pisa, Italy, May 11-14, 2015.
A. Moshe, D.O. Kazmer, S. P. Johnston, R. M. Malloy, S. Kenig, “Capillary rheometry transient data analysis,” Applied Rheology Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers’ Annual Technical Conference, Orlando, FL, March 23-25, 2015.
D. O. Kazmer and S. P. Johnston, Molding strategies for bridging production volumes, Product Design & Development Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers’ Annual Technical Conference, Orlando, FL, March 23-25, 2015.
D.O. Kazmer, M. Berry, Y. Ishiwata, S. Mansour, G. Misherfi, and J. Pancotti, “Prediction of part dimensions using sensed melt pressure and melt temperature and estimated specific volume,” Injection Molding Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers’ Annual Technical Conference, Orlando, FL, March 23-25, 2015.
D. Kazmer, B. Tucker, E. Hajduk, “A Model for Realizing Human Potential,” in American Society of Engineering Education Annual Technical Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, June 14-18, 2014.
K. G. Paterson, A. R. Bielefeldt, C. W. Swan, G. Rulifson, D. O. Kazmer, and O. Pierrakos, “Designing Value into Engineering Learning Through Service Activities Using a Blueprint Model,” in American Society of Engineering Education Annual Technical Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, June 14-18, 2014.
B. Tucker and D. Kazmer, “A Research Institution’s Teaching Imperative: Rising to the Commitment of Service-Learning in Engineering Education,” in American Society of Engineering Education Annual Technical Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, June 14-18, 2014.
D.O. Kazmer, Amir Moshe, S. P. Johnston, R. M. Malloy, and S. Kenig, “Variance Analysis in Polymer Melt Viscosity Characterized by a Capillary Rheometer,” in Proceedings of the 30th Annual Polymer Processing Society Meeting, Cleveland, OH, June 9-12, 2014.
G. Gordon, D. O. Kazmer, X. Tang, Z. Fan, R. X. Gao, “Validation of an In-Mold Multivariate Sensor for Measurement of Melt Temperature, Pressure, Velocity, and Viscosity,” in Proceedings of the 30th Annual Polymer Processing Society Meeting, Cleveland, OH, June 9-12, 2014.
G. Gordon, D. O. Kazmer, X. Tang, Z. Fan, R. X. Gao, “Steady state and response time temperature validation for a multivariate injection molding sensor,” in SPE Annual Technical Conference, Process Monitoring & Control Special Interest Group, Las Vegas, NV, April 27-30, 2014.
D.O. Kazmer, Amir Moshe, S. P. Johnston, R. M. Malloy, and S. Kenig, “Dynamics and hysteresis in capillary rheometry,” in SPE Annual Technical Conference, Applied Rheology Division, Las Vegas, NV, April 27-30, 2014.
M. K. Fisches, D.O. Kazmer, R. X. Gao, G. W. Gordon, Z. Fan, and N. Asadiznajani, “Verification of Rheological Mixing Rules to the application of Masterbatches,” Rheology Division of the SPE Annual Technology Conference, April 21-24, 2013, Cincinnati, OH.
C. Swan, A. R. Bielefeldt, K. Paterson, D. O. Kazmer, O. Pierrakos, A. Soisson, and B. G. Tucker, “Workshops for the engineering faculty engagement in learning through service (EFELTS) project: Development and initial findings,” in American Society of Engineering Education Annual Technical Meeting, Atlanta, GA, June 23-26, 2013.
A. R. Bielefeldt, K. Paterson, C. Swan, O. Pierrakos, D. O. Kazmer, and A. Soisson, “Spectra of learning through service programs,” in American Society of Engineering Education Annual Technical Meeting, Atlanta, GA, June 23-26, 2013.
B. G. Tucker, D. O. Kazmer, O. Pierrakos, C. Swan, A. R. Bielefeldt, K. Paterson, A. Soisson, “Faculty Perspectives on Service-Learning in Engineering Education: Challenges and Opportunities”, 2013 ASEE Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 23-26, 2013.
Z. Fan, R. X. Gao, N. Asadizanjani, and D. O. Kazmer, “Acoustic-Based Wireless Data Transmission for Process Monitoring” in IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, Minneapolis, MN, May 6-9, 2013.
M. E. Moriarty, D. O. Kazmer, C. Barry, J. Mead, C. Santeufemio, “Development of an Induction Heated Roll-To-Roll Lithography Process,” Micro/Nano Processing Special Interest Group of the SPE Annual Technology Conference, Cincinnati, OH, April 21-24, 2013.
G. W. Gordon, D.O. Kazmer, M. K. Fisches, R. X. Gao, Z. Fan, and N. Asadiznajani, “Melt Flow Simulation of an Injection Molding Cavity for Validation of a Multivariate Sensor,” Injection Molding Division of the SPE Annual Technology Conference, Cincinnati, OH, April 21-24, 2013.
G. W. Gordon, D.O. Kazmer, R. X. Gao, Z. Fan, and N. Asadiznajani, “Temperature Modeling for a Multivariate Injection Molding Sensor,” Process Monitoring and Control Special Interest Group of the SPE Annual Technology Conference, Cincinnati, OH, April 21-24, 2013.
G. A. Mendible, D. O. Kazmer, and S. P. Johnston, “Validation of an Analytical Method to Estimate the Bulk Melt Temperature from In-Mold Temperature Data,” Injection Molding Division of the SPE Annual Technology Conference, Cincinnati, OH, April 21-24, 2013.
Z. Fan, R. X. Gao, N. Asadizanjani, and D. O. Kazmer, “Coded acoustic wave modulation for multi-parameter transmission.” in IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC), Graz, Austria, May 13-16, 2012.
N. Asadizanjani, R. X. Gao, Z. Fan, and D.O. Kazmer, “Viscosity Measurement In Polymer Injection Molding Using A Multivariate Sensor,” Proceedings of the ASME 2012 International Symposium on Flexible Automation, ISFA2012, June 18-20, 2012, St. Louis, MO.
T. Deák and D.O. Kazmer, Plastics and N.K. Kovács, “Development of a Method for Measuring the Thermal Contact Resistance and Thermal Conductivity of Electronic Molding Compounds,” Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Orlando, Florida, 2012.
D.O. Kazmer, S. Johnston, L. Abou-Shady, D. Hazen, and C. Ambrozic, “Multivariate Modelling, Fault Detection, and Validation for The Extrusion Process,” Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Orlando, Florida, 2012.
D.O. Kazmer and K. Bardaro, “Economic Value Added of Engineering Education,” American Society of Engineering Education National Conference, Public Policy Division, San Antonio, Texas, 2012.
E. Renaud, J. Duffy, L. Barrington, and D.O. Kazmer, “Gender and Tenure Effects on Engineering Faculty Attitudes toward Service-Learning,” American Society of Engineering Education National Conference, Community Engagement Division, San Antonio, Texas, 2012.
D.O. Kazmer, S. P. Johnston, G. W. Gordon, R. X. Gao, Z. Fan, and N. Asadiznajani, “A Multivariate In-Mold Sensor Design For Measurement of Melt Pressure, Temperature, Velocity, and Viscosity”, Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Orlando, Florida, 2012.
R.X. Gao, Z. Fan, and D.O. Kazmer, “Coded Acoustic Wave Modulation for Multi-Parameter Transmission,” IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, Graz, Austria, 2012.
R. Gao, Z. Fan, and D.O. Kazmer, “A New Method for Determining Melt Front Velocity through Temperature Measurement,” International Mechanical Engineering Congress, Dynamic Systems and Control Division, Denver, Colorado, 2011.
D.O. Kazmer, and M.B. Moriarty, “Passive Multi-Scale Alignment,” International Mechanical Engineering Congress, Denver, Symposium in Scalable Methods for Processing Nano-engineered Materials, Structures, and Devices, Colorado, 2011.
D. Kazmer, S. Johnston, L. Abou-Shady, “Extrusion Instrumentation and Characterization,” Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Process Monitoring and Control Special Interest Group, Boston, MA, v. 57, 2011.
S. Johnston, D. Kazmer, and L. Abou-Shady, “Fault Detection in Extrusion,” Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Extrusion Division, Boston, MA, v. 57, 2011.
D. Hazen, C. McCready, S. Johnston, D. Vanderwalker, D. Kazmer, “On-Line Optimization of Injection Molding,” Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Injection Molding Division, Boston, MA, v. 57, 2011.
R. Gao, Z. Fan, and D. Kazmer, “Design of a Self-Energized Wireless Sensor for Simultaneous Presssure and Temperature Measurement,” 2010 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics.
D. O. Kazmer, S. Johnston, and R. X. Gao, “Feasibility Analysis of an In-Mold Multivariate Sensor,” Polymer Processing Society Annual Conference, Process Monitoring and Control Symposia, Banff, Alberta, Canada, July 1-6, 2010.
Fan, Z., Gao, R. X., and D. O. Kazmer, “Design of a Self-Energized Wireless Sensor for Simultaneous Pressure and Temperature Measurement,” 2010 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, 2010.
D. O. Kazmer, S. Johnston, and R. X. Gao, “Feasibility Analysis of an In-Mold Multivariate Sensor,” Polymer Processing Society Annual Conference, Process Monitoring and Control Symposia, Banff, Alberta, Canada, July 1-6, 2010.
R. Panchal and D.O. Kazmer,”Validation of in-mold shrinkage sensor for different cavity thicknesses,” Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Process Monitoring and Control Special Interest Group, Orlando, FL, v. 56, 2010.
D.O. Kazmer, C.D. Ap, M.L. Bernasconi, D. Brooks, D.D. Casiello, A. Fakiri, A.D. Frigon, M.D. Furbush, M.D. Guimond, C.D. Hauver, H.S. Jafferji, S. Kelly, D. Kim, A. Moussaoui, P.W. Muiznieks, V. Nhem, J.A. Piader, D.W. Russell, D.B. Sheehan, H. Valdes, and B.R. Weidknecht, “A Plastics Manufacturing Systems Education,” Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Education Division, Orlando, FL, v. 56, 2010.
Fan, Z., Gao, R. X., and D. O. Kazmer, “Design of a Self-Energized Wireless Sensor for Simultaneous Pressure and Temperature Measurement,” 2010 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, 2010.
D. Hazen, S. Johnston, and D. O. Kazmer, “Multivariate Quality Control,” Molding Executive Conference, 2010.
Fan, Z., Gao, R. X., and D. O. Kazmer, “Self-Energized Acoustic Wireless Sensor for Pressure-Temperature Measurement in Injection Molding Cavity,” 2010 IEEE Sensors Conference, 2009.
D. Kazmer, S. Johnston, and D. VanDerwalker, “Efficacy of Saturated Design of Experiments in Multivariate Process Characterization,” Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Injection Molding Division, Chicago, IL, v. 55, 2009.
S. Johnston and D. Kazmer, “Teaching Mold Design: From Concept to Creation,” Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Education Division, Chicago, IL, v. 55, 2009.
D. Kazmer, S. Johnston, D. VanDerwalker, “Efficacy of saturated design of experiments in multivariate process characterization,” Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Chicago, IL, Process Monitoring and Controls Special Interest Group, Chicago, IL, v. 55, 2009.
D. Kazmer, S. Johnston, D. VanDerwalker, “Multivariate robustness measurement,” Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Chicago, IL, Injection Molding Division, Chicago, IL, v. 55, 2009.
R. Panchal and D. Kazmer, “In-Mold Shrinkage Monitoring Sensor for Injection Molding,” Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Chicago, IL, Injection Molding Division, Chicago, IL, v. 55, 2009.
Z. Fan. R. X. Gao, and D. Kazmer, “Design and Evaluation of A Modulator Circuit for a Self-Energized Wireless Sensor”, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 2008.
J. Duffy, C. Barry, L. Barrington, D. Kazmer, W. Moeller, and C. West, “Service-Learning Projects in 35 Core Undergraduate Courses,” American Society for Engineering Education, Pittsburgh, PA, June 22-25, 2008.
Y. Shang and D. Kazmer, “Numerical Simulation of Phase Separation in Polymer-Polymer-Solvent System For High-Rate Nano Manufacturing”, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 2008.
R. Panchal and D. Kazmer, “In-mold shrinkage monitoring sensor for injection molding”, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 2008.
Shang Y., Kazmer, D., Wei, M., Mead,J ., and C. Barry, “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 18-21, Arlington, TX. 2008.
Fan, Z.Y., Hamid, M.H., Gao, R.X. Johnston, S., and D. Kazmer, “Structural optimization of a dual-sensing module for temperature and pressure measurement in injection mold cavity”, Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Enginering Congress and Exposition, v. 9, n. A-C, p. 941, 2008.
Shang Y., Kazmer, D., Wei, M., Mead,J ., and C. Barry, “Numerical Simulation of Polymer Phase Separation on a Patterned Substrate with Nano Features,” NanoTech Conference, Boston, MA, 2008.
R. Flaharty, M. Gidwani, P. Somani, S. Johnston, and D. Kazmer, “Melt bulk temperature dynamics during mold filling,” Society of Plastic Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Injection Molding Division, May 4-8, Milwaukee, WI, 2008.
D. O. Kazmer, S. Velusamy, S. Westerdale, S. Johnston, and R. X. Gao, “A Comparison of Seven Transfer Methods for Velocity to Pressure Switchover,” Society of Plastic Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Injection Molding Division, May 4-8, Milwaukee, WI, 2008.
D. Kazmer and S. Westerdale, “A comparison of statistical process control and principal components analysis”, Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Process Monitoring and Controls Special Interest Group, v. 54, 2008.
D. Kazmer and S. Westerdale, “A six sigma quality controller”, Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Process Monitoring and Controls Special Interest Group, v. 54, 2008.
S. Johnston and D. Kazmer, “Lions and tigers and freshmen,” Society of Plastic Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Plastics Engineering Educators Special Interest Group, May 4-8, Milwaukee, WI, 2008.
L. Fang, M. Wei, J. S. Lee, C. Barry, D. Kazmer, J. Mead, “The effect of mold temperature on the surface phase morphology of injection molded thermoplastic elastomers,” Society of Plastic Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Micro and Nano Molding Special Interest Group, May 4-8, Milwaukee, WI, 2008.
S. Johnston, D. O. Kazmer, and R. X. Gao, “In-Mold Temperature and Pressure Sensors for On-Line Detection of Jetting,” Society of Plastic Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Process Monitoring, Instrumentation, and Control Special Interest Group, May 4-8, Milwaukee, WI, 2008.
S. Westerdale, D. Kazmer, “The effects of temperature and relative humidit on injection molded part quality,” Society of Plastic Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Injection Molding Division, May 4-8, Milwaukee, WI, 2008.
Y. Shang, D. Kazmer, M. Wei, J. Mead, and C. Barry, “Numerical Simulation of Polymer Phase Separation on a Patterned Substrate with Nano Features”, NSTI Nanotech, ISBN 978-1-4200-8505-1, Vol. 3, 2008.
D. Kazmer, L. Barrington, J. Duffy, and B. Perna, “Introduction to Engineering through Service Learning,” ASME IDETC 4th Symposium on International Design and Design Education , Las Vegas, NV, September 4-7, 2007.
D. Kazmer and C. Roser, “Analysis of Design for Global Manufacturing Guidelines,” ASME IDETC Design for Manufacturing Conference, Las Vegas, NV, September 4-7, 2007.
R. R. Panchal and D. O. Kazmer, “Characterization of Polymer Flows in Very Thin Gaps,” Proceedings of the 2007 International Manufacturing Science & Engineering Conference (MSEC) October 15-18, Atlanta, GA, 2007.
J. Duffy, D. Kazmer, L. Barrington, J. Ting, C. Barry, X. Zhang, D. Clark, A. Rux, “Service-learning integrated into existing core courses throughout a college of engineering,” American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference, 2007.
D. Hazen and D. Kazmer, “Multivariate Process Analysis for the Prediction of Injection Molded Part Quality,” Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Process Monitoring and Controls Special Interest Group, Cincinnati, OH, May 5-9, 2007.
Y. Shang, M. Wei, D. Kazmer, C. Barry and J. Mead, “Analysis and Validation of Mold Design Guidelines for Cooling Time and Runner Sizing,” Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Micro and Nano Molding Special Interest Group, Cincinnati, OH, May 5-9, 2007.
S. Johnston, D. Kazmer, Z. Fan, and R. Gao, “Estimation of Bulk Melt Temperature from In-Mold Sensors: Part 2 – Convection,” Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Process Monitoring and Controls Special Interest Group, Cincinnati, OH, May 5-9, 2007.
S. Johnston, D. Kazmer, Z. Fan, and R. Gao, “Causes of Melt Temperature Variations Observed in the Nozzle during Injection Molding,” Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Process Monitoring and Controls Special Interest Group, Cincinnati, OH, May 5-9, 2007.
N. Zombade, R. Bean, A. Thompson, and D. Kazmer, “Analysis and Validation of Mold Design Guidelines for Cooling Time and Runner Sizing,” Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Mold Making and Design Division, Cincinnati, OH, May 5-9, 2007.
D. Kazmer, J. Duffy, B. Perna, “Learning through Service: Analysis of a First, College Wide Service Learning Course,” Annual Conference of the American Society of Engineering Education, Chicago, IL, June 18-21, 2006.
J. Duffy, J. Ting, J. Zhang, D. Kazmer, A. Rux, C. Barry, and D. Clark , “Service-Learning Integrated throughout a College of Engineering,” Annual Conference of the American Society of Engineering Education, Chicago, IL, June 18-21, 2006.
S. Johnston, D. Kazmer, R. Gao, “Estimation of Melt Temperature from In-Mold Temperature Sensor Data,” Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2006.
K. Shah, M. Patel, S. Nguyen, and D. Kazmer, “Flash Prevention due to Skin Solidification,” Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2006.
P. Knepper, D. Kazmer, “Multi-Objective Velocity Profile Optimization,” Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2006.
B.S. Ghumman, Z. Tao, Rakshit Amba, C.M.F. Barry, and D. Kazmer, “Pressure Regulation of the Extrusion Process,” Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2006.
R. X. Gao, Z. Fan, and D. O. Kazmer, “Design of an Acoustic Transmitter for Temperature-Pressure Dual Sensing in Injection Molding,” 5th IEEE Conference on Sensors, Daegu, Korea, p. 1053-6, October 22-25, 2006.
R. Karania and D. Kazmer, “Low Volume Plastics Manufacturing Strategies,” Design for Manufacturing Symposium at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 2005.
D. O. Kazmer, “Domain-Centric Design Education”, ASME DETC/Design Education Conference, DEC2005-84271, 2005.
Cui, Y., Gao, R.X., and D. O. Kazmer, “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, DOI 10.1117/12.599551, p. 167, vol. 5765, 2005.
David O. Kazmer, Ranjan Nageri, Bingfeng Fan, Vijay Kudchadkar, Stephen Johnston, “Validation of On-Line Molding Process Simulation,” Proceedings of the 2005 Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2005.
David O. Kazmer, “Wall Thickness Optimization In Molded Product Design,” Proceedings of the 2005 Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2005.
David O. Kazmer, Kathryn Garnavish, & Ranjan Nageri, “An Investigation into Hesitation Effects in Oscillating Flows,” Proceedings of the 2005 Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2005.
David O. Kazmer and Mahesh Munavallia, “Design And Performance Analysis Of A Self-Regulating Melt Pressure Valve,” Proceedings of the 2005 Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2005.
David O. Kazmer, Vijay Kudchadkar, and Ranjan Nageri, “Performance of a Self-Regulating Melt Pressure Valve,” Proceedings of the 2005 Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2005.
David O. Kazmer and Hitesh Mundhra, “Derivation of Process Windows,” Proceedings of the 2005 Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2005.
David O. Kazmer, Peter Knepper, and Stephen Johnston, “A Review of In-Mold Pressure and Temperature Instrumentation,” Proceedings of the 2005 Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2005.
David O. Kazmer, Robert Gao, Yong Cui, Stephen Johnston, and Peter Knepper, “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.
D.O. Kazmer, “Self-Regulating Melt Brakes for Dynamic Control of Molten Plastics,” National Science Foundation Design & Manufacturing Conference, Scottsdale, AZ, 2005.
R. X. Gao, D.O. Kazmer, “SST/Collaborative Research: Self-Powered Wireless Sensor Array for Pressure, Volume, and Temperature Monitoring of Injection Molding ,” National Science Foundation Design & Manufacturing Conference, Scottsdale, AZ, 2005.
D. O. Kazmer and L. Zhu, “An Integrated Performance Modeling System,” Design for Manufacturing Symposium at the 2004 International Mechanical Engineering Congress, Anaheim, CA, 2004.
D. O. Kazmer, B. Fan, R. Mukhari, “Real Time Flow Rate Estimation in Injection Molding,” Molding Technology Symposium at the 20th Annual Meeting of the Polymer Processing Society, Akron, OH, June 21, 2003.
Kazmer, D., “Declaring an Engineering Major: By Choice or By Chance?,” American Society of Engineering Education New England Section 2004 Annual Conference, April 2-3, 2004.
D. Kazmer, and B. Fan, “Simulation of Polymer Flow in a Dynamic Pressure Regulator,” 8th International Conference on Numerical Methods in Manufacturing Processes, American Institute of Physics, June, 2004.
Karania, R., Kazmer, D., and C. Roser, “Plastic Product and Process Design Strategies,” ASME DETC 9th Design for Manufacturing Conference, 2004.
Herrmann, J. W., Cooper, J., Gupta, S. K., Hayes, C., Ishii, K., Kazmer, D. O., Sandborn, P. A., Wood, W. H., “New Directions in Design for Manufacturing,” ASME DETC 9th Design for Manufacturing Conference, 2004.
Kazmer, D., Gupta, D., and B. Fan, “Design and Validation of a Self-Compensating Melt Regulator for Plastics Extrusion,” 2004 Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference: Extrusion Division, Chicago, IL.
Kazmer, D., B. Fan, and R. Najeri, “On-Line Flow Rate and Pressure Analysis with Sensor Fusion,” 2004 Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference: Injection Molding Division, Chicago, IL.
Gao, R., Kazmer, D., Zhang, L., Theurer, C., “Self-Powered Sensing for Mechanical System Condition Monitoring,” SPIE Symposium on Smart Structures & Materials/ NDE 2004, San Diego, California, March 14-18, 2004.
D. Kazmer, “Synthesis of Melt Pumps and Brakes for Polymer Processing,” National Science Foundation Design & Manufacturing Conference, 2004.
D. Kazmer, “Synthesis of Melt Pumps and Brakes for Polymer Processing,” National Science Foundation Design & Manufacturing Conference, 2004.
Zhang, L., Theurer, C., Gao, R., and D. Kazmer, “Frequency Design of an Ultrasonic Transmitter for Injection Molding Pressure Measurement,” “font-family: Times New Roman; “>Proceedings of the North American Manufacturing Research Conference of SME, 8 pages, 2003.
Theurer, C., Zhang, L., Kazmer, D., and R. Gao, “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, Dynamic Systems & Control Division, Washington, D.C., November 16-21, 2003.
Kazmer, D., Manek, K., Lotti, C., Breta, R. E. S., Zhu, L., “Dimensional Tolerancing and Control in Molded Products,” Proceedings of the 2003 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Design for Manufacturing Symposium, Washington, D.C., November 16-21, 2003.
Zhu, L. and D. O. Kazmer, “An Evolving, Model-Based Quality Function Deployer,” ASME DETC 8th Design for Manufacturing Conference, v 3, 2003.
R. Abbott, R. Combs, D. Kazmer, G. Magnant, S. Winebaum, “Elimination of Process Constraints in Plastics Injection Molding”, Molding 2003 Executive Technology Conference, New Orleans, LA, 2003.
Balasubrahmanyan, G. and D. Kazmer (2003). “Thermal Control of Melt Flow in Cylindrical Geometries,” Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference: Injection Molding Division, Nashville, TN.
Doshi, N. and D. Kazmer (2003), “Layout Design of a Platenless Molding Machine,” Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference: Injection Molding Division, Nashville, TN.
Fan, B. and D. Kazmer (2003), “Effect of Low Temperature Shift Factor Modeling on Predicted Part Quality,” Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference: Applied Rheology Special Interest Group, Nashville, TN.
Fan, B. and D. Kazmer (2003), “Simulation of Optical Media Molding,” Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference: Injection Molding Division, Nashville, TN.
Kazmer, D., S. Orroth, N. Schott (2003), “Future Directions for Plastics Engineering Education”, Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference: Injection Molding Division, Nashville, TN.
Kazmer, D., K. Manek, et al. (2003), “Prediction of Production Yields in Injection Molding I”, Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference: Injection Molding Division, Nashville, TN.
Kazmer, D., C. Roser, et al. (2003), “Hedge Strategies for Plastics Part Design,” Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference: Product Design & Development Division, Nashville, TN.
Kazmer, D. O., R. X. Gao, et al. (2003), “Wireless Pressure Sensor for Injection Molding”, Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference: Sensors & Monitoring Special Interest Group, Nashville, TN.
Zhang, L., Theurer, C., Gao, R., and D. O. Kazmer, “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.
C. B. Theurer, D. O. Kazmer, L. Zhang, R. X. Gao, “Self-Energized Wireless Pressure Sensor Using Energy Extraction from Injection Mold Pressure Differential,” IEEE Sensors Conference, 2002.
D. Kazmer, “The Development of Robust & Confident Decision Spaces,” Proceedings of the 4th National Science Foundation Design & Manufacturing Conference, 2002. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Zhang, L., Theurer, C., Gao, R., and D. O. Kazmer, “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.
Wang. F., Dong, S., Danai, K. D., and D. O. Kazmer, “Input Profiling for Injection Molding by Reinforcement Learning,” Society of Mechanical Engineers, Dynamic Systems and Control Division, v 70, 2002, p 701-708.
Kazmer, D. O., Hatch, D., and L. Zhu, “An Investigation of Variation and Uncertainty in Six Sigma,” ASME DETC 7th Design for Manufacturing Conference, v 3, p 21-29, 2002.
Zhu, L., and D. O. Kazmer, “An extensive simplex method mapping the global feasibility,” Proceedings of the 28th Design Automation Conference, ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, v 2, 2002, p 765-771 Sep 29-Oct 2 2002, Montreal, Que., Canada.
C.B. Theurer, L. Zhang, R.X. Gao, and D.O. Kazmer, “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, Paper# IMECE2002-33219, Vol. 2, New Orleans, LA, November 17-22, 2002.
C.B. Theurer, L. Zhang, R.X. Gao, and D.O. Kazmer, “Acoustic Telemetry in Injection Molding,” Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2001. Dallas, TX.
L. Zhang, C. Theurer, R. Gao, and D. Kazmer, “Development of a wireless pressure sensor with remote acoustic transmission”, Proceedings of the North American Manufacturing Research Conference of SME, 8 pages, 2002.
Lang, J. and D. Kazmer, “How Increased Control in Plastic Melt Delivery Increases Productivity,” Accepted to Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2002.
Kazmer, D. and L. Zhu, “Qualitative Reasoning for Decision Synthesis,” Proceedings of ASME DETC 6th Design for Manufacturing Conference, 2001. Pittsburgh, PA.
Wang. F., Dong, S., Danai, K. D., and D. O. Kazmer, “Input Profiling for Injection Molding by Reinforcement Learning,” Joint USA/Japan Symposium on Manufacturing, June 2001.
Fan, B., Hatch, D., and D. O. Kazmer, “Simulation Based Optimization of Injection Molding,” International Polymer Processing Society, May 2001.
L. Zhang, C. Theurer, R. Gao, and D. Kazmer, “Design of a wireless sensor for injection molding cavity pressure measurement”, International Symposium on Intelligent Sensors, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exhibition, paper #DSC-24500, pp. 1-7, New York, NY, November 11-16, 2001.
Hatch, D., D. O. Kazmer, and B. Fan, “Dynamic Cooling Design for Injection Molding,” Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2001. Dallas, TX.
Ambady, P. and D. O. Kazmer, “Model Predictive Control of Injection Molding,” Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2001. Dallas, TX.
Theurer, C., Zhang, L., Gao, R., and D. O. Kazmer, “Acoustic Telemetry in Injection Molding,” Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2001. Dallas, TX.
Reilly, J., Doyle, M., and D. O. Kazmer, “An Assessment of Dynamic Feed Control in Modular Tooling,” Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May2001. Dallas, TX.
Doughty, M., Kazmer, D., “Dynamic Feed – Precision Molding in a Family Tool Application,” Plastics Odyssey 2001, Rochester, NY, Sept. 24-25, 2001.
Hawk, L, Kazmer, D., “Commercial Applications for Dynamic Feed™ Providing Dimensional Control for Each Injection Cavity,” K-Plast Processing Innovations, Düsseldorf/Neuss, Germany, 2001.
Bernier, M. Doyle, D. Kazmer, and T. Powell, “Shear Rates in Dynamic Feed,” Proceeding of the Plastics Odyssey, SPE Regional Technical Conference, 2001, Rochester, NY.
Danai, K., and D. O. Kazmer, “Knowledge-Based Interval Modeling Method for Tuning Injection Molding Machines,” Proceedings of the 3rd National Science Foundation Design & Manufacturing Conference, 2001.
Kazmer, D. O., Zhu, L., Roser, C., “Some Advances in Design Representation and Feasibility Analysis,” Proceedings of the 3rd National Science Foundation Design & Manufacturing Conference, 2001.
D. O. Kazmer, “Dynamic Cooling For Injection Molding,” Office of Naval Research Progress Reports, 2000.
Zhao, Y., Zhu, L., and D. O. Kazmer, “A Method for Multi-Criteria Decision Making,” Informs Decision Systems, 2000. Austin, TX.
D. O. Kazmer, A. Fagade, C. Roser, and L. Zhu, “Advances in Mechanical Systems Synthesis,” Proceedings of the 3rd National Science Foundation Design & Manufacturing Conference, 2000. Tampa, FL.
D. Kazmer, “Axiomatic Design Of The Injection Molding Process,” Proceedings of the First International Conference on Axiomatic Design, 2000. Cambridge, MA.
Danai, K., and D. O. Kazmer, “Method of Tuning and Automatic Regulation for Injection Molding,” Proceedings of the 2nd National Science Foundation Design & Manufacturing Conference, 2000. Monterrey, Mexico.
Kazmer, D. O., Fagade, A., Roser, C., Xu, H., and L. Zhu, “Incorporation of Engineering Analysis within Design Synthesis,” Proceedings of the 2nd National Science Foundation Design & Manufacturing Conference, 2000. Monterrey, Mexico.
K. Danai and D. O. Kazmer, “Knowledge Based Interval Modeling Method for Tuning Injection Molding Machines,” Proceedings of the 3rd National Science Foundation Design & Manufacturing Conference, 2000. Tampa, FL.
Zhu, L., Zhao, Y., and D. O. Kazmer, “Feasibility Mapping of Non-Linear Systems,” Proceedings of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, Decision Analysis Section, November 2000. Austin, TX.
P. Ambady, B. Fan, D. Hatch, and D. Kazmer, “Process Design For Optimal Mold Cooling,” Proceedings of Materials Processing Symposium of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, 2000.
D. Yang, K. Danai, and D. Kazmer, “A Knowledge Based Tuning Method for Injection Molding,” Proceedings of Controls Division of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, 2000.
L. Zhu and D. Kazmer, “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.
C. Roser and D. Kazmer, “Flexible Design Methodology,” Proceedings of the 5th Design for Manufacturing Conference, Proceedings of the 5th Design for Manufacturing Conference, ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, 2000.
D. Yang, D. Kazmer, and K. Danai, “A Knowledge Based Tuning Method,” Proceedings of the Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Plastics Engineers, Orlando, FL, 2000.
C. Roser and D. Kazmer, “A Method For Robust Flexible Design,” Proceedings of the Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Plastics Engineers, Orlando, FL, 2000.
Kazmer, D. and D. Hatch. “Towards Controllability of Injection Molding.” Proceedings of the Materials Processing Symposium, ASME International Mechanical Exposition, 1999.
D. Yang, K. Danai, and D. Kazmer, “A Knowledge Based Tuning Method for Injection Molding Machines,” Proceedings of the USA-Japan Symposium on Manufacturing Technologies, 2000.
Fagade, A. and D. O. Kazmer, “Optimal Component Consolidation in Plastic Product Design.” Proceedings of the 4th Annual ASME Design for Manufacturing Conference, 1999. Las Vegas, NV.
Roser, C. and D. O. Kazmer, “Risk Effect Minimization using Flexible Design,” Proceedings of the 4th Annual ASME Design for Manufacturing Conference, 1999. Las Vegas, NV.
Zhu, L. and D. O. Kazmer, “A Performance-Based Representation for Engineering Design.” Proceedings of the 11th Annual ASME Design Theory and Methodology Conference, 1999. Las Vegas, NV.
Xu, H., J. Wysocki, , D. O. Kazmer, P. Bristow, B. Landa, J. Riello, C. Messina, and R. Marrey, “Shrinkage Prediction of Thermoformed Part.” in Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1999. New York, NY.
Roser, C. and D. O. Kazmer, “Defect Cost Analysis.” in Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1999. New York, NY.
Doyle, M., A. Bernier, K. Camille, and D. O. Kazmer,, “Utilization of Dynamic Feed Control in Family Tools .” in Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1999. New York, NY.
Yang, H., Danai, K., Hatch, D. and D. O. Kazmer, “Yield Maximization In Injection Molding by the Virtual Search Method.” in Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1999. New York, NY.
Fagade, A. and D. O. Kazmer, “Effect of Complexity on Cost & Time to Market of Injection Molded Parts.” in Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1999. New York, NY.
Xu, H. and D. O. Kazmer, “Validation of a Stiffness-Based Ejection Criterion for Injection Molding.” in Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1999. New York, NY.
Xu, H. and D. O. Kazmer, “A Study of Cooling for Steady-State Injection Molding.” in Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1999. New York, NY.
Hatch, D., D. O. Kazmer, and M. Niemeyer, “Transfer Function Development for Injection Molding of Optical Media.” in Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1999. New York, NY.
Fagade, A. and D.O. Kazmer. “Modeling The Effects of Complexity on Manufacturing Costs and Time-To-Market of Plastic Injection Molded Products,” in Proceedings of the Tenth Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society, March 20-23, 1999. Charleston, S.C.
Carter, S. and D. O. Kazmer, “Studies of Plastic Boss Design and Methodologies.” in Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1999. New York, NY.
Fagade, A. and D.O. Kazmer. “Economic Design Of Injection Molded Parts Using DFM Guidelines – A Review Of Two Methods For Tooling Cost Estimation.” in Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1998. Atlanta, GA.
Kazmer, D. O., and C. Roser, “A Theory of Constraints for Design and Manufacture of Thermoplastic Parts.” in Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1998. Atlanta, GA.
Poslinski, A., Fox, C., Kazmer, D., “Correlation Of Spiral And Radial Flow Lengths For Injection-Molded Thermoplastics,” in Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1998. Atlanta, GA.
Cahill, B., Doyle, M., Kazmer, D., Moss, M., Niemeyer, M., “Utilization of Dynamic Feed Control for Commercial Applications,” in Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1998. Atlanta, GA.
Kapoor, D., Kazmer, D. O., “Consistency of Multi Cavity Melt Control Injection Molding in a Commercial Application,” in Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1998. Atlanta, GA.
Petrova, T., Kazmer, D. O., “Development of a Hybrid Neural Network for Quality Control of Injection Molding,” in Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1998. Atlanta, GA.
Ivester, R., Danai, K., Kazmer, D., “Automatic Tuning of Injection Molding by the Virtual Search Method,” in Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1998. Atlanta, GA.
Kazmer, D. O., “On the Divergence of Case Studies and Hardware Prototypes in Active Learning,” 1998 American Society of Engineering Education Northeast Regional Meeting.
Kazmer, D. O., Petrova, T., “Analysis and Synthesis of Methods for Intelligent Processing of Polymeric Materials,” Proceedings of the Polymer Processing Symposium, ASME International Mechanical Exposition, 1997.
Kapoor, D., Kazmer, D. O., “The Definition and Use of the Process Flexibility Index,” Proceedings of the 1997 ASME Design for Manufacturing Conference.
Kazmer, D. O., Rowland, J. R., “The Challenges of Intelligent Process Control”, Proceedings of the International Polymer Processing Symposium, 1997.
Kapoor, D., Kazmer, D. O., “Multi-Cavity Melt Control for Injection Molding”, Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Exposition, 1997.
Rowland, J. R., Kazmer, D. O., “Quantifying the Economic Value Added of On-Line Quality Control Systems”, in Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1997.
Sherbelis, J. R., Garvey, E., and Kazmer, D. O., “Methods and Benefits of Establishing a Process Window,” in Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1997.
Kazmer, D., Thomas, R., and G. Sherbelis, “Quality Regulation Techniques for Injection Molding,” Proceedings of Polymer Process Engineering, 1997.
Thomas, R., Rowland, J., Kazmer, D., “On-Line Injection Control Systems Ace the Value Test,” Modern Plastics, November 1997, p. 83-86.
Kazmer, D. O., “Beyond Analysis: Leveraging Computer Aided Engineering throughout Design and Processing,” First Gordon Conference for CAE in Polymer Processing, 1997.
Garvey, E. G., Kazmer, D. O., “Application of Matlab® to Injection Molding Quality Control,” Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Matlab Users Conference, Melbourne, Australia,1996.
Kazmer, D. O., “An On-line Quality Monitoring System for Thermoplastic Injection Molding,” Proceedings from the 1996 AIChE Conference.
Kazmer, D. O., Barkan, P., Ishii, K., “Quantifying Design and Manufacturing Robustness through Stochastic Optimization Techniques,” Proceedings of the 22nd Annual ASME Design Automation Conference, 1996.
Rowland, J. C., Kazmer, D. O., “An On-line Quality Monitoring System for Thermoplastic Injection Molding,” in Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1996.
Kazmer, D. O., “Introduction to Dynamic Feed Control,” in Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1994.
Kazmer, D. O., Roe, D. S., “Increasing Knit-Line Strength through Dynamic Control of Volumetric Shrinkage,” in Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1994.
Burke, C. T., Kazmer, D. O., “Experimental Comparison of State of the Art High Shear Rate Polymer Rheological Characterization Techniques,” in Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1994.
Irani, R. I., Kodiyalam, S., Kazmer, D. O., “Runner System Balancing for Injection Molds using Approximation Concepts and Numerical Optimization,” Proceeding from the 18th Annual ASME Design Automation Conference, 1992.
Burke, C. T., Kazmer, D. O., “An Experimental Validation of a Shrinkage/Warpage Predictor,” in Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1992.
DiScipio, W. R., Kazmer, D. O., “Validation of Radial-Filling Simulation Software,” in Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1992.
Kazmer, D. O., Willey, S. J., “Examination of Material Characterization and Modeling Techniques for Injection Molding Simulation,” in Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1992.
Kazmer, D. O., “Simulation of the Blow Molding and Thermoforming Processes,” Proceedings of the International Industrial Engineering Conference, p. 269-275, Chicago, IL, May 17-20, 1992.
Taylor, C. A., DeLorenzi, H. G., Kazmer, D. O., “Experimental and Numerical Investigations of the Thermoforming Process,” Proceedings from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Winter Annual Meeting, 1991.
Kazmer, D. O., “Advanced Design Methodologies for the Blow Molding Process,” 20th Annual Structured Products Conference, Society of the Plastics Industry, 1991.
Kazmer, D. O., “Application of an Axisymmetric Element for Injection Molding Analysis,” Proceedings from the Society of Plastics Engineers Regional Technical Conference, Boston, MA, 1990.

Invited Presen

tations:

D.O. Kazmer, “3D Printing of Plastics: Overview & Benchmarks,” Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, Ramat Gan, Israel, March 15, 2016.
D.O. Kazmer, “Current & Future Research on Rheological Constitutive Modeling,” Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, Ramat Gan, Israel, March 15, 2016.
D.O. Kazmer, “Single Pellet Extrusion with a Fractal Screw Design,” Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, Ramat Gan, Israel, March 16, 2016.
D. O. Kazmer, “Modeling of Polymer Rheology”, Hochschule Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences, December 11th, 2015, Darmstadt, Germany.
D. O. Kazmer, “3D Printing of Polymers: A Constructive Review”, Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV) in Industry and the Skilled Crafts at RWTH Aachen University, December 9th, 2015, Aachen, Germany.
D. O. Kazmer, “Low Volume Production Strategies: From 3D Printing to Injection Molding,” Society of the Plastics Industry Business of Plastics Conference, March 24th, 2015, Orlando, FL.
D. O. Kazmer, “Strategies for Teaching Large Classes,” UMass Lowell Faculty Development Seminar, April 9, 2014, Lowell MA.
D. O. Kazmer, “System Identification and Modeling of Capillary Melt Rheological Data,” Northeastern University Chemical Engineering Department Seminar, October 3, 2013, Boston, MA.
D. O. Kazmer, “System Identification and Modeling of Capillary Melt Rheological Data,” Symposium in Honor of A. Isayev at the SPE Annual Technology Conference, April 23, 2013, Cincinnati, OH.
D. O. Kazmer, “Opportunities in the Hot Runners and Plastics Industry,” MKS Global Markets Meeting, March 11, 2013.
D. Kazmer, “Challenges in Process Simulation,” Keynote to the 2012 Molding Innovation Day, September 4-5, 2012, Lowell, MA.
D. Kazmer, “Career Strategy: In or Out of the Box?” UML Honors Program, April 2, 2012.
D. O. Kazmer, “Why We Need to Improve STEM Education in the Merrimack Valley,” Keynote Speaker, STEM Education Summit, Merrimack College, November 7, 2011.
D.O. Kazmer, “Explore! Investigate! Invent! Engineering,” Professional Development Seminar, The Museum Institute for Teaching Science, Clark University, February 28, 2012.
Kazmer, D., “BioModular Multi-Scale Systems,” Joint US-Ireland Conference on Bio-Nano Systems, 2010, Lowell, MA.
Kazmer, D., “Macro to nano control in plastics molding,” University of Akron Polymer Engineering Department Seminar, October 31, 2008, Akron, OH.
Kazmer, D. “Comparison of Switchover Methods for Injection Molding,” Primaus Users’ Group Annual Meeting, September 30th, 2008, Cleveland, OH.
Kazmer, D. “Towards Controllability of Polymer Processing,” Louisiana State University Mechanical Engineering Seminar, April, 2008.
D. Kazmer, “Domain-Centric Education Delivered On-Line,” UML College of Engineering Seminar, December 15, 2006.
D. Kazmer, “A Data Driven Approach to Attaining 100% Automatic Quality Assurance,” Society of Plastics Engineers E-Live Seminar, April 6, 2006.
D. Kazmer, “Instrumented Molding Cells”, Priamus Users’ Group Annual Meeting, October 5, 2005.
D. Kazmer, “Advanced Methods for Plastic Product Design and Process Control,” Toyota Motor and Suppliers Meeting, Lowell, MA, April 22, 2005.
D. Kazmer, “What’s the big deal about something very small? The Business of Nano”, Rotary Club Meeting, Dracut, MA, May 17, 2005.
D. Kazmer, “Self-Regulating Melt Valves for Polymer Processing,” SPE Merrimack Valley Meeting, National Plastics Center, May 12th, 2005.
D. Kazmer, “Simulation of Polymer Processing,” National Science Foundation Center for High Rate Nano-Manufacturing, Lowell, MA, March 26th, 2005.
Kazmer, D., “The Economics of Lights Out Manufacturing,” Society of Plastics Engineers Topical Conference on Injection Molding Systems, Cleveland, OH, October, 2004.
Hayes, C., Wood, W., Mekshat, L., Kazmer, D., ”Design for Manufacturing: Future Directions for DfX,” ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Salt Lake City, September, 2004.
Kazmer, D., “Advances in Molding Technology,” Delphi Central Research, Detroit, MI, August, 2004.
Kazmer, D., “Competitive Molding Technologies,” Society of Manufacturing Engineers EASTEC Lean Manufacturing Conference, Springfield, MA, May, 2004.
Kazmer, D., “Modern Injection Molding,” Northeast Utilities Energy Conservation Seminar, Berlin, CT, March, 2004.
Kazmer, D., “Competing in the 21st Century,” Plastics Institute of America Quarterly Meeting, Lowell, MA, February, 2004.
Kazmer, D., “Fundamentals of Plastic Part Design and Manufacture,” National Manufacturing Week Workshop, Chicago, IL, 2003.
Kazmer, D., “Advanced Process Control Techniques,” PlasticsUSA Molding Technology 2001, Chicago, IL, 2001.
Kazmer, D. O., “CAE & Polymer Processing Monitoring & Control: A Design Perspective,” 2001 Gordon Conference on CAE in Polymer Processing, March 2001. Ventura, CA.
D. Kazmer, K. Danai, “Virtual Search Method for Injection Molding,” GE Plastics, 2000.
D. Kazmer, “Decision Based Design: Some Questions,” NSF Open Workshop on Decision Based Design, 2000. Baltimore, MD.
D. Kazmer, “Interactive Learning: Simulating The Design Process,” Symposium on Manufacturing Education, Stanford University, 2000.
D. Kazmer, “Fundamentals of Polymer Processing,” Proceedings of the Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Plastics Engineers, Orlando, FL, 2000.
D. Kazmer, “Trends in the Plastics Industry: Product Development Paradigms and Impact on Human Resources,” Society of Manufacturing Engineers Plastics Molding & Manufacturing Annual Trends Report, 2000.
D. Kazmer, “Quality Control Capability Assessment,” Society of Manufacturing Engineers Plastics Molding & Manufacturing Annual Trends Report, 2000.
Kazmer, D. O., “Engineering Systems Design: Gaining Controllability of Dynamic Processes,” Dartmouth Thayer School of Engineering Jones Seminar, May 2000.
Kazmer, D. O., “Synthesis and Analysis of Quality Control Methods for Intelligent Processing of Polymeric Materials,” Canada National Research Center, Montreal, Quebec, February 2000.
Danai, K., Kazmer, D. O., and B. Kim, “Polymer Part Design & Processing,” University of Massachusetts Polymer Science & Engineering Symposium, 1999.
Kazmer, D. O., “Manufacturing Process Design: Towards Controllability of Injection Molding,” Lehigh University Mechanical Engineering Departmental Seminar, November 1999.
Kazmer, D. O., “Manufacturing Process Design,” Massachusetts Institute of Technology Design Research Seminar, 1998.
Kazmer, D. O., “A Theory of Constraints for Molded Part Design and Manufacture,” GE Research & Development, 1998.
Kazmer, D. O., “Commanding the Technical Frontier: Engineering Education for the 21st Century,” 50th Anniversary Celebration of the University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Engineering, 1998.
Kazmer, D. O, “Dynamic Feed Control: Technology for Injection Molding Flexibility & Capability,” GE Plastics, 1997.

Patents:

D. O. Kazmer, “Extrusion Screws with Multiple Channels”, U.S. Provisional Patent Application EFS ID No. 24270854, December 4, 2015.
Kazmer, D. O., Panchal, R., and S. P. Johnston, “Methods for forming injected molded parts and in-mold sensors therefor,” 8,753,553, June 17, 2014.
Gao, R.X., Zhaoyan, F., and D. O. Kazmer. “Method and System for Multivariate Remote Monitoring of Polymer Processing.” WIPO Patent 2013006468, issued January 11, 2013.
Kazmer, D. O., “Apparatus and Methods for Multi-Scale Alignment and Fastening,” WIPO Patent 2012162369, issued November 30, 2012.
Kazmer, D. O., Panchal, R. and S. Johnston, “Methods for forming injected molded parts and in-mold sensors therefor”, PCT Publication No. WO/2009/129230, October 22, 2009.
D. Kazmer and L. Zhu, “Performance-based representation for support of multiple decisions,” U. S. Patent No. 7,408,551, August 5, 2008.
D. Kazmer “Melt control system for injection molding,” U. S. Patent No. 7,175,418, February 13, 2007.
D. Kazmer, “Methods and devices for melt pressure regulation,” International PCT Publication No. WO/ 2005/113215, April 25, 2005.
Doyle, M., Kazmer, D. O., Moss, M. D., Doyle, M., Galati, V., “Apparatus for utilizing an actuator for flow control valve gates”, US Patent No. 6,824,379, November 30, 2004.
Kazmer, D. O., Moss, M. D., Doyle, M., van Geel, H., “Manifold system having flow control”, US Patent No. 6,769,896, August 3, 2004.
Doughty, M. A., Firisin, W. D., Hume, W. J., Moss, M. D., Kazmer, D. O., “Controlled injection using manifold having multiple feed channels,” U.S. Patent No. 6,767,486, July 27, 2004.
Kazmer; D. O., Moss, M., Doyle, M.; van Geel, H., “Manifold system having flow control,” U.S. Patent No. 6,713,002, March 30, 2004.
Moss, M., Kazmer, D. O., “Apparatus and method for proportionally controlling fluid delivery to readily replaceable mold inserts,” U.S. Patent No. 6,638,049, October 28, 2003.
Kazmer, D. O., Moss, M., Doyle, M., “Dynamic feed control system,” U.S. Patent # 6,632,079, October 14, 2003.
Doughty, M. A., Firisin, W. D., Hume, W. J., Moss, M. D., Kazmer, D. O., “Controlled injection using manifold having multiple feed channels,” U.S. Patent # 6,589,039, July 8, 2003.
Kazmer, D. O., Moss, M., “Machine for proportionally controlling fluid delivery to a mold,” U.S. Patent # 6,585,505, July 1, 2003.
Kazmer, D. O., Moss, M., Bassett, B., Doyle, M., “Apparatus and method for purging injection molding system,” U.S. Patent # 6,514,440, February 4, 2003.
Doughty, M. A., Firisin, W. D., Hume, W. J., Moss, M. D., Kazmer, D. O., “Controlled injection using manifold having multiple feed channels,” International Application No. WO 02/36324, October 25, 2002.
Kazmer, D. O., Moss, M., Doyle, M., van Gee, H. “Manifold system having flow control,” U.S. Patent # 6,464,909, October 15, 2002.
Kazmer, D., Moss, M., “Method using manifold system having flow control,” U.S. Patent # 6,436,320, August 20, 2002.
Kazmer, D., Moss, M., “Manifold system having flow control using pressure transducers,” U.S. Patent # 6,361,300, March 26, 2002.
Fuller, N., Moss, M., Kazmer, D. O., Galati, V., “Apparatus and Method for Proportionally Controlling Fluid Delivery to Stacked Molds,” International Application No. WO 02/074516, March 19, 2002.
Kazmer, D., Moss, M., “Manifold system having flow control using pressure transducers,” U.S. Patent # 6,343,922, February 5, 2002.
Kazmer, D., Moss, M., “Manifold system having flow control using separate cavities,” U.S. Patent # 6,343,921, February 5, 2002.
Kazmer, D., Moss, M., “Apparatus for proportionally controlling fluid delivery to a mold,” U.S. Patent #6,309,208, October 30, 2001.
Kazmer, D., Moss., M., “Electric actuator for a melt flow control pin,” U.S. Patent #6,294,122, September 25, 2001.
Kazmer, D., Moss, M., Doyle, M., “Dynamic Feed Control System”, International Application No. WO/2001/060580, August 23, 2001.
Kazmer, D., Moss, M., “Apparatus for proportionally controlling fluid delivery to a mold,” U.S. Patent #6,287,107 , September 11, 2001.
Kazmer, D., Moss, M., “Manifold system having flow control using extended valve pin,” U.S. Patent # 6,254,377, July 3, 2001.
Kazmer, D., Moss, M., “Manifold system having proportional flow control,” International Application No. WO/2001/034364, May 17, 2001.
Kazmer, D. O., Moss, M. D., Doyle, M., VanGeel, H., “Manifold System Having Flow Control,” International Application No. WO 01/21377, March 29, 2001.
Kazmer, D. O., Zhu, L., “A performance-based representation for support of multiple decisions,” International Application No. WO/2000/072268, November 30, 2000.
Kazmer, D. O., Moss, M. D., “Manifold System Having Flow Control,” International Application No. WO WO/1999/054109, October 28, 1999.
Kazmer, D. O., Moss, M., “Manifold System Having Flow Control,” International Application No. WO 99/54109, May 27, 1998.
Kazmer, D. O., “Injection molding gate flow control,” U.S. Patent #5,556,582, September 17, 1996.

Other Creative Works:

D. Kazmer, “Single Screw Extrusion Simulation”, by C language program developed with Fluidix Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamic (SPH) Solver using NVIDIA CUDA parallel computing platform (1,000+ cores), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ha6KsbYBJgw, Feb. 1, 2016.
D. Kazmer, “Single Pellet Extrusion with a Fractal Screw Design”, by C language program developed with Fluidix Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamic (SPH) Solver using NVIDIA CUDA parallel computing platform (1,000+ cores), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWPNSYt9ehU, Feb. 1, 2016.
D. Kazmer, “Extrusion Screw Design Automation”, by VisualBasic program developed with SolidWorks Application Programming Interface (API), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gtAtqKPlwAM, Feb. 1, 2016.
D. Kazmer, A. Moshe, T. Coogan, M. Akroyd, D. Cacciola, D. Cote, A. Drammeh, K. Hallab, M. Haque, R. Haraja, R. Heckbert, A. Holub, M. Magaletta, C. McRae, G. Misherfi, T. Moy, K. Newland, H. Nguyen, M. Palacios, J. Pancotti, M. Pinard, B. Porter, R. Rodriguez, A. St. James, D. Van Schalkwijk, R. Wong, M. Yuen, “A Study of 3D Printing: from Pellets to Parts,” Poster presentation to Next Generation 3D Printing Workshop, March 31st, 2015.
D. O. Kazmer, “On Public Speaking,” 2 hour workshop to New Hope Tutorials, Boxford, MA, March 18, 2015.
D. Kazmer, D. Willis, S. Kuhn, J. Hartman, and J. Lohmeier, “Transforming Engineering Education through Making (TEEM),” Poster presentation to Univ. Mass. Lowell Teaching Symposium, November 5, 2014.
D.O. Kazmer, “Changing Paradigms for Teaching Large Courses”, Center for Teaching & Learning, Univ. Mass. Lowell, April 14, 2014.
D. O. Kazmer, “Design Thinking,” 150 minute workshop for 47.473 Social Psychology Seminar, April 7, 2014.
S. R. Bell, D.O. Kazmer, and D. Unger, “Know Science? Know Engineering?
Putting Science Practices and Engineering Design Together in Your K-8 Classrooms,” 2014 National Conference on Science Education, April 3-6, 2014, Boston, MA.
D. O. Kazmer, “Vast Viscosity Variances in Polymer Melt Constitutive Modeling,” SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, Lowell, MA, December 19, 2013.
S. Latham, D. Hewitt, B. Malloy, and D. Kazmer, “Towards a Better Integration of the Classroom and Co-op Experience”, UMass Lowell Annual Faculty Symposium, October 17, 2013.
D. Kazmer, C. Farmer, L. Nadelson, “K12 Teacher Preparation for Teaching Engineering,” Think-Pair-Share Panel, UTeach Annual Conference, May 18, 2013, Austin, TX.
D.O. Kazmer, “Supervised Learning,” 3 hour workshop delivered to electrical and computer engineering course no. 16.711 Computational Data Modeling, November 13, 2013.
D.O. Kazmer, “Design for Manufacture and Assembly,” 1 hour lecture and three 2 hour labs delivered to plastics engineering course no. 25.108 Introduction to Engineering II, March 4-6, 2014.
D.O. Kazmer, B. G. Tucker, L. Barrington, E. Reynaud, and J.J. Duffy, “Faculty Perspectives on Service-Learning,” 2013 ASEE Northeast Section Meeting, March 14-16, 2013, Norwich, VT.
D. Kazmer and A. Chann, “Analysis & Application of Tegris: A Self-Reinforced Polyproylene”, report to Milliken Corporation, February 12, 2013.
L. Barrington , J.J. Duffy, D.O. Kazmer, E. Reynaud, B.G. Tucker, “Faculty Development and Perspectives on EFELTS & SLICE”, NSF TUES Conference, January 24-26, 2013 (Washington, DC).
D. O. Kazmer, F. Martin, and P. Chowdhury, “Streamlining for Efficiencies in Education (SEE)”, Proposal to Mass. Department of Higher Education (2012).
R. Gao and D. Kazmer, “Multivariate Remote Sensing for Improved Observability in Injection Molding”, NSF CMMI Conference, July, 2012.
David Kazmer, Arun Kumar, and Joey Mead, Invention Disclosure, “Pulsed Field-Assisted Electrophoretic Polymer Self-Assembly.”
D. Kazmer, “Engineering Minors Comparison,” for Univ. Mass. Lowell College of Engineering Academic Advising, June, 2012.
D.O. Kazmer and K. Bardaro, “Engineering Salary Modeling and Analysis,” American Society of Engineering Education Northeast Section Conference, April 29-30, 2012, Lowell, MA.
R. X. Gao and D. O. Kazmer, “A multivariate sensor for injection molding,” NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference, Boston, MA, July 9-12, 2012.
E. Reynaud, J. J. Duffy, L. Barrington, J. L. Rhoads, D. O. Kazmer, and B. G. Tucker, “Engineering Faculty Attitudes Towards Service-Learning,” Community Engagement Poster Session at ASEE Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, 2012.
D. Kazmer, “Incoming Engineering Student Academic Orientation,” presentation and materials for Univ. Mass. Lowell College of Engineering, 2011-2014.
D. Kazmer, “Supply and Demand of Engineers,” American Society of Engineering Education Northeast Section Conference, April 29, 2011 (Hartford, CT).
David Kazmer, Invention Disclosure 2011-026, “A Fractal Zipper for Multi-Scale Alignment and Fastening”, January 28, 2011.
D. Kazmer, R. Panchal, S. Johnston, “Methods for forming injected molded parts and in-mold sensors therefor,” PCT/US2009/040508.
R. Gao and D. Kazmer, “Structural Optimization of a Dual-Parameter Sensor and Simulation for Prediction of Unobservable Process States in Injection Molding”, NSF CMMI Research and Innovation Conference, January 4-7, 2011, Atlanta, GA.
Kazmer, D., “BioModular Multi-Scale Systems,” presentation to Joint US-Ireland Conference on Bio-Nano Systems, Lowell, MA, October, 2010.
Yingrui Shang, Liang Fang, David Kazmer, Ming Wei, Joey Mead, and Carol Barry, “Numerical Simulation of the Phase Separation of a Ternary Systems on a Heterogeneously Functionalized Substrate,” Poster to NSF CHN Site Review, June 2010.
D. Kazmer and S. Westerdale, “A Six Sigma Quality Control Methodology,” UMetrics User Group Conference, October 1, 2010 (Boston, MA).
D. Kazmer, “Some Thoughts on NSF Proposal Development,” UML Research Conference, October 26, 2010 (Lowell, MA).
D. O. Kazmer, S. Velusamy, S. Westerdale, S. Johnston, R. X. Gao, “Robustness of Switchover Methods for Injection Molding,” SPE Plastics Research Online, 2010.
Y. Shang, D. Kazmer, M. Wei, J. Mead, and C. Barry “Numerical Simulation of the Phase Separation of a Ternary System on a Heterogeneously Functionalized Substrate,” NSF Center for High Rate Nanomanufacturing Industry Workshop, 2009.
R. X. Gao and D. O. Kazmer, “Structural Optimization of a Dual-Parameter Sensor and Simulation for Prediction of Unobservable Process States in Injection Molding,” NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference, 2009.
Y. Shang, D. Kazmer, M. Wei, J. Mead, and C. Barry “Numerical Simulation of the Phase Separation of a Ternary System on a Heterogeneously Functionalized Substrate,” NSTI Nanotech Conference, June 1-5, 2008.
Gao, R. X., and D. O. Kazmer, “Design and Analysis of a Self-Powered Sensor Array for Injection Molding Process Monitoring,” NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference, 2008.
Shang, Y., D. Kazmer, “Experimental validation of numerical simulation for phase decomposition of a binary polymer thin film on a patterned substrate,” 5th New England International Manufacturing Workshop, June 7, 2007.
B. Fan and D. Kazmer, “Erratum: Low-temperature modeling of the time-temperature shift factor for polycarbonate,” Advances in Polymer Technology, v. 25, n. 1, p. 73, DOI 10.1002/adv.20058, Spring, 2006.
D. Kazmer, “Self-regulating valves for dynamic control of molten plastics”, Proceedings of 2006 NSF Design, Service, and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, 2006.
Y. Shang and D. Kazmer, “Simulation of Polymer Morphology in Nano-feature Replication,” Sukant Tripathy Memorial Conference, November 13, 2005.
K. Garnavish, D. Kazmer, W. Rousseau, and Y. Shang, “Multi-Scale Simulation of Polymer Processing,” NSF Workshop on Nano-scale manufacturing, May 23, 2005.
D. O. Kazmer, “Lean Development,” Flow Front Magazine, Moldflow Inc., April, 2005.
D. O. Kazmer, Book Review, Design of Machine Elements by M. F. Spotts, T.E. Shoup, L. E. Hornberger, Eighth Edition, Pearson Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2004 (ISBN 0-13-048989-1). Appearing in Journal of Mechanical Design, 2003.
L. Zhu and D. O. Kazmer, “Engineering Decision Synthesis with an Evolving Feasible Space,” Submitted to Research in Engineering Design, 2003.
Kazmer, D. O., “Dynamic Cooling for Injection Molding,” Final Report to Office of Naval Research, 2003.
Kazmer, D. O., “An Optimization Primer,” paper written for Introduction to Engineering Course Reader, August 1, 2003.
Kazmer, D., Hatch, D., Zhu, L., “Four Measures of System Performance,” 2002.
Zhu, L., and D. O. Kazmer, “An Extensive Simplex Method for Mapping Global Feasibility,” 2001.
Fagade, A., Kazmer, D., “Optimal Component Consolidation In Mechanical Systems,” 2000.
Fagade, A., Kazmer, D., “Early Cost Estimation for Injection Molded Parts,” 1999.
Kazmer, D. O., “Reflection on Teaching and Learning,” speech to University of Massachusetts’ Celebration of Teaching and Learning, March 25, 1999.
Kapoor, D., and D. Kazmer, “Comparison of Sequential Valve Gate Molding to Multi-Cavity Melt Control Injection Molding,” Report to GE Plastics, 1998.
Kazmer, D. O., “Incorporation of Engineering Analysis into Design Synthesis,” NSF Division of Design, Manufacturing, and Industrial Innovation, Grantees Conference, Monterrey Mexico, January 1998.
Kazmer, D. O., Danai, K., “Automatic Tuning and Regulation of Injection Molding,” NSF Division of Design, Manufacturing, and Industrial Innovation, Grantees Conference, Monterrey Mexico, January 1998.
Fagade, A., Kapoor, D., and D. Kazmer, “A Discussion of Design and Manufacturing Complexity,” 1998.
Poslinski, A. J., Aslam, S., Kazmer, D. O., “Effects of Viscosity Variation on Injection Molding,” GE Research & Development Technical Information Series Number 92CRD146, 1992.
Kazmer, D. O., “Diskflow Validation Summary,” GE Plastics Report, 1992.
Kazmer, D. O., “Customer Training Manual on Mold Packing Analysis,” GE Plastics Report, 1992.
Kazmer, D. O., “Development of a Radial Flow Analysis for Injection Molding,” GE Research & Development Technical Information Series Number 91CRD195, 1991.
Kazmer, D. O., “Adaptive Meshing of Two-Dimensional Evolving Geometries,” Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Advanced Finite Element Methods Report, 1990.

Courses Taught:

Fall 1995, ME415: Mechanical Systems Design, Enrollment: 14.
Spring 1996, ME415: Mechanical Systems Design, Enrollment: 20.
Fall 1996, MIE477: Production Scheduling and Control, Enrollment: 15.
Spring 1997, MIE415: Mechanical Systems Design, Enrollment: 32.
Fall 1997, MIE760: Advanced Mechanical Systems Design, Enrollment: 15.
Spring 1998, MIE415: Mechanical Systems Design, Enrollment: 28.
Spring 1998, MIE395: Engineering Professionalism Seminar, Enrollment: 20.
Fall 1998, MIE697M: Modern CAD System Development, Enrollment: 16.
Spring 1999, MIE415: MIE Capstone Systems Design, Enrollment: 25.
Spring 1999, MIE395: Engineering Professionalism Seminar, Enrollment: 40.
Fall 1999, MIE113: Introduction to Mech. & Ind. Eng, Enrollment: 24.
Fall 1999, MIE697P: Manufacturing Process Design, Enrollment: 15.
Spring 2000, MIE395: Engineering Professionalism Seminar, Enrollment: 45.
Spring 2000, MIE415: Mechanical Systems Design, Enrollment: 20.
Fall 2000, MIE113: Introduction to Mech. & Ind. Eng, Enrollment: 21.
Fall, 2000, MIE760: Advanced Mechanical Systems Design, Enrollment: 8.
Spring 2000, MIE415: Mechanical Systems Design, Enrollment: 9.
Spring 2002, 26.373: Mold Engineering I, Enrollment: 21.
Fall 2003, 26.524: Process Analysis, Instrumentation, and Control, Enrollment: 9.
Spring 2003, 26.373: Mold Engineering I, Enrollment: 21.
Spring 2003, 26.521: Lean Plastics Manufacturing, Enrollment: 10.
Fall 2003, 25.107: Introduction to Engineering I, Enrollment: 288.
Spring 2004, 26.373: Mold Engineering I, Enrollment: 23.
Spring 2004, 26.521: Lean Plastics Manufacturing, Enrollment: 12.
Fall 2004, 25.107: Introduction to Engineering I, Enrollment: 279.
Spring 2005, 26.373: Mold Engineering I, Enrollment: 14.
Spring 2005, 26.521: Lean Plastics Manufacturing, Enrollment: 13.
Fall 2005, 25.107: Introduction to Engineering I, Enrollment: 307.
Spring 2006, 26.373: Mold Engineering I, Enrollment: 25.
Spring 2006, 26.524: Process Analysis, Instrumentation, and Control, Enrollment: 12.
Fall 2006, 25.107: Introduction to Engineering I, Enrollment: 358.
Spring, 2007, 26.373: Mold Engineering I, Enrollment: 23.
Spring, 2007, 26.576: Advanced Mold Design, Enrollment: 11.
Fall 2007, 25.107: Introduction to Engineering I, Enrollment: 410.
Spring, 2008, 26.373: Mold Engineering I, Enrollment: 21.
Spring, 2008, 26.576: Advanced Mold Design, Enrollment: 10.
Fall, 2009, 26.606: Plastics Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Enrollment: 16.
Fall, 2009, 26.404: Process Control, Enrollment: 21.
Spring, 2010, 26.515: Lean Plastics Manufacturing, Enrollment: 28.
Spring, 2010, 26.576: Advanced Mold Design, Enrollment: 11.
Fall 2010, 26.404: Process Control, 27 students
Fall 2010, 26.606 Plastics Manufacturing Systems Engineering, 15 students
Spring, 2011, 26.218: Introduction to Design, 33 students.
Spring 2011, 26.515: Lean Plastics Manufacturing, 13 students
Fall, 2012, 26.404: Process Control. 35 students.
Fall, 2012, 26.618: Structural Product Design. 17 students.
Spring, 2013, 26.515.201: Lean Plastics Manufacturing. 18 students.
Spring, 2013, 26.515.202: Lean Plastics Manufacturing. 18 students.
Fall, 2013, 26.404: Process Control. 21 students.
Fall, 2013, UTL.301: Project-Based Instruction. 21 students.
Spring, 2014, 26.218: Introduction to Design, 51 students registered.
Spring, 2014, 26.618: Structural Product Design. 12 students registered.
Fall, 2014, 25.107.104: Introduction to Engineering. 58 students registered.
Fall, 2014, 26.404: Process Control. 24 students registered.
Spring, 2015, 26.218.101: Introduction to Design. 30 students registered.
Spring, 2015, 26.218.102: Introduction to Design. 40 students registered.
Spring, 2015, 26.515: Lean Plastics Manufacturing. 21 students registered.

Service:

Advisory board member, Pre-Engineering Program, Greater Lawrence Technical High School, 2014-16
Chair, Plastics Engineering Faculty Search Committee, 2014-2015.
Chair, Biomedical Engineering Faculty Search Committee, 2014-2015.
Treasurer, Chair of Finance Committee, and Director, 401c(3) Museum Institute for Teaching Science, 2012-2015
Provide quarterly review of revenues and expenses, reporting to Board of Directors.
Assist in development of strategic plan and actions; implemented MITS dashboard for performance measurement.
Reviewed curricular programs, assisting in development of hybrid project-based instruction teaching workshops.
NEASC Undergraduate Programs Committee, Fall 2012
Coordinated undergraduate engineering programs for NEASC site visit.
Assisted in authoring and review of NEASC Standard Four: Academic Program
UML ABET Plastics Engineering Program Accreditation, 2012-2014
Prepared draft of department self-study report
Planned and implemented the ABET Review Committee (ARC) to review Student Outcome Performance Assessment (SOPA) and ensure continuous improvement
Served as Chair of the ARC; assessed faculty curricular improvements; prepared draft of thirty day response, final amendment, and supporting exhibits
UML Engineering Technology Teaching Program Accreditation, Spring 2013
Assessed engineering curricula for Department of Higher Education (DHE) review
Assisted Dean Anita Greenwood with accreditation report & response
Performed DHE Accreditor Review for Fitchburg State Engineering Technology Teaching Program
Associate Dean, James B. Francis College of Engineering, January, 2011-April, 2012:
Conducted faculty interviews and faculty needs analysis of College.
Performed student survey of S2011 Welcome Day.
Led phone campaign to recruit F2012 Fall Cohort.
Developed Women-In-Tech Day with Sciences Associate Dean, Fred Martin
Developed one-way and/or two-way articulation agreements with Bunker Hill Community College, Middlesex Community College, Northern Essex Community College, Quinsigamond Community College.
Coordinated Deshpande Sandbox activities with CoE faculty.
Member of delegation representing UMass Lowell to Deshpande Sandbox in Hubli, India.
Analyzed CoE curricula with respect to student failure modes.
Analyzed CoE faculty teaching & research workloads.
Led $2.5MM STEP proposal development with NECC, MCC, MIT, & Merrimack College.
Developed Energy Engineering Minor with broad faculty consensus.
Developed Biomedical Engineering Minor with broad faculty consensus.
Developed STEM Teaching Minor with Dean Anita Greenwood.
Co-Director of UTeach Teaching Minor; advising engineering student participants.
Developed doctoral RA/TA funding model and rolled-out to faculty with WebNow.
Proposed invention factory, an experiential model for student learning .
Member, University Research and Commercialization Committee.
Facilitated College of Engineering ABET review meetings with 12 supporting organizations.
Reviewer, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Higher Education, 2013. Performed reviews of engineering technology teacher certification programs.
Lead, UML/FIBSEM Outreach Program. Organized and led field trips for 7th and 8th grade students to learn about microscopy, college majors, and science/engineering careers. Over 400 students visited UML between April 8-12 for a half day program. Another 350 students were directly impacted through the offering of teaching modules about scale, from “quarks to galaxies”.
Chair, American Society of Engineering Education Northeast Regional Section Conference, April 29-30, 2012. Arranged reviews for 70 papers; organized 120 posters. Registered 424 participants. Managed budgets & expenses. Authored advance and final programs as well as proceedings. Developed conference planning kit for future ASEE conferences.
Member, 2012, of Search Committee for Entrepreneurship Director of CVIP.
Chair, AY2011 Plastics Engineering Tenure Track Faculty Search Committee, hired Margaret Sobkowicz-Kline.
Chair, AY2011 Plastics Engineering Non-Tenure Track Search Committee, hired Gonca Altuger
Founding Board Member, University Faculty Development Center, December, 2010-February, 2011. Developed mission statement: To inspire and assist the faculty to realize their highest potential for teaching, research, scholarship, and service throughout a productive career.
Member, University Research and Commercialization Committee, 2011-.
Chair, Process Instrumentation and Control Symposium, International Polymer Processing Conference, Banff, Canada, July, 2010.
Member, University 2020 Strategic Planning Graduate Program Committee, 2009-.
Chair, Society of Plastics Engineers’ Process Monitoring & Control Special Interest Group, 2005-2008. Responsibilities included solicitation and review of papers as well as organization and staffing of sessions.
Associate Editor, Advances in Polymer Technology, 2004-2014.
Associate Editor, Polymer Plastics Technology and Engineering, 2001-2014.
Independent Reviewer, 21st Century Jobs Fund for Advanced Manufacturing, Research Competitiveness Service at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2006-.
Associate Editor, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 2003-2006.
Chair, ASME Design for Manufacturing Technical Committee, 2003-2005. Responsibilities included staffing conferences for the DFM tracks at annual Design Engineering Technical Conference, International Mechanical Engineering Congress, and National Manufacturing Week. Also responsible for liaison with Design Education and other technical committees as well as tri-annual reports and meetings with the Design Division Executive Committee.
Chair, Design for Manufacturing Symposium, International Mechanical Engineering Congress, November, 2004.
Vice-Chair, ASME Design for Manufacturing Technical Committee, 2001-2003.
Chair, 6th Design for Manufacturing Symposium, ASME Engineering Design Technical Conferences, 2001.
Program Chair, 5th Design for Manufacturing Symposium, ASME Engineering Design Technical Conferences, 2000.
Chair, SPE Processing Instrumentation, Process Monitoring, and Control Special Interest Group, 2005-2008.
Chair, Molding Technology Symposium, International Polymer Processing Conference, June, 2004.
Liaison, Service Learning Project for the Tsongas Industrial History Center’s Innovation Laboratory, 2004-2008. Incorporated service learning project in the Introduction to Engineering course. Project involved liaison with staff at Tsonga, project development, student instructions in both lectures and sections, co-evaluation of projects, post-processing of evaluations, development of exhibit, individual supervision of final student projects, and final exhibition at Tsongas.
Member, UML Faculty Senate, 2003-2011.
Author and Administrator, Plastics Engineering Web Site, 2003-2005. Responsibilities have included renovation and deployment of department web site. Surveyed students, faculty, and alumni to characterize requirements. Developed architecture and functionality. Implemented new site with content from Department Chair Robert Malloy and assistance from a computer science graduate student.
Member, Mold-Masters Advisory Council, 2003-2005.
Founding Member, ThermoCeramiX Technical Advisory Board, 2003-2005.
Member, University of Massachusetts’ Patent Evaluation Committee, 2000-2001.
Ad Hoc Reviewer, NSF Small Business Initiative Research Program, 2003.
Member, Collaboration Catalyst Corp. Technical Advisory Board, 2001-2004.
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Measurement, 2013-.
Ad Hoc Reviewer, IEEE Sensors, 2009-.
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Polymer, 2010-.
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 2010-.
Ad Hoc Reviewer, IEEE Transactions in Industrial Automation, 2009-.
Ad Hoc Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 2001-.
Ad Hoc Reviewer, NSF Manufacturing Processes Program, 2009.
Ad Hoc Reviewer, NSF Engineering Design Program, 2008.
Ad Hoc Reviewer, IEEE Transaction on Engineering Management, 2004-.
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Langmuir, 2004-.
Ad Hoc Reviewer, International Journal of Food Science, 2003-04.
Ad Hoc Reviewer, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2003-.
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing, 2003-.
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Rheological Acta, 2003-.
Ad Hoc Review, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 2010-
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Polymer Plastics Technology & Engineering, 2000-.
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Polymer Composites, 2000-.
Ad Hoc Reviewer, NSF Manufacturing Equipment Program, 2000-.
Ad Hoc Reviewer, NSF Manufacturing Processes Program, 2000-.
Ad Hoc Reviewer, NSF Operations Management Program, 1999-.
Ad Hoc Reviewer, International Polymer Processing, 1999-.
Ad Hoc Reviewer, ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science, 1998-.
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Research in Engineering Design, 1998-.
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Polymer Engineering & Science, 1997-.
Ad Hoc Reviewer, NSF Design Engineering Program, 1996-.
Ad Hoc Reviewer, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 1996-.