Gregory S. Batt, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Food, Nutrition, and Packaging Science Department
Greg earned his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering and a M.S. in packaging science while working at Clemson University. Starting as a packaging test lab technician in 2001, he progressed through the ranks to his current role as an associate professor with teaching, research, and service programs focused in packaged-product dynamics. Recently, Greg’s research has focused on the multi-axis motion of transport vehicles, the development of tribo-electric generators for energy harvesting during transport, and models for cushion system design. Greg not only serves as the Packaging Science Department Director, but he also serves as the Director of the Clemson Packaging Dynamics Laboratory which has provided industry packaging testing services to over 500 companies. Greg has served in various roles with the International Safe Transit Association (ISTA) and currently serves as the Immediate Past Chair of their Global Board of Directors.