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Faculty of Science
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Consultancies, Funded Projects. Other Projects

Aspects of food spoilage under modified atmosphere packaging.
Baxter N J (MSc)
Supervisor: Craven H, Britz M L
Field of Research: 060302 Packaging, Storage and Transportation/ 060303 Safety and Quality

 

Centre for Packaging, Transportation and Storage
[ Australian Science at Work Entry ]

Higher Degree Projects and Theses

Effect of relative humidity on compression strength of corrugated board boxes made of recycled fibres.
Avalos Garcia RA (MAppSc, Packaging Technology)
Supervisor: Sonneveld K
Status: Completed 1996
Field of Research: 060410 Biomaterials


Recycled and re-used plastic packaging for food contact materials.
Chotroanee P (PhD)
Supervisor: Casey J, Sonneveld K
Status: Commenced July 1996
Field of Research: 060302 Packaging, Storage and Transportation


Bruise modelling of agricultural products in packaging systems during distribution.
Ip D T (PhD)
Supervisor: He J
Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: DISTRIBUTION
Field of Research: 060302 Packaging, Storage and Transportation


Progressive fuzzy-neural clustering techniques to be applied to the grading and packaging of post harvest produce.
Im P
Supervisor: Wingate M
Field of Research: 060302 Packaging, Storage and Transportation/060201 Robotics and Mechatronics


Behaviour of corrugated fibre containers for produce in the transportation environment.
Eagleton D (MEng)
Supervisor: Sek M A, Selway J
Status: Completed 1995
Sponsor: East Gippsland vegetable industry; VegCo; Department of Agriculture Victoria
Field of Research: 060302 Packaging, Storage and Transportation


The retrieval of structurally described objects by a mobile robot equipped with vision.
Wingate M
Supervisor: Herron L, Sek M
Field of Research: 060201 Robotics and Mechatronics


Dispersion and particle size distribution of ultrafine titanium dioxide on the oxidative stability of novel packaging grade polyethylene films.
Bigger S W, Sripada M V
Field of Research: 060406 Polymer and Textile Compounds

 

Department of Chemistry and Biology

Higher Degrees Projects and Theses

A study of factors associated with the use of refillable PET bottles for carbonated soft drinks.
Cullen K (MSc)
Supervisor: Casey R J
Field of Research: 060302 Packaging, Storage and Transportation/ 060399 Other Industrial Biotechnology and Food Sciences n.e.c.


Determination of effects of packaging whole milk using bulk gas flushing upon product quality in storage.
Robinson M (MSc)
Supervisor: Casey R J
Field of Research: 060302 Packaging, Storage and Transportation

 

Department of Environmental Management
[ Australian Science at Work Entry ]

Consultancies, Funded Projects, Other Projects

Odour control in high-deinsity polyethylene bottles used for packaging.
Bigger, S W
Sponsor: Kemeor
Field of Research: 060302 Packaging, Storage and Transportation/ 060303 Safety and Quality


A quantitative investigation and development of novel ultraviolet stabiliser systems for polyethylene (PE) film formulations used in the packaging industry.
Bigger S W, Geuskens G, Schiers J and MeMaster G
Field of Research: 060406 Polymer and Textile Compounds

Higher Degrees Projects and Theses


Photo-oxidative and thermo-oxidative studies of polyethylene film formulations.
MeFariane D (MSc)
Supervisor: Bigger S W
Field of Research: 060406 Polymer and Textile Compounds


Mechanism of odour forrnation in low and high density polyethylene resins.
O'Connor M (MSc)
Supervisor: Bigger S W
Field of Research: 060406 Polymer and Textile Compounds/ 060303 Safety and Quality

 

Department of Mechanical Engineering
[ Australian Science at Work Entry ]

Consultancies, Funded Projects, Other Projects

Cushioning properties of corrugated fibreboard.
Sek M A, Duke K T, Sonneveld K, Bartlett R, Luo T, Rouillard V, Bennet P and Kirkpatrick J
Collaborative research with Amcor Fibre Packaging
Status: Ongoing to 1997
Field of Research: 070199 Other Mechanical & Industrial Engineering n.e.c.


Evaluation of design of novel returnable export packaging for automotive engines.
Tawfik N (MEng), Sek M A and Duke K T
Sponsor: Holden Engine Company
Status: Completed 1995
Field of Research: 070199 Other Mechanical and Industrial Engineering n.e.c.


Fabrication of riechusk board using vulcanised platen press.
Nguyen A (MEng)
Supervisor: Tobias B C
Field of Research: 060407 Composite Materials
070199 Other Mechanical and Industrial Engineering n.e.c.


Fibreboard cushioning of non-flat surface items.
Naganathan P (MEng)
Supervisor: He J and Sonneveld K
Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 070199 Other Mechanical and Industrial Engineering n.e.c.

 


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