Publications - Conference Papers
Conference Papers in Proceedings – Presented over five hundred talks at various regional, national, and international meetings including the following:

Singh, S. P., The Role of Research in the Future of ISTA, 2014 ISTA Transpack Forum, Orlando, FL, 2014.

Singh SP, Saha K, Chonhenchob V, Singh J. New Standardized Package System for Imported Fresh Mangos to the United States from Mexico and Guatemala. Present at 19th World Conference on Packaging. June 15–18, 2014. Melbourne, Australia

Kurniawan MP, Chonhenchob V, Singh SP, Sittipod S. Measurement and analysis of vibration levels in 2 and 3 wheel delivery vehicles in South East Asia. Present at 19th World Conference on Packaging. June 15–18, 2014. Melbourne, Australia.

Rungkan B, Chonhenchob V, Siddiq M, Singh SP. Controlled release of mangiferin using ethylene vinyl acetate matrix for antioxidant packaging. Present at 19th World Conference on Packaging. June 15–18, 2014. Melbourne, Australia.

Chonhenchob V, Kurniawan M, Nguyen DT and SP Singh. Measurement and analysis of vibration levels in small delivery vehicles in South East Asia. Presented at Transpack 2014. April 22–25, 2014. Orlando, Florida, USA.

Singh, S. P,, Reducing Risk and Liability in Packaged Products, 2013 PIRA PACKAGING SUMMITT, London, United Kingdom, 2013.

Singh S. P., Handling and Shipping of ISO Intermodal Containers in Domestic and International Shipments to Avoid Accidents and Damage, Keynote Speaker ISTA China Symposium 2013,

Singh, S.P., Analyzing Large Intermodal Shipments for Physical and Climatic Damage, IAPRI Symposium, Helsinki, Finland, 2013

Packaging and Marketing of Perishables, Packaging, Transportation and Logistics, Food Safety, FreshPackMoves 2013, Monterey, CA, 2013

Singh, S.P., Impact of Primary and Secondary Packaging on Sustainability, 2013 Scientists Speak, World Food Logistics Organization, Hollywood, FL, 2013

Singh, S. P., Developing Methodology to Prevent Counterfeit Packaging for Medical Supplies, NIPHLE Conference, 2013.

Singh, S. P., Developing Large Inter-modal Shipments and Analyzing Physical and Climatic Damage, International Safe Transit Association, Orlando, FL 2013.
 
Singh, S. P., Optimization and Supply Chain, SMC3 Loss Prevention Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2013.

Singh, S. P., Measurement and Analysis of Cold Chain Intermodal Container Shipments from South America, World Food Logistics Organization, Scientists Speak, Tucson, 2012.

Singh, S. P., and J. Singh, Brand Recognition or Camouflage, NIPHLE Conference, Washington DC, 2012.

Singh, S. P. and E. Church, Packaging and Testing Cold Chain for Pharmaceuticals, IQPC Conference, Toronto, Canada, 2012.

Singh, S.P., Singh, S. P., Reducing Liability Through Testing – 1, ISTA Conference, Orlando, FL, 2012.

Singh, S. P., Reducing Liability Through Testing – 2, ISTA China Conference, Shu-zhou, China, 2012.

Singh, S. P., New Containers for Commercial and Military Cargo, IAPRI Symposium, Berlin, Germany, 2011.

Singh, J. and S. P. Singh, Sustainability Food and Beverage Packaging, Developments, Trends and Innovations, IAPRI Symposium, Berlin, Germany, 2011.

Singh, S. P., Packaging and the Environment, NIPHLE Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, 2011.

Spink, J., Singh, J. and Singh, P. “Review of Package Warning Labels and Their Effect on Consumer Behavior with Insights to Future Anti-Counterfeit Label and Communication Systems,” Proceedings of 25th IAPRI Symposium on Packaging, BAM Federal Institute, Berlin, Germany, 2011.

Saha, K., Singh, P. and Singh J. “Effect of Transport Vibration on Quality of Minimally Processed and Packaged Fresh-cut Mango,” Proceedings of 25th IAPRI Symposium on Packaging, BAM Federal Institute, Berlin, Germany, 2011.

Singh, J., Blumer, T. and Singh, P. “Sustainable Food Packaging – Recent Trends, Developments and Innovations,” Proceedings of 25th IAPRI Symposium on Packaging, BAM Federal Institute, Berlin, Germany, 2011.

Chohenchob, V., S. P. Singh, J. Singh, G. Grewal, and J. Stallings, “Measurement and Analysis of Vehicle Vibration for Delivering Packages in Small and Medium Sized Trucks and Automobiles,” Proceedings of 25th IAPRI Symposium on Packaging, BAM Federal Institute, Berlin, Germany, 2011.

S. P. Singh, Keynote: “Packaging Innovation, Sustainability and Marketing Challenges for the Emerging Decade”, 17th IAPRI Conference, Beijing, China, 2010.

S. P. Singh, “Measurement and Analysis of Physical and Climatic Changes in International Sea Container Shipments”, Annual NIPHLE Conference, San Diego, CA, 2010.

S. P. Singh, Keynote: “Trends of Wal-Mart to Achieve Packaging Sustainability Initiative”, Green Packaging Conference, Toronto, Canada, 2009.

S. P. Singh, Keynote: “Measurement of Vibration, Impacts and Temperature in Inter-Modal Sea Container Shipments from Asia to United States”, ISTA China Conference, Shinzen, 2009

S. P. Singh, “Role of Testing in Making Products More Marketable and Reducing Unsaleables”, ISTA Europe Conference, Valencia, Spain, 2009.

S. P. Singh, Keynote: “Wal-Mart Packaging Sustainability Initiative”, ISTA China Conference, Beijing, China, 2009.

S. P. Singh, “Freight Loss and Reducing Damage through Packaging and Testing”, Loss Prevention Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2008.

S. P. Singh, Keynote: “Sustainable Packaging”, 16th IAPRI International Packaging Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, 2008.

S. P. Singh, Keynote: “How Green is your Packaging: Reusable Plastic v. Paper Corrugated”, International Packaging Conference, AIP, Sydney, Australia, 2008.

S. P. Singh and E. Church, “Cold Chain Packaging for Pharmaceutical and Medical Products”, 6th Cold Chain management and Temperature Control Summit, Toronto, Canada, 2008.

S. P. Singh, “Measurement and Analysis of Vibration Data in Transport Vehicles and Creating Test Methods for Package Testing, 6th Cold Chain management and Temperature Control Summit, Toronto, Canada, 2008.

J. Singh and S. P. Singh, “Measurement and Analysis of Temperature and Pressure in High Altitude Shipments”, 2008 International Transport Packaging Forum, Orlando, FL, 2008.

S. P. Singh, “Dynamics of Smalls”, 2008 International Transport Packaging Forum, Orlando, FL, 2008.

S. P. Singh, Keynote: “Sustainable Packaging Initiative by Wal-Mart to Reduce Packaging Waste”, 15th IAPRI International Packaging Conference, Tokyo, Japan, 2006.

E. Joneson and Singh, S. P., Developing Safe Loading and Damage Reduction Methods for Less than Truck Load Shipments, 15th International IAPRI World Conference on Packaging, International Association of Packaging Research Institutes, Tokyo, Japan, 2006.

Singh, S. P. and Y. Paek, New Pressure Sensitive Device to Measure and Predict Drops, 15th International IAPRI World Conference on Packaging, International Association of Packaging Research Institutes, Tokyo, Japan, 2006.

Singh, J., S. P. Singh and P. Gaur, Measurement, Analysis and Comparison of Express and Priority Parcel Shipping Environment of United States Postal Service with Commericial Carriers, 15th International IAPRI World Conference on Packaging, International Association of Packaging Research Institutes, Tokyo, Japan, 2006.

Singh, J. and S. P. Singh, Performance Comparison of Thermal Insulated Packaging Systems for Single Parcel Shipments, 15th International IAPRI World Conference on Packaging, International Association of Packaging Research Institutes, Tokyo, Japan, 2006.

Singh, S. P. J. Singh and E. Joneson, Measurement and Analysis of Global Truck, Rail and Parcel Shipments, 15th International IAPRI World Conference on Packaging, International Association of Packaging Research Institutes, Tokyo, Japan, 2006.

Singh, J., K. Vorst, S. P. Singh and M. Lao, The Relevance of Drop Tester Accuracy, 15th International IAPRI World Conference on Packaging, International Association of Packaging Research Institutes, Tokyo, Japan, 2006.

Singh, S. P. and Y. Paek, New Pressure Sensitive Device to Measure and Predict Drops, 15th International IAPRI World Conference on Packaging, International Association of Packaging Research Institutes, Tokyo, Japan, 2006.

Singh S. P.  Update on Packaging and E-Commerce Trends in the United States, National Conference on Order Fulfillment, Orlando, Florida, 2006.

Singh S. P. Distribution Packaging Trends for Global Supply Chain, Packaging Design and Brand Slam Summit, West Palm Beach, Florida, 2006.

Singh S. P. and E. Joneson, Video and Measurement of Dynamics of a Less than Truck Load Shipment, Dimensions 06, International Safe Transit Association, 2006.

Singh J. and S. P. Singh, Measurement and Analysis of the Truck and Rail Shipping Environment in India, Dimensions 06, International Safe Transit Association, 2006.

Singh, S. P. An Update on Packaging and Distribution for the Global Supply Chain, Presented as one-day seminar in Bangkok, Thailand, 2006.

Singh, S.P. and E. Joneson, Dynamics of Less than Truck Load Shipments, Annual NIPHLE Conference, Baltimore, 2006.

Singh, S. P. and R. Auras, Developing Package Compostability Test Methods for Bio-based Materials, Annual NIPHLE Conference, Stockton, California, 2005.

Singh, S. P., J. Singh and E. Joneson, Global Distribution Environment Measurement Project, IAPRI Conference, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2005.

Singh, S.P., M. McCartney and J. Singh, Developing RFID Technology for Perishables Supply Chain, IAPRI Conference, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2005.

Singh, S. P. and J. Singh, Pictorial Markings for Packaging to Prevent Damage and Liability, IAPRI Conference, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2005.

V. Chonhenchob and J. McLaughlin, Fresh Cut Fruit Packaging in Rigid PLA and PET Containers, IAPRI Conference, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2005.

Singh S. P. and S. J. Risch, Update on RFID Technology and Global Distribution Measurement for Packages, International Packaging Conference, CETEA, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2005.

Singh S. P. and J. McLaughlin, Package Testing for Real World Conditions, Dangerous Goods by Air 2004, International Air Transport Association, Prague, 2004.

Singh S. P.  Update on E-Commerce Trends in the United States, International E-Bizz Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2004.

Singh S. P., G. Burgess, and C. Mingerink, Developing Test Methods for Long/Light Weight Packages in the Single Parcel Shipping Environment, Dimensions 04, International Safe Transit Association, 2004.

J. Singh, S. P. Singh and G. Burgess, Measurement and Analysis of the Small and Light Weight Parcel Shipping Environment, Dimensions 04, International Safe Transit Association, 2004.

Goodwin, D., and S. P. Singh, The Need to Define Pre-Set Instrumentation Requirements for the Measurement of Various Parameters of the Distribution Environment, 14th IAPRI World Conference on Packaging, Stockholm, Sweden, 2004.

Singh, S. P., J. Singh and R. Auras, Package Sustainability – Performance Evaluation of New Bio-degradable (PLA) with Existing PET and OPS Containers for Food Service, 14th IAPRI World Conference on Packaging, Stockholm, Sweden, 2004.

Singh, J. and S. P. Singh, Measurement and Analysis of the Small and Light Weight Parcel Shipping Environment, 14th IAPRI World Conference on Packaging, Stockholm, Sweden, 2004.


Singh, S. P., and J. Singh, Packaging Challenges for Parcel Delivery, Parcel Expo and Conference, Chicago, 2004.

Chonhenchob, V. and S. P. Singh, Packaging Performance  Comparison for Distribution and Export of Papaya Fruit, 14th IAPRI World Conference on Packaging, Stockholm, Sweden, 2004.

Singh S. P., Packaging Innovations, Distribution Challenges for Food Packaging, Presented at Kasetsart University, Thailand, 2004.

Singh S. P., Packaging Innovations, Distribution Challenges for Food Packaging, Presented at Kasetsart University, Thailand, 2004.

Singh S. P.  Package Test Requirements for Long and Light Weight Packages for Parcel Delivery, Dimensions 04, International Safe Transit Association, 2004.

Singh, S. P., Performance Testing and Evaluation of Plastic Pallets and Reusable Plastic Containers, Paper presented at Reusable Plastic Pallet and Container Coalition Annual Conference, Dallas, 2003.

Singh, S.P., New Test Methods to Evaluate Performance of Reusable Plastic Pallets and Containers, Paper presented at the International Symposium on Packaging, IAPRI, Valencia, Spain, 2003

Singh, S.P., G. Burgess, and J.Singh, New Developments in Safe Package Shipment of Dangerous Goods in Air Transport, Proceedings of Air Transport Safety Research ATRS 2003 Conference, France, 2003.

Singh, S.P., G. Burgess, and J.Singh, Prediction Long-Term Box Compression Strength, Proceedings of Dimensions 03, International Safe Transit Association, 2003.

Singh, J., P. Singh and G. Burgess, Loss of Box Compression Strength due to Creep, Proceedings of NIPHLE Annual Conference, National Institute of Packaging and Handling Engineers, 2003.

Mulukutla, P., S. P. Singh, A. Mohanty, M. Misra, L. Drazal, New Eco-Friendly Bio-composite Material for Returnable Packaging Containers - Proceedings of the American Society for Composites 18th Technical Conference, 2003.

Singh, S.P., Designing and Optimizing Packaging, Parcel Forum, Chicago, Oct, 2003.

Singh, P., Effects of High Altitude on Package Integrity, Proceedings of Dimensions 02 Conference, International Safe Transit Association, 2002.

Singh, P., Logistical Packaging Challenges for E-Commerce of Fresh Produce, Proceedings of Packaging Clean and Green Conference, Australian Institute of Packaging, Melbourne, Australia, March 2002.

Singh, J, Singh, P., and Burgess, G., Package Performance for Hazardous Materials in High Altitude Shipments, WorldPak 2002, International Packaging Conference Proceedings, ISBN 1-158716-1540, CRC Press, June 2002.

Singh, P., and Singh, J., E- Commerce Distribution of Fresh Produce and Flowers, WorldPak 2002, International Packaging Conference Proceedings, ISBN 1-158716-1540, CRC Press, June 2002.

Singh, P., New Test Methods to Evaluate Performance of Air Cargo for Haz Mat, Presented to IOPP Chemical Packaging Committee at the IOPP Annual Meeting, 2002.

Effect of Low Pressure and Vibration on Leaks in Haz Mat Packages, Dangerous Goods Conference 2001, IATA, International Aviation Transport Authority, Atlanta, Feb, 2001.

Logistical Challenges for E-Commerce Packages, 12th IAPRI International Conference, Warsaw, Poland, June, 2001.

Corrugated Packaging Specifications - Challenges of Real Life Shipments, International Conference on Creep and Fatigue Effects on Corrugated Board, Melbourne, Australia, 2001.

Packaging Specifications for Heavy Packages in UPS Shipping Environment, Dimension 01, Orlando, International Safe Transit Association, 2001.

Measurement of the UPS Ground Shipping Environment for Large and Heavy Packages, ISTACON 2000, Orlando, 2000.

Distribution Challenges for E-Commerce Shipments, Packaging for E-Commerce, San Francisco, 2000.

Reusable Plastic Containers for Fresh Produce, TRANSPAK 2000, Institute of Packaging Professionals, Austin, Feb, 2000.

Design Requirements for RPC's for Fresh Produce, UNITED 2000, United Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Conference, Phoenix, Feb, 2000.

Stability of Stacked Pallet Loads, 11th International IAPRI Conference on Packaging, Singapore, July, 1999.

Packaging Education: Training Professionals for the XXI Century, International Packaging Seminar, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1999.

Development of a New Test Method to Test Reusable Intermediate Bulk Containers, ISTACON'99, Orlando, April, 1999.

Loss of Compression Strength in Corrugated Containers due to Misalignment and Humidity, 4th Symposium on Creep and Cyclic Humidity, Grenoble, France, March, 1999.

A System Analysis of Various IBC Types, IBC-USA 99, New Orleans, April, 1999.

Stability of Stacked Pallet Loads, TRANSPAK 99, Institute of Packaging Professionals, Orlando, Feb, 1999.

How to Protect Material for Shipment, PROMAT 99, Material Handling Institute, Chicago, Feb, 1999.

Returnable Containers for Fresh Produce, UNITED 99, United Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Growers, San Diego, Feb, 1999

Best Practice Packaging for Physical Protection, Creating and Developing Innovative Packaging, MSU Seminar, Phoenix, January, 1999.

Effect of Labeling on Package Drop Orientation, Proceedings of the 19th IAPRI International Packaging Symposium, Rochester, 1998.

Comparison of Expanded Polystyrene and Other Cushioning Materials for Environmental and Protection Capabilities, Proceedings of the Foamed Polystyrene Alliance Conference, New Orleans, February, 1997.

Life Cycle Testing of Plastic and Presswood Pallets for the United States Postal Service, 10th IAPRI World Conference on Packaging, Melbourne, Australia, 1997.

Comparison of Reusable Plastic and Paper Corrugated for Packaging, 10th IAPRI World Conference on Packaging, Melbourne, Australia, 1997.

Comparison of Plastic and Wood Pallets, Transpack 97, Institute of Packaging Professionals, Herndon, VA, 1997.

Reducing Liability Through Laboratory Testing: Some Case Histories, Proceedings of the Annual Safe Transit Conference, ISTA, Chicago, IL, 1996.

Development of Ph.D. Program in Packaging, Proceedings of the 18th IAPRI Symposium, Helsinki, Finland, 1996.

Effect of Recycled Content on Corrugated Board Properties and Box Compression Strength, Proceedings of the 18th IAPRI Symposium, Helsinki, Finland, 1996.

Future Trends in Export Packaging Requirements,  Proceedings of the International Conference on Packaging and Globalization, Bombay, India, 1996.

Source Reduction in Packaging for Electronic Industry, Singapore Institute of Standards and Industrial Research, Technical Seminar Proceedings, Singapore, July, 1995.

Use of Computer Aided Multimedia in Teaching Packaging Processes at the University Level, Proceedings of the 9th IAPRI Conference, Brussels, Belgium, 1995.

Role of Dynamic Testing for Reusable/Returnable Containers and Racks for the

Automotive/Manufacturing Industry, Proceedings of the 9th IAPRI Conference, Brussels, Belgium, 1995.

Source Reduction Through the Use of Steel Racks for Part Shipments in the Automotive Industry,  Proceedings of the Annual Safe Transit Conference, ISTA, Clearwater, FL, 1995.

Comparison of New Packaging Materials for Protective Cushioning and Environmental Concerns,  Proceedings of the AIP (Australian Institute of Packaging) Conference, Sydney, Australia, 1995.

Future of Plastic Pallets in the Grocery Industry,  Proceedings of the 1995 Annual National Wood Pallet and Container Association Pallet Conference, St. Louis, MO, 1995.

Current Trends of Palletization and Packaging in the United States,  Proceedings of the Canadian Pallet Conference, Vancouver, Canada, 1995.

Packaging Materials, Options and Developments.  Paper presented at "Packaging - The Future and Challenge" International Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, October, 1994.

Designing Packages for the Overnight Shipping Environment.  Paper presented at the 8th International IAPRI Packaging Conference, Sao Paulo, Brazil, June, 1993.

Environmental Impact of Packaging Cushioning Materials.  Presented at the Pack Expo Conference, Chicago, November, 1992.

Protective Media for Shock and Vibration.  Paper presented at the Industrial Packaging Conference, New Delhi, India, October, 1992.

Bruising of Apples as a Function of Truck Vibration and Packaging.  Paper presented at 1991 Summer Meeting of ASAE (92-6036), Charlotte, June, 1992.

Measuring the Dynamic Environment of Automated Package Sortation Equipment Used in the United Parcel System.  Paper presented at the 1992 International Material Handling Research Colloquium, Milwaukee, June, 1992.

Optimizing Pack Design for Distribution.  Paper presented at World Packaging Congress, Seville, Spain, January, 1992.

Transportation and Military Packaging.  Paper presented at the Colloquium on Current Concerns in Packaging for Management, San Diego, 1992.

New Package System for Fresh Strawberries and Raspberries.  Paper presented at 1991 Summer Meeting of ASAE (91-6017), Albuquerque, 1991.

Vibration Levels in Commercial Shipments.  Paper presented at 1991 Summer Meeting of ASAE (91-6016), Albuquerque, 1991.

What Can Robotic Assembly do for You?  Singh, S.P. and H. Lockhart,  Food Packaging Technology International, 45-46, 1991.

Packaging: A Quiz for the Automotive Industry.  Twede, D., R. LaMoreaux and S. P. Singh, Action Line, September, 1990.

Correlating Real Life Shipments with Lab Testing.  Presented at the Pack Expo Conference, Chicago, 1990.

Recycling and Disposal Issues of Pallets.  Paper presented at the NWPCA Annual Meeting, Toronto, 1990.

Vibration Levels in Refrigerated Truck Shipments.  Presented at the Refrigerated Transportation Foundation Annual Meeting, Baltimore, August, 1990.

Measuring the Truck Transportation Environment in United States.  Paper presented at the Sixth Annual Conference on Distribution Packaging and Handling.  San Francisco, 1989.

Environmental Measurement and Simulation, Singh, P.  Paper presented at SPHE Conference, Traverse City, April, 1988.

Vibration Induced Settling of Particles in Herschel-Bulkley Fluids.  Singh, P. and G. Burgess.  Paper presented at 1987 Winter Meeting of ASAE (87-6527), Chicago, 1987.

Vibration Simulation of Insecticide Tanks.  Singh, P. and C. Ritchie.  Paper presented at 1987 Winter Meeting of ASAE (87-6528), Chicago, 1987.

Computer Hardware:  Availability and Applications in Packaging.  Presented at SPHE Conference, East Lansing, September, 1986.

Future Trends of Wood Containers and Pallets.  Presented at Annual Meeting of Canadian Pallet and Container Association, Cambridge, September, 1986.

Role of Plastic Containers/Pallets in the Automotive Industry.  Presented at Annual Meeting of National Wood Pallet Container Association, Toronto, June, 1986.

Effect of Multiple Drops in Damage Boundary Curves.  Singh, P. and G. Burgess.  Presented at the 4th International Conference on Packaging, East Lansing, MI, 1985.

Design Criteria and Dynamic Behavior of Premolded PE Cushions.  Singh, P. and R. Bonlender.  Presented at the 4th International Conference on Packaging, East Lansing, MI, 1985.

Modeling and Simulation of Packaging Lines Using Computer Aided Techniques.  IBM, Rochester, MN, 1984.
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