Sonal Karkhanis

Sonal Karkhanis

School of Packaging

PhD Student and Teaching Assistant

Telephone: 517-755-8565

Sonal is an engineer in Printing and Packaging Technology from the University of Mumbai, India, with a specialization in food packaging. She interned in a commercial printing press and would like to work for a consumer packaged goods company in the future.

Research focus:  Sonal works with Dr. Matuana on the improvement of water barrier properties of blown PLA. The research also includes work on finding a wide processing window for making blown film of PLA without any additives.