Sustainable Materials Group
Degree: M.S. in Packaging
Krystal began her M.S. in Packaging at MSU in the fall of 2017. She completed her B.S. in bioengineering at Cornell University. She was a teaching assistant for PKG 485 (Packaging Development) in Spring 2018, PKG 323 (Packaging with Plastics) in Fall 2018, and PKG410 (Distribution Dynamics) in Fall 2019. She was a co-op at Ethicon in Spring 2019 and will be joining their full-time team in 2020.
Project Titles worked on: High Barrier Film Coatings, Tamper-Resistant Medication Bottle, Water- and Oil-resistant Paper Coatings
Duration in the group: October 2017 – Present
Areas of Interest: Biobased polymers, biodegradable packaging, sustainability, food-safe packaging