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Daniel Johnson

Department Chair

Department of Packaging Science
College of Engineering Technology

585-475-4942
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Department of Packaging Science GOL-1105

Daniel Johnson

Department Chair

Department of Packaging Science
College of Engineering Technology

Education

BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology

585-475-4942

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Published Conference Proceedings
Garrick,, Gupta, S; Foltz, F; Moon, J.; Melton, R.; Kuhl, M.; Valentine, M; Johnson, D.; Lee, J.;. "Transferring and Smoothing Transitions." Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Educators (ASEE), 2020. Ed. ASEE. Washington DC, District of Columbia: ASEE, 2020. Web.
Journal Paper
Johnson, Long Yuan, Li‐Xin Lu, Georgios Koutsimanis, Changfeng Ge, and Daniel P. "Research on the high hydrostatic pressure and microwave combined inactivation process and the application to boiled bamboo shoots." Journal of Food Safety. (2018): 1-9. Web.
Published Article
Johnson, Daniel and Brian Thorn. “Balancing the Demand for Teaching and Sponsored Research Activity.”ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, 2010. n.p. Web. *
Gupta, Surendra, Daniel Johnson, John Morelli, Michael Eastman, Vincent Amuso, and James Moon. “Academic Performance and CooperativeEmployment of Transfer Scholars inEngineering & Engineering Technology Programs.” ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, 2010. n.p. Web. É *

Currently Teaching

PACK-499
0 Credits
Off-campus work in an approved salaried position with cooperating company. Department permission is required. (Third year status)
PACK-471
3 Credits
Market structures are analyzed in order to develop an understanding of how packaging relates to the general economy. Students will learn how market traded derivatives are utilized to protect against price volatility of packaging raw materials, utilization of Purchase Price Cost Analysis to predict packaging pricing and price movements. Packaging contract analysis and packaging pricing formula based pricing will be studied. Students are instructed in the use of basic pricing reference materials for research purposes.
PACK-795
0 Credits
A written comprehensive exam is one of the non-thesis methodologies for completion of the MS degree. Students will demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of the theories and foundation principles. This course will include a review of the main concepts of each of the core subjects and at the conclusion of the course the student will take a written examination and must receive a passing grade of at least 80 percent to be successful. Students will have one additional opportunity to pass this examination if their initial attempt results in a failing grade. (Faculty adviser approval required).
PACK-481
3 Credits
The interrelationship between packaging and marketing, detailing how the retail consumer package can be used as a marketing tool. Concentrates on a systematic approach to developing an optimum package for a given product to meet the demands of the retail market and end user. Students gain practice in the development of a complete package system.

In the News

  • April 9, 2021

    side-by-side images of Dan Johnson, Ian Mortimer, and Steven Carnovale.

    Podcast: Preparing Students for the New Economy  

    Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 46: Anticipating rapid changes in the workplace—further accelerated by lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic—RIT is seizing on the opportunity to guide students to new economy majors that are multidisciplinary, transformative, and future-focused. Dan Johnson, professor of packaging science; Ian Mortimer, vice president for Enrollment Management; and Steven Carnovale, assistant professor of supply chain management, discuss the importance of offering majors that ensure successful outcomes while meeting the ever-changing needs of a new, and evolving, economy.