"A plastics engineer gets personal with plastics recycling." Lead article in the Newsfeed for Plastics Today, November 1, 2019. Part 1 of an eight-part series documenting my personal experiences with recycling PE film, and the quest for sustainability.
"Plastics and extreme hurricanes: Houston, we have a problem." Lead article in the Newsfeed for Plastics Today, September 19, 2017.
"Material Considerations for Wearable Devices." Plastics Engineering magazine, February 2017.
"Plastic Material Selection For Medical Wearables: Key Material Families." Summary article in Med Device Online magazine, final entry under guest column "Talking About Plastics,” December 5, 2016.
"A plastics engineer explains why we don't need no stinkin' bag bans." Lead article in the Newsfeed for Plastics Today, November 18, 2016.
"A plastics engineer explains why he despises property data sheets." Lead article in the Newsfeed for Plastics Today, August 13, 2016.
“An engineer explains why he will never buy a 3D printer.” Lead article in the Newsfeed for Plastics Today, May 24, 2016.
“Plastic Material Selection: The four performance killers.” Lead article in the Newsfeed for Plastics Today, October 1, 2015 (reprinted in the March 2106 print edition).
"Thermoplastic Material Selection: A Practical Guide." Elsevier, Oxford, England. May 2015. 324 pages, hardcover.
Nominated for a 2016 PROSE Award, for Professional and Scholarly Excellence.
Currently in the permanent collection of over 450 libraries in 20 different countries.
"Eine Methodik zur technischen Bewertung von Kunststoffen” GAK Gummi Fasern Kunststoffe, April 2015. (reprint and translation of SPE paper)
“Material Selection Based on Feel.” Proceedings from the Annual Technical Conference, Society of Plastics Engineers, April 2014.
“Material Selection Based on Cost.” Proceedings from the Annual Technical Conference, Society of Plastics Engineers, April 2014.
“Life Cycle Design Guidance Manual.” U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1993. (contributor)
“Inside Injection Molded Parts.” Materials Engineering, August 1992.
“Designing Better Thermoplastic Parts.” Progettista Industriale, July/August 1991. (reprinted from Machine Design)
“Designing Better Thermoplastic Parts.” Machine Design, February 1991.
“Big, Baad, and Beautiful.” Modern Woodworking, November 1990. (reprint of SPI paper)
“Engineering Resins: Breaking the Rules.” Plastics Engineering, May 1990. (editorial contribution)
“Big, Baad, and Beautiful: Advances in the Use of Engineering Plastics in the Office Furniture Industry” Proceedings from Structural Plastics ‘90 Conference, April 1990.
“Finding New Parts for Plastics.” Mechanical Engineering, August 1989.