C. Modeling, Shelf Life & Package Testing

Dr. Marsh has developed rapid methods to test shelf life and package performance.  This includes shelf life modeling, distribution modeling and special tests for accelerated temperature, permeation and time.

Publications

K. S. Marsh, 2007, " Shelf Life Modeling in Real Time and Real Conditions in SLIM 2006 Shelf Life International Meeting, special issue of the Italian Journal of Food Technology, Chiriotti Editori,  Italy.

K. S. Marsh, J. Bitner, P. David, A. Rao, 1999, "Shelf Life Prediction Software finds Application with Ethical Drugs", Packaging Technology & Science, 12, 173.

Cooksey, K., Marsh, K. S., and Doar, L. 1999, "Evaluation of Equations used to Predict Permeability and/or Transmission Rate for Multilayer Materials", Food Technology, 53, No. 9, 60.

K. S. Marsh, 1999, "Influence of Product Orientation on Shock Resistance of Snack Foods", Packaging Technology & Engineering, 8, No. 1, 36.

K. S. Marsh, 1996, "Improve Profitability Through Computer-assisted Packaging", Packaging Technology & Engineering, 5 No. 10, 29.

K. S. Marsh, 1995, "Prediction of Packaged Product Shelf Life: Case Histories of Shortened Time To Market", Proceedings from the 1994 IoPP Technology of Packaging Conference,  Institute of Packaging Professionals, Herndon, VA.

Anonymous, 1993, "Use computer modeling to predict shelf life, regionalize packaging", Emerging Food  R&D Report, Vol. 4, No.6, September, 2.

Kuntz, L. A., 1993, “Computer Modeling”, Food Product Design, New Technologies Column, July.

K. S. Marsh, T. J. Ambrosio, D. K. Morton, 1991, "The Determination of Moisture Stability of a Dynamic System Under Different Environmental Conditions", Food Packaging Technology. ASTM STP 1113, D. Henyon, Ed., American Society for Testing and Materials, Philadelphia, PA, 13.

K. S. Marsh, 1990, "Accelerated Packaging Development Time", Technical Update in the IoPP Publication - Greater Chicago Chapter. February.

Anonymous, 1989, "A Computer Retrospective of...Packaging - Computer models can determine gas levels which may reduce the efforts to produce optimal packaging conditions", Food Engineering, February, 37.

K. S. Marsh, T. J. Ambrosio, D. K. Morton, 1988, "Stability Evaluation of a Dynamic System", Journal of Packaging Technology. 2, No. 6, 260.

K. S. Marsh, 1988, "Modified Atmosphere Packaging in Semi-permeable Films: For Better or for Worse",1988 Polymers, Laminations and Coatings Conference - Book 2. TAPPI Press, Atlanta, GA, 431.

K. S. Marsh, 1987, "Predicting Shelf Life Through Computer Modeling", ESL '87-Extended Shelf Life Packaging for Foods- First Annual Conference, The Packaging Group Inc.

K. S. Marsh, 1986, "Shelf Life Prediction Through Computer Modeling", Activities Report of the R & D Associates, 38 No. 2, 73.

K. S. Marsh, 1985, "Computer Model Looks at the Environment to Predict Shelf Life", Food Engineering, August, 58.

K. S. Marsh, 1984, "Computer-Aided Shelf Life Prediction",1984 Polymers, Laminations and Coatings Conference - Book 1. TAPPI Press, Atlanta, GA, 329.

K. S. Marsh, 1983, "Computer Simulation Speeds Shelf Life Assessment", Package Engineering, January, 72.

Presentations

K. S. Marsh, “Shelf Life Modeling in Real Time and Real Conditions”, Shelf Life International Meeting Symposium (SLIM 2006), 21 June, 2006, Catania, Italy.

K. S. Marsh, "Protein Conformation under the Influence of Water", delivered as part of Symposium on Anomalous Behavior of Water II: Some Practical Evidence, Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, June 28, 1999, Chicago, IL. 

K. S. Marsh, "Computers in Packaging Development" delivered as part of the 1999 Pre-Annual Meeting Continuing Education Program: New Software for Product Applications - 2-Day IFT Program #3, June 24, 1999, Chicago, IL. 

K. S. Marsh, "Water Behavior Control: Key to Food Preservation and Life", delivered as part of Symposium on Anomalous Water Behavior:  Physics and Basics, Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, June 17, 1997, Orlando, FL. 

K. S. Marsh, "MAP Risks: What Can Go Wrong & How To Prevent It", Fundamentals of Modified Atmosphere Packaging, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, April 17-18, 1997, Chicago, IL.

K. S. Marsh, "Computer-assisted Food and Packaging Development", Chicago Section - Institute of Food Technologists, April 14, 1997, Oak Brook, IL.

K. S. Marsh, "Prediction of Packaged Product Shelf life: Case Histories of Shortened Time to Market", IoPP Packaging Technology Conference, November 11-12, 1994, Chicago, IL.

K. S. Marsh, "Accelerated Methods in Package Selection and Shelf Life Determination", Eastern Food Science Conference VIII - Utilizing New Technology,  Institute of Food Technologists Regional Meeting, October 17-20, 1993, Princeton, NJ.

K. S. Marsh, "Computer-assisted Food and Packaging Development", Scientific Lecture for the Bonneville Section of the Institute of Food Technologists, October 12, 1993, Salt Lake City, UT.

K. S. Marsh,  "An introduction to Inventing", Invention Convention, February 28, 1992, Greenwood, IL.

K. S. Marsh, "Computer-assisted Food and Packaging Development", Scientific Lecture for the Indiana Section - Institute of Food Technologists, February 13, 1992, Lafayette, IN.

K. S. Marsh, "Computer-assisted Food and Packaging Development", Scientific Lecture for the Longhorn Section of the Institute of Food Technologists, September 12, 1991, Dallas, TX.

K. S. Marsh, "Predicting Shelf Life", A short course presented at Packaging U. of Pack Alimentaire '91, April 24, 1991, New Orleans, LA.

T. J. Ambrosio and K. S. Marsh, "Computerized Shelf-Life Prediction of an Effervescent Tablet in a Blister Pack: A Case History", Presented at Pack Expo '90, November 1990, Chicago, IL.

K. S. Marsh, "Monitoring Changes in Gas Concentrations of Modified Atmosphere Packaging: Fresh Fruits and other Perishable Products", Presented at Gorman Conference on Technology - Packaging: Shelf Storage and Extended Shelf Life Revolution, September 22, 1988, Rosemont, IL.

K. S. Marsh, "Shelf Life Modeling of Perishable Products", Presented at the New York Institute of Food Technologists, September 1987, Tarrytown, NY.

K. S. Marsh, "Shelf Life Evaluation of Sensitive Products", Presented at the American Assoc. of Candy Technologists, June 1986, Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, IL. (This Conference was reported in Candy Industry, September, 1986)

K. S. Marsh, "Shelf Life Extension by Barrier Plastics", Presented in the course "Using the New Barrier Plastics Effectively", The Center for Professional Advancement, March 1986, Chicago, IL.

K. S. Marsh, "How I Came to Use a Computer Instead of a Calculator", Presented for the American Oil Chemist's Society, February 11, 1986, NJ.

K. S. Marsh, "Using Computers to Predict Shelf Life", Presented at the Food-Pack Expo '86, January 1986, Harmon Cove, NJ.

K. S. Marsh, "Computer Prediction of Shelf Life and Distribution Life of Perishable Products", Presented at the 4th International Conference on Packaging, September 15-20, 1985, East Lansing, MI.

K. S. Marsh, "Computerized Methods for Estimating Shelf Life Under Different Packaging and Storage Conditions", Presented in the course "Extended Shelf Life Testing of Foods", S. G. Gilbert, Course Director, The Center for Professional Advancement, June 1985, East Brunswick, NJ.

K. S. Marsh, "Computer-Aided Shelf Life Prediction", Presented at the Pack Expo '84, October 1984, Chicago, IL.

K. S. Marsh, "Computer-aided Packaging Development", A one day course offered through the Center for Packaging Engineering, Rutgers University, April 25, 1984, Piscataway, NJ. 

K. S. Marsh, "Specifics of Computerized Methods for Estimating Shelf Life of Foods", Presented in the course "Extended Shelf Life Testing of Foods", S. G. Gilbert, Course Director, The Center for Professional Advancement, February 1984, East Brunswick, NJ.

K. S. Marsh, "Predicting Shelf Life with Computer Technology", Packaging Institute, Chicago Chapter, December 14, 1982, Chicago, IL.

K. S. Marsh, "IR Gas Sorption Studies", Presented at the Institute of Food Technologists 35th Annual Meeting, June 11, 1975, Chicago, IL.