Innovations in Food Packaging, Shelf Life and Food Safety Conference

Plenary speaker

Renee Wever, Linköping University, Sweden

Renee Wever

Renee Wever is a full professor in Industrial Design Engineering at Linköping University in Sweden. He holds a MSc and PhD in Industrial Design Engineering from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. He has supervised numerous MSc theses on packaging related topics, and one of his current PhD students is working on circular packaging design.

For the past 3 years, Wever served as associate editor for Wiley’s Packaging Technology and Science for the topic of design and human factors, and he recently finalized a special issue on human-packaging interaction for that journal. He also serves as vice-president of the International Association of Packaging Research Institutes (IAPRI), where he previously chaired the IAPRI working group on packaging and consumers. Besides these packaging-related activities, he also serves as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Design Research.