Engineering Division

April 30 - May 4, 2022 | Charlotte, NC USA

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Congratulations to TAPPI's  2021

Engineering Division Award Winner


Leadership & Service Award
Paul Krochak
Paul Krochak, Ph.D.

Director Research & Business Development Pulp, Paper &Packaging Department
RISE Research Institutes of Sweden

 Dr. Paul Krochak is Director Research & Business Development in the Pulp, Paper and Packaging Department at the RISE Research Institutes of Sweden. He received a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the Pulp & Paper Center in Vancouver in 2007 and works solely with R&D within various aspects of fibre-based packaging.

Dr. Krochak became a TAPPI member in 2007 and has been a PaperCon track chair since 2015. He was also chair of the Papermaking Fundamentals committee (formerly Fluid Mechanics Committee). He has served as a guest editor for TAPPI Journal, co-authored and led the review of numerous TIPS, and delivered technical presentations at every PaperCon since 2011.