Best-selling author Dr. Robert A. Malloy was one of 10 industry leaders and innovators inducted into SPI’s Plastics Hall of Fame at NPE 2012.
An educator, researcher, and author, Dr. Malloy chairs one of the leading U.S. plastics engineering departments and has trained many engineers who have gone on to make an impact on the industry. He holds 16 patents, has been a principle investigator for more than 70 funded research projects, and has authored or co-authored more than 60 conference and journal papers in the field of plastics engineering.
Dr. Malloy is an active researcher and consultant in the areas of plastics processing, design and recycling. He is the author of many publications and patents, including the popular textbook Plastic Part Design for Injection Molding. Prior to joining the faculty at Lowell, he was an instructor at the Algerian Petroleum Institute in Annaba, Algeria.
The Plastics Hall of Fame was founded in 1972 to honor individuals whose extraordinary accomplishments contributed to the growth of the plastics industry and is administered by The Plastics Academy.