TAPPI at Georgia Tech


About Us: The Georgia Tech TAPPI Student Chapter has grown from its roots in the Institute of Paper Chemistry in Appleton, Wisconsin.  The institute's move to Atlanta and subsequent incorporation into Georgia Tech has provided many opportunities for our student chapter to integrate into the vibrant pulp and paper industry in the Southeastern United States.

Our Vision: GT TAPPI will be the top talent pool for the forest products, pulp, paper, packaging and related industries.

Our Mission Statement: GT TAPPI connects Georgia Tech scientists and engineers to the forest products, pulp, paper, packaging, and related industries by delivering growth opportunities and professional network to the students and proven talent to the industry.

By the Numbers: 

  • 87 members in 2017
  • 14 – Filled Leadership Positions
  • 55 – Average number of people that have attended our last five events
  • 1.5 – Average number of events each month

What we do: Ultimately, we are all about our people!

Visit the national TAPPI website: Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI)   

Participating academic units:

Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering
School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
School of Materials Science and Engineering


TAPPI Pillars at Georgia Tech

  • Network
  • Social
  • Talent
  • Research

Chapter Leadership


President: Nick Kruyer
Vice President: Nasreen Khan
Secretary: Andrew Tricker
Treasurer: Michael Stellato
Undergraduate VP: Matthew King


Faculty Advisor:

Christopher Luettgen, Ph.D.

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Chapter Members with Faculty

News and Events - 2022

Upcoming news and events for the 2022-2023 academic year to be placed in this section.

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Aaron's Awesome Team