Short Courses

Waterborne Coatings: Technology , Formulation and Applications
Virtual class now available June 9–12, 2020 - $995

Color Technology


Fundamentals of Resins and Polymers for Paints and Coatings 
Virtual class now available June 16–19, 2020 - $995

Principles and Practices of Coatings Formulations 
Virtual class now available May 26–29, 2020 - $995

The Coatings Research Institute (CRI) at Eastern Michigan University (EMU) is a leading academic-based organization that develops relevant scientific knowledge for understanding and for expanding the science and technology of polymers, coatings, paints, inks, adhesives and related nano-based materials.

Since 1985, the CRI has been dedicated to providing solutions to the toughest problems facing the coatings industry. Through CRI short courses, thousands of industry professionals have benefited from this research. Our knowledgeable instructors consistently receive top evaluation scores for their expertise, experience and teaching effectiveness.