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short courses in Coatings Technology

Spring 2019

Instructor: Vijay Mannari, Ph.D.

Polyurethane Coatings: Chemistry, Technology, Formulations and Applications June 4–5, 2019 – $950

Waterborne Coatings: Technology , Formulation and Applications 
 June 11–13, 2019 -  $1,250

Coatings and Paint Technologies: Fundamental and Practical Aspects 
May 14–16, 2019  - $1,250

Color Technology 
May 14–16, 2019 -  $800 

Fundamentals of Resins and Polymers for Paints and Coatings 
May 21–23, 2019 - $1,250

Principles and Practices of Coatings Formulations 
May 28–30, 2019  - $1,250


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.