Polymers and Coatings

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.

What We Can Do

Open Enrollment Training

Through EMU Professional Programs and Training (PPAT), the CRI offers a series of non-credit short courses to help coatings professionals gain the knowledge and skill required to excel in their field. Find a complete list of courses and training dates on our registration site.  

Our Track Record

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.

Need More Information?

If you have questions or need more information, please submit the form below. Our team will review your request and provide the best resource to assist you.

Contact Us

Beth Stoner
estoner@emich.edu
734.487.8285

For all other inquiries, contact ppat@emich.edu or call 734.487.2259 or 800.932.8689.

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