SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA – The Polymers and Coatings program at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA, will offer a Polymers and Coatings Introductory Short Course during the week of July 19-23, 2010. The one-week course will cover many aspects of coating technology, including resin chemistry, pigments and fillers, additives, VOC testing, application aspects, and rheology. For additional information, visit