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 February 11-15, 2013.

The one-week course will cover many aspects of coating and polymer technologies including resin chemistry, pigments and fillers, nanoparticles, additives, coating application aspects, and rheology, with an emphasis on liquid coatings. The short course will bring together a mix of academic and industrial experts in the field to ensure both fundamental and application aspects are addressed with equal emphasis.

The early registration deadline for the course is January 21, 2013. For additional information visit