Day -1: Polymer Coatings and Nanostructured Materials

Introduction to Advanced Coatings and PETRO Case

Superhydrophobic Coatings
High Performance Polymers and Industrial Coatings
Nanostructured Composites and NanoMaterials in Coatings

Layer-by-Layer Coatings
Waterborne Coatings and Emulsions
Coating Application Methods Tutorial
Additive Manufacturing and 3-D Printing in Packaging and Design

LCA Methods and Sustainable Coatings
Others:  Self-Healing, Anti-microbial, De-Icing Coatings and EMI Shielding
Optical and Photonic Coatings
Applications in Automotive, Architectural, Consumer and Display Devices

Day -2 Corrosion and Characterization-Analytical Methods

Corrosion and Inihibitors Introduction
Characterization and Analytical Tools for Coatings

Electrochemical Methods for Evaluating Corrosion

High Throughput Characterization of Corrosion Inhibitors
Anti-corrosion Coatings for Oil & Gas and Geothermal Energy Needs
Coatings for Marine Applications
Asset Integrity Management
Product Development vs Reverse Engineering Methods
Thickness Measurement Methods
Standards for Testing Coatings
SFG-Imaging Methods for Corrosion
Raman Imaging and Coatings Characterization Methods
AFM-IR Methods for Evaluating Corrosion
Rheological Investigation Methods
Thermal Analysis Methods

Dr. Joe Lichtenhan
Hybrid Plastics
Coating Methods
Prof. Oliver Chyan
University of North Texas

Advanced techniques for characterization

Prof. Lei Zhai, University of Central Florida

Prof. Svetlana Sukhishvili, Texas A& M University

Prof. Rigoberto Advincula, Case Western Reserve University

Dr. Erick Iezzi, Naval Research Laboratory

Dr. Joe Lichtenhan, Hybrid Plastics

Prof. Travis Bailey, Colorado State University

Dr. Jianlin Li, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Dr. Hongli Wang, AGC

Mr. Nathan Kofira, Halox ICL-Group

Dr. Binh Nguyen, Pilot Chemical

Mr. Adrian Potts, Applied Graphene Materials

Prof. Wonbong Choi, University of North Texas


Polymer Materials
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Conference, Tutorials, and Networking

Prof. Travis Bailey
Colorado State University

Experts in Coatings, Materials, and Characterization

Prof. Rigoberto Advincula
Case Western Reserve Univ and Master Instructor
Prof. Svetlana Sakhisvili
​Texas A&M Univ.


Prof. Lei Zhai
Univ. of Central Florida

Analytical Methodss

Mr. Adrian Potts
Applied Graphene Materials


Polymer and nanocomposite materials

Prof. Wonbong Choi
Univ. of North Texas
New coating methods and standards