Macromolecules and Interfaces Institute at Virginia Tech, is now accepting registrations for its annual lecture-laboratory short
course for those who produce or utilize adhesives and sealants. The
course is taught by Virginia Tech faculty.
Brief Survey of
Relevant Polymer/Adhesion Terminology and Concepts
and Waterborne Rheology
Stresses in Bonded
Experiments on Elastomers, Glasses and Semicrystalline Polymers
Surfaces and Surface
Fracture of Adhesive
Adhesive Test Methods
Analysis of Surfaces
Free Volume and DSC
New Directions in
PSA Performance and
Surface Science to Adhesion
Durability and Design
hands-on lecture-laboratory short course for industry
The Inn at Virginia Tech and
Skelton Conference Center
May 19-23, 2014
Cost: $1700.00* (Enrollment is limited to 30 participants).
your spot early by selecting
on-line). If your company is an Industrial
Affiliate - you can register
List of Contributing members can be found at
Richey M. Davis, David A. Dillard, John G. Dillard, S. Richard Turner,
Alan Esker, and Garth Wilkes, and Chip Frazier.
Who should attend?
Industrial chemists, mechanical engineers, material scientists,
material engineers, chemical engineers. Advanced prior
knowledge of the subjects is not
assumed. Participants will be exposed to a wide range of practical
information involving many combinations of materials. A B.S. degree or
equivalent will be assumed.
Comments from past
"This is a great course: it's well
organized, the instructors are top-notch, and the course material is
has been an excellent course. The instructors demonstrated a
keen interest in the topics they presented. I could tell that
they were presenting the information to help our understanding rather
than just to complete a task."
well presented, handouts contained a lot of information. The
course gave a very good overview of materials and structure-properties
relationship. It provided me with knowledge that would otherwise
require years of studying to become familiar with."
"Good overall scope."