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September 2010 Archives

Sep 29, 10

IPrime Welcomes Sun Chemical

Sun Chemical is the latest company to join IPrime's collaboration.

Sun Chemical is the world's largest producer of printing inks and pigments. They are a leading provider of materials to packaging, publication, coatings, plastics, cosmetics, and other industrial markets.


Sep 28, 10

IPrime Faculty Tim Lodge Honored by the Society of Polymer Physics, Japan


Professory Tim Lodge received the 2009 SPSJ International Award from the Society of Polymer Science, Japan for his excellent contributions to polymer science.

Tim Lodge joins Professor Chris Macosko (2008), both of the Microstructured Polymers program, as a recipient of the award.

Professor Lodge also serves as the Director of the University of Minnesota's Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC).


Sep 14, 10

IPrime Professor Satish Kumar Wins Young Investigator Award for Coating Research


Professor Satish Kumar of IPrime's CPF program has been chosen as the recipient of the 2010 L. E. Scriven Young Investigator Award of the International Society of Coating Science and Technology (ISCST).

This award is given in recognition of outstanding sustained achievements or one-time breakthroughs in the area of liquid film coating science and technology.

The award will be presented at the 15th International Coating Science and Technology Symposium, 12-15 September 2010, in St. Paul, MN.


Sep 12, 10

15th International Coating Science & Technology Symposium (ISCST)

The ISCST will present a range of topics related to liquid applied coatings in St. Paul, MN, at the Crowne Plaza Riverfront Hotel on Sept. 12-15, 2010.

The Symposim is chaired by Professor Lorraine Francis, program leader for IPrime's Coating Process Fundamentals Program, and co-chaired by Dr. W. Blake Kolb of 3M, an IPrime member company.

Registration and Information.
Register by August 13 for reduced rates.


Sep 11, 10

Precision Coating and Solidification Short Course 2010

September 11, 2010

A one day short course focused on premetered coating, multilayer coating and solidification phenomena. A lab tour is included. Held on the University's Minneapolis Campus prior to the beginning of the ISCST Symposium.


Sep 2, 10

Understanding Particle Coating Microstructure Development

Thesis defense of Ph.D. candidate Christine Cardinal Roberts
Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science.

Advisor: Lorraine Francis of IPrime's Coating Process Fundamentals program.

Held Thursday, September 2, 2010, 9:00 a.m., 3-115 Keller Hall, University of Minnesota.

Login to the Webcast. Available to IPrime members only. Access by entering your company ID and password.


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