Highly effective seminars and hands-on workshops held several times throughout the year

The Plastics Seminars and Workshops at the University of Massachusetts Lowell are highly respected throughout the plastics industry as a proven method of gaining both theoretical and practical information. Offered by the Division of Graduate, Online & Professional Studies and the Department of Plastics Engineering for more than 30 years, these seminars and workshops provide effective technical instruction applicable to plastics materials, processes, design and quality control. Seminars are taught by world-renowned faculty and industry leaders. The following training sessions are available at a number of different times during the year.

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2019 Seminars and Workshops

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All seminars are held from 8:30am to 5pm.

Emerging Technologies

Course/Instructor Date Course # Price
New!
Fiber, Filaments and 3D Printing
Dr. Jay Park
June 3-5
00.768-011 $1,350
Closed
New!
3D Printing of Polymeric Materials
Dr. David Kazmer, Dr. Joey Mead, Dr. Christopher Hansen, and Dr. Amy Peterson
June 24-27
00.769-011 $1,525
Closed
Advanced Extrusion: Thermal Optimization and Energy Efficiency
Dr. Javier Vera-Sorroche
July 10-12
00.766-012 $1,350
Closed

Injection Molding

Course/Instructor Date Course # Price
Injection Mold Design
Steve Thibeault
June 10-12
00.726-011 $1,350
Closed
July 15-17
00.726-012 $1,350
Closed
Plastic Part Design for Injection Molding
Dr. Stephen Johnston
June 10-13
00.725-011 $1,525
Closed
July 15-18
00.725-012 $1,525
Closed
Injection Molding
Dr. Stephen Johnston
June 17-21
00.716-011 $1,695
Closed
July 29 - August 2
00.716-012 $1,695
Closed
August 12-16
00.716-021 $1,695
Closed
Robust Process Development and Scientific Molding
Suhas Kulkarni
July 31 - August 2
00.755-012 $1,350
Closed

Materials

Course/Instructor Date Course # Price
New!
Surfactants and Polymers in Aqueous Solution
Dr. Bridgette M. Budhlall
January 9-10
00.771-001 $995
Closed
Coloration of Engineering Thermoplastics
Dr. Alex Shakhnovich
March 11-12
00.762-002 $995
Closed
Polymeric Materials: Commodity Plastics, Engineering Resins and Specialty Polymers
Professor Stephen Burke Driscoll
August 5-8
00.767-011 $1,525
Closed
July 22-25
00.767-012 $1,525
Closed
New!
Nanotechnology in Polymer Coatings
Dr. Bridgette Budhlall
July 8-9
00.772-012 $995
Closed
New!
Plastic and Environment: Plastic Waste Accumulation Problems and Emerging Solutions
Dr. Wan-Ting (Grace) Chen
August 14
00.773-021 $695
Closed

Product Design & Development

Course/Instructor Date Course # Price
Fundamentals of Plastics Testing
Professor Stephen Burke Driscoll
March 11-13
00.748-002 $1,350
Closed
New!
Introduction to Blow Molding
Dr. Anne Soucy
June 13-14
00.774-011 $995
Closed
Industrial Design and Plastic Product Design
Michael Paloian
July 31-August 2
00.758-012 $1,350
closed

Extrusion

Course/Instructor Date Course # Price
Applied Extrusion Coating for Industry: Processing and Troubleshooting
Thomas Bezigian
January 7-8
00.732-001 $995
Closed
Extrusion Process Engineering and Troubleshooting
Dr. John Perdikoulias and Vijay Kudchadkar
June 6-7
00.750-011 $995
Closed
Extrusion
Dr. Carol Barry
June 17-19
00.728-011 $1,350
Closed
July 22-24
00.728-012 $1,350
Closed
August 5-7
00.728-021 $1,350
Closed
Twin-Screw Extrusion and Simulation
Dr. Francis Lai
July 11-12
00.763-012 $1,195
Closed