Training and Courses

Training and Courses

Surface Science Western offers courses/workshops and training to both industrial and academic clientele.

Personalized Training:
Training of personnel on specific instrumentation can be arranged upon request. Training will be tailored to meet the specific analysis needs of the client.

Personalized Courses/Workshops:
Courses or workshops on various SSW areas of expertise can be arranged upon request. SSW staff and faculty members have lectured and published on a wide variety of topics and are considered national and international experts in their fields. Some recent workshop themes have included:

  • Analysis of Automotive Paint Defects and Coating Failures
  • An Introduction to Surface Analysis Techniques for Industrial Users
  • Advanced X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS) Techniques and Data Analysis
  • Short Course on Surface Science and Microanalysis
  • Raman Spectroscopy Use in an Industrial Laboratory
  • Mineral Processing and Flotation Separation
  • Analysis Techniques Applied to Corrosion Science

Academic Courses:
SSW faculty members teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses throughout the academic year. Faculty members also accept students for 4th year thesis and graduate studies. Please contact SSW for up to date information.