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Welcome to Coatings and Polymeric Materials

Legacy of Excellence

Since its establishment in 1906, North Dakota State University (NDSU) has been actively engaged in extensive research and education focused on paints and coatings. The university's Coatings and Polymeric Materials (CPM) program has garnered both national and international recognition for its expertise in the realms of paints, coatings, and polymers. Distinguished as one of the select programs in the United States specializing in coatings technology, CPM stands out for its commitment to advancing knowledge and innovation in this field. Graduates from CPM degree programs are notably in high demand within the industry and national laboratories, underscoring the program's reputation for producing highly skilled professionals sought after for their expertise.



Student Highlight

Watch the latest announcement from NDSU President Cook and Marcel Roy Domalanta, a doctoral student specializing in Coatings and Polymeric Materials, as they discuss his victory in the 3 Minute Thesis competition.


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