TA Instruments Thermal Analysis & Rheology Training

Hosted and Co-sponsored by the University of Maryland College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences  (CMNS) and the Clark School of Engineering (ENG)

May 31 – June 1, 2017 (revised dates)
University of Maryland – College Park


For each characterization topic, the fundamental theory of the measurement will be presented, along with the basics of instrumental design.  Method development and sample protocol will be discussed, along with representative applications addressing specifics such as polymers, materials science, and small molecules.

Day 1
Morning: Differential Scanning Calorimetry, Theory and Applications
Afternoon: Thermogravimetric Analysis, Theory and Applications

Day 2
Morning: Rheology, Theory and Applications
Afternoon: Dynamic Mechanical Analysis, Theory and Applications


Steven R. Aubuchon, Ph.D.
Senior Territory Manager, TA Instruments-Waters LLC
Visiting Research Scientist, University of Maryland – College Park


The cost of this course is $100. This includes tuition for both days, breaks and lunch, and electronic training materials.

Register Here


Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building
Kay Boardroom
University of Maryland – College Park

8228 Paint Branch Dr
College Park, MD 20742