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COVID-19 Updates: CCAPS and the University

Aerosol and Particle Measurement Short Course

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The 2020 short course has been canceled due to COVID-19.
We look forward to seeing you in 2021!


  • Dates: August 23–25, 2021
  • For: Anyone entering the aerosol and particle field. It is also a good refresher course, providing updated information for those already in the field

Aerosol and Particle Measurement Short Course

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Get hands-on laboratory experiences at both the TSI laboratory and the University of Minnesota laboratory, where participants will be able to discuss their own projects with the instructors and other attendees.

What You Will Learn

Gain a fundamental understanding of aerosol properties and behavior. With laboratory experiments, you will receive practical training on skills to sample, measure, and characterize airborne particulate matter in a variety of applications, including PM2.5 air pollution measurements, industrial hygiene sampling, nanoparticle exposure measurements, and contamination controls in microelectronics and pharmaceutical cleanrooms.

Who Should Attend 

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Scientists, engineers, and other technical personnel with an interest in the properties and behavior of airborne particles; individuals involved in product design and development with particulate matter problems; individuals working in industrial hygiene, air pollution, cleanrooms, contamination control, and those dealing with particle-related problems; individuals who are working in microelectronics, aerospace, automotive, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, pollution control, nanoparticle technology, and other industries with particle-related problems or issues.

Organized and Offered by

Particle Technology Laboratory
Mechanical Engineering Department
College of Science and Engineering
University of Minnesota

In Cooperation with

TSI Incorporated

Facilitated by

College of Continuing and Professional Studies, University of Minnesota


2019 Aerosol Short Course
2019 Aerosol and Particle Measurement Short Course

University of Minnesota Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Course attendees will receive 2.1 University of Minnesota Continuing Education Units (CEUs) signifying 21 hours of course participation. A CEU certificate will be mailed to attendees after the course. Application has been submitted for Industrial Hygiene Credit and will be available for attendees. A course completion certificate will be issued to each attendee at the conclusion of the course.

One CEU is defined as 10 contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable leadership, and qualified instruction. Participants who wish to receive CEUs are expected to attend all scheduled sessions of the course.

Contact Us

Technical Questions 
David Pui, Course Director, University of Minnesota
612-625-2537 | dyhpui@umn.edu

Registration Questions

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