“Nanotechnology, A Maker’s Course” Launches on Coursera

RTNN faculty, staff, and students have launched a free online course on nano-fabrication and -characterization tools and techniques. Through instruction and lab demonstrations, this course gives students a rich understanding of the capabilities of nanotechnology tools, and how to use this equipment for nano-scale fabrication and characterization. Students will learn the fundamentals through engaging video lectures and exciting demonstrations in RTNN facilities. To learn more and enroll in the course, visit the course homepage. We also invite you to participate in our live Q&A sessions on October 10th! Experts will answer your questions on nano -fabrication and -characterization.

Fundamentals of Technical Fabrics Course

In this course you will learn the materials and processes involved in manufacturing technical textiles and product applications as well as the broad range of applications for technical textiles ranging from products inside the body to products in outer space.  Come and learn the manufacturing methods that produce very complex and sophisticated textile structures.  Also learn about the many man-made fibers with tailored properties and new chemical finishes to enhance the performance of technical textiles.

Visit the ZTE website to register.

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt with Minicab Course

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training will introduce you to the Lean Six Sigma philosophy and terminology and give you the tools you need to complete your Green Belt certification project. This course uses a combination of lectures, presentations and hands-on lab exercises to provide you with a strong foundation in Lean Six Sigma. You will gain the skills needed to lead Lean Six Sigma process improvement projects, work on teams led by Lean Six Sigma Black Belts and help your organization implement Lean Six Sigma effectively.

This two-week course comprises the entire Green Belt training program, and serves as the first two weeks of Black Belt training. This format allows Green Belts and Black Belts to train together, creating atmosphere similar to the work environment, where Green and Black Belts work together on Lean Six Sigma project teams.

This course is taught in 2 one-week sessions (full days Monday through Thursday, half-day on Friday) February 29 – March 4 and April 4-8, 2016.

To register, visit the ZTE website.

Textile Fundamentals Course

Textile Fundamentals, our most popular course, provides you with a comprehensive, in-depth study of the entire textile process from fiber formation through finishing. Lectures, coupled with visits to our textile manufacturing laboratories, will provide you a true working knowledge of textile processing. Be sure to register early, because this one consistently sells out fast!  Space is limited to 40 students.

Visit the ZTE website to register.