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2018 Painting Technology Workshop

October 2-3, 2018

The organizing committee of PTW2016 would like to welcome our keynote speakers:

Douglas Bush, Toyota Motor Corporation.
Paint Technology from a Manufacturing Perspective:  2018 Version”

 Cheryl Jones, University of Kentucky.
Toyota Paint Application 101

 Also we would like to welcome our Dinner speaker:

Nelson Akafuah, University of Kentucky
Educating the Next Generation of Painting Engineers

Download the workshop program here, and the workshop agenda here.


  • Plasma Technologies for the Paint Application and Manufacturing Industry
  • Effect of Carbon Nanotube size and type on paint curing energy efficiency using Radio frequency heating
  • Advances in Conversion Coating and Challenges with Multicomponent Body Structure
  • Spot Painting to Extend the Life of Highway Bridge Coatings
  • Shining a light on coating thickness measurement with terahertz
  • Potential Applications of Emerging Technologies within the Petroleum Processing to Automotive Paint Booths
  • Working Towards Making Better and Cheaper Lithium-ion Batteries by Electrostatic Spray Deposition
  • Manufacturing Paint Line Improvements with the use of Automation
  • Paint Technology from a Manufacturing Perspective:  2018 Version
  • Effect of impinging angle on atomization characteristics of a liquid jet across sheet-like air flow
  • Effect of cup edge design on atomization characteristics
  • Shaping Air Impact on Droplet Atomization and Transport: A Visualization Approach


Registration – $850
Exhibitor fee – $350
Presenters – Attend Free

Register here

For more information

For Technical Information: Ahmad Salaimeh - 859-218-3639
For Registration Information: Sandra Dunn - 859-257-4886


The conference will be held in Lexington, Kentucky, at the
The Hillary J. Boone Center
500 Rose St., Lexington, Kentucky 40508

Preferred Hotel

The Embassy Suites is the preferred hotel for workshop attendees. Please use the following link to book your room:

Other hotel options include:

Home2Suites by Hilton
126 Lowry Lane
Lexington, KY  40503
Please ask for 15% discount as a UK client
SpringHill Suites
863 South Broadway
For reservations call: (859) 225-1500
The Campbell House Curio by Hilton
1375 South Broadway
For Reservations: use link below or call 859-255-4281
Rate: $106 per night
Booking Link: https://secure3.hilton.com/en_US/qq/reservation/book.htm?ctyhocn=LEXQQQQ&corporateCode=1368046&from=lnrlink
Hotel: The Campbell House Lexington, Curio Collection by Hilton
Company Name: University of Kentucky

PTW Committee

Ahmad Salaimeh (University of Kentucky, Technical leader)
Scott Adams (Ford)
Nelson Akafuah (University of Kentucky)
Scott Cliffrod (Fanuc)
Kevin Lawler (Toyota)
Jim Pakkala (DURR)
Martin Nieto-Perez (Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Mexico)
Piotr Nikonzcuk (West Pomeranian University of Technology, Poland)
Gabriela Patrick (Toyota)
Oliver Tiedje (Fraunhofer IPA, Germany)
Reza Rock (PPG)