Particle College® Contamination Monitoring Course

Improve yield by learning how to count particles effectively

What is Particle College?


The Particle College training is designed for those in clean manufacturing who need to manage contamination levels. The course covers both basic and advanced materials.

In this seminar, you will learn theory and practical application of contamination monitoring and control for clean/controlled environments. You will also have the chance to meet and network with industry peers and experts. To meet your specific needs the class is broken into two groups, each with specialized training material and instructors:

  • Air Focus: Air Particle counting, molecular contamination monitoring, cleanroom certification and monitoring, data analysis
  • Liquid Focus: Water and chemical particle counting, best practices, data analysis.

View the agenda here.




Presenters of Particle College

Presenters of Particle College
We bring experts in their field, so you have the best possible learning experience. Our instructors include*:

  • Brian Knollenberg, Chief Technology Officer
  • Dan Rodier, Staff Scientist
  • John Davis, Electronics Divisions, VP & GM
  • Benton Hutchinson , Electronics Division, Product Line Manager
  • Rick Duskey, Electronics Division, Product Line Manager
  • Ben Martinez, Electronics Division, Applications Engineer
  • Willie Aiken, Electronics Division, Applications Engineer
  • Lexi Lake, Electronics Division, Application Engineer

Learn more about all the presenters.

Particle College Course Details


Dates: Sept 11,12
Location: University of Colorado Boulder
Standard Rate: $1,750


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Q: What does my registration include?
A: Registration includes:

  • Classroom materials
  • Access to our global contamination experts who can answer your application questions
  • Lunch (great opportunity for networking and getting application questions answered) and snacks
  • Networking at the bar
  • Dinner hosted by Particle Measuring Systems at the end of the first day

Q: Is a certificate provided?
A: Yes, a certificate with continuing education units (2 CEUs) is provided

We offer customized, onsite training

If your company has several employees who would benefit from Particle College, we also offer onsite training tailored to fit your company’s learning needs. We will develop a program to cater to your applications, and an expert in contamination monitoring will visit you at your location to deliver interactive presentations and hands-on demonstrations.

The cost of onsite training depends on the scope of the seminar. Contact or your local sales representative for more information.

*Depending on availability