Department Information

Dr. Ray Fernando

Professor, Endowed Chair

Specialty

Polymers and Coatings

Education

 

Office: Faculty Offices East (Bldg. 25) - 131

Phone: (805) 756-2395

E-Mail: rhfernan@calpoly.edu

Website: http://www.calpoly.edu/~rhfernan/index.html

Research Interests

  • Nanoparticle-reinforced coatings
  • Environmental-friendly, low VOC coatings
  • Chemistry and properties of self-healing coatings
  • Hydrophobic interactions between surfactants and polymers in aqueous media