Textiles today are innovative, life saving, creative, global, all around you and thriving right here in North Carolina. Our textile students build their education on a foundation of science that takes them to fashion houses, NASA, apparel design companies, laboratories, graduate school and beyond. From designing elephant collars that protect remote villages and innovating bite sleeves that shield military officers from harm to developing fabrics that harvest energy and garments that monitor your vital signs, our students lead lives of impact. Along with our faculty and staff, they embody the Think and Do philosophy that is NC State.
Textile & Chemical Engineering Student Named Astronaut Scholar
Sam Jasper, a senior and double major in textile engineering and chemical engineering, recently was named an Astronaut Scholar and received a $10,000 scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) for the 2016-17 school year. This year, Jasper is one of 40 Astronaut Scholars from universities nationwide. He is the 25th recipient from NC State and the second from the College of Textiles. Read more.
Senior Design Students Tackle Challenge for Gridders
When former NC State football players Jamelle Eugene and DaJuan Morgan needed help optimizing their revolutionary product, Gryppers, they turned to the College of Textiles senior design program. They hope soon to see them on the market and on the fingers of athletes in multiple sports. Read more.