Ph.D Degrees

Ph.D. Degrees

Celebrating 50 years of doctorate programs, the Wilson College of Textiles is a driving force behind today’s resurgent textiles industry. Pursue your research passion in Fiber and Polymer Science or Textile Technology Management – and change the world.

Tova Williams

Fiber and Polymer Science

The multidisciplinary Doctor of Philosophy in Fiber and Polymer Science program brings together the disciplines of mathematics, chemistry, physics, and engineering for the development of the independent scholars versed in the fields of polymer, fiber,
and textile science.

Zoe Newman

Textile Technology Management

The Ph.D. in Textile Technology Management program is designed to educate students for research and management careers in textile technology management in the fiber, textile, apparel, retail and related industries complex, as well as for positions in government
and academe.

Welcome, future and current Wilson College of Textiles doctoral candidates! We are excited to help guide you on your Ph.D. journey.

The Wilson College of Textiles administers two Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programs in Fiber and Polymer Science and Textile Technology Management. For both programs, candidates must have a master’s degree in a related discipline and also meet other entry requirements as specified by the Graduate School. Applications for these programs must be processed through the Graduate School. Learn more in our welcome letter to you.

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Questions and Contact

Yingjiao Xu, Ph.D.

Director of Ph.D. Programs


Traci Figura

Graduate Services Coordinator