Reid Barnett

Reid Barnett

Degree: B.S. Textile Engineering ’23

Hometown: Newton Grove, NC

Current City: Raleigh, NC

Profession: Student

Council Position: Student Representative

How did the Wilson College of Textiles prepare you for your career?

Wilson College of Textiles is preparing me for my future by giving me the opportunity to apply myself to new and interesting challenges while meeting and interacting with interesting and important people both in academia and industry.

What does it mean to be a member of the Dean’s Young Alumni Leadership Council?

I am deeply honored to be on the DYALC and I appreciate that it gives me an opportunity to interact with the individuals that came here before me, while also allowing me to give back to the college and alumni.

What do you see in the future for the Wilson College of Textiles?

I think the future is very bright for the Wilson College of Textiles. There are many interesting labs that are producing exciting research as well as new industry partners to collaborate with. I see the college moving into a future oriented mindset in both research and industry relations.