Jesse Jur

Jess Jur

Textile Technology Program Director, TECS

Textile Engineering
Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science
Textile Technology

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Dr. Jur leads the Nano-EXtended Textiles (NEXT) research team, which aims to leverage nanotechnology materials and processing methods in to impart new characteristics to polymer films and fibers, with a specific focus on electronic and electro-optical modifications. Such an investigation requires a engineering design philosophy to be applied toward the ‘system-level’ development of the textiles and electronics to advance our technologies beyond the lab. Of particular interest to the NEXT team is the design of ‘smart’ textile platforms (wearable,internet of things) that enable improved materials integration of sensors, energy harvesting, energy storage, and communication devices.

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Academic Degrees

  • Post Doctoral Associate, Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University, 2008
  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University, 2007
  • M.S., Chemical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, 2003
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, The University of South Carolina, 2001


Compact, Low-Profile and Robust Textile Antennas With Improved Bandwidth for Easy Garment Integration
Martinez, I., Mao, C.-X., Vital, D., Shahariar, H., Werner, D. H., Jur, J. S., & Bhardwaj, S. (2020), IEEE ACCESS, 8, 77490–77500.
Evaluation of Infrared Absorption on Thermal Properties of Modified Modacrylic Fibers
Rich, H. A., Camatcho, A. M., Stephenson, H. J., Crew, J., Jur, J. S., & Gorga, R. E. (2020), AATCC JOURNAL OF RESEARCH, 7(2).
Bi-component Carbohydrate and Lignin Nanoparticle Production from Bio-refinery Lignin: A Rapid and Green Method
Sadeghifar, H., Venditti, R. A., Pawlak, J. J., & Jur, J. (2019), BIORESOURCES, 14(3), 6179–6185.
Cellulose Transparent and Flexible Films Prepared from DMAc/LiCl Solutions
Sadeghifar, H., Venditti, R., Pawlak, J. J., & Jur, J. (2019), BIORESOURCES, 14(4), 9021–9032.
Inkjet Printing of Reactive Silver Ink on Textiles
Shahariar, H., Kim, I., Soewardiman, H., & Jur, J. S. (2019), ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 11(6), 6208–6216.
Inkjet Process for Conductive Patterning on Textiles: Maintaining Inherent Stretchability and Breathability in Knit Structures
Kim, I., Shahariar, H., Ingram, W. F., Zhou, Y., & Jur, J. S. (2019), ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, 29(7).
Properties and Applications of Vapor Infiltration into Polymeric Substrates
Ingram, W. F., & Jur, J. S. (2019), JOM, 71(1), 238–245.
Correlation of printing faults with the RF characteristics of coplanar waveguides (CPWs) printed on nonwoven textiles
Shahariar, H., & Jur, J. S. (2018), Sensors and Actuators. A, Physical, 273, 240–248.
Laser-etch patterning of metal oxide coated carbon nanotube 3D architectures
Aksu, C., Ingram, W., Bradford, P. D., & Jur, J. S. (2018), Nanotechnology, 29(33).
Modifying the morphology and properties of aligned CNT foams through secondary CNT growth
Faraji, S., Stano, K., Akyildiz, H., Yildiz, O., Jur, J. S., & Bradford, P. D. (2018), Nanotechnology, 29(29).

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Advancement of Textile Wearable Technology
US Army - Army Research Office(5/04/20 - 6/30/22)
A Textile Roadmap Study in the Intersection of ASSIST Technology to Industry Products, ASSIST Core Project
NCSU Advanced Self Powered Systems of Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST) Center(9/01/19 - 12/31/20)
Homopolar Machines Enabled with Brushless Field Electron Emission Current Transfer
US Dept. of Energy (DOE) - Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E)(1/01/20 - 12/31/20)
Disposable, Medication-integrated Tactile and Motion Sensor for Glaucoma Therapy Compliance Improvement
National Institutes of Health (NIH)(7/01/20 - 5/31/21)
Canine Bite Force Sleeve: Proposal for TE/TT Capstone Design Program
US Army - Army Research Office(9/01/18 - 12/31/20)
Textiles Senior Design Projects
Economic Development Administration (US Dept. of Commerce)(3/05/19 - 4/30/19)
Ink-Jet Printing of Multilayer Capacitor Structures
NCSU Center for Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics (CDP)(1/01/19 - 12/31/20)
Electrode and Headband Fabrication
Porticos, Inc.(9/19/18 - 12/03/18)
Phase II IUCRC North Carolina State University: Center for Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics
National Science Foundation (NSF)(3/01/19 - 2/29/24)
Advanced Technology Designs for Architectural Fabric Applications
Mermet Corporation (1/01/18 - 12/31/18)