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


Design of a scalable, flexible, and durable thermoelectric cooling device for soft electronics using Kirigami cut patterns
Rosenberg, Z. B., Weiner, N. C., Shahariar, H., Li, B. M., Peavey, J. L., Mills, A. C., … Jur, J. S. (2022), FLEXIBLE AND PRINTED ELECTRONICS.
Interconnected cathode-electrolyte double-layer enabling continuous Li-ion conduction throughout solid-state Li-S battery
Yan, C., Zhou, Y., Cheng, H., Orenstein, R., Zhu, P., Yildiz, O., … Zhang, X. (2022), ENERGY STORAGE MATERIALS.
Airbrushed PVDF-TrFE Fibrous Sensors for E-Textiles
Li, B. M., Ju, B., Zhou, Y., Knowles, C. G., Rosenberg, Z., Flewwellin, T. J., … Jur, J. S. (2021), ACS APPLIED ELECTRONIC MATERIALS.
Influence of Armband Form Factors on Wearable ECG Monitoring Performance
Li, B. M., Mills, A. C., Flewwellin, T. J., Herzberg, J. L., Bosari, A. S., Lim, M., … Jur, J. S. (2021), IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL, 21(9), 11046–11060.
Inkjet Printed Textile Force Sensitive Resistors for Wearable and Healthcare Devices
Ju, B., Kim, I., Li, B. M., Knowles, C. G., Mills, A., Grace, L., & Jur, J. S. (2021, July 1), ADVANCED HEALTHCARE MATERIALS.
Microstructures in All-Inkjet-Printed Textile Capacitors with Bilayer Interfaces of Polymer Dielectrics and Metal-Organic Decomposition Silver Electrodes
Kim, I., Ju, B., Zhou, Y., Li, B. M., & Jur, J. S. (2021), ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES.
Self-Powered Cardiac Monitoring: Maintaining Vigilance With Multi-Modal Harvesting and E-Textiles
Ruiz, L. J. L., Ridder, M., Fan, D., Gong, J., Li, B. M., Mills, A. C., … Lach, J. (2021), IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL, 21(2), 2263–2276.
Smart materials and devices for electronic textiles
Zheng, Z., Jur, J., & Cheng, W. (2021, June 8), MRS BULLETIN.
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.
Direct-write printing process of conductive paste on fiber bulks for wearable textile heaters
Shahariar, H., Kim, I., Bhakta, R., & Jur, J. S. (2020), SMART MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES, 29(8).

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Automated Textile Manufacturing Industry Definition and Strategy
US Army - Soldier Systems Center (Natick)(7/01/21 - 6/30/22)
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 - 12/31/21)
Disposable, Medication-integrated Tactile and Motion Sensor for Glaucoma Therapy Compliance Improvement
National Institutes of Health (NIH)(7/01/20 - 8/31/21)
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 - 5/15/21)
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)