Shaghayegh Arangdad

Shaghayegh Arangdad

Research Assistant Professor


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Dr. Shaghayegh R. Arangdad is a Research Assistant Professor at Wilson College of Textiles. She received her Ph.D. in Textile Technology Management from the Wilson College of Textiles at North Carolina State University. As a post-doc she focused much of her research in dynamic interactive data visualization and utilization in support of research grants with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services with the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health and a private foundation grant with the UNC-CH WHO Coordinating Center focused on maternal and child health. This work is in direct support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 3 and UNICEF. Dr. Arangdad has acquired knowledge and extensive experience during years of education and research in the field of textiles, sustainability, data science, and quality improvement in healthcare. She leads the joint development of the Dynamic Interactive Data Visualization & Utilization Lab for UNC-CH and North Carolina State University. She has published papers in medical textiles, statistics and data science, and apparel and textile sustainability and consumer behavior. Dr. Arangdad has also supported over 300 graduate students in Lean Six Sigma courses and projects and over 300 undergraduate students in textile and apparel entrepreneurship and new product development.