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Month: April 2014

2014 Undergraduate Research Symposium

Apr 28, 2014

2014 NC State Undergraduate Research Symposium

Undergraduate research is not only important to NC State as a research extensive university, but also to the faculty of TECS who split their time between teaching, research and service. In working with undergraduate researchers, TECS faculty guide students in conducting research which then helps them develop skills in critical thinking, oral and written communication, and… 

STEP Students 2013

Apr 22, 2014

High School Students in Summer Textile Exploration Program (STEP) Take on the Multidisciplinary Textile Engineering Field by Exploring Nonwovens

Written by: Caroline Ellington, ABM Textile Engineering Student Jonathan Halbur is no stranger to the Wilson College of Textiles. Currently working on his PhD in Fiber and Polymer Science under the guidance of Dr. Jesse Jur, he previously earned his BS and MS degrees in Textile Engineering from the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry &… 

Shane O’Toole, Polymer and Color Chemistry Junior

Apr 22, 2014

PCC Student Athlete Connects with his Major

Written by: Shane O’Toole, Polymer & Color Chemistry Junior Entering college is always a blur of excitement, fear, and uncertainty for all freshmen. I had no idea what it was exactly that I wanted to do, or what to even expect of the “college experience.”  All I knew as my bags were packed, was that… 

Anita Nagavalli

Apr 22, 2014

Polymer and Color Chemistry Student Studies Energy Conversion at NASA

Students in the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry & Science often receive highly rewarding summer internships at great institutions and companies around the nation, and even internationally. One of our Polymer & Color Chemistry students, Anita Nagavalli, was no exception. This past summer Anita was an intern at the NASA Langley Research Center, where she… 

Forensics Dye Analysis

Apr 22, 2014

Interdisciplinary Forensic Chemistry Research Provides New Method

TECS faculty and students and College of Engineering collaborators, Dieter Griffis, Chuanzhen Zhou and Roberto Garcia, have developed a new forensic method for dye analysis of dyed fibers without extraction. The work was recently published in the journal Analytical Chemistry and highlighted in Chemical and Engineering News.Read more