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Year: 2022

A screenshot of the virtual product portal developed by DELTA for TE 589: Design Analysis of Smart Textile course.

Aug 3, 2022

Delta Supports Development of New Textile Reverse-Engineering Course

Professor Jesse Jur, Research Assistant Professor Amanda Mills and Ph.D. student Caitlin Knowles were recently awarded a DELTA Grant to create a new graduate-level online course focusing on the reverse engineering of textile products. 

textile craft

Aug 1, 2022

During COVID-19 Lockdowns, Textile Arts Helped Older Adults to Cope

An NC State researcher explored how textile arts and crafts helped adults isolated in senior living facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Katie Crumpton '09

Jul 29, 2022

Katie Crumpton ’09: Exploring Her Love for Fashion By Promoting the Use and Sustainability of Cotton

As a member of Cotton Incorporated’s global supply chain marketing team, Katie Crumpton ’09 is proud to highlight the many ways that cotton can be used, recycled and returned to the Earth. 

Wilson College of Textiles sign

Jul 26, 2022

Three Wilson College of Textiles Faculty Members Earned Promotions in 2021-2022 Academic Year

Three faculty members at the Wilson College of Textiles have recently earned promotions. Read about their journey and the current research they are doing at the college. 

Picture of Wilson College of Textiles sign above front door

Jul 25, 2022

Introducing the 2026 Class of Textile Pioneer Scholars

Meet the newest pair of Textile Pioneer Scholars and learn how the scholarship is shaping their time at the Wilson College of Textiles. 

Photo of Wilson College of Textiles building and breezeway from graduate commons

Jul 25, 2022

Introducing the 2026 Class of Centennial Scholars

Meet the newest class of Centennial Scholars and learn why the Centennial Scholarship program means so much to them. 

Matthew Iezzi

Jul 21, 2022

Matthew Iezzi ’18, ’19: A World-Class Textiles Education Took This Graduate to Thailand, Hong Kong and Los Angeles

During his time on campus, Matthew Iezzi made the most of his college experience — thanks to his Kimbrell Centennial Scholarship, he expanded his textile knowledge and passion for sustainability by studying and interning abroad. 

photo of the tying-in process

Jul 20, 2022

Non-stop Innovation: Researchers Patent Weaving Efficiency Process

A new patent developed by Wilson College of Textiles faculty will make the tying-in process more efficient. 

Jul 14, 2022

Wilson College of Textiles Professor Honored for Engineering Education Work 

The American Society for Engineering Education has presented Professor Jerome Lavelle with its National Engineering Economy Teaching Excellence Award. 

Jul 13, 2022

NC State researchers develop potentially lifesaving fire shelters

CBS 17
Four newly-designed fire shelters developed at NC State are outperforming current shelters, providing the potential for life saving extra time to firefighters battling wildfires.