Wide Open Future in Closed Loop Fashion
TATM master’s candidate Caitlin McCall designs for a better tomorrow, using recycled nonwoven materials to create the clothing of the future.
Hauser to Receive Olney Medal
The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) recently announced Dr. Peter Hauser, professor in the department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science (TECS), as the 2017 recipient of the Olney Medal Award for his myriad contributions to the textile industry in both industry and academia.
Five Questions with Janie Woodbridge
Get to know Janie Woodbridge, new assistant professor in the department of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management in the College of Textiles.
Tempo and Textiles
A contingent of College of Textiles students suits up on Saturdays, marching together as part of the Power Sound of the South.
After a career behind the scenes in theater, College of Textiles graduate student Lisa Bledsoe explores expressive design in orthotics.
Five Questions with Dr. Philip Bradford
Dr. Philip Bradford is somewhat of an NC State superalumnus, earning a tetrad of degrees from the university from 2005 until 2010. He entered as a Centennial Scholar in 2001 after completing the Summer Textile Exploration Program (STEP) as a rising high school senior. Less than two decades later, the professor has been named Program Director of the Textile Engineering Program in the College of Textiles.
Seyam Named Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management Department Head
Dr. Abdel-Fattah Mohamed Seyam has been appointed the new department head for Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management. The Alumni Distinguished Graduate professor is looking forward to leading the interdisciplinary department and realizing his vision of fostering student and faculty achievement and engagement.
TE Alumnus Improving American Energy Efficiency
College of Textiles alumnus Andrew Parker (Textile Engineering ‘09) works toward a more sustainable future as an engineer with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, which conducts energy efficiency research on behalf of the federal government.
Fiber and Polymer Science Graduate Students Receive Research Grants
Two College of Textiles doctoral students recently received funding for their research projects through the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) Foundation. Recipients Tushar Bambharoliya and Radhika Vaid are both members of Dr. Martin King’s Bio-Medical Textiles Research Group, conducting research focused on developing biodegradable medical materials that can be reabsorbed into the body.
Dressed for Success
College of Textiles doctoral student Emily Law wonders if changing your outfit can change your perspective -- or even your life. Her master’s thesis research indicated that clothing choice has a notable effect on student participation and focus, and is taking her research to the next level and further examining the psychology of fashion.