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 TATM Students Win Awards from Nation’s Largest Fashion Scholarship Fund
Five NC State College of Textiles students recently were named 2018 Fashion Scholarship Fund winners. Each was awarded money toward their education expenses and given access to valuable internship opportunities.
NC State Climbs on Best Value List
NC State is among the top 10 best values in public higher education for both in-state and out-of-state students, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. The annual ranking measures both academic quality and affordability.
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.
Textiles Welcomes Ben Cooper as Executive-in-Residence
Wearable tech enthusiast and managing director of IoClothes, Ben Cooper, recently visited the College of Textiles for the Executive-in-Residence Program. He shared his industry experiences with many students and learned more about state-of-the-art facilities NC State has to offer for research and development.
NC State Ranks Top 20 in Best Colleges for Entrepreneurs
NC State has been ranked by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine as a “Top 25 Best Undergrad Programs for Entrepreneurs in 2018,” coming in at no. 19 on the list.
Robert “Bob” Wiggins ‘52, ’65 M, Named Distinguished Alumni Award Winner
Robert “Bob” Wiggins received the Distinguished Alumni Award for the College of Textiles during the NC State Alumni Association’s annual Evening of Stars Gala held Nov. 3. Recipients of this award have excelled in their careers, made a difference in their communities and given back to their alma mater. Wiggins is being recognized specifically for his outstanding contributions to the textile industry.
We’re No. 1: NC State Is Top Value In N.C.
Money magazine names NC State the best college for the money in North Carolina. The annual survey weighs the net cost of attending against the early-career earnings of graduates.
Nidhi Godthi of Cary, N.C., has been awarded the Jeter and Phyllis Brawley Centennial Scholarship. She will study Textile Engineering.
Textiles Leads Team Developing Bite-Resistant Clothing for Pregnant Women
Dr. Andre West is leading an interdisciplinary team that has created an insecticide-free, protective, comfortable and breathable clothing linen that defends against biting insects. These products have proven better than 98 percent effective under extreme mosquito exposure. Support from the Chancellor's Innovation Fund will help the project move to market.