Apr 10, 2019 |

Increasing Efficiency and Incorporating Enthusiasm – Meet Dr. Mengmeng Zhu

The Wilson College of Textiles is proud to introduce one of its newest assistant professors: Dr. Mengmeng Zhu. Last November, the assistant professor entered the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science and since then has been making strides towards research and sharing her findings among students, faculty and the community. Zhu has been a recipient of several select scholarships and awards during her pursuit of further knowledge and continues to make an impact in academia today.

Feb 26, 2019 |

Sir Walter Raleigh, Who Are You Wearing?

As Techtextil North America's first academic partner, Wilson College was given the opportunity to dress Sir Walter Raleigh for the show held Feb. 26-28. The goal was to do so creatively and with some technical textile elements worked in. Fashion and Textile Design student Carly Kvietok stepped up. Her inspiration comes from a form of street art that’s referred to as “yarn bombing.” With bold patterns and electroluminescent wire along the seams, Kvietok's work is sure to spark interest in wearable technology and innovation in textiles.