Research and Innovation

Mar 12, 2018

Interpreting Science

Kelsey Boes, poised to receive her Ph.D. in Fiber and Polymer Science, has a bright future in science communication.

Mar 9, 2018

Dr. Philip Bradford Named 2017-18 University Faculty Scholar

Philip D. Bradford, associate professor in the Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science department at NC State’s College of Textiles has been named a 2017-18 University Faculty Scholar by Chancellor Randy Woodson.

Mar 6, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Textiles Research Open House Brings Innovation to the Forefront

On Monday, April 16, 2018, the NC State College of Textiles will host the 2018 Textiles Research Open House. This one-day event provides an opportunity for College of Textiles students to share their research with industry professionals. Organized by the Textile Association of Graduate Students with support provided by The VF Foundation, the event aims to open a dialogue and establish networks with those involved in textiles and related industries.

Mar 2, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Shamey Named Ciba Professor of Textile Chemistry

Dr. Renzo Shamey, professor and University Scholar in the department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science, has been named the Ciba Professor of Textile Chemistry, effective March 1, 2018. The Ciba professorship recognizes an expert in the field of color and the coloration process and supports their research into color science.

Feb 27, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Discover the Science Behind Clothing Comfort & Protection April 30-May 2

If your work involves the production or testing of high-performance athletic apparel and/or advanced garment systems for the military and first responders, you won't want to miss Clothing Comfort and Protection Science, a three-day course taught by experts at the world-renowned Textile Protection and Comfort Center (TPACC) at the College of Textiles at NC State University. The course will be held April 30 to May 2.

Feb 8, 2018  |  Honors and Awards

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.

Jan 23, 2018

Second Act

After a career behind the scenes in theater, College of Textiles graduate student Lisa Bledsoe explores expressive design in orthotics.

Jan 19, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Jan 11, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

VF Corporation and NC State Announce Strategic, Multiyear Partnership

VF Corporation and North Carolina State University today announced a collaborative, strategic partnership that will support student development at NC State and advance apparel and textiles innovation within VF. The College of Textiles and VF have a long-standing relationship. Under this new multi-year agreement, the partnership is further strengthened by NC State’s Poole College of Management, which brings particular expertise in business analytics and supply chain management.

Jan 4, 2018

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.