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Jiyang Chen

Mar 3, 2021

Jiyang Chen: The Journey from Textiles to Biomedical Engineering

In 2013, Jiyang Chen began a journey from Shanghai to Raleigh — from his father’s clothing company to NC State Wilson College of Textiles. Although he thought his course of study was already set, along the way, he discovered an exciting new interest and career path. 

Dr. Hui Cong

May 16, 2018

All Sewn Up

Dr. Hui Cong will soon return to her hometown in China -- but she is leaving behind a body of work that will help make better, longer lasting surgical materials. She has focused her research here at the College of Textiles on absorbable barbed sutures -- monofilaments that each look like the thorned stem of a rose -- which eliminate the need for tying knots, thus reducing surgical time and promoting wound healing. 

Tushar Bambharoliya and Radhika Vaid

Dec 19, 2017

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. 

Dr. Martin King

Jul 13, 2017

Dr. Martin King Wins Lifetime Achievement Award at MedTex17

This May, King received the lifetime achievement award at international biomedical textiles conference MedTex17 in Shanghai. The biennial conference, which he has been instrumental in organizing for the past decade, gathers students, researchers, clinicians, delegates from the government and partners from the business, industry and medical fields to present and discuss new research.