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Tag: Dr. Renzo Shamey

Colorful tunnel

Feb 7, 2022

Professor Explains Science Behind Color Creation

Professor Renzo Shamey shares the science behind Pantone's color of the year and explains color creation on NC State's Audio Abstract Podcast. 

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Dec 7, 2021

Wilson College Double Graduate Joins Patagonia’s Wolfpack

Julia Koehler uses her master's in textile chemistry and bachelor's in polymer and color chemistry to help lead color development and innovation at the company. 

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Dec 2, 2019

World of Color

There are no known bird species that produce blue-pigmented feathers. The color we perceive them to be is due to the structure of their feathers, which reflect light in a way that makes them appear blue. But what is “actually” blue, anyway? Is there such a thing? To answer that, we have to explore the very nature of color: what it is, how we perceive it and how we use it. Read part 1 in our World of Color series. 

Dr. Renzo Shamey

Mar 2, 2018

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. 

Alex Djuric and Jeffrey Krauss

Nov 30, 2017

The Carpet Conundrum

Eight years ago, Alex Djuric inherited his father-in-law’s 1967 Mercedes-Benz 250SL convertible. He worked to restore it to mint condition, repairing every part of the classic car except one; he searched the world over but could not find a match for the vehicle’s unusual blue carpeting. Enter Jeffrey Krauss, Pilot Laboratory manager for the Zeis Textiles Extension, who accepted -- and met -- the challenge.