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Dr. Mengmeng Zhu

Apr 10, 2019

Increasing Efficiency and Incorporating Enthusiasm – Meet 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. 

Materials Research Society group

Dec 4, 2018

Reaching Out: Students TALK STEM at Hickory High School

Written by Avoni Gharde, who is pursuing her Ph.D. in Textile Technology Management with a co-major in Fiber Polymer Science. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education plays a vital role in shaping the future of a country’s economy, followed by growth and stability in the workforce. It creates critical thinkers, increases science literacy, breaks the… 

Rice Bag Challenge at NC State

Sep 12, 2017

Trial Run: Mini Senior Design Challenge With Rise Against Hunger

For the fourth time, Rise Against Hunger returned to the Senior Design capstone class in search of sustainable ways to recycle rice bags they deliver to developing countries. Twenty five teams stepped up with creative and functional prototypes. 

Sam Jasper

Jun 29, 2016

Double Major in Textile and Chemical Engineering Named Astronaut Scholar

Sam Jasper, a senior and double major in textile engineering and chemical engineering, recently was named an Astronaut Scholar, one of 40 from universities nationwide. 

Wilson College of Textiles exterior view

Nov 19, 2015

Dr. Melissa Pasquinelli appointed as Associate Director of the Analytical Instrumentation Facility

The Analytical Instrumentation Facility (AIF), NC State’s primary shared research facility for materials characterization, has appointed Dr. Melissa Pasquinelli, associate professor in the Wilson College of Textiles Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry, and Science (TECS), as Associate Director of AIF, effective immediately. Pasquinelli’s research involves the use of computational tools for investigating nanoscale science and engineering. While AIF has…