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Fiber and Polymer Science

Prashant Prabhu during his 1979 Graduation Ceremony

Apr 25, 2022

Prashant Prabhu ’77, ’79 Wins Distinguished Global Alumni Award

Dr. Prashant Prabhu '77, '79 received NC State's 2022 Distinguished Global Alumni Award in recognition of his outstanding professional and globally significant achievements. 

Dr. Bryan Ormond and two students at symposium

Apr 12, 2022

Ph.D. Students Win Awards for Research at University of Miami National Firefighter Symposium

Graduate students Arash Kasebi and Mark Gaskill won an award for their poster presentations at the University of Miami’s National Firefighter Symposium, a conference dedicated to sharing research on the best methods to protect firemen. 

The back of the Wilson College of Textiles with the Raleigh skyline in the background during sunset

Mar 18, 2022

Finding New Uses for Sustainable Material

Brian Edwards, senior scientist for Eastman’s textile application development team, uses his three Wilson College of Textiles degrees to run experiments that will make apparel and home textiles more sustainable. 

Andrew Hall

Nov 10, 2021

Wilson College Student Honored for Role in Updating Crucial Safety Standards

Doctoral student Andrew Hall worked with Dr. Bryan Ormond to update internationally recognized safety standards for personal protective equipment. 

Ummay Mowshome Jahan

Aug 26, 2021

Getting to Know Ummay Mowshome Jahan: 2021-2022 Provost’s Fellowship Recipient

Ummay Mowshome Jahan, recipient of the 2021-2022 Provost’s Fellowship, joins the Wilson College of Textiles as a doctoral student in the fiber and polymer science program this fall. 

Seonyoung Youn

Jul 28, 2021

Getting to Know Seonyoung Youn: 2021-2022 Provost’s Fellowship Recipient

Seonyoung Youn, recipient of the 2021-2022 Provost’s Fellowship, joins NC State Wilson College of Textiles as a doctoral student in the fiber and polymer science program this fall. 

The transition to an online world

Jul 21, 2021

Wilson College Ph.D. Student Places Second in Nationwide Video Contest Reflecting on Pandemic

Caitlin Knowles' thoughtful expression of how she adapted during a challenging year resonated with judges. 

Chandler Probert

Jun 11, 2021

Chandler Probert: Finding Opportunities Outside the Lab

By Debbie Willmschen When Chandler Probert stepped onto the red bricks at NC State University, he knew he wanted to find new ways to explore opportunities. Probert earned his bachelor’s degree in polymer and color chemistry and then his master’s degree in textile engineering in the Wilson College of Textiles, where he discovered a passion for… 

S M Fijul Kabir

May 20, 2021

S M Fijul Kabir: Exploring New Technologies Leads to a New Field of Study

S M Fijul Kabir dreamed about attending the NC State Wilson College of Textiles since he first thought about studying textiles. He was impressed with the college’s reputation and wanted to pursue his passion in textile research here. But after starting the program, he learned of technologies that led to new areas of research and, eventually, a new field of study. 

Bella Latham

Mar 26, 2021

A New Degree, A New Learning Opportunity

After earning her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Wilson College, Bella Latham has discovered that she isn’t done learning. She is pursuing a doctorate in Fiber and Polymer Science while conducting research in cold weather protective textiles for the military as an Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education research fellow.