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Graduate Students

Three Minute Thesis winners

Nov 8, 2017

Textiles Student Chosen as a Three Minute Thesis Winner

Textiles student Ashish Kapoor was on of three Ph.D. students chosen from 10 finalists as winners in the Graduate School’s 2018 Three Minute Thesis. 

Pack plaid fabric

Oct 27, 2017

Pack Plaid: How NC State’s Official Tartan Came to Be

Kathleen Kelly ‘14 was in her first semester of graduate school at the College of Textiles when she designed the winning entry in NC State’s Pack Plaid contest. Her design, a sophisticated pattern in black, dark gray, red and white, is now listed as the “North Carolina State University -- Pack Plaid” in the Scottish Registry of Deeds, the official Scottish register of tartans. 

Ashish Kapoor

Oct 25, 2017

Fiber and Polymer Science Student to Compete at Three Minute Thesis

Ashish Kapoor has been named a finalist in the Graduate School’s third annual Three Minute Thesis Competition, which will be held during NC State’s upcoming Red and White Week. The College of Textiles doctoral student will be speaking about his research on fiber-based fabric sensors. 

Chandler Maness with firefighter protective gear

Jul 18, 2017

Under Fire: Chandler Maness Focuses Upon Protecting Firefighters From Toxic Exposures

Chandler Maness, a master's student in Textile Chemistry, wants to make firefighters safer by developing materials and gear designs that protect them from particulates in smoke. 

Rejaul Hasan

May 3, 2017

Ph.D. Student Strives To Build Safe, Sustainable Apparel Industry

Rejaul Hasan, a doctoral student in the College of Textiles, hopes his focused research in sustainability and supply chain will ensure the safety, sustainability and fair labor practices for garment workers in his native Bangladesh. 

Kaitlyn Kramer

Jan 31, 2017

Textile Engineering Graduate Student is Going the Distance

As a student-athlete Kaitlyn Kramer excels both in the classroom and as a cross country runner.