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Tag: Ph.D. Fiber and Polymer Science

Eunkyoung Shim standing outside the Wilson College of Textiles

Apr 25, 2022

Eunkyoung Shim, University Faculty Scholar and Goodnight Early Career Innovator, Prefers Research That Has Real-World Applications

Assistant Professor Eunkyoung Shim earns her second university-level honor of the semester. 

student presenting poster at Hunt Library

Apr 21, 2022

Innovation on Display at Research Open House

Wilson College of Textiles students presented their research across industry sectors at the college's Research Open House. 

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. 

Group of graduate students stands together for symposium

Apr 8, 2022

Graduate Research Symposium Shows Breadth of Textile Science

Graduate students at the Wilson College of Textiles are researching everything from knit children’s shoes to disinfectants. 

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. 

Professor Ahmed El-Shafei

Jan 12, 2022

Mission: Leaving No Waste Behind 

Wilson College of Textiles Professor Ahmed El-Shafei delivers a zero-waste solution to one of the industry’s biggest problems: What to do about wastewater produced following fabric dyeing?  

Em Lichtenberger

Nov 12, 2021

Using Chemistry to Solve Problems

Em Lichtenberger uses their two chemistry degrees from the Wilson College of Textiles to keep Parker Lord running. 

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. 

student conducting research

Oct 26, 2021

Undergraduates, Ph.D. Students Advance E-Textile Research

Wilson College of Textiles students are discovering how e-textiles can improve heating technology and increase the application of electrocardiograms. 

Joel Lawson Williams

Oct 22, 2021

Wilson College of Textiles Celebrates 50 Years of Graduate Programs with First Alumnus

Half a century ago, the then School of Textiles made history when it awarded the first doctorate in fiber and polymer science — the only doctoral degree program of its kind in the United States at that time — to Joel Lawson Williams.