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Ph.D. Fiber and Polymer Science

Doctoral student recording results from a human subject on a bike in a lab

Jul 11, 2022

Graduate Research Spotlight: Faisal Abedin (Ph.D. FPS) Finds New Ways to Evaluate Activewear Materials

Doctoral candidate Faisal Abedin is advancing activewear from the Textile Protection and Comfort Center. 

Tova Williams

Jun 30, 2022

Tova Williams Named Research Assistant Professor at Wilson College of Textiles

Armed with both a Ph.D. and private industry experience, she felt called to return to NC State. 

Joel Lawson Williams

Jun 3, 2022

Wilson College’s First Doctoral Alumnus Creates Transfer Scholarship

In 2022, the college's first doctoral graduate created the Joel Lawson Williams Community College Transfer Scholarship to make higher education more accessible. 

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.