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Tag: Polymer and Color Chemistry

student stands in front of fountain, college

May 3, 2022

Celebrating the Class of 2022

Meet seven outstanding seniors from each of our programs heading into careers across the textile industry. 

Rayon and elastane.

Apr 25, 2022

Textile Waste is a Problem. Here’s How Researchers Want to Solve It.

Wilson College researchers are studying a process for separating blended fabrics into their component fibers. 

A student ambassador gives a tour of the Wilson College of Textiles

Apr 1, 2022

Student Ambassadors Encourage Prospective Students to Enroll at Wilson College

Meet this year’s Wilson College of Textiles student ambassadors and learn why they love promoting the college to prospective students. 

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. 

Colorful tunnel

Feb 7, 2022

Professor Explains Science Behind Color Creation

Professor Renzo Shamey shares the science behind Pantone's color of the year and explains color creation on NC State's Audio Abstract Podcast. 

Jason Rochette

Jan 31, 2022

After Graduating, Jason Rochette ’07 Follows His Love for Polymer Chemistry

Wilson College of Textiles alumnus Jason Rochette ’07 is the epitome of a graduate who loves his alma mater and who followed his passion for polymer chemistry after leaving campus. 

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?  

Wilson college graduates in patagonia team photo

Dec 7, 2021

Wilson College Double Graduate Joins Patagonia’s Wolfpack

Julia Koehler uses her master's in textile chemistry and bachelor's in polymer and color chemistry to help lead color development and innovation at the company. 

Shane Harrington

Nov 17, 2021

Wilson College Professors, Student Use Fiber Robots to Research Stem Cells

Research experience over the summer allowed a polymer and color chemistry student to develop experimental skills and investigate stem cell development. 

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.