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Research Experience for Undergraduates

Mengmeng Zhu and Rui Wang stand Aidan Lim (seated in office chair) as they all look at results on a computer monitor. In the foreground a giant tan machine with batteries and red and white cables is visible.

Feb 3, 2023

Undergraduate Researches Clean Energy, Gains Hands-On Experience

Textile engineering Senior Aidan Lim spent the summer working with Assistant Professor Mengmeng Zhu in her research on lithium-ion battery life prediction as part of the Research Experience for Undergraduates. 

Emma Myer-Medina (left) and Januka Budhathoki-Uprety (right) work at a lab bench examining liquid in vials. Emma is using a pipette to add liquid into the vial. Both wear face masks, gloves, protective eyewear and lab coats.

Jan 24, 2023

Undergraduates Contribute to Textile Research in Sustainability, Health through Summer REU Program

The Research Experience for Undergraduates offers paid research opportunities at NC State’s Wilson College of Textiles. 

Olivia Hartung taking notes in the Sustainable Dye Chemistry Lab

Aug 15, 2022

High School Student Sharpens Research Skills in Wilson College’s Sustainable Dye Chemistry Lab

A grant from the North Carolina Textile Foundation helped faculty member Tova Williams provide a unique opportunity in STEM education. 

Shannon Sefton

Nov 24, 2021

Textile Engineering Student Adapts for Valuable Summer Experience

Textile engineering student Shannon Sefton adapted to the challenges of the pandemic to learn a vital computer simulation program from an expert. 

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. 

TECS students in the classroom

Nov 2, 2021

Where Textiles Meets STEM

In the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science, STEM majors can discover surprising opportunities and exceptional career preparation. 

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. 

Students in lab

Aug 25, 2021

Undergraduate Students Contribute to Research for Environmental, Human Health

Undergraduate students in Dr. Januka Budhathoki-Uprety's lab spent their summer contributing to research with both health and sustainability impacts. 

Luis Martinez

Aug 4, 2021

Research Experience for Undergraduates Develops Confidence, Resumes

Nearly 30 Wilson College students spent their summer researching in our labs and developing their professional skills to chart a path for their next steps after graduation.