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A graphic design shows an image of Madigan Petri in a lab coat and safety glasses on the right and the text "Research: Greener Dyes" on the left.

Jun 17, 2024

Researching Sustainable Dyes for College Credit at NC State

The independent research course for polymer and color chemistry students provides a unique opportunity for them to tailor coursework to their interests.  

Roger Barker and two graduate students watch PyroMan

Jun 11, 2024

TPACC Marks 30 Years of Innovating and Adapting to Meet the Needs of Government, Industry Partners

The one-of-a-kind facility on NC State’s Centennial Campus remains an invaluable asset for NC State, the Wilson College of Textiles and its partners. 

Mushfika Mica adjusts the female sweating manikin.

Jun 10, 2024

New Equipment Will Help TPACC Researchers Test Military, Fire Fighting Gear for Women Who Serve

The Wilson College of Textiles' new testing manikin should reduce gender-based discrepancies in the safety and comfort of critical gear. 

Bryan Ormond in a white lab coat

Jun 5, 2024

Textiles Faculty’s Research, Mentorship Earns Him Faculty Honors

Wilson College of Textiles Assistant Professor Bryan Ormond has been named a 2024 Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor. See how he’s building a lasting legacy of mentorship and support for students. 

An overhead photo shows hands with red nails scrolling through a shopping website on a tablet.

Jun 3, 2024

Here’s How the Fashion Industry Is Using AI

Researchers with the Wilson College of Textiles break down the benefits and challenges of artificial intelligence in marketing, design and more.  

Senior design students present to peers, faculty and staff.

May 31, 2024

Senior Design Students Partner Directly with Industry Leaders, Including Under Armour and Hanesbrands

Textile engineering and textile technology students at the Wilson College of Textiles collaborate to solve industry challenges related to sustainability, performance textiles and much more. 

Behnam Pourdeyhimi and a group of people wearing protective glasses in The Nonwovens Institute.

May 29, 2024

Executive Director of The Nonwovens Institute Earns Faculty Honor for Research

Wilson College of Textiles Distinguished Professor, Associate Dean and Executive Director of The Nonwovens Institute Behnam Pourdeyhimi was honored for his outstanding research and contributions to the NC State community. 

Iridescent Silicon Microchip

Apr 30, 2024

CHIPS Funding Fuels Two New Initiatives Backed by NC State

With nearly $50 million through the CHIPS and Science Act, our university will lead a regional innovation hub focused on wide bandgap semiconductors, called CLAWS, and also play a key role in the North Carolina Textile Innovation and Sustainability Engine, one of the first-ever NSF Regional Innovation Engines. 

Headshot of Sophie Nunno-Gorbachev

Apr 25, 2024

Ph.D. Student Sophie Nunno-Gorbachev Researches Direct-to-Textile 3D Printing at The Nonwovens Institute

Sophie Nunno-Gorbachev is a Ph.D. student in the textile technology management program at the Wilson College of Textiles researching the relationship between 3D-printing and fabrics at The Nonwovens Institute. 

Ericka Ford (right) and another person, each in white lab coats, operate a machine with switches that spins a fiber.

Apr 18, 2024

Wilson College Faculty’s Research, Mentorship Earns Her University Honors

Associate Professor Ericka Ford is now a 2023-24 University Faculty Scholar.