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Hannah Eberenz photo submition

Apr 10, 2019

TAGS 2019 Research Image Contest Winners Revealed

Nine winners. Nine images. Nine displays. This is the beginning of what may be a new annual competition for the Wilson College of Textiles. To demonstrate the research of our students, the Textile Association of Graduate Students (TAGS) has developed an image contest that will display submitted discoveries to hundreds of individuals.  

Sir Walter Raleigh statue in textile garment project

Feb 26, 2019

Sir Walter Raleigh, Who Are You Wearing?

As Techtextil North America's first academic partner, Wilson College was given the opportunity to dress Sir Walter Raleigh for the show held Feb. 26-28. The goal was to do so creatively and with some technical textile elements worked in. Fashion and Textile Design student Carly Kvietok stepped up. Her inspiration comes from a form of street art that’s referred to as “yarn bombing.” With bold patterns and electroluminescent wire along the seams, Kvietok's work is sure to spark interest in wearable technology and innovation in textiles. 

Wilson College Campus

May 22, 2016

Philip Bradford’s Research Group Featured on the Cover of “Small”

The cover of the May 11, 2016 issue of the journal “Small” features the work of several Wilson College of Textiles individuals. The featured research was the PhD work of Kelly Stano and was led by Dr. Philip Bradford and Dr. Jesse Jur, both assistant professor’s in the College’s department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and… 

Textiles Graduate Research Symposium

Mar 24, 2016

Textiles Students Compete and Win at Graduate Research Symposium

Eighteen Wilson College of Textiles students competed in the 11th Annual NC State Graduate Student Research Symposium held March 23. When the judging was done, two had claimed top spots. Ruth Adikorley, who is in the Textile Technology Management doctoral program, took first place in the Social Sciences and Management category, while Allison Bowles, a student… 

Wilson College of Textiles exterior view

Dec 14, 2015

Dr. Xiangwu Zhang Named a Winner of the BASF Energy Contest

Dr. Xiangwu Zhang, professor and inaugural University Faculty Scholar in the department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science at NC State’s Wilson College of Textiles, recently was named a winner of the BASF Energy Contest. His research group was one of four to receive €100,000 for innovative battery concepts. The award was announced in late November at… 

Wilson College of Textiles exterior view

Sep 21, 2015

PCC Alum Wins Prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship

For the 75 percent of American women who color their hair and those professionals who apply that color, the research of Wilson College of Textiles doctoral student Tova Williams (‘14) could have significant personal impact. The National Science Foundation (NSF) thinks so highly of her work and potential that the organization recently awarded her a…