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Senior Design

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. 

Kinkead Crotts in a graduation cap and gown on a covered brick walkway

May 3, 2024

Kinkead Crotts ’24: Using Her Degree to Keep Firefighters Safe

With her job at Underwriters Laboratories, new textile engineering alumna Kinkead Crotts will make sure firefighter gear is up to code. 

Ross Mason holds "wolfs up" in front of white building with "TheraFirm a Knit-Rite Company" printed on the side.

Nov 29, 2023

Textile Technology Alumnus Turns Senior Design Into Medical Textile Career

Wilson College of Textiles alumnus Ross Mason uses his textile technology degree to innovate medical textiles for use with prosthetics. 

Chancellor Woodson of NC State poses with the Under Armour founder and the Under Armour CEO.

Aug 24, 2023

Under Armour Founder, CEO Visit NC State

Leadership from the top apparel company toured NC State’s campus to build upon their strategic partnership with the Wilson College of Textiles, College of Design and more. 

two students show textile sample to another person

Jul 28, 2023

Textiles Senior Design Students Partner with U.S. Army, Under Armour

Seniors in textile engineering and textile technology at NC State University tackled projects focusing on sustainability, military uniforms, footwear and more during their capstone course. 

Connie Wong stands in the courtyard behind the Wilson College of Textiles. The fountain is visible behind her.

May 1, 2023

Connie Wong ’23 Explores All Aspects of Textile Science En Route to Nike Internship

The textile technology graduate’s time was defined by hands-on experience in internships and labs. 

Two students work at a table in the Senior Design Lab. Textile samples are on the table they are working at, and the PPE suit they are working to improve is visible hanging on a whiteboard behind them.

Jan 17, 2023

Wilson College of Textiles Students Develop More Sustainable PPE

A group of NC State University seniors partnered with Pine Bluff Arsenal to choose a new material for coveralls worn by members of the U.S. Army. 

a student setting up a fabric sample for testing

Jun 9, 2022

Students and Alumni Develop New Weave For The North Face

Wilson College of Textiles alumni working at The North Face guide the next generation of textile engineers and technologists through Senior Design. 

three students giving a presentation to a professor in hunt library

May 31, 2022

Students Develop Industry-Caliber Products, Processes for Senior Design

Senior textile engineering and textile technology students partner with industry sponsors each year for this capstone program. 

Jasmine Cox

May 13, 2022

Jasmine Cox ’13, ’20: Connecting Others to a World-Class Textiles Education

Current Ph.D. student Jasmine Cox ’13, ’20, who is president-elect of the Dean’s Young Alumni Leadership Council, helps alumni connect with their alma mater while also giving students from rural North Carolina access to a world-class textile technology education.