Skip to main content

Tag: textile chemistry

Prashant Prabhu during his 1979 Graduation Ceremony

Apr 25, 2022

Prashant Prabhu ’77, ’79 Wins Distinguished Global Alumni Award

Dr. Prashant Prabhu '77, '79 received NC State's 2022 Distinguished Global Alumni Award in recognition of his outstanding professional and globally significant achievements. 

Sustainability graphic

Feb 2, 2022

Karen Leonas’ Research Projects Provide a Wide Variety of Real World Experiences for Students

One of her pet projects, the Wastewater Toolbox 101, provides valuable help to plant managers all around the globe. 

Rob Smith

Nov 11, 2020

Meet Young Alumnus Rob Smith ’03

By Tim Creedon Degree B.S. textile chemistry, 2003 Job Title Head of Sourcing at UpWest Hometown Charlotte, NC Intro From Charlotte, NC, meet Rob Smith, an alumnus from the Wilson College of Textiles. As a member of the AATCC, the African American Textile Society, and the Phi Psi Textile Fraternity on campus, Rob built a… 

Nelson Vinueza

May 9, 2019

Vinueza Named Outstanding Teacher

Nelson Vinueza, assistant professor in the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science (TECS), has received the 2018-2019 Outstanding Teacher Award. He is one of 18 NC State professors presented with this year’s award, which recognizes excellence in teaching at all levels. 

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.  

Dr. Januka Budhathoki-Uprety in lab

Mar 25, 2019

New Faculty Member Exploring How Polymer Science Can Improve Your Well-Being

Meet Dr. Januka Budhathoi-Uprety, one of the college's newest faculty members who is researching how to further implement the utilization of textiles into the healthcare industry. Find out about her experience and what she plans to do at the Wilson College of Textiles. 

Three Minute Thesis

Nov 12, 2018

College of Textiles Students Win Top Places in 3MT

Two Wilson College of Textiles students were the top winners Oct. 30 in the 2018 Three Minute Thesis competition, sponsored by the Graduate School. 

William K. “Bill” Collins Sr. and Benjamin P. “Ben” Jenkins III with Chancellor Randy Woodson

Mar 7, 2018

Textile Chemistry Alum Honored with Prestigious Watauga Medal

William K. “Bill” Collins Sr. and Benjamin P. “Ben” Jenkins III named the 2018 recipients of the Watauga Medal, NC State University’s highest nonacademic honor. 

Dr. Renzo Shamey

Mar 2, 2018

Shamey Named Ciba Professor of Textile Chemistry

Dr. Renzo Shamey, professor and University Scholar in the department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science, has been named the Ciba Professor of Textile Chemistry, effective March 1, 2018. The Ciba professorship recognizes an expert in the field of color and the coloration process and supports their research into color science. 

Osborne scholarship grad students

Feb 28, 2018

Osborne Scholarship Gives Grad Students Freedom to Focus

The first Osborne Scholarship recipients are as diverse as the textile field itself, ranging in focus from fashion to developing polymeric materials. What they share is a commitment to the future of the textile industry and a zest for lifelong education.