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Sophia Nunno Gorbachev

Nov 12, 2019

Upward Force

FTM alumna ('19) and current graduate student Sophie Nunno-Gorbachev has been working hard to design a supportive bra for those with larger cup sizes — a bra that will reduce pain and improve the lives of its wearers. 

Delisa Matthews and Nimet Degirmencioglu

Jun 19, 2019

Studying Sneakerheads

Fascinated by sneakerhead culture, TATM assistant professor Delisia Matthews and research assistant Nimet Degirmencioglu, a Ph.D. student in the Textile Technology Management program, embarked on a study to uncover and explore the consumer behavior, attitudes and motivations of sneakerheads. 

Marguerite Moore

May 15, 2019

Marguerite Moore Receives Distinguished Graduate Professorship Award

Department of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management (TATM) professor Marguerite Moore has been named a 2018-2019 NC State Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Professor in recognition of her outstanding teaching at the graduate level. She is known for her high-quality research as well as her exceptional graduate student mentoring. 

Jess Jur in lab

Apr 1, 2019

Dr. Jesse Jur Named 2018-2019 University Faculty Scholar

Jesse Jur, associate professor in the department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science (TECS) at NC State’s Wilson College of Textiles, has been named a 2018-19 University Faculty Scholar by Chancellor Randy Woodson for his dedication to serving the university community through scholarship, research and engagement. 

Wilson College of Textile extension department

May 22, 2018

Making an Impact: ZTE Fuels Innovation and Boosts NC Economy

Written by Cameron Walker Whether a local startup needs help testing a product, a national company wants assistance developing a new fiber or a global business is looking for workforce training, the Wilson College of Textiles is here to help. The Wilson College of Textiles’ extension department has a long history of partnering with industry;… 

Dr. Hui Cong

May 16, 2018

All Sewn Up

Dr. Hui Cong will soon return to her hometown in China -- but she is leaving behind a body of work that will help make better, longer lasting surgical materials. She has focused her research here at the College of Textiles on absorbable barbed sutures -- monofilaments that each look like the thorned stem of a rose -- which eliminate the need for tying knots, thus reducing surgical time and promoting wound healing. 

Tushar Bambharoliya and Radhika Vaid

Dec 19, 2017

Fiber and Polymer Science Graduate Students Receive Research Grants

Two College of Textiles doctoral students recently received funding for their research projects through the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) Foundation. Recipients Tushar Bambharoliya and Radhika Vaid are both members of Dr. Martin King’s Bio-Medical Textiles Research Group, conducting research focused on developing biodegradable medical materials that can be reabsorbed into the body. 

Kelly Bogan Microsoft sign

Aug 16, 2017

From Fashion to Function

NC State College of Textiles alumna Kelly Bogan '16 celebrates first anniversary as textile design engineer at software giant Microsoft, taking her career from fashion to function.