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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. 

Kylie Scott

May 3, 2024

Kylie Scott ’24: Undergraduate Research Opens the Door to Her Dream Job

A fascination with figuring out what things are made of led this new textile technology alumna to research with the world-renowned Nonwovens Institute and land a job doing what she loves. 

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.  

Headshot of Büşra Özdemir.

Mar 25, 2024

Ph.D. Student Büşra Özdemir Researches Respirators with The Nonwovens Institute 

Büşra Özdemir is a Ph.D. student in the fiber and polymer science program at the Wilson College of Textiles currently researching the behavior of nonwovens and the structure of respirators at The Nonwovens Institute. 

Eunkyoung Shim standing outside the Wilson College of Textiles

Apr 25, 2022

Eunkyoung Shim, University Faculty Scholar and Goodnight Early Career Innovator, Prefers Research That Has Real-World Applications

Assistant Professor Eunkyoung Shim earns her second university-level honor of the semester. 

Yaewon Park

Nov 6, 2017

Fiber and Polymer Science Doctoral Student Selected for NC Sea Grant

Graduate student Yaewon Park works to create advanced well water filtering methods composed of functional textiles. Park was recently chosen for the North Carolina Sea Grant - Water Resources Research Institute.