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Wilson College of Textiles

Weaving of the face of Kate Nartker.

Jun 2, 2023

Narrative Thread

Kate Nartker weaves her magic — then animates it — to show a whole different side to textiles. 

3D printed carbon dioxide filter

Jun 1, 2023

You Can Make Carbon Dioxide Filters With a 3D Printer

NC State researchers demonstrated that it’s possible to make carbon dioxide capture filters using 3D printing. 

Yingjiao Xu stands in front of a textile wall hanging. A wall of windows is to her left and grey, carpeted stairs are to her right.

May 31, 2023

A “Coach” At Heart, Yingjiao Xu’s Lasting Impact on Students, Alumni, Colleagues Earns Her Accolades

Wilson College of Textiles professor is recipient of 2023 Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Professorship. 

Students in red caps and gowns clap and smile at the ceremony, their family and friends sit in the audience behind them.

May 29, 2023

Celebrate May 2023 Commencement in Photos

Wilson College of Textiles undergraduate, master's and doctoral students officially turned their tassels in May. 

Textile researchers are studying an artificial muscle fiber

May 26, 2023

Artificial Muscle Fibers Could Serve as Cell Scaffolds

NC State researchers found artificial muscle fibers could be used to develop 3-D models of living, moving systems. 

Emily Potok (left) and Laura Potok (right) stand on either side of a white sign that reads "Textiles Complex" at the Wilson College of Textiles campus.

May 25, 2023

Sisters Pursue Their Master’s Together at the Wilson College of Textiles

Emily and Laura Potok earned different undergraduate degrees but have reunited in graduate school to pursue their master’s in textile engineering. 

Ritika smiles in a prototyping lab

May 25, 2023

Ritika Shamdasani: From the Wilson College of Textiles to Nordstrom and Beyond

Founded at NC State Ritika Shamdasani and her sister, Niki Shamdasani, launched Sani, a clothing brand inspired by South Asian fashion, after the sisters noticed a lack of local options. 

Battery prototype with thread-like cathode

May 24, 2023

Researchers Design Battery Prototype With Fiber-Shaped Cathode

NC State researchers made a cathode, or the positive end of a battery, in the shape of a thread-like fiber. 

Two students look at a microscope. The one closest to the camera adjusts the plate. The one furthest from the camera looks into the lens.

May 23, 2023

Textile Engineering Course Expands Foundational Fiber Skills

Textile engineering students in TE 201: Fiber Science leave the course with all the skills and knowledge they need to create their own fibers. 

Bredell Moody wears a red polo and stands in a Wilson College of Textiles hallway.

May 22, 2023

In Service to His Community

For Bredell Moody, the embedded counselor for the Wilson College of Textiles and the Graduate School, helping people cope with mental health struggles is a calling as much as a career.