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Wilson College of Textiles

Roger Barker and two graduate students watch PyroMan

Jun 11, 2024

TPACC Marks 30 Years of Innovating and Adapting to Meet the Needs of Government, Industry Partners

The one-of-a-kind facility on NC State’s Centennial Campus remains an invaluable asset for NC State, the Wilson College of Textiles and its partners. 

Mushfika Mica adjusts the female sweating manikin.

Jun 10, 2024

New Equipment Will Help TPACC Researchers Test Military, Fire Fighting Gear for Women Who Serve

The Wilson College of Textiles' new testing manikin should reduce gender-based discrepancies in the safety and comfort of critical gear. 

Bryan Ormond in a white lab coat

Jun 5, 2024

Textiles Faculty’s Research, Mentorship Earns Him Faculty Honors

Wilson College of Textiles Assistant Professor Bryan Ormond has been named a 2024 Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor. See how he’s building a lasting legacy of mentorship and support for students. 

An overhead photo shows hands with red nails scrolling through a shopping website on a tablet.

Jun 3, 2024

Here’s How the Fashion Industry Is Using AI

Researchers with the Wilson College of Textiles break down the benefits and challenges of artificial intelligence in marketing, design and more.  

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. 

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. 

From left to right: Michael McDonald, Caitlyn Holt and Allen Little on a showroom floor.

May 21, 2024

Throughout Textiles Industry, Influence of NC State Alumni Is Profound

Top industry leaders and decision-makers have strong ties with the Wilson College of Textiles, forging relationships, networking and collaboration. 

May 8, 2024

Celebrating Textiles Scholarship Donors and Recipients in Style

On April 25, generous donors and outstanding scholarship recipients were honored at the 2024 Wilson College of Textiles Scholarship and Endowment Dinner, hosted by the North Carolina Textile Foundation. 

Anna Stuffelbeam stitches red thread into a white piece of cloth.

May 6, 2024

Wilson College Student Places Second in Nextile Competition

The Soy in Textile Design Challenge promotes the use of sustainable textiles in design. 

Lilly Barozzini graduates

May 3, 2024

What’s Next for the Wilson College Class of 2024?

From landing their dream jobs to enrolling in top graduate programs, see where a Textiles education is taking our newest alumni.