About Us

TECS Mission Statement

Through teaching, research and outreach, the Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science Department is dedicated to advancing chemistry, color science, and engineering of polymers, fibers, and textiles.

 

TECS Vision Statement

To be the global academic leader in chemistry, color science, and engineering of polymers, fibers, and textiles.

 

TECS Faculty Core Values

Through visionary leadership, we value the pursuit of…

Academic Excellence

  • Enrichment opportunities for students, faculty and staff
  • Innovative teaching through continuous learning and growth
  • Dissemination of relevant knowledge and advanced skills

Research Innovation, Discovery and Creativity

  • Mentoring students
  • Generation and dissemination of valued knowledge
  • Highest scientific standards
  • Effective grantsmanship

Excellence in Service and Outreach

  • Responsiveness to local, national and global societies
  • Contribution to industry and professional organizations

Educational and Professional Ethics

  • Care and concern for our students, staff, alumni and faculty
  • Valuing diverse needs, opinions, cultures, and beliefs
  • Providing and receiving open and honest communication and feedback
  • Maintaining professional ethics and standards
  • Excellence for our workplace
  • Assurance of a safe environment
  • Professional and collegial environment that builds and sustains trust and respect