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Department of Textile Engineering Chemistry and Science

Fireworks explode over the NC State belltower to close down Packapalooza 2022.

Aug 30, 2023

From ideas to solutions

Six projects secured support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund this year, and for the first time in the fund’s history, awardees will receive supplemental resources through local entrepreneur and investor Bill Spruill’s 2ndF Research Commercialization Fund. 

Super-resolution imaging of nuclear pore complexes.

Aug 25, 2023

Researchers sharpen their focus on passages into the nucleus

Scientists hope they can build on findings in a new study to understand the role of tiny nuclear pores in cell development and disease. 

Xiaomeng Fang stands behind a knitting machine and points to a certain part of the machine to show two students to her left how it works.

Aug 4, 2023

TECS faculty member’s engaging teaching methods earn her professional honors

Xiaomeng Fang says 2023 Outstanding Teacher Award is a testament to her mentors — colleagues and family alike. 

Aug 1, 2023

Textiles senior design students partner with U.S. Army, Under Armour

Seniors in textile engineering and textile technology at NC State University tackled projects focusing on sustainability, military uniforms, footwear and more during their capstone course. 

Shourya Lingampally adjusts a machine in a first-floor lab of the Wilson College of Textiles.

Jul 25, 2023

Wearable connector technology advances could assist doctors, soldiers in combat

Researchers develop wearable connectors that could be key to functionality of critical devices in a range of wearable technology fields. 

Cody Zane

Jul 11, 2023

This PPE engineer is supporting the next generation of textile leaders

Cody Zane, a three-time Wilson College of Textiles graduate, follows his passions by staying connected to his alma mater, being a mental health ambassador, mentoring graduate students, and researching personal protective equipment as an engineer at UL Solutions. 

Lainey Volz wears a blue dress and ponytail and looks at a series of industrial embroidery machines at work in an ITMA showroom. The machines (left) are embroidering yellow fabrics.

Jul 5, 2023

Witnessing innovation and making valuable connections at ITMA

Wilson College of Textiles students, staff and faculty traveled to Milan, Italy for the world’s largest textile and garment technology exhibition. 

Jun 29, 2023

Nanotechnology breakthrough could support future, critical health-tracking tools

Researchers at the Wilson College of Textiles develop sensors and probes using nanomaterials far smaller than a strand of human hair. 

Surrounded in a blue glow with a white light at center, a 3D printer is in the process of producing a carbon dioxide filter.

May 31, 2023

3D printing carbon dioxide filters

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