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textile engineering chemistry and science

Fabrics are degraded into fibers and glucose syrup.

Mar 21, 2023

Researchers separate cotton from polyester In blended fabric

NC State researchers found they could separate blended cotton and polyester fabric using enzymes. 

Yang Zhang poses for picture while standng in his laboratory.

Oct 20, 2022

New TECS faculty member Yang Zhang seeks practical applications for his research

The assistant professor views his chemistry expertise as a tool to create a better world and a more sustainable textile industry. 

Researcher seated at desk looking at graphs and data on a computer screen.

Jan 31, 2022

Researchers find new way to kick-start process of making of carbon fiber

NC State researchers found a way to improve the energy efficiency of part of the process for making carbon fiber. 

Dr. Ahmed El-Shafei working in a lab.

Jan 14, 2022

Mission: Leaving no waste behind 

Wilson College of Textiles Professor Ahmed El-Shafei delivers a zero-waste solution to one of the industry’s biggest problems: What to do about wastewater produced following fabric dyeing?  

Students work in a textile lab, writing on whiteboards and working in small groups at tables

Nov 2, 2021

Where textiles meets STEM

In the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science, STEM majors can discover surprising opportunities and exceptional career preparation. 

Alumni Gateway

Jan 29, 2021

Eight engineering professors named University Faculty Scholars

Engineering faculty members made up more than a third of the 2020-21 class of University Faculty Scholars, which was announced on Jan. 29 by NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson. 

Copper wolves on central campus.

Apr 16, 2020

2019-20 University Teaching Awards announced

NC State has honored more than 30 faculty for their commitment to educational excellence with the 2019-20 University Teaching Awards. A recognition event for all award recipients will be held when conditions are more favorable. 

Inhwan Kim talks to Dr. Sally Pardue, ASEE-SE section president.

Mar 28, 2019

College of Engineering hosts ASEE Southeastern Section Conference

At the 2019 American Society for Engineering Education Southeastern Section (ASEE-SE) Conference, more than 200 professors, students and deans gathered to discuss how to improve the education of the future generation of well-rounded, global-thinking engineers. 

Campus Gateway

Mar 5, 2018

Six engineering professors are named 2017-2018 University Faculty Scholars

NC State’s 2017-2018 class of University Faculty Scholars was announced today. The 20 recipients represent early- and mid-career faculty dedicated to serving the university community and their respective fields through scholarship, research and engagement. The University Faculty Scholars program, established by the chancellor in 2012, recognizes and rewards emerging academic leaders at NC State.