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Tag: textile engineering

Shannon Sefton standing outside the entrance to Wilson College of Textiles.

Nov 24, 2021

Textile Engineering student adapts for valuable summer experience

Textile engineering student Shannon Sefton adapted to the challenges of the pandemic to learn a vital computer simulation program from an expert. 

Nov 18, 2021

TECS student and professors use fiber robots to research stem cells

Research experience over the summer allowed a polymer and color chemistry student to develop experimental skills and investigate stem cell development. 

Nov 12, 2021

Military vet Justin Rigdon uses his expertise with specialized materials to keep military jets flying

He swears by a mantra that only an engineer could love: “The coolest feats of engineering are those enabled by composites.” 

Nov 12, 2021

Military veteran Marc Mathews’ career designing protective equipment took him all over the world

After interrupting his studies for a tour in the Marines, Mathews returned to NC State “duly motivated and focused.” 

Nov 4, 2021

Senior Design students share progress, receive feedback during poster session

Each team of textile technology and textile engineer students works with an industry sponsor to solve real world problems, from testing methods to product development. 

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. 

Morgan Mase sitting on concrete wall in front of building adorned with Tesla logo.

Oct 11, 2021

Textile engineering student helping to develop Tesla seat covers

Morgan Mase says her knowledge of textiles gave her a leg up when she applied to be a soft trim seat development intern at Tesla. 

The wolf statue in front of Carter-Finley.

Oct 5, 2021

Wolfpack Athletics hires engineering student as sustainability intern

NC State Athletics recently hired textile engineering student Claire Henson to be its first athletics sustainability intern. 

Memorial Bell Tower and spring flowers

May 17, 2021

NC State announces inaugural Goodnight Early Career Innovators

Ten faculty members in the College of Engineering or affiliated departments are among the 24 recognized by a new program for promising NC State early-career faculty whose scholarship is in STEM or STEM education. 

Researchers are developing an armband that can track heart rate.

Mar 1, 2021

Study finds ideal placement, pressure for armband that could track heart rate

In an effort to develop an armband that can track the heart's electrical activity, NC State researchers determined the ideal placement for three electrodes in their band design, and how tightly the band needs to be worn.