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Tag: textile engineering

Composite image of closeup images of textile weaves.

Apr 26, 2022

Textile waste is a problem. Here’s how researchers want to solve It

NC State researchers are studying a process for separating blended fabrics into their component fibers. 

Dec 21, 2021

Textile engineering student-athlete gains new perspective on soccer uniform through studies

Discover the textile science of uniforms through the perspective of a current Wilson College student-athlete. 

Philip Bradford

Dec 3, 2021

From Centennial Scholarship to professorship

Philip Bradford realized that he wanted to become an engineer during his middle school and high school years. He also knew that NC State was the best school for this pursuit. 

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.