Dr. Richard Kotek

Associate Professor Of Textile Engineering, Chemistry And Science
919-515-6585
Richard_Kotek@ncsu.edu
http://www.tx.ncsu.edu/faculty_center/directory/detail.cfm?id=65

Biopolymers and liquid crystalline polymers for specialized end uses; nylon, polyester and polypropylene for use in industrial applications; fundamental research on the formation of hollow fibers; molecular orientation of complex filaments by using sound propagation techniques; adhesion of polymer melts to metal surfaces; efficient depolymerization and/or recovery of monomers from fibrous materials.

Areas of Expertise
Fiber and Fabric Formation
Polymer Science

Colleges
TEXTILES