Fiber and Fabric Formation

Dr. Roger Barker

Burlington Chair In Textile Technology, Director Of The Textile Protection And Comfort Center

Thermal protective performance of textile fabrics and clothing; fabric and clothing flammability; comfort properties of textile clothing and materials; directs NC State University Textile Protection and Comfort Center, home of Pyroman and Coppelius, computer-assisted mannequins used to test fire-retardant and comfort qualities of apparel in high-tech burn and environmental chambers.

Areas of Expertise
Fiber and Fabric Formation
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TEXTILES

Dr. Tushar Ghosh

Professor Of Textile Engineering, Chemistry And Science

Technology of yarn and fabric formation, mechanics and characterization of fiber assemblies. Conducts research in technical textiles, electro-textiles, and electroactive polymers.

Areas of Expertise
Fiber and Fabric Formation

Dr. Bhupender Gupta

Professor Of Textile Engineering, Chemistry And Science

Frictional characteristics of fibrous materials. Absorbent structures and absorption phenomena. Biomedical surgical sutures, vascular grafts, prosthetic ligaments. Tensile and vico-elastic properties of fibrous materials.

Areas of Expertise
Fiber and Fabric Formation
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TEXTILES

Dr. Samuel Hudson

Professor Of Textile Engineering, Chemistry And Science

Fiber production derived from synthetic and natural materials such as shellfish waste (chitin and chitosan), and proteins such as keratin and fibroin. Characterization and chemical modifications of fibers.

Areas of Expertise
Fiber and Fabric Formation
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TEXTILES

Dr. Behnam Pourdeyhimi

Professor Of Textiles And Director Of The Nonwovens Cooperative Research Center

Recipient of the 1994-95 Distinguished Achievement Award by the Fiber Society for his work in the area of fiber science. Elected Fellow of the Textile Institute in United Kingdom. Research interests are in the area of nonwovens, materials, biomaterials, modeling performance, special textile structures and image analysis. Acts as consultant to many major corporations.

Areas of Expertise
Fiber and Fabric Formation
Colleges
TEXTILES