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2024 Research Open House

Threads through Time: Celebrating 125 Years of Textile Innovation

Wilson College of Textiles will host the 2024 Annual Textiles Research Open House with the theme “Threads through Time: Celebrating 125 Years of Textile Innovation”. This one-day event provides an opportunity for Wilson College students to share their research with industry professionals. Organized by the Textile Association of Graduate Students with support provided by the North Carolina Textile Foundation, the Office of Academic, Career and Student Services, and the Dean’s Office, the event aims to open a dialogue and establish networks with those involved in textiles and related industries.

Please join us on Friday, March 29, 2024, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Duke Energy Hall, Hunt Library, NC State University to listen and learn from our amazing graduate students about their research. View the agenda for the event.

Textiles Research Open House Organizing Committee

Faculty and Staff

Dr. Xiangwu Zhang, Samuel S. Walker Distinguished Professor and Associate Dean for Research

Ms. Melissa Sharp, Associate Director, Zeis Textiles Extension

Ms. Amanda Padbury, Director of Communications and Marketing

Dr. Jeff Joines, Interim Associate Dean for Academic Programs

Textile Association of Graduate Students

Mark Gaskill, President
Md Shakirul Islam, Vice President – Internal Affairs
Jingtian Lu, Vice President – External Affairs
Rajbir Singh, Secretary
Andrew Hall, Treasurer
Jinny Hompoonsup, Public Relations Chair
Melissa Armistead and Dhanusha Rajapakse, Event Coordinators
Parris Tysinger, Career Development Officer