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Anna Stuffelbeam

May 7, 2024

Wilson College Student Places Second in Nextile Competition

Anna Stuffelbeam loves a creative challenge, so it’s no surprise that she placed second in Nextile’s Soy In Textile Design Challenge. The Soy in Textile Design Challenge promotes the use of sustainable textiles in design. 

Headshot of Sophie Nunno-Gorbachev

Apr 29, 2024

Ph.D. Student Sophie Nunno-Gorbachev Researches Direct-to-Textile 3D Printing at The Nonwovens Institute

Sophie Nunno-Gorbachev is a Ph.D. student in the textile technology management program at the Wilson College of Textiles researching the relationship between 3D-printing and fabrics at The Nonwovens Institute. 

Büşra Özdemir.

Mar 26, 2024

Ph.D. Student Büşra Özdemir Researches Respirators with The Nonwovens Institute 

Büşra Özdemir is a Ph.D. student in the fiber and polymer science program at the Wilson College of Textiles currently researching the behavior of nonwovens and the structure of respirators at The Nonwovens Institute. 

Yi Ding speaking to a group.

Mar 4, 2024

Textiles Alumna Built Community, Real-World Skills in 3+X Program

Wilson College of Textiles alumna Yi Ding is now an associate professor at Donghua University in Shanghai. Read how she got her start in the 3+X program.  

Nigar Sultana

Feb 5, 2024

Grad Student Profile: Nigar Sultana

Nigar Sultana, a fifth-year Ph.D. student in the fiber and polymer science program, is currently developing nanomaterial-based biosensors for biomedical applications. These biosensors are envisioned as non-invasive tools for detecting underlying diseases. 

Sonja Salmon (left) and Siyan Wang (right) stand in the lab with lab coats and protective glasses. Salmon holds fabric samples and Wang holds two bottles of solution with some fabric fragments visible.

Jan 30, 2024

NC State Textile Waste Research Paves Way for Greener Textile Future

Ph.D. student Siyan Wang’s breakthrough research on cotton fiber fragments earned a prestigious spot on the front cover of Cellulose journal. See how her research is changing the game for textile recycling. 

Michael Tuma NC State Embedded Counselor

Sep 28, 2023

New embedded counselor joins NC State’s Graduate School and Wilson College of Textiles

The NC State Counseling Center, NC State’s Graduate School, and the Wilson College of Textiles are pleased to announce the hiring of our new embedded counselor, Michael Tuma. Michael has joined the embedded counseling services team to address the mental health needs of graduate students and students within the Wilson College of Textiles. 

Zoe Newman stands in front of a knitting machine and smiles at the camera.

Sep 22, 2023

Wilson College Alumna Credits Hours in Knitting Lab as Key to Expertise, Career Success

Zoë Newman, Ph.D., now serves as a knit product developer, consulting with companies at Stoll by Karl Mayer. 

Maddy Lyon sews in the fashion studio.

Aug 21, 2023

Earning a Master’s to Make the Fashion Industry More Sustainable 

Graduate student Maddy Lyon applies her industry experience and expertise to sustainability research at the Wilson College of Textiles. 

Arash Kasebi adjusts a firefighter helmet and hood on a mannequin head in a lab at the Wilson College of Textiles.

Jul 25, 2023

Volunteer Firefighter Arash Kasebi Brings On-the-Field Insight to Postdoctoral Research

Postdoctoral research fellow Arash Kasebi has dedicated his academic career to investigating and improving firefighter gear at the Wilson College of Textiles.