Fiber Science & Apparel Design

National Textile Center

The National Textile Center (NTC) is a consortium of eight universities. In addition to Cornell, the consortium includes Auburn University, Clemson University, Georgia Institute of Technology, North Carolina State University, UMass - Dartmouth, Philadelphia University and the University of California, Davis.

Download NTC project reports from the list below.

2011 Project Reports

C05-CR01:

Hybrid Microporous Membranes Intended for Protective Clothing, S. Kay Obendorf(Cornell) leader, Gang Sun(UC Davis), June 2011

2010 Project Reports

C05-CR01-A10:

Hybrid Microporous Membranes Intended for Protective Clothing, S. Kay Obendorf, Gang Sun, November 2010

C05-CR01-010:

Self-decontaminating Fiber Formation for Protective Material, S. Kay Obendorf, Gang Sun, January 2010

2009 Project Reports

C05-CR01-09:

Hybrid Microporous Membranes Intended for Protective Clothing, S. Kay Obendorf, Gang Sun, October 2009

2008 Project Reports

C05-CR01-08:

Development of Antimicrobial Membrane for Protective Clothing
S. Kay Obendorf, Gang Sun, June 2008

F06-CR02-08:

Nanolayer Self-assemblies:  Novel, Adaptable Fiber Surfaces
Juan Hinestroza, Peter Hauser, June 2008

F08-CR01:

Cellulose/Soy Protein Based "Green" Composites
Anil Netravli, Michael Hoffman, 2008

F08-CR02:

Polymer Flow in Confined Elastic Boundaries:  Stronger Continuous
Juan Hinestroza, Margaret Frey, Satish Kumar, Donggang Yao, Brian Kirby, 2008

M05-CR03-08:

Creation of a New Class of Cellulose Engineering Materials
Margaret Frey, Richard Kotek, John Cuculo, Juan Hinestroza, June 2008

M08-CR01:

Fiber Based Biohazard Sensor Assemblies
Margaret Frey, 2008

M08-CR05:

Authentication/Anti-Counterfeit Fibers
Margaret Frey, Juan Hinestroza, 2008

S08-CR03-08:

Development of Visual Fit Assessment Tool for Apparel Firms
Susan Ashdown, Fatma Mete, June 2008

2007 Project Reports

C05-CR01-07:

Development of an Antimicrobial Membrane for Protective Clothing, S. Kay Obendorf, Gang Sun, June 2007.

F04-CR02-07:

Fibrous-Micro-Electro-Mechanical-Systems (MEMS), Anil N. Netravali, Michael Thompson, S. Leigh Phoenix, June 2007

F06-CR02-07:

Nanolayer Self-assemblies: Novel, Adaptable Fiber Surfaces, Juan P. Hinestroza, Peter Hauser, June 2007

S04-CR01-07:

Improved Apparel Sizing: Fit and Anthropometric 3D Scan Data, Susan Ashdown, Suzanne Loker, Margaret Rucker, June 2007.

2006 Project Reports

C05-CR01-06e:

Hybrid Microporous Membranes Intended for Protective Clothing, S. Kay Obendorf, Gang Sun, June 2006

F04-CR02-06e:

Fibrous-Micro-Electro-Mechanical-Systems (MEMS), Anil N. Netravali, Michael Thompson, S. Leigh Phoenix, June 2006

M03-CR04-06e:

Biologically Active Bioabsorbable Fibers for Biomedical Uses, C. C. Chu, Joseph E. Spruiell, June 2006

M05-CR02-06e:

Creation of a New Class of Cellulose Engineering Materials, Margaret Frey, Juan Hinestroza, John A. Cuculo, Richard Kotek, June 2006

S04-CR01-06e:

Improved Apparel Sizing: Fit and Anthropometric 3D Scan Data, Susan Ashdown, Suzanne Loker, Margaret Rucker, June 2006

2005 Project Reports

C05-CR01:

Hybrid Microporous Membranes Intended for Protective Clothing
Kay Obendorf, Gang Sun, 2005

F04-CR02-05e:

Fibrous-Micro-Electric Mechanical-Systems (MEMS)
Anil Netravali, Michael Thompson, S. Leigh Phoenix, June 2005

M03-CR04-05e:

Biologically Active Bioabsorbable Fibers for Biomedical Uses
C. C. Chu, Joseph E. Spruiell, June 2005

M05-CR02:

Creation of a New Class of Cellulose Engineering Materials
Margaret Frey, Richard Kotek, John Cuculo, Juan Hinestroza, 2005

S04-CR01-05e:

Improved Apparel Sizing: Fit and Anthropometric 3D Scan Data
Susan Ashdown, Suzanne Loker, Carol Adelson, June 2005

2004 Project Reports

F01-CR01-04e:

"Green" Composites from Cellulose Fabrics & Soy Protein Resin
Anil N. Netravali, June 2004

F04-CR02:

Fibrous-Micro-Electric Mechanical-Systems (MEMS)
Anil Netravali, Michael Thompson, S. Leigh Phoenix, 2004

M01-CR01-04e:

Biodegradable Hydrogel-Textile Hybrid for Tissue Engineering
C. C. Chu, X. Z. Zhang, Aby Matthew, Rob Van Buskirk, June 2004

M01-CR02-04e:

Improving the Understanding and Acceptance of Personal Protective Equipment
S. Kay Obendorf, June 2004

M03-CR04-04e:

Biologically Active Bioabsorbable Fibers for Biomedical Uses
C. C. Chu, June 2004

S01-CR01-04e:

Use of Body Scan Data to Design Sizing Systems Based on Target Markets
Susan Ashdown, Suzanne Loker, Carol Adelson, June 2004

S04-CR01:

Improved Apparel Sizing: Fit and Anthropometric 3D Scan Data
Susan Ashdown, Suzanne Loker, Margaret Rucker, Carol Adelson, 2004

 

2003 Project Reports

F01-CR01-03e:

"Green" Composites from Cellulose Fabrics & Soy Protein Resin
Anil N. Netravali, June 2003

M01-CR01-03e:

Biodegradable Hydrogel-Textile Hybrid for Tissue Engineering
C. C. Chu, X. Z. Zhang, Aby Mathew, Rob Van Buskirk, June 2003

M01-CR02-03e:

Improving the Understanding and Acceptance of Personal Protective Equipment
S. Kay Obendorf, June 2003

M03-CR04:

Biologically Active Bioabsorbable Fibers for Biomedical Uses
C. C. Chu, Joseph Spruiell, Sabit Adanur, 2003

S01-CR01-03e:

Use of Body Scan Data to Design Sizing Systems Based on Target Markets
Susan Ashdown, Suzanne Loker, Carol Adelson, June 2003

2002 Project Reports

F01-CR01-02:

"Green" Composites from Cellulose Fabrics & Soy Protein Resin
Anil N. Netravali, June 2002

M01-CR01-02:

Biodegradable Hydrogel-Textile Hybrid for Tissue Engineering
C. C. Chu, X. Z. Zhang, Rob Van Buskirk, June 2002

M01-CR02-02:

Statistical Model to Predict Pesticide Penetration through Nonwoven Chemical Protective Fabrics
S. Kay Obendorf, June 2002

S01-CR01-02:

Use of Body Scan Data to Design Sizing Systems Based on Target Markets
Susan Ashdown, Suzanne Loker, Carol Adelson, June 2002