Research interests: digital technologies; particularly 3-D virtual prototyping and 3-D body scanning; and examining how these technologies transform apparel design processes and products. She is passionate about gaining deep knowledge on the capabilities of these technologies as well as users’ interactions with them. Bio page.Research website.
Vincent V. C. Woo Professor in Fiber Science and Apparel Design
Research interests: electrospun sensor assemblies; cellulose dissolution and fiber formation; electrospun controlled absorption, timed-release fabrics (controlled absorption and release of chemicals); micro and nanofibers for filter media (efficiency of air filter media). Bio page.
Research interests: cultural studies of style and fashion; ethnographic practice; documentary film production; Native American textiles and regalia; history of anthropology; textile printing and dyeing; space and place studies; museum studies and curatorial practice. Bio page.
Professor and Chair
Research interests: developing computational models and experimental techniques to further the understanding of the mechanical and thermal behavior of polymer and ceramic matrix composites. Bio page.
Research interests: textile nanotechnology and smart fibers: functional nanolayers; functional nanofibers; transport phenomena in complex interfaces. Bio page.Research website.
Research interests: the disruptive impact of technology in the apparel industry, the behavior of fashion brands, global and domestic apparel production ("glocalization") issues, and the significance of social responsibility and sustainability throughout the global apparel supply chain. Bio page. Teaching and research website.
Van Dyk Lewis
Research interests: anthropology and philosophy are used to understand contemporary design and fashion. A theoretician and designer, his current work focuses on sustainability, digital fashion, fashion networks, race, image, fashion as event , and fashion fictions. Bio page.
Jean and Douglas McLean Professor in Fiber Science & Apparel Design and Director of Graduate Studies
Research interests: development of fully degradable, fully sustainable, environment-friendly 'green' composites; development of 'green' nanocomposites; surface modification of high strength fibers to improve/control their bonding to various resins; development of fiber composite based micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS). Bio page.
Research interests: thermal comfort and mobility of clothing; Design, development and evaluation of protective clothing; Smart clothing development; Footwear comfort; Athletic products and performance. Bio page.Research website.
Research interests: nanofibers and nanomaterials with novel functionalities for potential applications in NanoTextiles, Environmental/Filtration/Water Treatment, NanoBiotechnology, Catalysis, Food and Food Packaging, Sensors, Energy, NanoAgriculture, Nanocomposites. Bio page.Research website.