DEA 7100

DEA 7100 is a 1-credit, weekly graduate seminar for DEA graduate students and faculty.  The aims of DEA 7100 are:

  • To foster a sense of community within the DEA graduate field.
  • To enable students and faculty to learn about new research programs, methods, and studies.
  • To facilitate discussion regarding research, writing, grantsmanship and other topics of interest to DEA graduate students.
    - Fall semester: 2nd year MA/ MS/ PhD students provide update
    - Spring: 1st year MA/ MS/ PhD students provide updates along with 3rd and 4th year PhD students
  • To improve research skills, understanding of measurement, research design, and various approaches to research.
  • To provide a context for students (and faculty) to share periodic updates regarding their research activities, progress, and challenges. 
  • To promote collaboration and connection within the DEA community.

Graduate Seminar Series in Fiber Science & Apparel Design

Each semester, the Graduate Field of Fiber Science & Apparel Design offers seminars on topics important to our teaching and research. The typical audience consists of graduate students, academic staff and faculty, however these seminars are open to the general public.  
For Spring 2023, Seminars will be held on Fridays at 10:30 am in T01 Human Ecology Building and via Zoom, unless otherwise noted.  For more information, contact Karen Steffy.

Fall 2022 Graduate Seminars in Fiber Science & Apparel Design

August 26

Stephen Parry, CSCU and Erica Johns, Mann Library, Cornell University

September 2

Antonia-Teodora Perju, Human Centered Design, Cornell University
Nanofiber-based Electrochemical Transducers for Point-of-Care Devices

September 9 Angela Yantorno, MSW, Cornell Graduate School 
September 16 Prof. Wan Shou, University of Arkansas 
Textile-based wearable electronics: from manufacturing to applications
September 23 Prof. Lucy Dunne ’02, MA 04, University of Minnesota 
Apparel Futures: E-Textiles and Informatics
September 30 Prof. Maksud Rahman, Rice University
Materials Design via Additive Manufacturing for a Sustainable Future
October 7 Rebecca Ruckdashel, Kintra Fibers, The Earl Peters Seminar 
Spinning a Good Yarn
October 14 Scott Echols, The ZDHC Foundation
Sustainable Chemistry in the Fashion Industry - A Journey not a Destination
October 21 Prof. Leah Buechley, University of New Mexico
Fabricating Clay: Exploring Technology, Tradition, Materials, and Culture
October 28 Cornell Future First Faculty Symposium
November 4 Prof. Amy Engelbrecht-Wiggans, Rochester Institute of Technology
Predicting the Long-Term Reliability of Fibrous Composite
November 11 Prof. Thomas Gries, Aachen University
4-D Textiles
November 18 Dr. Margaret Ordoñez, University of Rhode Island and Dr. Kelly Reddy-Best, Iowa State University
Conservation Concerns in Fashion Collections: Caring for Problematic Twentieth-Century Textiles, Apparel, and Accessories
Co-sponsored by the Kheel Center for Labor-Management  Documentation & Archives
December 2 Graduate Student Speaking Competition