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New frontiers in Fiber Materials Science Symposium
Aug '11
American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), The Fiber Society, and the National Textile Center will offer an international symposium on Fibers as Building Blocks of Advanced Materials, October 11–13, 2011, in Charleston, South Carolina, USA.

This symposium is a response to, and reflection of, recent advances in nanoscience and technology. Driven by a growing demand from the biomedical, energy, transportation, and communications sectors for materials necessary for new and diverse applications, fiber materials science and engineering is being challenged to find solutions.

The symposium is structured around a series of sixteen mini-symposia—from optical fibers to biomimetics to fiber science theory and computer simulations. Participants will engage in a conversation that poses questions and explores the answers, with an eye toward everyday and novel applications.

AATCC is the world's leading not-for-profit association serving textile professionals since 1921. AATCC, headquartered in Research Triangle Park, N.C., USA, provides test method development, quality control materials, and professional networking for its members around the world.

American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC),

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