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AATCC selects Materials Research Poster contest winners
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Jun '12
The winners of the 2012 American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) Materials Research Poster Competition have been selected. The competition (developed by AATCC's Materials Interest Group) aims to promote innovative product development from a material structures design perspective. Submissions were invited from both graduate and undergraduate students.

The three themes/categories of this year’s competition were:

Industrial/Technical/Sports Materials, Medical/Biomedical/Protective Materials and Devices, and Functional/Smart/Nano Materials.

And the winners are:

Industrial/Technical/Sports Materials

  • 1st Place – Noise/Sound Reduction Boards for Student Housing by Courtney Milliner, Joshua Cole, Elizabeth Brannon & Hannah Mangum of North Carolina State University
  • 2nd Place – Comparative Study for a Preventative Turf Toe Cleat by Brittainy Krohn & Ugur Kolunsag of Philadelphia University

Medical/Biomedical/Protective Materials and Devices

  • 1st Place – Anterior Cruciate Ligament Regenerative Device by Cameron Carter, Grace Ridge, Justin Myers & Brittany Knox of North Carolina State University
  • 2nd Place – Water Stable Plant Protein Film from Camelina for Tissue Engineering by Yi Zhao & Qiuran Jiang of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Functional/Smart/Nano Materials

  • 1st Place – Nanowire-Structured Based Hybrid Cell for Harvesting Solar and Mechanical Energies by Chen Xu of Georgia Institute of Technology
  • 2nd Place – Effects of Long-term Chemical Treatment on the Electrical Resistance of Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) on Textiles by Christopher DiFranco & Jinlin Cai of the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth

All winning entries will receive cash awards of $1,000 for First Place and $500 for Second Place in each category. The winners will also receive complimentary student registration(s) for the 2013 AATCC International Conference. To date, AATCC has awarded $17,000 in prizes to winners of the annual Materials Research Poster Competition.

This year the contest received a record number of entries. All were evaluated on concept originality and research quality, clarity, plus results/discussions/conclusions. The entries for 2012 were of such high quality the judges had a difficult task determining the winners.

AATCC gratefully thanks the judges of this year’s competition:

Dr. Radhakrishnaiah Parachuru – Georgia Institute of Technology (PTFE Dept.),

Robina Hogan – United Soybean Board/Hogan Consulting,

Kanti Jasani – Performance & Technical Textile Consulting, and

Dr. Seshadri Ramkumar –Texas Tech University (TIEH Dept.).

AATCC, Association of Textile, Apparel & Materials Professionals, is the world’s leading not-forprofit textile professional association, serving the textile industry since 1921.

American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC)

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