Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / AATCC announces Materials Design Competition winners
AATCC announces Materials Design Competition winners
30
Jul '08
This year, AATCC celebrated its third annual, student Materials Design Competition developed by the Materials Interest Group.

The competition aimed to promote innovative product development from a material structures design perspective. Both graduate and undergraduate students were invited to participate each year.

The three categories of this year's competition were Industrial/Technical and Sports Materials, Medical, Biomedical/Protective Materials and Devices, and Smart/Electronic/Optoelectronic Nano-materials.

All entries were evaluated on concept originality, design element integration, technical feasibility, clarity of supporting documentation, technical and materials rationale, efficacy of the proposed commercialization of the idea, and viability of economic cost analysis.

Winning entries received cash awards of US$1,000 for first place and US$500 for second place in each category and complimentary student registrations for the 2009 AATCC International Conference, to be held in Myrtle Beach, S.C., U.S.A., March 10-12, 2009.

AATCC received entries developed by 17 students from Clemson University, North Carolina State University, and the University of Nevada, Reno.

The caliber of the entries was excellent and the judges had a difficult task determining the winners. Competition judging was administered by Gary C. Lickfield, Clemson University; Ian Hardin, University of Georgia; Bill Haile, Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics; Philip J. Brown, Clemson University; and Fred L. Cook, Georgia Institute of Technology.

The winners of the 2008 Materials Design Competition are:
Industrial/Technical and Sports Materials Winners
1st Place - Private Protection Inc by Elizabeth Lyles, Courtney Merritt, William Alligood III, and Mallory Foushee of North Carolina State University
2nd Place - Fuzie Mat by Paul Hoang, Sarah Davis, Carly Herring, and Amanda Wayer of North Carolina State University

Smart/Electronic/Optoelectronic and Nano-materials Winners
1st Place - Smart Material for Energy Storage for Solar Panels by Palkin Zed of University of Nevada, Reno.

American Association of Textile Chemists & Colorists


Must ReadView All

Robert Lighthizer speaking at the opening of the ministerial plenary of the 16th Forum of AGOA, in Lome. Courtesy: US Embassy in Togo

Textiles | On 17th Aug 2017

US committed to Africa, Lighthizer tells AGOA forum

The United States and Africa can jointly create a better business...

Textiles | On 17th Aug 2017

Sri Lankan textile exports down 4.1% in May 2017

After showing positive trend for two consecutive months, Sri Lankan...

Courtesy: CBEC

Textiles | On 17th Aug 2017

E-commerce firms need to file monthly statements: CBEC

India’s Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has clarified that ...

Interviews View All

C Kamatchisundaram
Voltas

ITME is an occasion not only to receive new leads but also to work on...

Abhishek Ganguly
Puma India

‘As a brand, Puma is always looking for new and innovative ways to inspire ...

Sunil Kumar Sharma
Loknayak JPNSSSG Ltd

'The blend of cotton–linen yarn has high demand in the domestic and...

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Akta Adani
India Boulevard

India Boulevard is a San Francisco-based curated fashion marketplace that...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer <b>Prathyusha Garimella</b> is known for blending ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

August 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
69.0%
No
17.2%
Skip
13.8%

Total Votes: 29

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
41.4%
No
37.9%
Skip
20.7%

Total Votes: 29

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
82.8%
No
6.9%
Skip
10.3%

Total Votes: 29

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
58.6%
No
10.3%
Skip
31.0%

Total Votes: 29


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search



X