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Experts to discuss about materials & high-tech apparel at AATCC forum
Aug '09
Industry and academic experts will discuss a variety of topics in materials and high-tech apparel October 26-27 at the Hyatt Regency in Greenville, S.C., USA. This program is conducted by AATCC's Materials interest group and chaired by Philip J. Brown, Clemson University. The National Textile Center (NTC) Forum and Student Paper Competition will be held in conjunction with the symposium.

Presentations include:

• Green Composites: Where We are and Where We are Headed, Anil Netravali, Cornell University
• Cotton Composites for Automobile and Industrial Applications, D.V. Parikh, SRRC ARS USDA
• Composite Nanofibers for Strain-Sensing Applications, Russell Gorga, North Carolina State University
• Ballistic and Composite Performance of High Modulus Polypropylene Fiber, Brian Morin, Innegrity High Performance Fibers
• Recent Advancements in Manufacturing and Applications of 3D Braided Composites, Alex Bogdanovich, 3Tex
• Multifunctional Composites for Space Applications, Raj Kaul, NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center
• Innovations in Sports Apparel, Susan Sokolowski, Nike Inc.
• Multi-Scale Functional Engineering Design of Sports and Protective Apparel and Devices, Yi Li, Hong Kong Polytechnic Institute
• Polymer/Carbon Nanotube Composites for Energy Storage, Satish Kumar, Georgia Institute of Technology
• Novel Nanofiber Structures by Electrospinning for Tissues Engineering, Bhupender Gupta, North Carolina State University
• Multifunctional Textiles for Chemical Biological Protection, Eugene Wilusz, Natick Soldier Center
• Nanodiamond-Polymer Composites, Vadym Mochalin, Drexel University
• Improving Ballistic Resistance with Demand Activated Transformation, Karl Jacob, Georgia Institute of Technology
• An Innovative Approach to Impact Protection in Functional Textiles, Deconstructing and Reconstructing the Military Kneepad, Clare King, Propel LLC
• M07CR01: Fiber Based Biohazard Sensor Assemblies, Margaret Frey, Cornell University
• Permeation of Gases through Microporous Membranes, Yasser Gowayed, Auburn University
• Effect of Wicking Finishes and Water Repellent Treatments on Sweat Management and Thermal Balance of Military Uniform Fabrics, Phil Gibson, Natick Soldier Center
• Dyes as Photo Radical Initiators in UV-Induced Graft Polymerization and Preparation of Antibacterial Polymers, Gang Sun, University of California, Davis
• Nonwovens as Potential Shelter Materials, Behnam Pourdeyhimi, The Nonwovens Institute, North Carolina State University
• Lightweight Armor for Tomorrow's Challenges, Shitij Chabba, DSM Dyneema

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