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Techtextil North America Names Georgia Institute of Technology Official Academic Partner for 2020 Edition
Techtextil North America 2020 has announced that the Georgia Institute of Technology will serve as the Official Academic Partner for the 2020 edition, taking place alongside Texprocess Americas in Atlanta May 12-14, 2020.
“The School of Materials Science and Engineering at Georgia Tech is pleased to partner with Techtextil North America,” said Dr. Sundaresan Jayaraman, Kolon Professor in the School of MSE. “Our School has been at the cutting edge of research in technical textiles and has pioneered the smart textiles revolution that is transforming lives in today’s connected world. Our world-class faculty and research staff expertise spans the continuum of advanced fibers, materials, technologies, and informatics that is enhancing the quality of life for individuals while creating a more sustainable environment. We are uniquely positioned to train the next generation of materials engineers and scientists for the industry and graduate studies through our innovative curriculum that blends engineering with hands-on experience in a student-run materials learning laboratory. Our School collaborates extensively with the fiber, textiles, carpet, apparel, and materials industries to enhance their competitiveness in today’s global marketplace. We are looking forward to this partnership with Techtextil North America for ‘creating the next’ for the textile industry by bringing about the convergence of advanced fibers, textiles, materials, and technologies,” said Professor Jayaraman.