Retirement

Dr Colin Cork is retiring from NTU after four happy years working on the latest advances in textile technology. Colin (centre) is pictured with Professor Tilak Dias (left), other members of the Advanced Textiles Research Group and colleagues at the university.

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New book on ballistic protection

Dr Colin Cork of ATRG is to contribute to a forthcoming book entitled “Advanced Fibrous Composite Materials for Ballistic Protection” by Woodhead publishing which is to be edited by Dr. Xiaogang Chen of the University of Manchester.

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New Book

Professor Dias as edited a new book on electronic textiles. There are also contributions from other members of the ATRG team namely Ioannis Anastasopoulos, Colin Cork, William Hurley, Ekael Mbise and Anura Rathnayake, Details of the book can be found here:

http://goo.gl/8TdVaj

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Research Technician in Electronics

The Advanced Textiles Research Group is recruiting a Research Technician in Electronics for our EPSRC electronic yarn project with the University of Southampton. Details can be found here:

http://goo.gl/qNnqUX

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Research Fellow in the Manufacture of Functional Electronic Textiles

The Advanced Textiles Research Group is seeking a Research Fellow in the manufacture of Functional Electronic Textiles for our collaborative research with the Department of Electronics and Computer Science of the University of Southampton. Details of the post can be found here:

http://goo.gl/UZMkOm

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Fully embedded RFID devices in textile yarns

The Advanced Textiles Research Group hosted a visit earlier today from Miles Warriner and Marc Vaughan of Barcode Warehouse and Andy O’Donnell of Red Ledge for a discussion on the exciting possibilities stemming from the use of fully embedded RFID devices in textile yarns and the resulting products in areas that include retail, fashion, medicine and safety.

http://www.thebarcodewarehouse.co.uk/

http://www.redledge.co.uk/

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ATRG Visitors

ATRG was pleased to host a visit recently by Janet van der Linden (centre right), Director of Research in the Department of Computing and Communications at the Open University and Emilie Giles (centre left), an eTextiles Consultant.

http://goo.gl/joxX49

http://goo.gl/2rU56O

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Ran Ma

The Advanced Textiles Research Group (ATRG) was pleased to host a visit last week by Ran Ma. Ran is a biomedical engineer and entrepreneur and visited ATRG to discuss health monitoring using electronic textiles with Pasindu Lugoda.

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ATRG is advertising for a new member of the team

The Advanced Textiles Research Group is recruiting a Research Fellow to develop energy harvesting technologies for wearable textiles. Details can be found here: http://goo.gl/sBxxIu

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The ATRG team in London

Members of the Advanced Textiles Research team are shown at the Wearable Technology Show in London yesterday. They are (left to right) Ekael Mbise, Anura Rathnayake, Pasindu Lugoda, Dilusha Rajapakse and Sonia Gregory. The picture was taken by another member of our team, Yannis Anastasopoulos.

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