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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Wearable Technology Show 2015

Professor Dias meets with Mark Pedley at the SmartLife stall at the Wearable Technology Show 2015 in London yesterday. Other members of the ATRG team will be visiting the show later today.

Wearable Technology Show 2015:

http://goo.gl/w9hryd

Smartlife:

http://goo.gl/U6R78q

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Radio-Frequency Identification chips

The RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification) chips that we are introducing into yarns for our sustainability project are very small. Each one is only one millimetre wide with a thickness of 0.5 millimetres. One is shown next to a pound coin for comparison.

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Professor in Advanced Textiles

Nottingham Trent University is seeking to appoint a Professor or Reader in Advanced Textiles. Details can be found here:

http://goo.gl/3tTdbv

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