• Prof. Philip Bradford

    Dr. Bradford is an Associate Professor in the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science at North Carolina State University. With a PhD degree in Materials Science and Engineering (NCSU-2010),  and MS and BS degrees in Textiles Engineering…

  • Ozkan Yildiz

    Dr. Yildiz completed his Ph.D. in Fiber and Polymer Science in 2016 under the direction of Dr. Bradford. He is currently a post-doc in the group working on ultra-long carbon nanotube array growth and developing unique devices from…

  • Karim Aly

    Dr. Aly completed his Ph.D. in Fiber and Polymer Science in 2016 under the direction of Dr. Bradford. He is currently a post-doc in the group working on carbon nanotube foams and deriving other low density high temperature…

  • Kelly Stano

    Kelly received a Ph.D. in Fiber and Polymer Science under the direction of Dr. Philip Bradford and Dr. Jesse Jur. She was also a NSF GRF award recipient. Her main research areas included surface modification of CNTs and…

  • Shaghayegh Faraji

    Shaghayegh graduated with a Ph.D. in Fiber and Polymer Science in 2016 under the direction of Dr. Bradford. Her main research interests are CNT/Carbon nanocomposites using aligned CNT preforms and their applications as low density materials in advanced…

  • James Stahl

    James graduated with a Fiber and Polymer Science Ph.D. in 2016 under the direction of Dr. Philip Bradford and Dr. Alex Bogdanovich.  He performed research focused on the modification of composite joints using shear pressed carbon nanotube arrays.

  • Ang Li

    Ang is a graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in Fiber and Polymer Science in the area of high performance airship laminates. He also received his M.S. degree while in the Bradford group with his research in sensitive and…

  • Brian Wells

    Brian is a Ph.D. student perusing a co-major in Fiber & Polymer Science and MSE. He is working in the area of carbon nanotube sheet assemblies and their impacts on the sensitivity of fiber bragg grating sensors.

  • Jincheng Zhu

    Jincheng received her M.S. degree in 2015. She worked on semi-transparent strain sensors utilizing carbon nanotube sheets mounted on thin films.

  • Kevin Harrow

    Kevin is an undergraduate alumnus of the group. He  won an NC State undergraduate research award in 2015 to study the infiltration of low density carbon nanotube structures with polymer solutions in Dr. Bradford’s lab.

  • David Warren

    David  is an undergraduate alumnus of the research group. His research focused on inorganic functional coatings on carbon nanotubes and relevant devices.

  • Kun Fu

    Kun received his Ph.D. in Fiber and Polymer Science in 2014.  His research focused on electrode design for lithium-ion and lithium-sulfur batteries.

  • Spencer Barbour

    Spencer received his M.S. in Textile Engineering in 2014. His research focused on the modification of polymers with electrically conductive carbon nanotube sheets.

  • Rachel Chapla

    Rachel  is an undergraduate alumnus of the group .  While in the Bradford Research Group, Rachel worked to optimize the fabrication method of Copper Nanoparticle-Carbon Nanotube array composites for maximum copper content.  During the summer of 2013, Rachel performed…

  • Murphy Carroll

    Murphy is an undergraduate alumnus of the Bradford Research Group. He graduated with a degree in Textile Engineering from NC State in 2013 and is currently working for Nike.

  • Omar Knio

    Omar is an undergraduate alumnus of the group.  He worked in the Bradford Group the summer after his Freshman year,  making metal matrix  CNT composites.  He now works in the Chemical Engineering department on a project funded by an…