Alumni from the NEXT Research group

Post-Doctoral Researchers

From 2014-2015, Raju held the position of postdoctoral researcher in thermoelectric textiles designs for low temperature waste heat recovery in the NEXT research group.

Krishnamraju Ankireddy

Research Scientist, University of Louisville

From 2014-2015, Ryan held the position of postdoctoral researcher in electronic system design for the NEXT research group and the ASSIST (Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies) Engineering Research Center.

Ryan Hodges

Data Analyst Engineer, Valencell Inc.

From 2015-2016, Halil held the position of postdoctoral researcher in material design for the NEXT research group and TPACC (Textile Protection and Comfort Center).

Halil Akyildiz

Assistant Professor - Materials Science & Engineering, Uludağ University

Ph.D. Graduates

Jonathan received his Ph.D. in Fiber & Polymer Science in 2014.  A summary of his degree can be found here: JH PhD Summary

Jonathan Halbur

Research Scientist, Agilent Technologies

Richard received his Ph.D. in Fiber & Polymer Science in 2014.  A summary of his degree can be found here: RP PhD Summary

Richard Padbury

Senior Scientist, Lucideon

Nasim received her Ph.D. in Fiber & Polymer Science in 2015.  A summary of her degree can be found here: NF PhD Summary

Nasim Farahbakhsh

Product Development Engineer, Suominen Corp.

Kelly received her Ph.D. in Fiber & Polymer Science in 2015.  A summary of her degree can be found here:KS PhD Summary

Kelly Stano

R&D Materials Scientist, INVISTA

Halil received his Ph.D. in Fiber & Polymer Science and Materials Science & Engineering in 2015.  A summary of his degree can be found here: HA PhD Summary

Halil Akyildiz

Assistant Professor - Materials Science & Engineering, Uludağ University

M.S. Graduates

Yujie received her M.S. in Textile Engineering in 2012.  A summary of her degree can be found here: YS MS Summary

Yujie Sun

Quality Assurance Engineering, Ventara Corporation

Alexa received her M.S. in Textile Engineering in 2017. A summary of her degree can be found here: AK_slide

 

Alexa Kearns

Materials Developer, The North Face

Undergraduate Researchers

Rachel Foote

Textile Engineer, ATACAMA, Inc

Brian Iezzi

Ph.D. Candidate, Univ. of Michigan - Materials Science & Engineering

Fernanda Diomede

M.S. Student, N.C. State - Textile Engineering

Victoria Rind

Material Innovation, adidas

Kayla Messier

Chemist, Naval Surface Warfare Center