12th AUTEX World Textile Conference : Abstracts of Papers Presented

The 12th AUTEX World Textile Conference was organized by the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology, from 13th to 15th June 2012. The theme of the conference was “Innovative Textile For High Future Demands” and the official host was the City of Zadar. The AUTEX Conference provides an excellent opportunity to bring together European and world scientists and engineers from academy, national research institutes and companies to present and discuss the latest results in the general field of textile materials, technologies, fashion and marketing. We are presenting below the abstracts of keynote presentations :

Knitted Three-Dimensional Structures for Technical Textiles Applications
Prof. Subhash Anand
MBE; Comp. Tl; C.Text. FTI
Professor of Technical Textiles,
Institute for Materials Research & Innovation, The University of Bolton, Bolton, UK

Recent Developments in Fibre Materials Research in Australia
Prof. Xungai Wang
Australian Future Fibres Research & Innovation Centre (AFFRIC)
Institute for Frontier Materials (IFM)
Deakin University, Geelong, Australia

Nanofiber – Enhanced TexTILEs for Health and Protection
Prof. dr. Marian G. McCord
Director of Global Health Initiatives
Associate Professor
Textile Engineering, Chemistry, and Science Biomedical Engineering

Textile Biomedical Engineering
Prof. Yi Li
Institute of Textiles and Clothing,
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University,
Hung Horn, Kowloon,
Hong Kong, China

The future of smart textiles according to SYSTEX
Prof. dr. ir. Lieva Van Langenhove
Ghent University

Werable Obstacle Avoidance System Integrated with Conductive Yarns for Visually Impaired People
Prof. Vladan Koncar
University Lille North of France,
ENSAIT, GEMTEX F-59100, Roubaix, France

Multifunctional Composite Nanofibres New Frontier in Textile Materials
Prof. Frank Ko
Advanced Materials and Process Engineering Laboratory
Department of Materials Engineering
University of British Columbia

2BFUNTEX: A New Coordination Action to Boost the Collaboration Between Research and Industry to Enhance Rapid Industrial Uptake of Innovative Functional Textiles
Prof. Paul Kiekens
Ghent University –
Department of Textiles
Technologiepark 907, B-9052 Zwijnaarde, Belgium

TA Research Journey to Textile Structured Solar Cells (Part 1. Enhanced Power Conversion Efficiency of Dye-sensitized Solar Cells)
Prof. Sung Hoon Jeong
Dept. of Organic & Nano Engineering
Hanyang University, Korea

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