Committees

International Advisory Committee

  • Chair: Professor Francois Boussu, ENSAIT, Roubaix, France
  • Professor Thomas Gries, Institute for Textile Technology, RWTH, Aachen, Germany
  • Professor Philippe Boisse, INSA-Lyon, France
  • Professor Abdel-Fattah Seyam, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA
  • Professor Bijoy Behera, IIT Delhi, India
  • Professor Shizhong Cui, Henan University of Science and Technology, China
  • Professor George Stylios, Heriot-Watt University, UK
  • Professor Geneviève Dion, Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA
  • Professor Xungai Wang, Deakin University, Australia
  • Professor Bohong Gu, Donghua University, Shanghai, China
  • Dr Amir Islam, Bally Ribbon Mills, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Dr Nandan Khokar, Biteam AB, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Professor Frank Ko, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Professor Rui Wang, Tianjin Polytechnic University, China
  • Professor Stepan Lomov, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
  • Mr Alan Prichard, Consultant, formerly Boeing Company, Seattle, USA
  • Professor Stephen Russell, University of Leeds, UK
  • Professor Masayuki Takater, Shinshu University, Japan
  • Professor Qingqing Ni, Shinshu University, Japan
  • Professor Weilin Xu, Wuhan Textile University, China
  • Professor Kadir Bilisic, Erciyes University, Turkey
  • Professor Yardan Kyosev, Faculty of Textile and Clothing Technology, Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • Professor Marie-Ange Bueno, Laboratory of Textile Physics and Mechanics, ENSISA, France

Organising and Programme Committee

  • Chair: Dr Xiaogang Chen, TexEng Software Ltd and School of Materials, University of Manchester, UK
  • Mr Brian McCarthy, TexEng Software Ltd and School of Materials, University of Manchester, UK
  • Prof Henry Li, School of Materials, University of Manchester, UK
  • Dr Anura Fernando, School of Materials, University of Manchester, UK
  • Dr Hugh Gong, School of Materials, University of Manchester, UK
  • Prof Prasad Potluri, School of Materials, University of Manchester, UK
  • Mr Haoxian Zeng, School of Physics, Zhongyuan University of Technology, China
  • Ms Yajie Gao, School of Materials, University of Manchester, UK
  • Prof Hongying Yang, Head of School of Textile Engineering, Zhongyuan University of Technology, China, ex-officio
  • Professor Jianxin He, Executive Head of Research Institute for Textile and Clothing Materials, Zhongyuan University of Technology, China, ex-officio
  • Co-chairs of conference, ex-officio