Editorial Board

Editors

Taher Kaddar

Damascus University
Syria View Profile

Research Interest:
Engineered textile technology and structures, Textile structural composites, Nano textiles and nanotechnology, Computer aided design and modeling of fibers, yarns and fabrics, Fiber, yarn and fabric formation and properties, Textile machinery and manufacturing, Testing and analysis of fibers, yarns, fabrics and composites

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Prof. Dr. Eng. Taher Rajab Kaddar is a full time Professor at Department of Textile Industries Mechanical Engineering and their Technology in Faculty of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, in Damascus University, Syria. He completed his PhD at "Gheorghe Asachi" Technical University of IASI, in 1985 and subsequently worked as a researcher and the head of the textile division, and then head of the studies department in the General Organization of Textile Industries(GOTI) in Damascus, Syria. A lecturer in Aleppo, Al-Baath and Damascus Universities at the at Textile Departments. Assistant director of the Directorate of Manufacturing and Chairman of Scientific Research and Industrial Development Department in the Military Housing Establishment (MILIHOUSE), and then director of Manufacturing Directorate. Management representative of MILIHOUSE for quality management systems. Member of the teaching staff Professor in the rank of excellent and first class. Head of Textile and spinning Engineering department in Faculty of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering in Al-Baath University previously, member of the Central Committee for Quality and accreditation at Al-Baath University. Head of scientific committee-of AL Basel exhibition for inventions and creations, Damascus , Syria (1992-2003), and he has 10 patents. He was golden awarded several times from different parties as WIPO. He published 14 books and more than 20 research papers. Editor Board Member and reviewer for many International Journals. Tahers main activities and responsibilities are Education & training & Consulting & Scientific Research in Higher Education, especially in Textile Industries.
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Harby E Ahmed

Cairo University
Egypt View Profile

Research Interest:
Treatment, Conservation and Restoration of Textile Artifacts, Conservation of Organic Materials Artifacts, Conservation of Carpets and Rugs, Conservation of Embroidery Metal Threads, Applications of Enzymes in Conservation Field, Investigation and analysis of textile materials such as fibers, dyes and pigments, Application of Natural dyes on Natural fabric

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Prof Dr. Harby E. Ahmed is Associate Professor of Historical Textiles Conservation at Archeology Conservation Department- Faculty of Archeology – Cairo University, EGYPT. He completed his PhD at School of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece. Furthermore, He is H.D Certified Trainer (Faculty and Leadership Development Center). He has more than 37 articles in international journals. In addition, he is author for seven books in historical textile conservation. He is joined and present in more than 21 international conferences. Harby E. Ahmed is supervisor of more than 21 master and PhD thesis. He has an h-index = 6 and 117 citations according to google scholar citations. Editor Board Member and reviewer for many International Journals. Harby E. Ahmed conserves a high numbers of historical textiles and carpets in different international museum. He is editor board and reviewers in different journals.
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Kou Bing Cheng

Feng Chia University
Taiwan View Profile

Research Interest:
Textile Engineering, Functional Fiber, Polymer, Film, Composites and Experimental Design Method etc., Yarn, Fabric, Polymer, Film, and Composites structure and constitutions analysis

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Ivan Varalica

University of Zagreb
Croatia View Profile

Research Interest:
clothing networking and textile science

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Ivan Varalica is a Professor in the Department of Clothing and Textile Science at University of Zagreb, where he has been since 1994. From 2013 to 2018 he served as Department Chair. From 2012 to 2014 he served as Chief Scientist of Textilex, Inc. During 2003-2004 he was a Visiting Associate Professor at the Laboratoire dTextile de Paris VII (LIP24). He received a B.S. from University of Zagreb in 1982, and an M.S. from the State University of Croatia at Zagreb. He received his Ph.D. in Clothing Science from the University of Pusca Bistra in 1994. From 1984 to 1994 he worked at Izmisljena Kompanija u Nepostojecem Mjestu, eventually as a Senior Clothing and Textile Scientist.
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Canh Dung Tran

University of Southern Queensland
Australia View Profile

Research Interest:
Nonlinear dynamics of yarn; Textile and Fibre Technology & Textile composite; Carbon Nanotubes, graphene; Modelling nano-materials; CNT based artificial muscles; Macro-micro multiscale simulation and Coarse grained methods; Neural networks based mesh-free methods; Parallel computation (High Performance Computing)

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Mohsen Shahinpoor

University of Maine
USA View Profile

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Kou Pin Cheng

Feng Chia University
Taiwan View Profile

Research Interest:
Textile Engineering, Fiber, Composite Materials, Polymer, Film, and Composites structure

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Faheem Uddin

University of Manchester
UK View Profile

Research Interest:
Fiber, polymer and textile processing/ finishing, flammability/ fire control, cross- linking of cellulose structure, clay mineral studies in polymer and fiber

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Prof. Dr. Faheem Uddin has a Ph.D. in textile special finishing from the University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom. His current research and study interests are in the processing and utilization of fiber, textiles, clay, and special effects including flame retardancy, heat resistance, cellulose/cotton cross-linking, and energy conservation in fiber processing. He is Fellow of The Textile Institute, United Kingdom, principle recipient of the Best Research Paper Award by the Higher Education Commission, and the Research Productivity Award, PSF, Pakistan. He is principal author of over 40 research publications, 326 citations and presented research at several international conferences. He is a member of several editorial boards of research journals and is currently a professor and Research Coordinator, Technology Department at Dadabhoy Institute of Higher Education, Karachi. Previously he served as professor at BUITEMS, Quetta and associate professor and secretary at the Advanced Study and Research Board at NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi.
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Che Kai Chang

National Sun Yat Sen University
Taiwan View Profile

Research Interest:
Mechanics of Fatigue; Fracture Mechanics; Composite Materials; Nano-technology; Electronic Packaging

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Fabrication and testing of hybrid metal-fiber nanocomposite laminates. Mechanical behavior and analysis in notched and edge-cracked composite and nanocomposite laminates subjected to tensile and cyclic tests at elevated temperature. Mechanical response of thin films of at varied boundary conditions due to tensile and cyclic loads.Thermal cyclic loading on electronic packaging.
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Mijeong Noh

Ohio University
USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Sustainable Consumption; Apparel Merchandising; Promotional Strategy; Global outsourcing in textile and apparel industries; Well-being in Retailing; Consumer Behaviors in Multi/Omni channel Shopping Environment; Online Shopping Behaviors of Diverse Consumer Segments; Wearable Technology

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Present: Associate Professor, Department of Human and Consumer Sciences, Patton College of Education, Ohio University (tenured: August, 2017)
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Inga Lasenko

Riga Technical University
Europe View Profile

Research Interest:
Bio-textile materials and bio-technology; Textile & Clothing; Biomedical Engineering and Nanotechnologies

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Roger Ng

Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong View Profile

Research Interest:
Apparel Products; Textiles Industry; Textiles and Clothing; Textile and Apparel

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Jinlian HU

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong View Profile

Research Interest:
Smart polymers/shape memory polymers for Textile and Apparel; Textile structure; Mechanics and fibrous; Composites Digital evaluation and simulation of textiles appearance and garment/fabric drape

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Christine Baeza

Penn State University
USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Ethical Fashion Social Entrepreneurship Textiles; concentrations in knitting and printing; Branding & Brand Management Design & Design Management; Trends & Color Forecasting

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Chris Baeza has had an extensive 20+ year career as an accomplished design and merchandising executive with proven results working with iconic global brands. She holds a Bachelors degree in Fashion Design and Textile Design from Philadelphia University and a Masters degree in Leadership Development from Pennsylvania State University. Chris has a strong background in the business of fashion and has multi-tier capabilities in Mens, Womens, Accessories and Children’s with particular emphasis on brand-building for different channels of distribution. Her positions in the industry allowed her to travel all over the world, working with top companies such as Tommy Hilfiger, Hugo Boss, Adidas, Nordstrom, Dockers and Nautica. Her background in branding, product merchandising, design and product development bring real-world experience to the classroom experience. Chris is a dynamic educator who provides opportunities to expand student’s learning with experiential and inter-disciplinary course work along with international study tours. She has a passion for ethical fashion and “for benefit” business models which inform her teaching philosophy where she strives to spark engagement for learning and developing one’s character; to demonstrate the importance of relationships and collaboration; to ignite a sense of meaning and purpose and to create a classroom environment which fosters a strong work ethic. Outside of the classroom, she serves as an advisor to several companies in the industry and is exploring various technologies for sock products which improve circulation.
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Narita Pajni Mattock

Otis College
USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Reviving traditional Techniques in textiles and clothing; Career Paths of Qatari fashion graduates compared to other countries; Measuring the impact of Colonialism on modern instances of indigenous traditional clothing; Fashion with Technology

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Coste Maniere Ivan

SKEMA Business School
France View Profile

Research Interest:
Global Luxury Trends: Innovative Strategies for Emerging Markets; chemistry to luxury; Lets TV China; reportage

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Raul Fangueiro

University of Minho
Portugal View Profile

Research Interest:
Nano; Smart; composites and 3D; auxetic; multiscale

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Joel Peterson

University of Boras
Sweden View Profile

Research Interest:
Knitting technology; Fashion logistics; supply chain management; Topics related to knitting technology and materials; Knittability of fibres with high stiffness; Weft knitted Spacer fabrics; Paper yarn

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Hany Helmy

University for Modern Sciences & Arts
Egypt View Profile

Research Interest:
Textile Printing; Dyeing and Finishing; Cationization of cotton fabrics with different kinds of cationizing agents for improving dyeability and finishing of these fabrics; Grafting of copolymers on polyester fabrics using Plasma treatment

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Concha Perez Curiel

University of Seville
Spain View Profile

Research Interest:
Sustainability and Fashion Brands; A pact for Eco-Luxury

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Ameersing Luximon

Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong View Profile

Research Interest:
Applied Digital Human Modeling for product design; Ergonomics in product design; creative footwear design; foot and footwear research

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Dr. Ameersing Luximon is currently Associate Professor of Fashion and Textile Design in the Institute of Textiles and Clothing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He has more than 15 years working experience in academia as well as in industry. He obtained his B.Tech (Hons) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Mauritius. He completed his Masters and PhD in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management from HKUST. He has won several awards and fellowships. Just to name a few, as a student he was 1 of the 4 Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (USA) Student member with honors 2001 worldwide. He was one of the 6 recipients of the Hong Kong Commonwealth scholarship 1994-1996. He was also the Hong Kong Polytechnic University Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2003-2005. His focus is in both technology as well as creative design. He is special advisor for the 16th footwear design competition, Hong Kong 2016.
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Diana Saiki

Ball State University
USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Social historical aspects of dress; Technology and apparel and textiles artifacts; Professional development and successful leaders in fashion related fields; Design; Housing and Apparel; Textiles for Apparel; Fashion Product Analysis; Advanced International Apparel Markets; New York Fashion Field Study

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Cevza Candan

Istanbul Technical University
Turkey View Profile

Research Interest:
Knitting technology; design of laundry programs (for domestic type washing machines) for functional textiles; dynamics of knitting elements; modelling of knitting elements using FEM; functional textiles; textile membranes; fashion retail management and marketing education

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Lijing Wang

Tianjin Polytechnic University
China View Profile

Research Interest:
Fibre material science; Engineering and modelling; Electrical testing/sensing techniques and instrumentation; Smart/Functional/Performance textiles; Advanced composite materials

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Bin Fei

Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong View Profile

Research Interest:
Silk Fibers for Bactericidal; Sensing Sutures ; Green Boron Polymers; Durable Finishing of Cellulosic Fabrics; Novel Boron Polymers; Tough Hydrogel Fibers; Toughening Mechanism; Spinning Process of Double-Network Hydrogel Fibers

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Jeanne Tan

Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong View Profile

Research Interest:
Smart Structures: A Design Led Approach to Develop Wearable Technology via Double Cloth Structures and Integrated Components; Design Finishing and Pattern; Construction for Design Innovation and Technology Integration in Polymeric Optical Fibre (POF); Fashion and Textile Design

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Catherine Black

Mississippi State University
USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Creative and Functional Design; Technical Design; Product Development; Computer Design; Creativity; Apparel Construction; Patternmaking (Draping, Flat-pattern, Drafting)

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Seung Hee Lee

Southern Illinois University
USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Fashion theory or model development; Consumer behavior; Fashion and technology

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Kaled Hameide

Montclair State University
USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Fashion Design and Merchandising; Design, Branding; Fashion Branding

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Kaled Kimal Hameid holds an MBA from Florida International University and has taught at Virginia Commonwealth University and Raffles Design Institute in Singapore. He brings with him extensive experience in fashion design and brand development on a global scale, having worked with corporations in the United States, France, Italy, and the Middle East. His research centers on fashion branding and the business aspects of the fashion industry. He has presented at international conferences, and his published work include various articles in international journals and a book on fashion branding for Fairchild Publications.
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Mario Matos Ribeiro

University in Lisbon
Portugal View Profile

Research Interest:
Fashion Curating and Fashion Education; Costumes; Fashion and Design

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Associate Editors