Important Dates

Submission Deadline

June 11, 2020

June 5, 2020

Registration Deadline

June 11, 2020

Conference Dates

June 19-21, 2020


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Welcome Assoc. Prof. Rong Yin, North Carolina State University/Wilson College of Textiles to be the TPC!

Assoc. Prof. Rong Yin, North Carolina State University/Wilson College of Textiles

Dr. Rong Yin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science. He earned his doctorate in Textile Engineering at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2018. Prior to joining TESC, he worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute of Textiles & Clothing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

His main research interests include advanced yarn and textile manufacturing, innovative and sustainable textile technology, performance modeling of textile products and systems, smart textiles and structures, soft actuators and robots.

Rong has published 30+ journal papers, conference proceedings, and patents. He served as a reviewer for several international journals including ‘Textile Research Journal’, ‘Fibers and Polymers’, ‘Journal of Materials Science’, etc. He is the recipient of Bronze Award in the 47th Geneva International Invention Exhibition, China Cooperative Innovation Award of Industrial, Research, and Development, Shanghai Outstanding Graduates, Zhou Hua-sheng Scholarship as well as a series of municipal and inter-university awards.


Advanced yarn and textile manufacturing
Innovative and sustainable textile technology
Performance modeling of textile products and systems
Smart textiles and structures
Soft actuators and robots


Ph.D Textile EngineeringHong Kong Polytechnic University2018
M.S. Mechanical Design & TheoryDonghua University2011