Yiqi YangInterim Department Chair and Charles Bessey Professor
Ph.D., Purdue University
M.S., Chemical Engineering, Donghua University
As a textile chemical engineer, my research interests are in green polymers and materials, biotextile engineering, and fiber and textile chemistry. Examples of my researches include development of new lignocellulosic, protein and synthetic fibers from agricultural wastes and byproducts, and application of green materials in textiles, composites, cosmetics and medical industries. I have extensive experiences in fiber and textile productions and have close relationships with fiber and textile industries internationally.