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Sunday, May 21 • 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Textiles as a Second Skin

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Textiles are already an extension of our biological skin, forming a functional interface between our body and the environment. Until now, textiles have served to enhance the human body and express identity through fashion. As technology improves, what will Clothing 2.0 look like, feel, and function like? Will our clothing change in response to our thoughts? How will Clothing 2.0 affect our identities and communication?

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Raj Bhakta

Raj Bhakta is currently a PhD student in Textile Engineering at NC State University in Raleigh, NC working on textile electronics for smart clothing and wearable technology applications. He graduated with a B.S. in Physics and a minor in Philosophy of Physics from the University of Texas-Austin.  | | His current work focuses on inventing technologies that can bring the textiles industry to the computing age by printing electronics onto... Read More →



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