The Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women will host an international conference at its campus in Coimbatore, India, in January of 2019 in collaboration with Texas Tech University, which will organize the eighth “Advances in Sustainable Materials, Nonwovens, Technical Textiles and Textile Machinery,” conference (ATNT).
The INDO-US collaborative conference will provide a cost-effective platform for international stakeholders in the advanced textiles field to discuss new developments such as cutting-edge improvements in cotton production and technology, sustainable textile materials, eco-friendly processing, nonwovens, industrial textiles and functional materials in an open platform.
Dr. Premavathy Vijayan, vice chancellor said, “Our institute is pleased to collaborate for the second time with Texas Tech University in organizing the ATNT event on advanced textiles.” Avinashilingam Institute has been pioneering research efforts on sustainable materials and biotextiles, Vijayan added, indicating that the event is a perfect fit for the institute to partner with Texas Tech, a leader in the field of cotton and technical textiles.
The organizers hope to provide focused interactive sessions with the international industry to help grow business initiatives and gain useful information on new research and business developments. Many global international professional and industry organizations will be supporting the event. More information will be available online here.
Seshadri Ramkumar, Ph.D., Nonwovens & Advanced Materials Laboratory, Texas Tech University, USA