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You-Lo Hsieh

Textiles and Clothing


You-Lo Hsieh, Professor and Chair, Textiles and Clothing
Master Adviser, Fiber and Polymer Science (B.S.)
Advisor, Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry (M.S., Ph.D.)
Advisor, Forensic Science (M.S.)

Biopolymer nanofibers (cellulose, chitin, chitosan, their derivatives; proteins, enzymes; polyphenolics)
Fiber bound enzyme systems
Functional polymers and nanomaterials
Nanocellulose (cellulose nanocrystals, cellulose nanofibrils, cellulose nanoparticles) and assemblies
Organic-Inorganic nano-hybrids and porous carbon fibers
Surface and interfacial properties (wetting, transport, adhesion. etc.)

Fiber Science and Fiber Analysis Laboratory (FPS 161, FPS 161L)
Polymer Syntheses and Reactions (FPS 150)
Polymer Chemistry (FPS/EMS 250A)
Clothing Material Science (TXC 171), coordinate and team-taught

Scientific and Professional Societies
American Chemical Society
American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists
The Fiber Society