Brittainy Krohn and Ugur Kolunsag, two PhilaU textile engineering technology seniors, received second place for their entry in the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) Materials Research Poster Competition. Their entry within the Industrial/Technical/Sports category was titled “A Comparative Study for a Preventative Turf Toe Cleat”.
The competition, developed by AATCC’s Materials Interest Group, aims to promote innovative product development from a material structures design perspective. This year’s contest received a record number of entries and was evaluated on concept originality and research quality. The winning entries received cash awards in addition to a complimentary registration for the 2013 AATCC International Conference.