Journal of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management

MISSION - To establish a high quality forum relevant to the needs of global industry and higher education that will provide leadership in the timely dissemination of information dealing with all aspects of textile and apparel, technology and management.

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The Journal of Textile and Apparel Technology and Management has been created to serve the professional needs of textile educators and researchers worldwide. Faculty of the Department of Textile and Apparel Technology and Management have recognized the need for an online professional Journal serving the discipline of Textile Technology and Management thus permitting the discussion of research areas that today are dispersed in several types of publications.

The TATM Department prepares some 550+ undergraduates and over 60 postgraduates for careers in the textile complex and therefore represents the largest textile and apparel department in the USA. The department is staffed with 21 full time faculty as well as several Visiting Scholars, Post-docs and Research Specialists.

The TATM department specializes in textiles and apparel with specialization in areas of international textile management and marketing, fashion design and sourcing, and textile design and CAD. To enhance scholarly research and transfer new knowledge to the textile and apparel complex, the Department has established Centers and Consortia to focus on specific research areas.

Experts Fashion Wiki

Please help build the online Experts Fashion Wiki. Go to: and create an account using your email address and a password.

Activate your account in your email box and it should bring you automatically to Experts Fashion Wiki site. Select Definition tab (Marketing, Design, Product Development, Costing, and Sourcing), Select Edit on the right corner, Edit Definition and Save.

Experts in Marketing, Design, Product Development, Costing, and Sourcing are invited to contribute to the current language of the professions.

Operating Editorial Board

Helmut H. Hergeth
Associate Professor
Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management (TATM)

Karen K. Leonas
Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management (TATM)

Marguerite M. Moore
Professor, Co-managing Editor, JTATM
Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management (TATM)

Abdel-Fattah M. Seyam
Professor and Department Head, Co-managing Editor, JTATM
Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management (TATM)

Yingjiao Xu
Professor, Director of Ph.D. Programs
Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management (TATM)

Robert W. Cooper
University Program Associate
Technical Editor, JTATM
Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management (TATM)

International Editorial Board

Dr. Lawrence T. Drzal
University Distinguished Professor,
Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Mechanics,
Michigan State University, USA

Dr. Simon C. Harlock
Senior Lecturer School of Textiles and Design,
University of Leeds, United Kingdom

Dr. Nigel Johnson
Chief of Textile and Fiber Technology Division CSIRO,
Belmont, Australia

Dr. Eun Ae Kim
Professor of Textile Science
Yonsei University, Korea

Dr. V. K. Kothari
Professor in the Department of Textile Technology,
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India

Dr. Bulent Ozipek
Head, Department of Textile Engineering,
Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

Dr. Marc Renner
Professor, Ensitm (College of Textiles)
University of Mulhouse, France

Gary F. Simmons
CEO and President, Gerber Childrenswear LLC

Dr. XiaoMing Tao
Chair Professor of Textile Technology, Institute of Textiles and Clothing
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China

J. Berrye Worsham III
President and Chief Executive Officer,
Cotton Incorporated, Cary, North Carolina, USA

2022: JTATM Special Issue: Advances in Natural Fiber Composites

Today with the wide awareness on sustainability and the strict environmental regulations, leading companies are demanding more sustainable raw materials. Natural fiber composites stand out in this context as an excellent candidate for the circular bioeconomy of the future. This special issue provides the readers a collection of papers on recent advances in natural fiber composites written by international experts in fiber reinforced composites and their applications.
Thank you for your support!

Dr. Abdel-Fattah M. Seyam and Dr. Mohamad Midani

Table of Contents

Scholarly Articles

Mohamad S. Midani, Lobna A Elseify
Vishnu Vijay Kumar, N.S. Nikhil, Gibin George, S. Surendran, Seeram Ramakrishna, Thang Q. Tran

Peer Reviewed Article

Bijoya Kumar Behera, Lekhani Tripathi
Abdel-Fattah M. Seyam, Ang Li, Rahul Vallabh, Abdu A. Danladi, Mohammed K. Yakubu, Umar Ishiaku
Bijoya Kumar Behera, Zunjarrao Kamble, O. Omender
Khubab Shaker, Maheer Arif, Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Umair