• TD1 3HF

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I am open to PhD applications in the following areas: (1) Functional Polymers, Fibres, Fabrics and Clothing systems, (2) Sustainable Materials, Processes and Novel Technical Approaches, (3) Textile Finishing and Colouration for added functionality and value, (4) Recycling and Upcycling used and production waste textiles, (5) 3D printing for performance textile and clothing systems, (6) Engineering Design 2D/3D Structures for technical and performance textiles, (7) Performance Textile and Clothing Systems design and assembly, e.g. incorporating responsive materials to react extreme conditions, (8) Modelling textile structures and optimising properties to inform design processes, and (9) Thermal Physiological Comfort of textiles and clothing systems.

1998 …2024

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  • 2023

    Inkjet printing of textiles enhanced by sustainable plasma technology

    Thakker, A. M., Sun, D. & Siddiqui, M. O. R., 2023, Digital Textile Printing: Science, Technology and Markets. Elsevier, p. 137-155 19 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  • Mechanical finishing of wool for improved property and functionality

    Sun, D., Lebedytė, M. & Siddiqui, M. O. R., 18 Oct 2023, The Wool Handbook: Morphology, Structure, Properties, Processing, and Applications. Jose, S., Basu, G. & Thomas, S. (eds.). 1st ed. Elsevier, p. 123-138 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  • Plasma Enhanced Inkjet Printing of Textiles

    Sun, D., Thakker, A. & Siddiqui, M. O. R., 1 Jul 2023, Digital Textile Printing: Science, Technology and Markets. Wang, H. & Memon, H. (eds.). 1st ed. Elsevier, p. 137-155 19 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  • Sustainable mordants for textiles coloration

    Thakker, A. & Sun, D., 19 Sept 2023, Renewable Dyes and Pigments. Ul Islam, S. (ed.). 1st ed. Elsevier, p. 93-109 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

    1 Citation (Scopus)
  • 2020

    Thermal analysis of temperature responsive fibrous materials

    Sun, D., Iqbal, K. & Siddiqui, M. O. R., 2020, Thermal analysis of textiles and fibers. Elsevier, p. 335-353 19 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

    2 Citations (Scopus)
  • 2019

    Specialty testing techniques for smart textiles

    Sun, D., Siddiqui, M. O. R. & Iqbal, K., 2019, Smart Textile Coatings and Laminates. Smith, W. C. (ed.). Second ed. Woodhead Publishing Ltd., p. 99-116 18 p. (The Textile Institute Book Series).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

    10 Citations (Scopus)
  • 2017

    Fabric handle as a concept for high-performance apparel

    Sun, D., 2017, High-Performance Apparel: Materials, Development, and Applications. McLoughlin, J. & Sabir, T. (eds.). Elsevier, p. 307-323 17 p. (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

    2 Citations (Scopus)
  • 2016

    Ballistic performance evaluation of woven fabrics based on experimental and numerical approaches

    Sun, D., 2016, Advanced Fibrous Composite Materials for Ballistic Protection. Chen, X. (ed.). Woodhead Publishing Ltd., p. 409-435 27 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

    12 Citations (Scopus)
  • Surface modification of natural fibres using plasma treatment

    Sun, D., 2016, Biodegradable Green Composites. Kalia, S. (ed.). Wiley, p. 18-39 22 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

    49 Citations (Scopus)
  • 2015

    Three-dimensional textiles for protective clothing

    Sun, D. & Chen, X., 29 May 2015, Advances in 3D Textiles. Chen, X. (ed.). Woodhead Publishing Ltd., p. 341-361 21 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

    14 Citations (Scopus)
  • 2013

    Effect of inter-yarn friction on ballistic performance of woven fabrics

    Chen, X., Sun, D. & Wells, G., 2013, Polymeric Protective Technical Textiles. McCarthy, B. J. (ed.). Smithers Rapra

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review