Texas Tech Textile Scientist Receives International Award at PFT 2008 Conference

Ramkumar was awarded the Technical Textiles Accomplishment Award for his nonwovens research.

Seshadri Ramkumar who supervises the Nonwovens and Advanced Materials Laboratory at Texas Tech University, was recognized at the Performance Wear Functional Textiles -PFT 2008 international conference, which ran July 24-25 at the PSG College of Technology in Coimbatore, India.

Ramkumar was awarded the Technical Textiles Accomplishment Award for his nonwovens research and promotion of technical textiles field.

He and his associates recently released a report that predicts a yearly growth of 13.3 percent for India's technical nonwoven and technical textile industry, which is more than twice the annual 5 to six percent expected growth patterns in the United States and Europe.