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Al Dia News: Drexel brings Advanced Functional Fabrics to Philadelphia

June 15, 2016

“Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter recognized AFFOA as a part of the White House’s National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI) in a ceremony at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology earlier today.”

“Fibers and fabrics are among the earliest forms of human expression, yet have changed very little over the course of history,” Yoel Fink, PhD, director of MIT’s Research Laboratory of Electronics, who led the AFFOA proposal, said in a press release. “All this is about to change as functional fiber and yarn technologies meet traditional textile production and yield new products by design.”