Tushar K. Ghosh, is the William A. Klopman Distinguished Professor of Textiles at the Wilson College of Textiles at the NC State University. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Textile Technology from the University of Calcutta, Master of Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, and a doctoral degree in Fiber and Polymer Science from North Carolina State University.
Tushar’s research interests span such areas as mechanics of fibrous structures, characterization and applications of fiber materials in technical applications, and fiber-based structures for adaptive and responsive textiles. His current interests include the fabrication of sensors and actuators involving polymer nanocomposites, electroactive polymers, artificial muscle, and biomimetic systems.
Prof. Ghosh has authored several book chapters and monographs, over 100 journal articles and over 150 conference presentations. He has been named Outstanding Teacher of the Year and selected for the Circle of Excellence by the National
Textile Center. In 2007, he was the recipient of the Fiber Society’s Founders Award for outstanding contributions to the science and technology of fibrous materials.