Danmei Sun, PhD

Editorial Board Member

School of Textiles and Design
Heriot-Watt University, UK

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Dr. Danmei Sun is Assistant Professor in Textile Science & Engineering at the School of Textiles and Design, Heriot-Watt University. She obtained BSc degree in Textile Engineering from Qingdao University. She then worked in a large-skilled textile company for 12 years as a Textile Engineer, before pursuing a PhD in plasma treatment of textiles at Heriot-Watt University. She became a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant working on a MOD (UK) funded project developing 2D/3D fabrics for body armours at the Manchester University. Since joining the School of Textiles and Design, Heriot-Watt University in 2010, Dr Sun has extensively involved in research of development of smart/functional textile materials for thermal regulated garment, thermal analysis of textile using Finite Element technique and development of shock absorbing polymers for anti-ballistic application.

Research Interest

Functional textile materials and properties 2D/3D fabric design and engineering Plasma surface modification and characterisation Modelling and prediction of textile properties by Finite Element Method Fabric colouration and finishing process related to aesthetic, comfort and smart functions Impact behaviour of textiles Thermal behaviour of textiles