About us

E-Textiles: International Conference on the Challenges, Opportunities, Innovations and Applications in Electronic Textiles is an annual conference run by the E-Textiles Network. The E-Textiles Network is an EPSRC funded activity to bring together researchers and developers from academia and industry interested in adding electronic functionality to textiles and their related products. For more information on the Network, including how to join, please see the E-Textiles Network website.

Last year’s conference, E-Textiles 2021, was the Network’s third conference and attracted people from across academia and industry. You can read more about the conference, including presentations and conference proceedings on the Past Conferences page.

Organising Committee

Conference Chair:Local Organising Committee:
Dr Theodore Hughes-Riley, Nottingham Trent UniversityProf. Tilak Dias, Nottingham Trent University
Dr Yang Wei, Nottingham Trent University
Dr Arash Shahidi, Nottingham Trent University
Kalana Marasinghe, Nottingham Trent University
Dr Pasindu Lugoda, Nottingham Trent University
Jasbir Shanker, DASA
Professor Steve Morgan, University of Nottingham
Technical Programme Committee:International Steering Committee:
Dr Russel Torah (Chair), University of Southampton
Dr Jun Chen, UCLA
Dr Jess Jur, North Carolina State University
Prof. Anne Schwarz-Pfeiffer, Hochschule Niederrhein
Sigrid Rotzler, Fraunhofer IZM
Mark Catchpole, Conductive Transfers
Dr Yang Wei, Nottingham Trent University
Dr Yi Li , University of Southampton
Dr Ishara Dharmasena, Loughborough University
Dr Rebecca Stewart, Imperial College London
Dr Debra Carr, DASA
Dr Sasikumar Arumugam, University of Southampton
Jessica Saunders, London College of Fashion
Dr Abiodun Komolafe, University of Southampton
Dr Theodore Hughes-Riley, Nottingham Trent University
Dr Arash Moghaddassian Shahidi, Nottingham Trent University
Jessica Stanley, Nottingham Trent University
Dr Sheng Yong, University of Southampton
Prof. John Wilson,  Power Textiles Limited
Dr Kun Zhang, Donghua University
Dr Kai Yang, University of Southampton
Jane McCann, University of Wales, Newport
Prof. Steve Beeby (Chair), University of Southampton
Dr Kai Yang, University of Southampton
Dr Jess Jur, North Carolina State University
Christian Dalsgaard, Smart Textiles Alliance
Malte von Krshiwoblozki, Fraunhofer IZM
Prof. Vladan Koncar, GEMTEX Research Laboratory, ENSAIT
Prof. George Stylios, Heriot-Watt University
Dr Laura Salisbury, Royal College of Art
Dr Kun Zhang, Donghua University
Prof. Anne Schwarz-Pfeiffer, Hochschule Niederrhein
Dr Sara Robertson, Royal College of Art
Prof. Henry Yi Li, University of Manchester
Dr Jun Chen, UCLA

Session Chairs

Applications and Future Trends:
Prof. Anne Schwarz-Pfeiffer, Hochschule Niederrhein
Prof. Henry Yi Li, University of Manchester
Sensing and Embedded Systems:
Dr Jun Chen, UCLA
Dr Kun Zhang, Donghua University
Manufacturing and Standards:
Malte von Krshiwoblozki, Fraunhofer IZM
Prof. Vladan Koncar, GEMTEX Research Laboratory, ENSAIT
Prof. George Stylios, Heriot-Watt University
Reliability and Sustainability:
Dr Jess Jur, North Carolina State University
Dr Russel Torah, University of Southampton
Design and Fashion:
Dr Sara Robertson, Royal College of Art
Dr Laura Salisbury, Royal College of Art
Immersive Technologies (VR, AR, Motion Capture):
Dr Kai Yang, University of Southampton
Christian Dalsgaard, Smart Textiles Alliance