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 Chairs:Local Organising Committee:
Prof. Tilak Dias, Nottingham Trent University
Dr Theodore Hughes-Riley, 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
Prof. John Wilson, Heriot-Watt University
Malte von Krshiwoblozki, Fraunhofer IZM
Sigrid Rotzler, Fraunhofer IZM
Mark Catchpole, Conductive Transfers
Dr Yang Wei, Nottingham Trent University
Dr Yi Li , University of Southampton
Jane Wood, Manchester Metropolitan University
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
Laura Salisbury, Royal College of Art
Dr Kun Zhang, Donghua University
Prof. Anne Schwarz-Pfeiffer, Hochschule Niederrhein
Dr Sara Robertson, Sara+Sarah Smart Textile Design
Prof. Henry Yi Li, University of Manchester
Dr Jun Chen, UCLA