E-Textiles 2020 

E-Textiles 2020 was held virtually on the 3rd and 4th November 2020.  The Conference Programme and Proceedings can be viewed here:

E-Textiles 2020 programme

E-Textiles 2020 Proceedings

E-Textiles 2020 was held over 8 sessions with a Q&A after each session. The majority of the presentations are available to view by following the below links:

Session 1

  • Mahmoud Wagih (University of Southampton) – Powering E-Textiles Using a Single Thread Radio Frequency Energy Harvesting Rectenna
  • Kamil Garbacz (Fraunhofer IZM) – TPL toolkit for rapid prototyping

Session 2

  • Miguel Ridao (SensingTex)– Sensing Health, Sensing Mats and Smart Textiles for Preventive Care of Bedridden and Low Mobility Patients
  • Tianchen Shen (Kings College London) – Identification of Design Parameters for a Spacer Fabric Pressure Mapping Sensor
  • Christian Dalsgaard – A Global Alliance for Smart Textile; advancing the emerging industry in a challenging time

Session 3

  • Ramona Nolden (Hochschule Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences) – Smart glove with integrated, textile, Arduino-controlled bending sensor, textile data conductors and biofeedback using LED-FSDs and the embroidery technology
  • Granch Berhe Tseghai (Ghent University) – PEDOT:PSS/PDMS-Coated Cotton Fabric for Strain and Moisture Sensor

Session 4

  • Dr Jacob Skinner (Thrive Wearables)- Using Technology Enabled Textiles in Real World Wearable Products
  • Giorgia Petri (Berlin University of the Arts) – Measuring Pleated Knitted Sensors
  • Meijing Liu (University of Southampton) – Fully printed wearable electrode textile for electrotherapy application

Session 5

  • Professor Zijian Zheng (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University) – Fiber-based Wearable Energy Storage Devices
  • Sandra Gellner (Hochschule Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences) – Textile-based battery using a biodegradable gel-electrolyte *Winner: Best Student Paper Prize*
  • Dr Sheng Yong (University of Southampton) – Flexible supercapacitor fabricated on a polyester-cotton textile

Session 6

  • Professor George Stylios (Heriot Watt University) -A Novel Exempt from Motion Artefact Wearable Vest for Continuous Well-being Monitoring
  • David Court (University of Southampton) – Development of a printed e-textile for the measurement of muscle activation via EMG for the purpose of gesture control
  • Dr Arash M. Shahidi (Nottingham Trent University) – Investigation of the physical and electrical properties of knitted electrodes when subjected to multiaxial compression and abrasion testing

Session 7

  • Dr Jesse Jur (North Carolina State University) – Designing for E-Textile System Success
  • Dr Sasikumar Arumugam (University of Southampton) – Visible and Ultraviolet Light Emitting Electrochemical Cells realised on Textile
  • Barbro Scholz (University of Applied Science, Hamburg) – Light as a Material of E-textile Composites

Session 8 (Poster Session)

  • Dr Kristel Fobelets (Imperial College London) – Wireless Power Transfer with Knitted Coils
  • Yixuan Sun (University of Southampton) – Simulations on 2-coil and 4-coil Magnetic Resonance of wearable WPT systems
  • Dr Berit Greinke (Berlin University of the Arts) – Pleating Electronic Textiles for Sensing Structures
  • Tom Greig (University of Southampton) – Investigation of nozzle height control to improve reliability of dispenser printing for e-textiles
  • Sutthima Sriprasertsuk (University of Surrey) – Reduced Graphene Oxide Fibre Electrodes for Drug Sensing
  • Jessica Saunders (London College of Fashion) – Do e-textiles for fashion require specific legislation and developmental guidelines in order to avoid harmful waste?

Posters from this session can also be viewed on E-Textiles 2020 Poster Presentations