Recently, the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) international conference was held in wilmington, N.C. The winner of the 2016 Olney Medal was unveiled at the conference, and professor Gang Sun from textile and clothing department in Davis branch of the university of California won the 2016 Olney medal, who is originally from China, and studied at Donghua University located in Shanghai.
The Olney Medal signifies outstanding achievement in textile chemistry, or in polymer or other fields of chemistry that are of major importance to textile sciences and fibrous materials. This also includes the development of chemical agents or chemical processes used in the manufacture of textiles, fibrous materials, or methods for their evaluation.
Gang Sun Profile
Professor Gang Sun obtain bachelor and master degree in chemical fiber in China textile University (Donghua University now) in 1982 and 1984, and received a doctor's degree in chemistry and biochemistry in Auburn University in the United States in 1994. Now as a professor of textile technology & design for in UC Davis, university of California,professor of donghua university part-time back to his Alma mater, 2007 distinguished professor.
Professor Gang Sun experts in the field of materials science and engineering, especially in functional polymer and its fiber, environment friendly functional textile chemicals, widely recognized in international counterparts with achievements and contributions.