AUTEX 2020 - 20th World Textile Conference
Considering the current situation of great risk and uncertainty caused by Covid-19 pandemic, the Autex2020 Conference to be held in June in Portugal will be suspended. In due time, a new date for Autex Conference will be announced.
Henry Yi LI
Smart materials to smart e-textile wearables
The University of Manchester, UK
Dr. Yi Li is a full professor and chair in Textile Science and Engineering in the School of Materials, the University of Manchester. He is a Life Fellow of Royal Society of Art, Commerce and Manufacturing and International Biographical Association and Fellow of the Textile Institute, and adjunct professors of a number of universities in China and a member of several professional bodies. He is the Chairman of Textile Bioengineering and Informatics Society and the Editor-in-Chief of “Journal of Fiber Bioengineering and Informatics”. By securing substantial research funding and obtaining support from government funding bodies and industry, he established the Textile Bioengineering Framework to conduct systematic research in textile thermal bioengineering, biomechanical engineering, sensory bioengineering and biomedical engineering, with significant research outputs in biomaterials, nano scale drug delivery systems, nano fiber based scaffolds and textile devices for tissue engineering and stents, smart materials and intelligent e-textile wearables, textile material functional testing and characterization, digital apparel and clothing functional design, textile ecological and carbon footprint and industry sustainability and strategic technology roadmap development, which has become an international platform of design and engineering textiles to promote industry-university cooperation and accelerate technology transfer.
He has supervised over 50 PhD students and more than 140 research personnel. He has over 500 scientific publications, including 433 SCI/CPCI papers and peer reviewed conference papers with 10803 citations and h-index of 55 and i10-index 209 as being recognized as an international leading expert in smart functional textiles. He is selected on the list of “Highly Cited Researcher” in 2013 by THOMSON REUTERS.
To be announced.