ICNF 2015 - 2nd International Conference on Natural Fibers
The Magic of Wild Silk Fibres and Structures
Director of Australian Future Fibres Research and Innovation Centre, Australia
Professor Xungai Wang is the Director of Australian Future Fibres Research and Innovation Centre (AFFRIC), Institute for Frontier Materials (IFM) at Deakin University, Australia. He is the 2005 recipient of Fiber Society Distinguished Achievement Award, and the President of the Fiber Society for 2015. Professor Wang has published over 300 research articles in international research journals.
This talk will discuss the unique properties of wild silk and silk cocoon structures and how such knowledge may help our effort to develop light-weight protective materials through bio-mimicking.