I have 27 years of experience, and specialize in the field of textile engineering with specific knowledge in the areas of fibers, yarns and fabrics. I have published on such topics as cotton ginning and fiber and textile testing and processing. I have testified 6 times on topics such as clothing and textile construction, forensics and patent litigation. I am best known for my commitment to undergraduate education. I have received numerous honors and awards related to undergraduate education and served as Interim Associate Dean.