brrr°’s Apurba Banerjee Elected Chair & Vice Chair of AATCC Committees

Congratulations to brrr°’s Chief Scientist Apurba Banerjee, Ph.D., on being elected to serve in leadership positions on several committees of the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC).

Banerjee was named Vice Chair of the C3 Technical Committee on Research (TCR), which is often a pathway to serving on the association’s Executive Committee on Research in the future. Her three-year term begins in January.

She was also named Chair of the Yarn and Other Substrate Committee, which is a subcommittee of the Thermoregulation Committee, and she was elected as Vice Chair of the Young Professionals Committee.

“It’s a privilege to serve alongside some of the brightest minds in the textile industry as we work together toward a common goal of advancing technology and functionality,” Banerjee said.

Banerjee earned a Ph.D. in polymer, fiber and textile sciences from The University of Georgia, and she holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in textile and fiber processing from the Institute of Chemical Technology (formerly known as UDCT) in Mumbai, India. She was also a graduate research assistant at Colorado State University.