Patricia Dolez, PhD, PEng

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Human Ecology Dept

Fall Term 2021 (1770)

HECOL 574 - Introduction to Nanotechnologies and Smart Textiles

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Students explore opportunities offered by nanotechnologies and smart materials/structures as they relate to textile products. Mechanisms involved, materials used, fabrication processes, properties/performance obtained, and some examples of commercial applications are presented. Challenges encountered with these new technologies are also discussed. Prerequisite: consent of the instructor. Not to be taken if credit received for HECOL 474.

LECTURE A1 (50378)
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
TH 08:00 - 09:20 (HEB 301)


HECOL 474 - Introduction to Nanotechnologies and Smart Textiles

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Students explore opportunities offered by nanotechnologies and smart materials/structures as they relate to textile products. Mechanisms involved, materials used, fabrication processes, properties/performance obtained, and some examples of commercial applications are presented. Challenges encountered with these new technologies are also discussed. Prerequisite: HECOL 270.

LECTURE A1 (50376)
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
TH 08:00 - 09:20 (HEB 301)


HECOL 370 - Quality Assurance for Textiles and Apparel

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Exploration of quality assurance of textiles and apparel through materials testing. Performance of textiles relative to product standards and specifications. Prerequisite: HECOL 270.

LECTURE A1 (40290)
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
MWF 13:00 - 13:50 (NRE 2-127)

Winter Term 2022 (1780)

HECOL 570 - Advanced Materials for Protective Clothing

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Students explore advanced materials for protective clothing. Resistance of textiles to mechanical, thermal, chemical, biological, and electrical hazards as well as questions of durability and comfort are discussed with an emphasis on current research. The course describes phenomena and mechanisms involved, presents appropriate materials and structures, and depicts the relevant test methods. Not to be taken if credit received for HECOL 470.

LECTURE B1 (61340)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
TH 09:30 - 10:50 (HEB 301)


HECOL 470 - Advanced Materials for Protective Clothing

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Students explore advanced materials for protective clothing. Resistance of textiles to mechanical, thermal, chemical, biological, and electrical hazards as well as questions of durability and comfort are discussed with an emphasis on current research. The course describes phenomena and mechanisms involved, presents appropriate materials and structures, and depicts the relevant test methods. Prerequisite: HECOL 370.

LECTURE B1 (61332)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
TH 09:30 - 10:50 (HEB 301)