The Journal of The Textile Institute 

The Textile Institute’s Research Journal

The Journal of The Textile Institute, first published in 1910, is one of the leading international publications devoted to research and innovation in all areas of textiles, including, science, engineering, economics, management, marketing and design.

The Journal is published on behalf of The Textile Institute by Taylor & Francis and 12 issues are published each year.

The Journal of The Textile Institute publishes papers focusing on scientific and technical subjects, including fundamental theoretical or experimental investigations, developments in production processes, machinery, treatment, dyeing, finishing, testing and use in relation to all aspects of textiles including fibres, yarns, fabrics, clothing and footwear, interior and technical textiles.

The Journal of The Textile Institute is abstracted/indexed in: Chemical Abstract Service; Coloration Technology Abstracts; Compendex; Science Citation Index – Expanded; SCOPUS; INSPEC; Polymer Library; Textile Technology Index; TOGA; World Textile Abstracts.



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Editors in Chief  

Prof X Wang CText FTI PhD Pro Vice-Chancellor (Future Fibres), Deakin University, Australia

Dr X Chen CText FTI PhD Reader in Textile Engineering and Materials, Department of Materials, The University of Manchester, UK


Prof B Ding PhD Vice Director, Innovation Center for Textile Science & Technology, Donghua University, China

Prof Ahmed El-Shafei PhD Director, Polymer and Color Chemistry Program, North Carolina State University, USA

Prof R Laing Hon FTI CText FTI PhD MS DipEd Acting Director, Centre for Materials Science & Technology, University of Otago, New Zealand

Dr S S Muthu PhD Research Associate, Institute of Textiles and Clothing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Editorial Board:

Prof Raul Fangueiro University of Minho, Portugal
Prof C M Carr University of Leeds, UK
Prof E Devaux ENSAIT, France
Prof Dr Fatma Göktepe Namık Kemal University, Turkey
Dr T Gries Institut für Textiltechnik, Germany
Prof S Jayaraman Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Prof Chi Wai Kan Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Prof P Kiekens University of Ghent, Belgium
Dr P Kilduff California State Polytechnic University, USA
Prof I Krucinska Technical University of Lodz, Poland
A M Manich CSIC Spanish National Research Council, IQAC, Spain
Prof Majid Montazer Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran
Prof Abhijit Mujumdar IIT Delhi, India
Dr Reno Rossi EMPA, Switzerland
Prof S Russell  CText FTI University of Leeds, UK
Prof Masayuki Takatera  Shinshu University, Japan
Prof Liyuan Zhang Wuhan Textile University, China