Anthoney Shawn Deaton


North Carolina State University, College of Textiles, Raleigh NC

MS in Textile Material Science, Feb. 1998
GPA 3.667

Thesis Title:  The use of mechanical pressure to test and evaluate Surgical Garments
Advisor: Dr. Marion McCord

BS in Textile Material Science, May 1995

Dean’s list four semesters
Graduated Cum Laude
Reiter Award Nomination, T.R. Heart Scholarship Recipient
GPA:  3.334


Professional Experience

1996 - current Graduate research, College of Textiles, NCSU

Developed a mechanical tester to detect strikethrough of surgical garments
Created a computer program to control pressures, and account for time and temperature for the mechanical tester
Assisted in undergraduate class labs
Made a "how to" video for the ASTM F1671 test method
Interfaced ETS’s Electrostatic Decay Meter
Constructed a poster and a video presentation for National Textile Center Conference

1998 - current Computing Consultant, Textile Computing Center, NCSU

Installing computer hardware such as: memory, video cards, and DAQ boards
Troubleshooting computer hardware and software problems
Setting up new student Computer lab
Assisting faculty, staff, and students with Labview setup and programming

1995 - 1996 Production Trainee and Supervisor, Avondale Mills, Syclaguca, Al

Studied and critiqued company processes used in making yarn and woven fabrics
Insured quality and production during shift
Involved in waste reduction and product identification projects

1991 -1995 Undergraduate Research Assistant, Reiter Lab, NCSU

Part of a collaborated project with Burlington Industries to produce "Green" (recycled) jeans (scroll down to the bottom of the page)
Prepared and assisted professors in yarn production labs


Operating Systems
   Windows 3.1
   Unix (Linux, SunOS)
   Windows NT

Computer Language
   G (graphical or Labview)
   Statistical: experimental design & data analysis    (SAS,Excel, Labview)


ASTM F1670 and F1671 test method
Open end and ring spinning production
Presentation Skills

TexMaSci (Textile Material Science Club) Vice president (94-95)
TAGS (Textile Association of Graduate Students) nominated for president
Wolfpack Club

Class Projects :  Senior design project  composite lawnmower

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