Hui Cong


  • 2013 – (in progress) PhD student major in Fiber and Polymer Science, minor in Biomedical Engineering, NC State University
  • M.S. Textile Engineering, NC State University, 2013
  • B.S. Textile Engineering, Donghua University, Shanghai, China 2012

Barbed Suture Project

Hui’s research focuses on fabricating barbed surgical sutures with various polymeric materials and evaluating suture anchoring ability using tissue-suture pullout test and a rat model. Her research is co-advised by Dr. Martin W. King and Dr. Jacque Cole. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, paper rolling and crocheting.