Dr Rebecca Van Amber

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Research Fellow (Fibre Science and Technology)

Faculty

Instit for Frontier Materials

Department

Instit for Frontier Materials

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science, University of Minnesota, 2005
Master of Applied Science, University of Otago, 2009
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Otago, 2014

Contact

Research interests

Wool and other natural protein fibres, socks and sock fabrics, the effect of textiles on human health, and the performance and mechanical properties of fabrics.

Publications

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2015

Sock fabrics: relevance of fiber type, yarn, fabric structure and moisture on cyclic compression

R Van Amber, B Lowe, B Niven, R Laing, C Wilson

(2015), Vol. 85, pp. 26-35, Textile research journal, London, Eng., C1-1

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The effect of fiber type, yarn structure and fabric structure on the frictional characteristics of sock fabrics

R Van Amber, B Lowe, B Niven, R Laing, C Wilson, S Collie

(2015), Vol. 85, pp. 115-127, Textile research journal, London, Eng., C1-1

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Thermal and moisture transfer properties of sock fabrics differing in fiber type, yarn, and fabric structure

R Van Amber, C Wilson, R Laing, B Lowe, B Niven

(2015), Vol. 85, pp. 1269-1280, Textile research journal, London.Eng., C1-1

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2010

Effects of laundering and water temperature on the properties of silk and silk-blend knitted fabrics

R Van Amber, B Niven, C Wilson

(2010), Vol. 80, pp. 1557-1568, Textile research journal, London. Eng., C1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

Circular Denim

Prof Xungai Wang, Dr Rangam Rajkhowa, Dr Rebecca Van Amber, Dr Nolene Byrne, Dr Christopher Hurren

  • 2017: $110,267

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report