Hsiou-Lien Chen

Associate Professor
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Milam Hall

Milam Hall 334

2520 SW Campus Way

2520 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331
Credentials: 
Ph.D. 1995 The Ohio State University Major: Textiles and Clothing Minor: Analytical Chemistry
M.S. 1990 The Ohio State University Major: Textiles and Clothing
B.S. 1981 Fu-Jen University, Taiwan Major: Textiles and Clothing

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At OSU
Affiliated with: 
College of Business
Research/Career Interests: 

Research Interests

Characterization of fiber microstructures and their relationship to fiber physical, chemical, and mechanical properties, study of fiber degradation mechanisms, identification of textile materials for special applications and new materials for textile applications.

Personal Interests

Naturally colored cotton fiber, chemistry and microstructures of natural pigment, environmentally friendly techniques for cotton textiles disinfestation.

AREA OF SPECIALIZATION

Textile fiber characterization, chemical and analytical analysis of natural fiber chemical compositions, properties and applications of functional textiles, textile thermal insulation properties, environmentally friendly and sustainable material for textile applications.

2001- present: Oregon State University, Associate Professor
1995 - 2001: Oregon State University, Assistant Professor
March 1995 - June 1995: The Ohio State University, Lecturer
1993 - 1995: The Ohio State University, Teaching Assistant
1991 - 1993: The Ohio State University, Research Assistant

Sponsored Research:

TEACHING RELATED GRANTS

  • OSU L.L. Stewart Faculty Development Award, (November 2007), $2,164
  • OSU L.L. Stewart Faculty Development Award, (December 2005), $2,200
  • OSU Instructional Equipment Fund,(2004), $28,301.
  • OSU Environment, Health & Safety Smith Grant Funds, for improvement of textile laboratory safety, (2000), $2,790.
  • OSU Building Use Credit Project Fund, for remodeling textile laboratories, (1996), $26,000.

UNDERGRADAUTE ENGAGEMENT IN RESEARCH GRANTS

  • OSU Research Office URISC (Undergraduate Research, Innovation, Scholarship, & Creativity) Program, Summer 2004, $1,723.
  • OSU Research Office URISC (Undergraduate Research, Innovation, Scholarship, & Creativity) Program, Summer 2003, $1,338.
  • OSU Research Office URISC (Undergraduate Research, Innovation, Scholarship, & Creativity) Program, April, 2001, $2,338.

 

 

Courses Taught: 

DHE 250/255 Fundamental Textiles
DHE 255 Textile Laboratory
DHE 352 Textiles for Interiors
AIHM 450/550 Advances in Textile Technology
DHE 453/553 Textile Product Quality Assurance
DHE 453/553 Textile Testing Laboratory

Beyond OSU
Honors and Awards: 

OSU The Student Learning and Success Teamwork Award, 2007.

My Publications

Journal Articles


H. - L. Chen and Burns, L., Environmental Analysis of Textile Products, Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 248-261, 2006.

Y. Chang and Chen, H. - L., Application of Recycled Post-Consumer Fibers, Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 320-340, 1994.

Presentations


H. - L. Chen and Maqsood, E., The Saudi Arabian traditional clothes as an inspiration for fashionable and modern designs, Annual meeting of the International Textile and Apparel Association. Charlotte, NC, 2014.

H. - L. Chen, Maqsood, E., and Abdulrahman, N., The impacts of different woven fabrics on three draping techniques, Annual meeting of the International Textile and Apparel Association. New Orleans, 2013.

H. - L. Chen and Cluver, B., Microbiological Resistance of Naturally Colored Cottons, Annual Meeting of the International Textile and Apparel Association. Chicago, Illinois, 2009.

H. - L. Chen and Culver, B., Thermal Insulation Properties of Military Ballistic Helmet Internal Systems, Annual Meeting of the International Textile and Apparel Association. Los Angeles, CA, 2007.

H. - L. Chen, Moore, M. Ann, and Kantor, N., Study of the Effect of Laundering on Naturally Colored Cottons by Swelling Reagents, Annual Meeting of the International Textile and Apparel Association. Alexandra, VA, 2005.

H. - L. Chen, Study of Naturally Colored Cottons via Surface IR Spectroscopy and Swelling Reagents, Annual Meeting of the International Textile and Apparel Association. Portland, Oregon, 2004.

H. - L. Chen, Foreman, D., and Jakes, K., Laboratory Simulation of Plant Fiber Mineralization, Annual Meeting of the International Textile and Apparel Association. Knoxville, TN, 1997.

H. - L. Chen, Characterizing Naturally Colored Cotton Fibers by ATR Infrared Spectroscopy, Annual Meeting of the International Textile and Apparel Association. Banff, Alberta, Canada, 1996.

Book Chapters


B. Cluver and Chen, H. - L., Evaluation of Military Ballistic Helmets Using a Thermal Manikin.In Thermal Manikin and Modeling, in Sixth International Thermal Manikin and Modeling Meeting (6I3M), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 2006, pp. 330-335.

Miscellaneous


H. - L. Chen, Foreman, D., and Jakes, K., X-Ray Diffractometric Study of Archaeological Mineralized Plant Fiber Microstructure, Archaeological Chemistry: Organic, Inorganic, and Biochemical Analysis, ACS Symposium Series 625, American Chemical Society. Washington D.C., pp. 187-201, 1996.