Textiles and Clothing
Biopolymer, nanofibers, nanocelluloses, porous materials
Hsieh researches polymer chemistry, fiber engineering and bio-based materials. Integrating polymer chemistry with materials engineering, she and her team develop strategies for deriving 0D and 1D bio-nanomaterials and engineering 1D to 3D structures, including hierarchical and hybrid nanofibers, micro-meso-porous fibers, thin films and networks such as hydrogels, aerogels and membranes. These approaches expand soft material potentials to create new structures, functional nanomaterials and sustainable materials that offer versatile and environmentally-friendly solutions and meet future demands for advanced materials.