Dr. Wei Cao received her Ph. D. from Florida State University in Textile/Apparel Product Development, M.S. and B.S. from Xi’an Polytechnic University with focus on Clothing and Design, and Textile and Design. Her research foci are performance evaluation of textiles, medical textiles as well as functional clothing design. She had publications in journals such as Textile Research Journal, International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology and book chapters published by Woodhead Publishing. She received funding from Cotton Inc. and China-Hemp Investment & Holdings Co., Ltd. Her recent research interest is in the area of sustainable textile and apparel. She teaches both textile science & technology and apparel design & technology classes. She actively serves as proposal/journal reviewer in the professional.