Fiber engineering: Fundamental technology for all industries
"New fiber" holds the potential to contribute to the resolution of a variety of social problems as a key materials industry. Its technologies are already being applied in fields including transport, aerospace, energy, optical communications, architecture, civil engineering, environmental systems, industrial fiber, agriculture, medicine, healthcare, protective clothing, sports, and apparel. Going forward, fiber engineering is poised to play an increasingly important role in resolving the difficult challenges that face human society. The world of fiber is currently undergoing a true fiber renaissance.