Guowen Song receives award for development of high performance glove for firefighters and other emergency responders

December 16, 2019

Guowen Song, associate professor in apparel, events and hospitality management, received an award of $1,499,990 from the Department of Homeland Security to develop a glove that serves as a tool for hand thermal responses for firefighters and other emergency responders. They predict performance for both the whole hand and fingers under different thermal environmental conditions, glove materials, design features, and anthropometric and anatomical parameters. The results are expected to enhance wearers’ working efficiency, safety, health, and wellbeing.

Contact Details:

Name: Guowen Song
Phone: 515-294-3012
Department: in apparel, events, and hospitality management