Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

School of Design

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George Salihu

Research Fellow

0113 343 3725

Clothworkers' Building South, Room 3.07

BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD

Dr Salihu is currently working on a research project that focuses on devising novel and efficient processes for the application of pretreatment chemicals, dyes and finishes to fibrous substrates.

 

Biography

BSc Textile Science and Technology; (2009) Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria

MSc Advanced Textiles and Performance Clothing; (2010) Leeds

PhD (2014) Leeds

Research Interests

  • Sustainable coloration
  • Sustainable textile pretreatment processes
  • Advanced waste-water treatment processes
  • Electrospinning

Publications

Journal articles

  • Burkinshaw SM, Salihu G (2013) “The wash-off of dyeings using interstitial water. Part 4: Disperse and reactive dyes on polyester/cotton fabric”, Dyes and Pigments. 99.3: 548-560.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.dyepig.2013.06.006

  • Salihu G, Goswami P, Russell S (2012) “Hybrid electrospun nonwovens from chitosan/cellulose acetate”, Cellulose. 19.3: 739-749.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10570-012-9666-8

Research Centres & Groups

Textile Materials Technology Research Group

PhD Thesis

‘LOW-WATER APPLICATION PROCESSES FOR DYES AND FINISHES’ ; 2014

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