TITLE

Norma M. Keys to receive THE CHAPIN AWARD

PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
AATCC Review;Aug2004, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles Norma M. Keyes, recipient of the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists' (AATCC) Harold C. Chapin Award. Keyes is a native of Pulaksi, Virginia and holds a Bachelor of Science in Home Economics. Throughout her career, she has served in various technical and management positions at Cotton Inc., including supervisor of Testing, manager of the Textile Services Laboratory, and associate director of Fiber Quality Research. Currently she serves as director of Fiber Quality Research. A member of AATCC since 1971, Keyes has served with great distinction in the technical activities of the association. She has served as chair on several test method committees, including RA42 Dimensional Change, RA61 Appearance Retention, RA88 Home Laundering Technology, RA89 Hand Evaluation, and RA75 Correlation of Laboratory Tests with End Use Performance. Keyes has been active in international test method development. She served as a U.S. delegate and delegate leader to the International Organization for Standardization Technical Committee TC38 Textiles, Subcommittee 1 and chair of Subcommittee 2 on cleansing, finishing and water resistance tests. The Chapin Award was established in 1958 in honor of the late Harold C. Chapin, professor of chemistry at Lowell Textile School, who served as national secretary of AATCC for nearly 25 years.
ACCESSION #
14176153

 

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