Personal Profile

Dr.Thilagavathi G

Academic Title: Professor
Educational Qualification(s): B.Tech ( Textile Technology ) - Bharathiar University - 1990
M.Tech ( Textile Technology ) - Bharathiar University - 1995
Ph.D ( Textile Technology ) - Bharathiar University - 05/12/2003


Contact Information: hod.textile@psgtech.ac.in
Google Scholar URL: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=Q1gywDUAAAAJ&hl=en

Skills

In Brief


Dr.G.Thilagavathi is Professor and HoD of Department of Textile Technology, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu. She is the member of Governing Council, PSGCT. She is the Fellow of Institution of Engineers and Chairman and council member, Textile Division Board (IE) and Patron Member of Textile Association India. She is having 26+ Years of experience in Teaching, Training and Research. Her research areas of interest and field of practice covers E-Textiles, Antimicrobial Textiles and Industrial Textiles. She is an active researcher and eminent academician. She is a member of Board of Studies, Anna University, Academic Council Member, PSG Tech and AICTE Nominee for recruitment in Government Institutions,. Presently, she is handling several sponsored projects amounting to Rs.30 Crores. Dr.G.Thilagavathi is in the process of establishing a Centre of Excellence in Industrial Textiles. This Project is sponsored by Ministry of Textiles, Govt of India with Rs.24.5 Crores during 2011, Focus Incubation Centre(FIC) for Rs.2.85 Crores during 2015 for a period of 5 years. She has also completed several research sponsored projects funded by Government of India and established new Labs such as Antimicrobial Finishing and Evaluation Laboratory (Rs.11.5 Lakhs), Microencapsulation Laboratory (Rs.4.5 Lakhs), Fibre Manufacturing Laboratory, Electroactive Textile Laboratory (Rs.15 Lakhs) and Centre of Excellence in Industrial Textiles Rs.(24.5 Crores: Under Development). Dr.G.Thilagavathi based on her research papers (86) has the h-index of 18 and i-10 index of 28. She has guided 8 Ph.D Scholars (Completed) 7 Scholars (On-going) are doing their doctoral research under her guidance. She is a recipient of Prestigious Dr.R.Sundaramoorthy Award for the Outstanding Academician of PSG College of Technology, successively from 2012-2016 for the last 5 Years. She has received Eminent Engineer Award from Institution of Engineers (India), Kolkata, India. Under her Leadership Department of Textile Technology has received AICTE-CII Award for Best Industry Linked Engineering Institute 2015 and NBA Accreditation for 5 Years. She has also received Felicitation award for being elected as All India Chairman and Council Member of Institution of Engineer (India) (National), Textile Engineering Divisional Board (TXDB), Textile Engineering Division, West Bengal State Centre, IE (I) and National Jute Board, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India during 30th National Convention of Textile Engineers, Kolkata. She has successfully done Technology Transfer of "Electro active Textile Breath Rate Monitor and Goniometer" to Indus Electronics India Private Ltd, Coimbatore. Dr.G.Thilagavathi has also filed the following Patents to her credit: 1. Stretch Woven Fabric for Comfort Fit Sari Blouse (2919/CHE/2012). 2. System And Method for Dynamically Adjusting Acoustics (6377/CHE/2014).

Subject Expertise


Conductive Shielding Materials
Textile and Apparel Quality Evaluation
Textile Fibers
Statistics and Analysis in Textile
Technical Textiles
Textile Composites

Research Area


Conductive Shielding Materials
Statistics and Analysis in Textile
Technical Textiles





Professional Experience:

Industrial

Quality Control In-charge, Chola Textiles, Vedasandur, Dindigul, during ( 01/07/1990 - 20/05/1992 )

Academic

Teaching Assistant, PSG College of Technology & PSG Polytechnic College, Coimbatore, during ( 22/06/1992 - 11/02/1995 )
Lecturer (SRG), PSG College of Technology , Coimbatore, during ( 13/02/2002 - 07/11/2004 )
Assistant Professor, PSG College of Technology , Coimbatore, during ( 08/11/2004 - 07/11/2007 )
Associate Professor, PSG College of Technology , Coimbatore, during ( 08/11/2007 - 01/03/2012 )
Professor & HOD, PSG College of Technology , Coimbatore, during ( 02/03/2012 - 02/03/2018 )
Lecturer, PSG College of Technology , Coimbatore, during ( 13/02/2015 - 12/02/2002 )


Membership:

Fellow - The Institution of Engineers (India), Kolkata
Life Member - Indian Society for Technical Education, New Delhi
Life Member - The Textile Association (India), Coimbatore
Member - Governing Council member, Coimbatore


Patents

S.No. Role Patent ID Patent Title Patent Level Registered with Year Status
1 Principal Investigator 309542 Stretch Woven Fabrics for Comfort Fit Sari Blouse National 2019 Confirmed
2 Principal Investigator 6377/CHE/2014 System And Method for Dynamically Adjusting Acoustics National Indian Patent 2014 Applied
3 Co Investigator 201841020015 A Method Of Making a Mechanical Thermo Bonded Fibrous Structured Filter Cartridge National 2018 Applied


International & National Journals

S.No. Journal Paper Title Year Role Volume
1 JOURNAL OF THE TEXTILE INSTITUTE Oil sorption behavior of acetylated nettle fiber 2019 Co Author 0
2 Journal of Natural Fibres Development of Nettle–Polypropylene-Blended Needle-Punched Nonwoven Fabrics for Oil Spill Cleanup Applications 2019 Co Author 0
3 JOURNAL OF NATURAL FIBERS Development and Characterization of Pineapple Fibre Nonwovens for Thermal and Sound Insulation Applications 2019 Main Author 0
4 Statistical Optimization of Terminalia chebula Fruit Extraction for Improved Antibacterial Activity Against Odour-Causing Bacteria 2019 Co Author 0
5 Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series E Oil Spill Cleanup by Bonded Nettle Fibrous Mat 2018 Co Author 0
6 Water repellency performance of silicone coated cotton fabrics 2018 Co Author 0
7 NATIONAL JOURNAL OF TECHNOLOGY TEXTILE SUBSTRATES IN ACOUSTIC INSULATION 2018 Co Author 14
8 JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL TEXTILES Oil Sorption and retention capacities of thermally Bonded hybrid Nonwovens prepared from cotton, kapok, milkweed and polypropylene fibers 2018 Main Author 219
9 JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL TEXTILES Investigations on oil sorption capacity of nettle fibrous assembly and 100% nettle and nettle/kapok blended needle-punched nonwovens 2018 Main Author
10 NATIONAL JOURNAL OF TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT AND CHARACTERIZATION OF NEEDLE PUNCHED NONWOVEN NETTLE FIBROUS MATT 2018 Co Author 14
11 Journal of Industrial Textiles Development of polyester needle-punched nonwoven fabrics for filter press applications 2018 Main Author
12 Journal of Industrial Textiles Development of Polyester Needle Punched Nonwoven Fabrics for Filter Press Applications 2018 Main Author
13 Journal of Natural Fibres Development and investigations of kapok fiber based needle punched nonwoven as eco-friendly oil sorbent 2018 Main Author
14 Journal of Environmental Management Oil Sorption and retention capacities of thermally Bonded hybrid Nonwovens prepared from cotton, kapok 2018 Main Author Vol-219
15 Journal of Natural Fibers Development and investigations of kapok fiber based needle punched nonwoven as eco-friendly oil sorbent 2018 Main Author
16 Journal of Natural Fibers Investigations on Sound Absorption Properties of Luffa Fibrous Mats 2017 Main Author
17 Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series E Physical and Thermal Comfort Properties of Viscose Fabrics made from Vortex and Ring Spun Yarns 2017 Main Author 98
18 Journal of Textile Engineering and Fashion Technology Development and Characterization of Electric Heating Fabric Based on Silver Coated Nylon Yarn 2017 Main Author 1
19 International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education Standardisation of fit rating scale for Sari blouse with the fit attributes-ease allowance, number of folds and seam line deviation 2017 Co Author vol.10, no
20 International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology Auxillary odour studies on alkali treated knitted polyester fabric 2017 Co Author 29
21 Journal of Natural fibers Sound and thermal insulation properties of flax/low melt PET needle punched nonwovens 2017 Co Author
22 Journal of the Textile Institute Analysis of piezoresistive behavior of polyaniline-coated nylon Lycra fabrics for elbow angle measurement 2017 Co Author 108
23 Melliand International Novel Natural Fibres for Acoustic Insulation 2017 Co Author 23
24 National Journal of Technology Oil absorption behavior of textile substrates 2017 Co Author 13
25 Indian Journal of chemical Technology Optimization of Chitosan-Honey composite Film for Wound Dressing Application 2016 Main Author 23
26 Indian Journal of chemical Technology Optimisation of Chitosan-Honey composite Film for Wound Dressing Application 2016 Co Author 23
27 Fibers and polymers GC-MS analysis of worn textile for odour formation 2016 Co Author 17
28 Fibres and Polymers Handle, Fit and Pressure Comfort of Silk/Hybrid Yarn Woven Stretch Fabrics 2016 Co Author Vol.17, No
29 The Journal of Textile Institute Effect of alkali treatment on mechanical properties of woven jute composites 2016 Co Author 107
30 Journal of the Textile Institute Polyaniline-coated polyurethane foam for pressure sensor applications 2016 Co Author 107
31 High Performance Polymers Polyaniline-coated polyurethane foam for pressure sensor applications 2016 Co Author 28
32 Asian dyer Antimicrobial finishing of cotton fabrics using chitosan 2016 Co Author 13
33 Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series E Experimental Investigations of Woven Textile Tape as Strain Sensor 2015 Main Author 96
34 Fashion and Textiles Development of plasma enhanced antiviral surgical gown for healthcare workers 2015 Co Author 3
35 High Performance Polymers Polyaniline-coated nylon lycra fabrics for strain sensor and electromagnetic interference shielding applications 2015 Co Author 27
36 Journal of Textile, Apparel Technology and Management Effect of antimicrobial finish on odour control properties of apparel fabric 2014 Co Author 9
37 Asian Dyer Investigation on the pollution level assessment of textile effluent from denim processing industry 2014 Co Author 10
38 Melliand News Letter Development of Innovative Home Textile Products 2014 Co Author 5
39 Journal of Textile Institute Development of woven stretch fabrics and analysis on handle, stretch and pressure comfort 2014 Co Author vol.106, n
40 Journal of Textile and Apparel Technology and Management Handle and comfort characteristics of cotton core spun lycra and polyester/lycra for application as blouse 2014 Co Author vol.8, no.
41 National Technology Journal Extraction and production of Cellulosic nanofibers from petiole Bark of coconut tree 2014 Co Author Vol.11, No
42 Journal of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management Design and Development of Textile Electrodes for EEG Measurement using Copper Plated Polyester Fabrics 2014 Co Author 8
43 African health science tri-laminate antiviral surgical gown for healthcare people 2013 Co Author 13
44 Indian Journal of Fiber and Textile Research Optimisation of process conditions of cotton fabric treatment with Terminalia chebula extract for antibacterial application 2013 Co Author 38
45 International Journal of PharmTech Research Antimicrobial and In -Vitro Drug Release Studies of Microencapsulated Terminalia chebula extract finished Fabric 2013 Co Author 5
46 International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education, Development of woven stretch fabric for comfortably fitting sari blouses and analysis of fit’, 2013 Co Author vol.6, no.
47 International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education Development of woven stretch fabric for comfortably fitting sari blouses and analysis of fit 2013 Co Author vol.6, no.
48 Chemical fibre international Electro spinning of cellulose and their complications 2013 Co Author Vol.3 pp.1
49 National Technology Journal Challenges in electrospinning of cellulose nano fibre production 2013 Co Author Vol.9 No.
50 Journal of the Textile Association Textile electrodes for ECG and EEG monitoring 2013 Co Author 74
51 British Journal Of health care Management Developing a Tri-laminate Antiviral surgical gown 2012 Co Author 18
52 Journal of Textile Science & Engineering Effect of solanum tuberosum on muslin-gauze composite for healthcare applications 2012 Co Author 6
53 International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Nanotechnology Antimicrobial Efficacy of Terminalia Chebula Fruit ExtractTreated Cotton Fabric For Healthcare Applications 2012 Co Author 4
54 Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences A Review on Leg Ulcer Stockings 2012 Co Author 3
55 Biotechnology - An Indian Journal Enzyme assisted coloring of cotton fabrics using reactive dyes 2012 Co Author 6
56 Journal of the Textile Association Effect of plasma treatment on coloration & antibacterial finishing of silk fabric using natural fungal extract 2012 Co Author 73
57 Journal of Textile and Apparel Technology and Management Fit of sari blouse: Influencing parameters and assessment 2012 Co Author vol.7, no.
58 Indian Journal of Chemical Technology Development and characterization of electrically conductive polyaniline coated fabrics 2012 Co Author 19
59 Journal of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management Surface Resistivity and EMI Shielding Effectiveness of Polyaniline Coated Polyester Fabric 2012 Co Author 7
60 INDIAN JOURNAL OF FIBRE & TEXTILE RESEARCH Development and Characterization of Elastomeric Tape Sensor Fabrics for Elbow Angle Measurement 2011 Co Author 36
61 International Journal of Pharmacy and life science Antibacterial efficacy analysis of Punica granatum L. leaf, rind and Terminalia chebula fruit extract treated cotton fabric against five most common human pathogenic bacteria 2011 Co Author 2
62 International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Synthesis and characterization Zinc oxide nano particles and its application on fabrics for microbe resistant defence clothing 2011 Co Author 9
63 International Journal of Pharmacy and life science A Breakthrough in Healthcare Textiles – Antiviral surgical gown 2011 Co Author 8
64 International Journal of Pharmacy and life science Development of Hemostatic wound Dressing using Silk 2011 Co Author 4
65 Indian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Life Sciences A review on Antiviral and Antibacterial Surgical gowns and Drapes 2011 Co Author 4
66 National Journal of Technlogy Development of Electrically Conductive Fabrics using Conductive Polyaniline Polymer 2010 Co Author 6
67 IE(I) Journal-TX Development of Odour Free Antimicrobial Hospital Linens 2010 Co Author 91
68 International Journal of Pharma Research Antibacterial Finishing of Cotton Fabric Using Terminalia Chebula Fruit Extract For Wound Care Applications 2010 Co Author 1
69 Institute of Engineers Textiles - As Biomedical Implants, Types and Functional Requirements 2009 Co Author 90
70 Journal of Institute of Engineers (India)) An overview and application of MEMS based textiles 2008 Co Author Vol.8, PP
71 JOURNAL OF NATURAL FIBERS Development of Nettle–Polypropylene-Blended Needle-Punched Nonwoven Fabrics for Oil Spill Cleanup Applications” Journal of Natural Fibers -0001 Main Author 0


International & National Conferences

S.No. Conference Title Paper Title Date Role Organized By
1 Investigations on Green Flexible Composite for Acoustic Applications 04-01-2019 Main Author OTHERS
2 Development of Hybrid non woven with coir and polymeric film for broad frequency range acoustic absorption 04-01-2019 Main Author OTHERS
3 Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision Effect of Punching Density, Depth of Penetration and Web Density on Thermal Resistance of KapokPolypropylene Needle Punched Nonwoven 04-01-2019 Main Author OTHERS
4 sound absorption behaviour of various fibre nonwovens 04-01-2019 Main Author OTHERS
5 Development of power generating garment using thermo electric materials 04-01-2019 Main Author OTHERS
6 Oil Sorption and retention capacity of Needle punched nonwoven fabrics 04-01-2019 Main Author OTHERS
7 Development of sound absorption panel with density gradient for simultaneous absorption of both low and high frequency sounds 04-01-2019 Main Author OTHERS
8 6th International Conference on Technical textiles and Nonwovenss Oil Spill Cleanup by Acetylated Nettle Fibers 06-12-2018 Co Author -Select-
9 6th International Conference on Technical textiles and Nonwovenss Nettle: A Novel Natural Fibrous Material for Oil Spill Cleanup Applications 06-12-2018 Co Author OTHERS
10 International Conference on Advances in Polymer Science and Technology Functionalization of Nettle Fibers for Oil Spill Cleanups 01-11-2018 Co Author OTHERS
11 Development and characterization of Pineapple fibre nonwovens for thermal and sound Insulation applications 01-08-2018 Main Author OTHERS
12 Kapok/Polypropylene and chicken feather fibrous mats for thermal resistance 01-08-2018 Main Author OTHERS
13 Study on Oil Sorption Behavior of Needle Punched Nonwoven Fibrous mat 01-08-2018 Main Author OTHERS
14 A Review on Automotive Engine Fuel Filtration Media 01-08-2018 Main Author OTHERS
15 Effect of alkali and plasma treatment on mechanical properties of jute woven composites 13-04-2018 Co Author OTHERS
16 Functional Textiles and Clothing Conference 9th - 12th Feb, 2018 IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India Functionalized silk for surgical suture applications 01-02-2018 Co Author OTHERS
17 Functional Textiles and Clothing Conference 9th - 12th Feb, 2018 IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India Sustainable technology for oil spill cleanup pads 01-02-2018 Co Author -Select-
18 National Conference on “Innovations in Textiles-Processes and Products” A Novel Approach in Automotive Diesel Filter Media Using Needle Punched Nonwovens” 26-08-2017 Main Author Department of Textile Technology, Coimbatore
19 National Conference on “Innovations in Textiles-Processes and Products” “Investigations on Green Recylcled Fibrous Mats for Acoustic Applications” 28-04-2017 Main Author Department of Textile Technology, Kumaraguru
20 National Conference on “Innovations in Textiles-Processes and Products” “Effect of Structure on Mechanical and Water Absorption Properties of Jute Woven Composites” 28-04-2017 Main Author Department of TExtile TEchnology, Coimbatore
21 National Conference on “Innovations in Textiles-Processes and Products” “Development of hybrid fibrous panel for controlling acoustics in home theatre/conference halls” 28-04-2017 Main Author Department of Textile Technology, Coimbatore
22 National Conference on “Innovations in Textiles-Processes and Products” “Extreme cold weather clothing” 28-04-2017 Main Author Department of Textile Technology, Coimbatore
23 National Conference on “Innovations in Textiles-Processes and Products” “An Investigation on Flax / Low Melt PET Needle Punched Nonwovens for Sound and Thermal Insulation Applications” 28-04-2017 Main Author Department of Textile Technology, Coimbatore
24 National Conference on Innovations in Textiles-Processes and Products Effect of structure on mechanical and water absorption properties of jute woven composites 28-04-2017 Co Author PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore
25 All India seminar on “Technical textiles and its applications on medical and other fields” “Development and Characterization of Electric Heating Fabric for Cold Weather” 03-09-2016 Main Author Department of Textile Technology, Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore, Coimbatore
26 All India seminar on “Technical textiles and its applications on medical and other fields” “Needle Punched Nonwoven Fabrics For Filter Press Cloth Applications” 03-09-2016 Main Author Department of Textile Technology, Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore, Coimbatore
27 International Conference on Industrial Textiles – Products, Applications and Prospects Effect of Alkali Treatment on Electrical, Thermal and Compressive Behavior of Jute/Vinylester Composites 27-08-2016 Co Author PSG, coimbatore
28 Third International Conference on “Industrial Textiles – Products, Applications and Prospects” Evaluation of mechanically entangled-cum-low melt fibre bonded nonwoven textile for high shear industrial applications 26-08-2016 Main Author Department of Textile Technology & Department of Automobile Engineering, Coimbatore
29 Third International Conference on “Industrial Textiles – Products, Applications and Prospects” Development of nonwoven filter press media for sludge dewatering in textile effluent treatment plant 26-08-2016 Main Author Department of Textile Technology & Department of Automobile Engineering, Coimbatore
30 Third International Conference on “Industrial Textiles – Products, Applications and Prospects” Studies on the properties of PLLA filaments for monofilament suture applications 26-08-2016 Main Author Department of Textile Technology & Department of Automobile Engineering, Coimbatore
31 Third International Conference on “Industrial Textiles – Products, Applications and Prospects” “Development & characterization of pineapple fiber nonwovens for thermal insulation & Artificial leather applications”, 26-08-2016 Main Author Department of Textile Technology & Department of Automobile Engineering, Coimbatore, Coimbatore
32 Third International Conference on “Industrial Textiles – Products, Applications and Prospects” “Investigations on eco friendly fibrous mats for acoustic applications” 26-08-2016 Main Author Department of Textile Technology & Department of Automobile Engineering, Coimbatore, Coimbatore
33 Third International Conference on “Industrial Textiles – Products, Applications and Prospects” “Effect of alkali treatment on electrical, thermal and compressive behavior of jute/vinyl ester composites 26-08-2016 Main Author Department of Textile Technology & Department of Automobile Engineering, Coimbatore, Coimbatore
34 Third International Conference on “Industrial Textiles – Products, Applications and Prospects” A novel approach in automotive diesel filter media using needle punched nonwovens” 26-08-2016 Main Author Department of Textile Technology & Department of Automobile Engineering, Coimbatore, Coimbatore
35 National Conference on Innovation in Textiles – Process and Products Effect of Plasma Treatment on Mechanical Properties of Woven Jute Composites 09-04-2016 Co Author PSG, coimbatore
36 International Conference on Industrial textiles – Products, Application and Prospects – INDUTECH 2012 Design And Development of Smart Garment for Continuous Measurement of Electrocardiogram (ECG) Signals 03-08-2012 Co Author -Select-
37 The Textile Institute Centenary Conference, Manchester, UK Design and Development of Elastomeric Tape Sensor Fabrics for Elbow Angle Measurement 03-11-2010 Co Author OTHERS
38 International Conference on Drug Delivery-2010 (ICODD-2010) Nanotechnology in Textiles for Biomedical Application 30-01-2010 Co Author PSG College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore
39 International Conference on Innovations in Textiles 2009: Smart, Nano and Technical Textiles for Medical, Industrial and Clothing Applications Development of Electro Active Fabrics by Coating Polyaniline and its Composite with Silver Nanoparticles for Electromagnetic Shielding and Heating Applications” 18-03-2009 Co Author OTHERS
40 international conference on Advances in Textiles, Machinery, Nonwoven and Technical Textiles-ATNT-2008 Synthesis of conducting polyaniline and its applications on Textile substrates 13-08-2008 Co Author -Select-



Books Published

S.No. Publisher Title Year Role Edition
1 Wood head publishing Process Control and Yarn Quality in Spinning 2015 Main Author 0
2 Woodhead Publisher Process in Control in Apparel Manufacturing 2013 Main Author 1



Contributions

S.No. Title Author Nature Date
1 Reinforced Nonwoven Filter Press Media as an Alternative for Woven Filter Media for Sludge Dewatering Dr.Thilagavathi G
Dr.Muthukumar N
Chapter 08-03-2019
2 Investigation on Sound Absorption Characteristics of Nonwoven Coir Mats Dr.Thilagavathi G
Dr.Muthukumar N
Dr.Neelakrishnan S, AUT
Chapter 01-01-2019
3 Advances in material science research Dr.Thilagavathi G
Chapter 01-01-2017
4 Rise in new generation textiles Dr.Thilagavathi G
Chapter 01-01-2017
5 Advances in Silk Science and Technology Dr.Thilagavathi G
Chapter 01-04-2015
6 Plasma Technologies for Textile and Apparel S. K. Nema, P. B. Jhala,
Dr.Thilagavathi G
Chapter 19-12-2014



Seminars/Workshop/Conferences Organised

S.No. Sponsoring Agency Title of the Event From To No. of Audience
1 5 days workshop on Advanced Material Characterization 08-07-2019 12-07-2019 7
2 COE INDUTECH Capabilities 04-07-2019 04-07-2019 59
3 COE INDUTECH Capabilities 18-06-2019 18-06-2019 55
4 5 days workshop on Advanced Material Characterization 10-06-2019 14-06-2019 11
5 IEI & PG Conference,PSGCT) 9th National Seminar / Conference on “Technology and Trends in Industrial Textiles” 27-04-2019 27-04-2019 93
6 Training on manufacturing of Wet Wipes and Face Masks 27-03-2019 27-03-2019 6
7 Entrepreneurship Development Program 16-03-2019 16-03-2019 6
8 Present Scenario of Weaving Industry and Developments in Shuttleless weaving machines 07-03-2019 07-03-2019 150
9 Industry Institute Interaction Workshop on “Present Scenario of Weaving Industry and Developments in Shuttleless weaving machines” 07-03-2019 07-03-2019 120
10 “Industry Institute Interaction Workshop on “Present Scenario of Weaving Industry and Developments in Shuttleless weaving machines for Textile Technology Students” 07-03-2019 07-03-2019 150
11 Training Program on COE INDUTECH Capabilities 25-01-2019 25-01-2019 8
12 Introducing a subject on shop floor management in textile industry in curriculum to textile and fashion graduates 11-01-2019 11-01-2019 18
13 Workshop on “Introducing a Subject on shop floor Management in Textile Industry in Curriculum to Textile and Fashion Graduates” 11-01-2019 11-01-2019 23
14 One week International program on “Supply Chain & Logistics and Entrepreneurship” 07-01-2019 11-01-2019 100
15 LMW Ltd 32nd National Convention of Textile Engineers and National Seminar on “Technology Innovations and Value Added Products In Textile Supply Chain” 04-01-2019 05-01-2019 350
16 Workshop on “Entrepreneurship Opportunities in Technical Textiles” 27-11-2018 27-11-2018 8
17 Entrepreneurship Development Program 12-10-2018 12-10-2018 11
18 Training on Manufacturing of Non Woven Fabrics by Needle Punching 12-10-2018 12-10-2018 5
19 Entrepreneurship Opportunities in Technical Textiles 26-09-2018 26-09-2018 81
20 Fourth International Conference on Industrial Textiles – Products, Applications and Prospects-INDUTECH 2018 17-08-2018 18-08-2018 300
21 One Day International Workshop on “3D Weaving & Textile Composites” 16-08-2018 16-08-2018 24
22 “Interaction meeting with B.Tech Textile Technology alumni 1996 batch” 11-08-2018 11-08-2018 133
23 Soft Skill Event “Flannelette” 10-08-2018 10-08-2018 133
24 Three Week Induction Programme For First Year B.Tech Students - Textile Technology 06-08-2018 25-08-2018 63
25 - Training Program on ‘Capabilities of COE INDUTECH’ 05-07-2018 27
26 - Training Program on Testing Instruments 28-06-2018 27
27 - One day training program on “Technical Textiles & Capabilities of COE INDUTECH” 26-06-2018 30
28 - Workshop on ‘Advanced Material Characterization’ 22-06-2018 23-06-2018 10
29 - Sensitization Program on Technical Textiles & COE Indutech Capabilities 12-05-2018 13
30 Training Program on Industrial Textiles 04-05-2018 04-05-2018 49
31 Institution of Engineers (India) IEI Head Quarters, Kolkata - 700020 National Seminar / Conference on “Technology and Trends in Industrial Textiles” 13-04-2018 80
32 Institution of Engineers (India) IEI Head Quarters, Kolkata - 700020 Technology and Trends in Industrial Textiles 13-04-2018 13-04-2018 126
33 - Two day Workshop on “Composite Preform Formation Techniques and its Characterization” 23-03-2018 24-03-2018 7
34 - One day training program on “Technical Textiles & Capabilities of COE INDUTECH” 02-03-2018 70
35 - One Day Training Program on “Technical Textiles” 02-03-2018 61
36 TEQIP-III TEQIP-III sponsored seminar on “Basic Financial Concepts for Textile Stakeholders” 24-02-2018 52
37 - One day Workshop on “Needle Punching & Characterization” 24-02-2018 12
38 - One day Workshop on “Needle Punching & Characterization” 24-02-2018 12
39 - One day Training Program on “Needle Punching” 23-02-2018 59
40 - One day Training Program on “Needle Punching” 23-02-2018 10
41 Department of Textile Technology, PSGCT, Coimbatore, IIT, Delhi & World University of Design, Sonipat International Conference on “Functional Textiles and Clothing” FTC 2018 09-02-2018 12-02-2018 300
42 - One day Workshop on “Capabilities of COE Indutech” 24-01-2018 44
43 - 13th Young Alumni Meet (YAM 2017) 30-12-2017 80
44 Technology Information Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC) Stakeholders Workshop on “Technologies to Reduce Emission in Textile Industries” 06-12-2017 60
45 Institution of Engineers (India) IEI Head Quarters, Kolkata National Conference on “Innovations In Textiles – Processes and Products” 28-04-2017 50
46 Himatsingka Linens, Hassan Hands on training on “Textile Machines for industry personnel” 13-04-2017 15-04-2017 50
47 Himatsingka Linens, Hassan Hands on training on “Textile Machines for industry personnel” 20-03-2017 23-03-2017 50
48 Himatsingka Linens, Hassan Hands on training on “Textile Machines for industry personnel” 08-03-2017 18-03-2017 50
49 TEQIP –II, PSG CT, Coimbatore One day Workshop on “Filtration by Textile Media” 21-10-2016 64
50 TEQIP –II, PSG CT, Coimbatore One day Industry Institute Interaction Workshop for the 2nd and 3rd year B.Tech students Textile Tec 01-10-2016 70
51 German House of Research and Innovation, New Delhi, India; RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany; University of Cologne, Germany One day Workshop on “Ingenieurwesen – Bridging the skill gap” 26-09-2016 30
52 Arvind Life-Style Brands, Bangalore Two days Awareness Workshop on “Introduction to Fabrics Theory of Practical” 09-09-2016 10-09-2016 70
53 Office of the Textile Commissioner, Ministry of Textiles, India; HoF University of Applied Sciences, Germany; Deikin University, Australia; University of Manchester, UK and Department of Automobile Engineering, PSG CT, Coimbatore INDUTECH-2016 Third International Conference on “Industrial Textiles – Products, Applications and Prospects” 26-08-2016 27-08-2016 350
54 Textile Technology and Automobile Engineering International Conference on “Industrial Textiles – Products, Applications and Prospects” 26-08-2016 27-08-2016 100
55 TEQIP –II, PSG CT, Coimbatore Two day Workshop on “Textile Designing using CAD software” 29-07-2016 30-07-2016 50
56 Gayathri Tex Trade India P Ltd, Coimbatore Training Course on “Yarn Production and Quality Analysis Techniques” 22-07-2016 50
57 TEQIP –II, PSG CT, Coimbatore Industry - Institute Interaction for Freshers 11-07-2016 13-07-2016 50
58 TEQIP –II, PSG CT, Coimbatore One day Workshop on “Industrial Engineering Techniques and Textile & Apparel Costing“ 02-07-2016 100
59 Gayathri Tex Trade India P Ltd, Coimbatore Training Course on “Yarn Production and Quality Analysis Techniques” 24-06-2016 70
60 - National Conference on “Innovations in Textiles– Processes and Products” 09-04-2016 100
61 - Certificate course on “Advanced Materials Characterization” 26-02-2016 27-02-2016 30
62 - Four days Training program on “Spinning Mill Technicians” 28-12-2015 31-12-2015 9
63 - Four days Training program on “Spinning Mill Supervisors” 28-10-2015 31-10-2015 14
64 - Four days Training program on “Spinning Mill Technicians” 14-10-2015 17-10-2015 10
65 SDL Atlas, UK, Premier Colour Scan and Textile Committee, Karur One day International Seminar on “Trends in Global Textile Testing” 23-09-2015 100
66 Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International School of Textile & Management, Coimbatore One Day Workshop on “Fibre to Fabric Production” 14-09-2015 15-09-2015 70
67 Arvind Life style Brands ltd, Bangalore Two Days exclusive Workshop on “Fibre to Fabric Production” 24-07-2015 27-07-2015 70
68 - Four days Training Program on “Spinning Fitters” 24-06-2015 27-06-2015 30
69 - National Conference on “Ingenious Textiles - Process and Products” 11-04-2015 60
70 PSGCT TEQIP Textile and Apparel Costing 30-08-2014 31-08-2014 23
71 - International workshop on “Institute Industry Interaction on Australian Cotton, Natural Fibres & P 25-08-2014
72 - Second International Conference on “Industrial Textiles Products, Applications and Prospects 22-08-2014 23-08-2014 250
73 - International workshop on “Building and Construction of Low-Cost Institutional Buildings using Eng 21-08-2014 50
74 TEQIP II One Credit Course on Enterprise Resource Planning in Textile and Garment Industry 09-08-2014 10-08-2014 23
75 PSG COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY Two day workshop for Industry Professionals on "ERP FOR TEXTILES AND APPAREL INDUSTRY" 22-03-2014 23-03-2014 20
76 TEQIP II FDP ON ERP FOR TEXTILES 25-10-2013 31-10-2013 25
77 TEQIP Apparel Merchandising 21-09-2013 22-09-2013 44



Seminars/Workshop/Conferences Attended

S.No. Sponsoring Agency Title of the Event From To Organized by
1 nil One Week International Programme on “Supply chain & Logistics and Entrepreneurship” 07/01/2019 11/01/2019 Manchester Fashion Institute, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, PSG College of Technology
2 The Institution of Engineers (India) Coimbatore Local Centre 32nd National Convention of Textile Engineers and National Seminar on “Technology Innovations and Value Added Products In Textile Supply Chain” 04/01/2019 05/01/2019 The Institution of Engineers (India) Coimbatore Local Centre and Department of Textile Technology
3 SIMA 74th (AITC TAI SUI) All India Textile Conference “Global Textiles - The way Forward” 15/12/2018 16/12/2018 The Textile Association (India), South India Unit, Coimbatore
4 SITRA 4th (AITC TAI SUI) All India Textile Conference “Global Textiles - The way Forward” in The Textile Association (India), South India Unit, Coimbatore 15/12/2018 16/12/2018 SITRA
5 SIMA 12th CEO conference on Break through excellence” 07/09/2018 SIMA, Coimbatore
6 - 31st National Convention of Textile Engineers & National Seminar on “Indian Textile Industries: Future Direction 17/02/2018 18/02/2018 The Institution of Engineering (India), Hosur Local Centre, Textile Engineering Division Board, Hosur
7 --- Functional textiles and clothing 09/02/2018 12/02/2018 IITDelhi
8 Instrumentation in Textile Quality Evaluation to meet International standards PSG College of Technology
9 NCUTE Programme on "Wool & Speciality Hair fibres" PSG College of Technology
10 Textile Institute , 82nd world conference of the Textile Institute,Manchester AIT
11 PSG College of Technology Czech Conference,June PSG College of Technology
12 Technical University International textile conference
13 Czech Republic 1- Indo-Czech Textile Research Conference PSG College of Technology
14 Kumaraguru College of Technology International conference on high performance fibers Kumaraguru College of Technology
15 PSG College of Technology National Conference PSG College of Technology
16 SSM College of Engineerng 52nd All India Textile Conference SSM College of Engineerng
17 SITRA Joint Technological conference SITRA
18 PSG College of Technology Indo-Czech Textile Research Conference PSG College of Technology
19 Southern India cotton Association All india cotton trade associations conference The Southern India Mills' Association
20 Czech Republic 2nd Indo-czech international conference Kumaraguru College of Technology
21 PSG College of Technology Institution of engineers PSG College of Technology
22 PSG College of Technology AICTE-ISTE Winter school PSG College of Technology
23 Bharathiar University Induction Training programme for engineering teachers Bharathiar University
24 PSG College of Technology AICTE-ISTE SUMMER school PSG College of Technology
25 IIT Delhi Pilot programme IIT Delhi
26 PSG College of Technology Technical communication PSG College of Technology
27 PSG College of Technology AICTE-ISTE Winter school PSG College of Technology
28 Anna University Instrumentation in textile industry New Delhi, India
29 New Delhi, India STTP Kumaraguru College of Technology
30 SITRA Technological conference SITRA
31 Textile association (TAI),India & 59 th All India textile conference SSM College of Engineerng
32 Synthesis and characterization of Ti02 nano particle and its application on textiles for microbe resistance, PSG TECH
33 special lecture with David Waters, Associate Dean, School of Design, Northumberia University, PSGTECH
34 National Level Students Technical Symposium PSGTECH
35 SIMA Receipe for enhancing competitiveness of textile industries
36 Technology development & Utilization Programme for Women DSIR-PSG STEP
37 Cut Resistant Textiles Kumaraguru College of Technology
38 Apparel and Home Textiles SSM College of Engineering, Komarapalayam, Tamilnadu
39 Resource Management in the development of Natural Dyes Saradar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Textile Management
40 Performance of Wear and Functional Textiles PSG College of Technology
41 Resource Management in the development of Natural Dyes Saradar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Textile Management
42 Synthesis of conductive polyanuline and application on textile substrates International conference ATNT Avinashilingam University and INDA, USA
43 Building Competitiveness through quality Textile Committee, Ministry of Textiles , Residency, Coimbatore.
44 Handle and Comfort of Tropical wool/wool Blended union Fabrics with Cotton, Avinashilingam University and INDA, USA,
45 Global challenges in Engineering Education and Research PSG College of Technology & PSG Tech Alumni Association
46 International Textile Educational Consortium Attended the International Conference on Apparel and Home Textiles SSM College of Engineering, Komarapalayam, Tamilnadu
47 Global challenges in Engineering Education and Research PSG College of Technology & PSG Tech Alumni Association
48 Lectra software training for faculty members of our department Dept.of Fashion Technology
49 A study on the reaction between wool and citric acid using solid state NMR spectra. SAIF, Bangalore IISC
50 Healthcare and Hygiene Textiles null - HEAT 2010 PSG College of Technology
51 Attended the International Conference on The Textile Institute Centenary Conference,-Textiles :A Global Vision, UK Manchester, UK


Awards and Achievements

S.No. Title of the Award Awarded By Date of Achievement
1 Faculty of Eminence, Engineer (India) Textile Engineering Division Institution of Engineers India, Calcutta, India 10/03/2015



Doctoral Guidance / Supervision : Completed

S.No. Name of the Candidate Title of the Thesis Date of Completion
1 Dr.Sudha S, FAT
Investigations on the Effect of Alkali and Plasma Treatment of Jute Fabric on Composite Properties 11-12-2018
2 Mr.R.Rathinamoorthy
Investigations on odour retention characteristics of Textiles 13-01-2016
3 Mr.N.Muthukumar
Experimental investigations on Polyaniline Coated Textile Materials for Sensor and Electrode Applications 11-01-2016
4 Mr.P.Parthasarathi
Development of Tri-Laminate Antiviral Surgical Gown for Liquid Barrier Protection. 30-10-2015
5 Mr.M.Parthiban
Investigations on coloration and antibacterial finishing of silk and wool fabrics treated with natural fungal extract for healthcare applications 03-08-2015
6 Mrs.Nirmala Varghese
Investigations on Comport, Handle, Pressure Values and Fit of Woven Stretch Fabrics for Sari Blouse 03-02-2015
7 Mr.S.Viju
Development of Silk and Poly L-Lactic Acid Based Sutures 15-11-2013
8 Mr.K.Rajendrakumar
Design and Development of Metal Composite Fabric Assemblies for Electromagnetic Shielding 25-02-2013
9 Mr.A.S.M.Raja
Added finishes for wool 01-12-2010



Doctoral Guidance / Supervision : In Progress

S.No. Name of the Candidate Area of Research
1 Mr.C.Praba Karan Textile Technology
2 Mr.G.Selvakumar Textile Technology
3 Mr.V.Muthukumar Textile Technology
4 Ms.R.Thenmozhi Textile Technology
5 Mr.Rodrigues Michael Bast Textile Technology

Sponsored Research Projects

S.No. Title of the Project Sponsoring Agency Role
1 Recycling of Textile Industrial Waste as Value added Composite Materials MHRD Principal Investigator
2 Recycling of Textile Industrial Waste as Value added Composite Materials (MHRD), IIT, Kharagpur Principal Investigator
3 Assessment Agency under the Samrath Scheme RSA, Textile Committee Ministry of Textiles, New Delhi Principal Investigator
4 Development of Antimicrobial Suture using PLLA Fibres Spun (Dry-Jet-Wet Spinning) DST-SERB Division, New Delhi Principal Investigator
5 Development of Question Bank and Materials for Textile Sector – Phase II NIMI, Chennai Principal Investigator
6 Development of Durable Antimicrobial Face Mask Using Natural Fungal Extract AICTE, New Delhi Principal Investigator
7 Development of Question bank and Instructional materials for the MES courses under textile sector – Phase III National Instructional Media Institute (NIMI), Chennai Principal Investigator
8 Development of durable antimicrobial face mask using natural fungal extract for healthcare applications AICTE-RPS Principal Investigator
9 Focus Incubation Centre under setting up of the Focus Incubation Center component Siemens PLM Co Investigator
10 Focus Incubation Centre under setting up of the Focus Incubation Center component. Mini Mission II of Technology Mission on Technical Textiles, New Delhi Co Investigator
11 Effect of Diet, Oil Application, Pigmentation of Hair and Age on Hair Strength and Breaking Point IADVL – L’OREAL Principal Investigator
12 Development of instructional materials for the trades in Textile and Apparel sector National Instructional Media Institute (NIMI), Chennai Principal Investigator
13 Development of Instructional materials in fourth semester for the four trades in textile& Apparel sector under craftmen training scheme National Instructional Media Institute (NIMI), Chennai Principal Investigator
14 Integrated Skill Upgradation for Handicrafts (ISUT) ODC, MOT, New Delhi Principal Investigator
15 Fund for Improvement of Infrastructure Facilities (DST –FIST) DST, New Delhi Principal Investigator
16 MODROB in Textile Chemical Processing Lab AICTE, New Delhi Principal Investigator
17 Development of instructional materials for vocational training under MES of textile sector - Phase II National Instructional Media Institute (NIMI), Chennai Principal Investigator
18 Development of instructional materials for the trade “Weaving of Silk and Woolen Fabrics” in Textile and Apparel sector - Phase III National Instructional Media Institute (NIMI), Chennai Principal Investigator
19 IL & FS Spinning - Training of Trainers IL & FS, New Delhi Principal Investigator
20 Studies on Human Auxiliary Odour Retention Property of Textile Fabrics UGC, New Delhi Principal Investigator
21 Design & Development of Electro-Active Sensor Fabrics (Body Kinematics And Vital Signs) DST, New Delhi Principal Investigator
22 Technology GAP Analysis Study of the Readymade Garment Industry Cluster at Tirupur MOT, New Delhi Principal Investigator
23 Development of instructional materials for vocational training under MES of textile sector - Phase I National Instructional Media Institute (NIMI), Chennai Principal Investigator
24 Development of new designs, prints and colours and innovations on styling of new handles and metal attachments in promotional bags NJB Principal Investigator
25 Technology gap analysis study in Readymade Garment Cluster in Tirupur TIFAC-DST Principal Investigator
26 Technology Gap analysis study of the Ready Made Garment Cluster at Tirupur TIFAC,DST Government of India Principal Investigator
27 SCHEME FOR CAPACITY BUILDING IN TEXTILES AND CLOTHING SECTOR MINISTRY OF TEXTILES Principal Investigator
28 Centre of Excellence on Industrial Textiles (PSGTECHS COE INDUTECH) MOT, New Delhi Principal Investigator
29 Focus Incubation Centre MOT, Office of TC, Mumbai Principal Investigator
30 Development of Jute/Jute Blended Fibrous Mat for Effluent Filtration Applications MOT, Office of JC, Kolkata Principal Investigator
31 Development of Oil Sorption and Sound Absorption Pad using Natural Fibre Based Non Wovens Textiles UGC, New Delhi Principal Investigator
32 Empanelment of Assessment Agencies in Textile and Clothing Sector MOT, New Delhi Principal Investigator
33 Skill Training Programme AICTE-PMKVY AICTE, New Delhi Principal Investigator
34 Setting up Focus Incubation Centre Ministry of Textiles, New Delhi Co Investigator