Personal Profile

Dr.Vijayalakshmi D

Academic Title: Professor
Dept. of Apparel & Fashion Design,
PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India.
Date of Joining: 03/07/2001
Educational Qualification(s): B.Sc ( Family Community Science and Fashion Design ) - AVINASHILINGAM DEEMED UNIVERSITY - 1999
M.Sc ( Textiles and Clothing ) - AVINASHILINGAM DEEMED UNIVERSITY - 2001
Ph.D ( Faculty of Science and Humanities ) - Anna University - 09/29/2014
Supervisor: Dr.T.Ramachandran

Contact Information: hod.afd@psgtech.ac.in
Google Scholar URL: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=Jx_6DZkAAAAJ
Research Scholar URL: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=11939550100

Skills

In Brief


Dr.D.Vijayalakshmi is a highly passionate teacher in disseminating her knowledge and experience to the young society. This force has driven her into this profession. Her goal is to mould the students and support them to reach highest position in their field of interest and also prepare them to be ethically fit for the industry and society. She is a positive and cheerful person and keeps her surrounding happy. She strongly believes in hard work, sincerity, dedication and transparency. She relies and believes on individualistic approach and thereby always focus on creating an uniqueness and identity in doing things. She strongly believes in team work and being harmonious is mantra for success. She is highly pious and believes The Supreme Power "The Almighty". Her teaching career began in 2001 at PSG COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY. Her research areas include adaptive clothing, multi-style clothing, and sustainable clothing. Her societal interest towards the older people has driven her to complete a sponsored UGC research Project on “Design and Development of functional clothing for elderly”. She had been invited to deliver lectures on AICTE faculty development programmes, STEP programmes and delivered invited lectures at various colleges and universities like Avinashilingam Deemed University, Bannari Amman of Institute of Technology, Sardar Vallabhai Patel International School of Textiles & Management (SVPISTM);, PSG CAS. She had published and presented in International, National Journals and Conferences. She had been deputed to visit International Universities in United Kingdom. The visits to Glasgow Caledonian University and The University of Leeds, UK during 15 July 2017 to 1 August 2017 have created an avenue to sign a MoU between PSG Institutions and the international universities. A memorandum was signed between PSG Institutions and Glasgow Caledonian University; PSG Institutions and the University of Leeds and also PSG institutions and Manchester Fashion Institute , Manchester Metropolitan university

Subject Expertise


Fashion Design
Pattern Making
Garment Construction

Research Area


Sustainable Fashion
Multi Styling
Adaptive Clothing


Professional Experience:

Academic

Lecturer, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, during ( 03/07/2001 - 30/06/2004 )
Lecturer (Sr.Gr), PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, during ( 01/07/2004 - 31/05/2009 )
Assistant Professor (Sr.Gr), PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, during ( 01/06/2009 - 31/08/2010 )
Assistant Professor (Sr.Gr), PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, during ( 01/09/2010 - 31/05/2015 )
Head of Department In - charge, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, during ( 01/01/2014 - 30/10/2017 )
Head of the Department I/C, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, during ( 02/01/2014 - 01/06/2018 )
Assistant professor (Sl. Gr), PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, during ( 01/06/2015 - 30/10/2017 )
PROFESSOR AND HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT , PSG COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, COIMBATORE , during ( 01/06/2018 - 21/02/2020 )


Membership:

Life Member - THE TEXTILE ASSOCAITION OF INDIA, New Delhi

Patents

S.No. Role Patent ID Patent Title Patent Level Registered with Year Status
1 Principal Investigator 301700 TEXTILES National 2019 Published
2 Principal Investigator 301701 SAREE National 2019 Published
3 Principal Investigator 300525 TEXTILE MATERIAL National 2019 Published


International & National Journals

S.No. Journal Paper Title Year Role Volume
1 An Approach to Minimize the Process in Fabric Purchase Department Using Lean Manufacturing Techniques 2021 Co Author 17
2 International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology A study on influence of store ambience on consumers purchase behavior 2020 Co Author 6
3 Procedia Computer Science Evaluating the effectiveness of the collaborative learning in fashion studies 2020 Main Author 172
4 National Journal of Technology A STUDY ON THE APPLICATION OF NATURAL DYES EXTRACTED FROM PSEUDO STEM AND HENNA IN SILK/ALOE VERA BLENDED FABRICS AND ITS EFFECTIVENESS 2019 Main Author 15
5 International Journal of Fashion design Creating contemporary fashion in denim tops for young girls 2017 Main Author Volume 1,
6 International Journal of Textile and Fashion Technology (IJTFT) A study on the anti-bacterial property of essential Oils and metal oxides in denim garments 2015 Main Author Vol. 5, no
7 Indian Journal of Fibre & Textile Research Application of natural oil on light weight denim garment and analysis of its multi-functional performances 2013 Main Author vol. 38, p
8 Melliand International Properties of developed Indigo denim-like knitted fabrics 2013 Main Author vol. 7, pp
9 Journal of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management An experimental study on the multi-functional efficacy of nano tio2 treated denim fabrics 2012 Main Author vol. 7, no
10 Daffodil International University Journal of Science and Technology Isolates application of multi-functional finishes on denim garments 2012 Main Author vol. 7, pp
11 Journal of Textile Association Investigation on the Multi-Functional Properties of nano ZnO treated light weight denim fabric 2012 Main Author vol. 72, n
12 Journal of Textile Association Exploratory study on the techniques of fashion forecasting 2012 Main Author vol. 73, n
13 Melliand International Cotton mosquito repellent fabrics and their performances 2010 Main Author Vol. 16, p
14 The Indian Textile Journal Production Strategies and Systems in Apparel Industry 2009 Main Author Vol. CXIX,
15 Bio-technique in garment processing to achieve eco-standards through eco-auditing 2005 Co Author 48


International & National Conferences

S.No. Conference Title Paper Title Date Role Organized By
1 Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision Design and Development of Zero waste garments: a sustainable Approach 09-09-2021 Co Author Manchester Metropolitan University
2 “Functional Textiles conference” FTC2018 Deconstruction and reconstruction of clothing 10-02-2018 Main Author IIT
3 Researches in Science, Management and Engineering Creating Contemporary Design In Denim Tops For Young Girls 14-11-2017 Main Author
4 Eco - Textiles and Green Consumerism – ETGC - 2016 Extraction and application of natural dyes from pseudostem and henna in silk/alovera blended fabrics 01-01-1970 Main Author



Books Published

S.No. Publisher Title Year Role Edition
1 ‎ LAP Lambert Academic Publishing DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF ADAPTIVE SAREES FOR ELDERLY WOMEN 2021 Main Author



Contributions

S.No. Title Author Nature Date
1 A look back at zero waste fashion across the centuries
Dr.Vijayalakshmi D
Chapter 15-04-2022


Special Lectures Delivered

S.No. Event Topic Organizer From To
1 Entrepreneurship Development Programmes and sponsored by NSTEDB, DST, Govt of India with EDII, Ahmedabad Creativity in Fashion Design PSG College of Arts & Science 14/02/2019 14/02/2019
2 Judge for Designer show event Designer collection NHRA & PSG college of Arts & Science conducted at YWCA, Ooty 27/09/2016 27/09/2016
3 Technology based Entrepreneurship Development Programme (TEDP ) in the field of Costume Design and Fashion Elements and principles of design PSG College of Arts & Science 30/08/2016 30/08/2019
4 UGC sponsored special lecture for students “Fashion Accessories” Avinashilingam deemed university 09/03/2015 09/03/2015
5 Training program on “Design Development” for handloom weavers “Elements and Principles of Design & Colour Theory in Handloom Sarees” Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International School of Textiles & Management in association with Department of Handlooms & Textile, Chennai, Govt. of Tamil Nadu. 19/12/2014 24/12/2014
6 National seminar on ‘Trends in Fashion Design, Technology and Marketing of Apparel and Home Textiles’ Designing concepts in home furnishings Department of Fashion Technology, Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam in association with the institution of engineers (India) – Tamil Nadu centre textile engineering division 12/09/2014 13/09/2014



Programmes Organised

S.No. Title of the Programme From To Sponsoring Agency No. of Audience
1 Guest Lecture on Clothing Science 13-11-2021 13-11-2021 - 42
2 INTERNATIONAL WEBINAR 20-07-2021 20-07-2021 - 75
3 INTERNATIONAL WEBINAR 20-07-2021 20-07-2021 - 75
4 Workshop on Life Skills 07-06-2021 11-06-2021 - 80
5 Workshop on Design Process and Portfolio Development 05-06-2021 07-06-2021 - 53
6 Workshop on Life Skills 31-05-2021 04-06-2021 - 60
7 Pattern Making Techniques 19-04-2021 19-04-2021 - 27
8 INTERNATIONAL WEBINAR ON THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON FASHION SUPPLY CHAINS 15-04-2021 15-04-2021 - 200
9 Logo and Branding Formation Process 20-03-2021 20-03-2021 - 100
10 Merchandise Management 13-03-2021 13-03-2021 - 100
11 Behind the Scenes of VM 06-03-2021 06-03-2021 - 85
12 Webinar on Health Welfare and Safety of Employees 01-03-2021 01-03-2021 - 60
13 Webinar on Stress Management 01-03-2021 01-03-2021 - 30
14 Fabric Structure 26-02-2021 26-02-2021 - 27
15 Delicate Secretes 25-02-2021 25-02-2021 - 145
16 The Traditional Kalamkari Art 18-02-2021 18-02-2021 - 27
17 The Art of Blogging 16-02-2021 16-02-2021 - 105
18 Career opportunities in Fashion 06-02-2021 06-02-2021 - 150
19 Webinar on Interview Etiquette 01-02-2021 01-02-2021 - 35
20 INTERNATIONAL WEBINAR ON CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY & SUSTAINABILITY 20-11-2020 20-11-2020 - 200
21 APPAREL COSTING 03-08-2020 03-08-2020 - 179
22 Webinar on WGSN Trend Talk 22-07-2020 22-07-2020 - 100
23 Production planning and control in Apparel Industry 30-06-2020 30-06-2020 - 50
24 Webinar on Pattachira The Pride of Utkala 15-06-2020 15-06-2020 - 50
25 Webinar on Retail Buying 03-06-2020 03-06-2020 - 100
26 Fashion Communication 15-05-2020 15-05-2020 - 45
27 Outdoor Photography and lighting techniques 14-03-2020 14-03-2020 - 40
28 Texture Rendering Techniques 29-02-2020 29-02-2020 - 37
29 Fashion Communication and Styling 14-02-2020 14-02-2020 - 70
30 Arts & Crafts of India- Series II 20-01-2020 24-01-2020 , 6
31 Arts & Crafts of India- series III 20-01-2020 24-01-2020 , 6
32 National Conference on Indian Fashion Retail 08-02-2019 09-02-2019 , 30
33 Indian fashion retail-Opportunities and Threats (NCIFR 2019 08-02-2019 09-02-2019 - 100
34 One week International program on “Supply Chain & Logistics and Entrepreneurship” 07-01-2019 11-01-2019 , 100
35 Crafts of India -Series I 13-10-2018 14-10-2018 - 23
36 CRAFTS OF INDIA - GOND PAINTING 12-10-2018 12-10-2018 , 28
37 Faculty Development Programme 14-11-2017 Anna University 20
38 Colour and Texture Rendering in Fashion Designing 14-11-2017 - 60
39 Designing and Stitching of Ladies Wear 03-05-2017 22-05-2017 , 15
40 Designing and Stitching of Ladies Wear 25-06-2015 15-08-2015 , 15
41 One day national seminar cum workshop on “Visual Merchandising and Creative Intelligence” 10-10-2014 10-10-2014 ,
42 Colour and Texture Rendering in Fashion Designing 30-06-2012 14-11-2017 - 45



Programmes Attended

S.No. Title of the Programme From To Organized by Sponsoring Agency
1 Fashion Design 01/02/2022 28/02/2022 The New School Parsons PSG College of Techonology
2 ICT Tools for teaching, learning process and institute 10/08/2020 21/08/2020 Electronics & ICT Academics -
3 Creative Thinking: Techniques and Tools for Success 01/07/2020 19/08/2020 COURSERA PSG COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY
4 Transformation & Challenges in Engineering Fashion value chain towards industry 4.0 02/12/2019 07/12/2019 Department of Fashion Technology, PSG College of Technology AICTE
5 IX World Engineering Education Forum (WEEF), “Disruptive Engineering Education for a Sustainable Development” 13/11/2019 16/11/2019 International Federation of Engineering Education Societies - IUCEE - VIT, Chennai I was sponsored by the PSG CARE - PSG Management
6 IUCEE INTERNATIONAL ENGINEERING EDUCATORS WORKSHOP 26/10/2018 28/10/2018 IUCEE PSG CARE
7 Functional Textiles and Clothing 09/02/2018 11/02/2018 Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi -
8 Curriculum Planning and Development 17/01/2018 27/01/2018 PSG College of Technology -
9 Sizing, Fit and Design of Functional Clothing 14/11/2017 14/11/2017 Department of Textile technology, IIT, New Delhi. AICTE
10 Industrial Engineering and Production Planning for Apparel Industry’ 14/11/2017 14/11/2017 Department of Fashion Technology PSG College of Technology TEQIP II
11 Fashion computing with Lectra’s Design Technology 14/11/2017 14/11/2017 Department of Fashion Technology PSG College of Technology TEQUIP – II
12 Biomedical Engineering Design of Functional Textiles and Clothing’ 14/11/2017 14/11/2017 Department of Textile Technology PSG College of Technology AICTE
13 Fashion Trend forecast and product development 14/11/2017 14/11/2017 Department of Fashion Technology PSG College of Technology TEQIP -II
14 Ingenious Textiles – Process and Products 14/11/2017 14/11/2017 Department of Textile Technology PSG College of Technology TEQIP -II
15 Researches in Science, Management and Engineering 19/02/2016 19/02/2016 International organization of scientific research and development (IOSRD) Chennai
16 Faculty Development training Programme on Size and Fit, IIT Delhi. 03/11/2014 07/11/2014 IIT Delhi ,AICTE
17 FDP on “Industrial Engineering and Production Planning for Apparel Industry” 10/06/2014 16/06/2014 TEQIP – II, Department of Fashion Technology, PSG CT, Coimbatore -
18 Denim Processing 28/09/2013 28/09/2013 Department of Textile Technology PSG College of Technology TEQIP -II
19 Research Scope and Avenues in Apparel And Fashion Technology 31/08/2013 31/08/2013 Department of Fashion Technology PSG College of Technology
20 Fashion forecasting techniques & Techpack conception for fashion designers of Tirupur MSMEs cluster 29/07/2013 14/11/2017 NIFT TEA college of knitwear fashion Tirupur in association with technology information, forecastin
21 Inspiring Leadership Through Emotional Intelligence 30/11/-0001 23/09/2021 Coursera PSG College of Technology



Awards and Achievements

S.No. Title of the Award Awarded By Date of Achievement
1 DISTINCTION Indo Universal Collaboration for Engineering Education (IUCEE) 15/11/2019
2 Best Paper International Organization of scientific Research and Development (IOSRD) Chennai. 19/02/2016




Doctoral Guidance / Supervision : In Progress

S.No. Name of the Candidate Area of Research
1 Mrs.Subathra B
Apparel and Fashion Design



Sponsored Research Projects

S.No. Title of the Project Sponsoring Agency Role
1 DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF FUNCTIONAL WEAR FOR ELDERLY UGC - HYDERABAD Principal Investigator