Kavita Mathur

Associate Professor, TATM

Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management

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Research

Key broad areas of research:

  • Healthcare textiles
  • Research promoting Health and Wellness
  • Wearable technologies
  • Sustainable fashion
  • Refashioning textile waste
  • Upcycling design for reuse applications
  • Material innovation
  • Color and woven textile design
  • Smart textiles design, which includes functional and interactive textile solutions for home and apparel
  • Performance textile design inspired by nature (biomimicry)
  • Bridge other areas of design such as digital communications, sustainable design practices, smart materials and technologies

Academic Degrees

  • PhD Fiber and Polymer Science, North Carolina State University, 2007
  • MS Textiles and Clothing, SNDT University, Mumbai, India, 2002
  • BS Textiles and Clothing, Rajasthan Agricultural University, India , 2000

Publications

Nondestructive quantitative evaluation of yarns and fabrics and determination of contact area of fabrics using x-ray micro-computed tomography system for skin-textiles friction analysis
Baby, R., Mathur, K., & DenHartog, E. (2021), ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 13(3), 4652–4664. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.0c18300
A critical review of additive manufacturing: An innovation of mass customization
Yu, Y., Kim, G., & Mathur, K. (2020), Journal of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management, 11(3). Retrieved from https://ojs.cnr.ncsu.edu/index.php/JTATM/article/view/16727
A critical review on 3D printed continuous fiber-reinforced composites: History, mechanism, materials and properties
Kabir, S. M. F., Mathur, K., & Seyam, A.-F. M. (2020), Composite Structures, 232, 111476. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2019.111476
Clothing Experiences of Consumers with Body Asymmetry and their Interaction with Three-Dimensional (3D) Visualization Technology
Annett-Hitchcock, K., Porterfield, A., Absher, K., Buie, T., & Mathur, K. (2020), The International Journal of Design in Society, 14(4), 1–18. https://doi.org/10.18848/2325-1328/CGP/v14i04/1-18
Impact resistance and failure mechanism of 3D printed continuous fiber-reinforced cellular composites
Kabir, S. M. F., Mathur, K., & Seyam, A.-F. M. (2020), The Journal of The Textile Institute, 6, 1–15. https://doi.org/10.1080/00405000.2020.1778223
Introduction to fibers and yarns
Mathur, K. (2020), In Textiles Swatch Book. Raleigh, NC: Wilson College of Textiles, North Carolina State University.
Introduction to nonwovens
Mathur, K. (2020), In Textiles Swatch Book. Raleigh, NC: Wilson College of Textiles, North Carolina State University.
New Developments In Fibers, Yarns & Fabrics: Closed loop systems and circular economies are two ways the fiber, yarn and fabric industries are tackling sustainability issues
Mathur, K. (2020, May). New Developments In Fibers, Yarns & Fabrics: Closed loop systems and circular economies are two ways the fiber, yarn and fabric industries are tackling sustainability issues. Textile World, 170(3), 32–35,
Retrospective Clinical Surveillance Measuring Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI) Rates Pre-and Post-Inclusion of Novel Silver Ion Antimicrobial Textile Intervention in an Infection Control Program
Balachandran, P., Mathur, K., & Ritter, J. T. (2020). , . https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.12.09.20246702
Skin-textiles friction: importance and prospects in skin comfort and in healthcare in prevention of skin injuries
Baby, R., Mathur, K., & DenHartog, E. (2020), The Journal of The Textile Institute, 10, 1–17. https://doi.org/10.1080/00405000.2020.1827582

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Teaching

  • TT252 - FORMATION AND STRUCTURE OF TEXTILE FABRICS , Fall 2018