Kavita Mathur

Associate Professor, TATM

Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management

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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


A General Geometrical Model for Predicting Color Mixing of Woven Fabrics from Colored Warp and Filling Yarns
Seyam, A. M., & Mathur, K. (2012), Fibers and Polymers, 13(6), 795–801. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12221-012-0795-3
A Randomized, Controlled Study to Assess the Effect of Silk-like Textiles and High-absorbency Adult Incontinence Briefs on Pressure Ulcer Prevention
Twersky, J., Montgomery, T., Sloane, R., Weiner, M., Doyle, S., Mathur, K., … Schmader, K. (2012), Ostomy Wound Management, 58(12), 18–24.
Clinical study to evaluate the efficacy of a silk-like fabric as used in the prevention of pressure ulcers
Montgomery, T., Mathur, K., & McPhail, L. (2012), Journal of Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing, 39(3), S68.
Towards automation of color/weave selection in Jacquard design: Model verification
Mathur, K., Hinks, D., Seyam, A. F. M., & Donaldson, R. A. (2009), Color Research and Application, 34(3), 225–232. https://doi.org/10.1002/col.20494
Prediction of Color Attributes through Geometric Modeling
Mathur, K., Seyam, A. M., Hinks, D., & Donaldson, R. A. (2008), Research Journal of Textile and Apparel, 12(1), 19–31. https://doi.org/10.1108/rjta-12-01-2008-b003
Stretch Potential Of Woven Fabrics Containing Spandex
Mathur, K., ElNashar, E., Hauser, P. J., & Seyam, A. M. (2008, April). , . Presented at the 5th Annual Conference, National Research Center, Cairo, Egypt.
Stretch Properties of Knitted Fabrics Containing Spandex
Mathur, K., Vallabh, R., Hauser, P., & Seyam, A. M. (2008, August). , . Presented at the Textiles Future Conference, Raleigh, NC.
Towards Automation of Color/Weave Selection in Jacquard Designs
Mathur, K., Seyam, A. M., Hinks, D., & Donaldson, R. A. (2008, August). , . Presented at the Textiles Future Conference, Raleigh, NC.
Towards automation of colour/weave selection in Jacquard designs: model verification through visual assessment
Mathur, K., Seyam, A. F. M., Hinks, D., & Donaldson, R. A. (2008), Coloration Technology, 124(1), 48–55. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1478-4408.2007.00121.x
Conversion of Fibers to Yarn for High-Speed High Quality Carpet Weaving
Seyam, A. M., & Mathur, K. (2007), 4th Annual Conference, National Research Center. Cairo, Egypt.

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