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Kavita Mathur

Associate Professor, TATM

Textiles Complex 3336

Bio

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

Teaching

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

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Education

PhD Fiber and Polymer Science North Carolina State University 2007

MS Textiles and Clothing Mumbai, India 2002

BS Textiles and Clothing Rajasthan Agricultural University 2000

Area(s) of Expertise

Fashion Design
Fiber Science
Functional Textile Design
Medical Textiles
Performance Textiles
Sustainability
Textile Comfort
Textile Design
Weaving

Publications

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