Ph.D., Advanced Textiles, University of Leeds, UK
M.Sc., Textile Chemistry, University of Leeds, UK
BTech., Textile Technology, PSG Institute of Technology, India
PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India
Head R&D and Product Development, Centre of Excellence Industrial Textiles (COE InduTech) PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore India
Professor, Department of Textile Technology, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India
Adjunct Professor, PSG Institute of Advanced Studies, Coimbatore, India
Adjunct Professor, PSG Institute of Technology and Advanced Research, Coimbatore, India
Research Lead, Advanced Materials & Technologies, Centre for Advanced Materials & Performance Textiles, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.
Industrial Partnerships Consultant, Industry and Institutions Collaborations, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.
RMIT University & Defence Materials Technology Centre (DMTC), Melbourne, Australia
Project Head / Defence Materials Scientist Combat Clothing in Land Program, for DMTC, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.
International Liaison Officer, overseas organisations and institutions’ for R&D linkage, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.
Teaching, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.
CSIRO – Common Wealth Scientific Industrial Research Organisation, Geelong, Australia.
Defence Scientist DSTO (Defence Science &Technology Organisation), Melbourne Australia.
Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO, Geelong, Australia
Research Scientist, CSIRO, Geelong, Australia
Post Doctoral Research Fellow, CSIRO, Geelong, Australia
Formulation Scientist, Unilever, Port Sunlight, UK
Teaching Fellow, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Research Fellow, DSTL- Defence Science Technology Laboratory collaboration with University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Product Development Engineer, KG Denim International, Coimbatore, India
High Performance Fibres, BTech Textile Technology, PSG College of Technology, India
Coloration and Finishing Technology, MTech Textile Technology, PSG College of Technology, India
Advanced Textile Materials and Nano Technologies, Masters of Textiles & Entrepreneurship, RMIT University, Australia
Sustainable Product Design and Development for Fashion and Textiles, Masters of Textiles & Entrepreneurship, RMIT University, Australia
Advanced & Nano Materials Case Studies, Masters of Textiles & Entrepreneurship, RMIT University, Australia
Major Project in Advanced & Functional Textiles, Bachelor of Applied Science, Fashion and Textile Merchandising, RMIT University, Australia
Operations Management, Masters of Business Administration, University of Leeds, UK
Advanced Colouration & Finishing Technology, Masters of Textile Chemistry, University of Leeds, UK
Textile Physics, Masters of Textile Chemistry, University of Leeds, UK
Honors, Awards & Grants
EPSRC Fellowship(Engineering and Physical Science Council)
2001 - 2005
1999 - 2000
Research Excellence Award – National – Australia
Best Research and Development Collaboration Award - BHERT (Business & Higher Education National Award) nominee Australia
CSIRO Research of the Year Award
Science & Innovation Award – EPSRC (European Physical Science Research Council)
Research Partnership Award – EPSRC
Certification of Merit & Gold Medal winner Outstanding Performance Masters of Science
- Protective Clothing and Defence Materials Manufacturing
- High Performance Fibres
- Advanced Functional Materials and Smart Textiles
- Light Weight Composites
Professional Body and Membership
- Australian Standards Board committee member for nanotechnology, and product safety, Australia.
- TFIA – Textile and Fashion Industry of Australia Ltd committee member, Australia.
- M-Tex TCF mining collaboration committee by TFIA to foster research collaborations in the Australian mining sector.
- The Fiber Society, Emerald Literati Network.
- Society of Dyes and Colourist, Bradford UK.
- Textile Research Journal.
- Journal of Industrial Textiles.
- Journal of Applied Polymer Science.
- Journal of Adhesive Science and Technology.
Books/Book Chapters Published