Students

Rashi Agarwal

rashi.agarwal@smita-iitd.com

Supervisors: Prof. Ashwini K. Agrawal and Prof. Manjeet Jassal

Year of joining:

  • Worked as project associate for an year from June 2015 to June 2016
  • Joined as Ph.D. Scholar from July 2016

Academic Qualification:

  • M.Tech.(Nanotechnology) - Department of Physics, NIT Kurukshetra -2011-13
  • B.Tech.(Biotechnology) - Department of Biotechnology, Hindustan College of Science and Technology, Mathura, GBTU, 2007-2011
  • GATE qualified

Experience: Worked with Piramal Health Care

Worked as Assistant Professor at Shobhit University, Meerut for 2 years

Topic: Moisture Management finish for hydrophobic fabrics

Conference: Nano India 2020, FTC 2020, FTC 2018, Nano India 2017

Publications

  • Bhawana Sharma, Rashi Agarwal, Manjeet Jassal, Ashwini K. Agrawal, Stabilizer-free low-acid rapid synthesis of highly stable transparent aqueous titania nano sol and its photocatalytic activityJournal of Molecular Liquids, 2020, 305, 112842 
  • Rashi Agarwal, Neelam Garg, Sonu Kashyap, R. P. Chauhan “Biosynthesis of Silver Nanoparticles Using Papaya Peels Extract and its application For Antibacterial Finish on Fabric” published in Indian Journal of Fibre and Textile Research.
  •  Pragya Prakash, Nawab Singh, Rashi Agarwal, R.P. Chauhan, Ved Varun Agrawal, A.M. Biradar “ Fabrication of Enzyme based Electrochemical H2O2 Biosensor using TiO2 as a Matrix” published in Sensor Letters.
  • Rekha Dixit, Jayanand, D.V. Rai, Rashi Agarwal, Aditya Pundhir “Physical mapping of Genome and Genes” published in Journal of Biological Engineering Research and Review.

Acheivements

  • Best poster award @ Bengaluru Nanoindia 2020

Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/rashi-agarwal-64162565

 

Swati

Swati2012sharma@gmail.com

Natural fiber composites ...

Student 3

st2@gmail.com

Textile Engineering

Chandra Jeet Singh

chandrajeettz@gmail.com

Supervisors: Prof. R. S. Rengasamy and Prof. Samrat Mukhopadhyay

Area of research: Separation of oil from oil-water emulsion

Year of joining:

  • Joined as Ph.D. Research Scholar from January 2016
  • Worked as a Project Associate under the Project entitled "Development of single polymer composite materials as light -weight modular systems for temporary structures" sponsored by GAIL (India) Limited at IIT Delhi from May 2013 to December 2015

Academic Qualification:

  • M.Tech. (Plastics Technology) - CIPET, Hajipur
  • M.Sc. (Polymer Science and Chemical Technology) Department of Chemistry, Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, UP

Experience: 

  • Worked with M/S Mystic Polymers Pvt. Ltd. Narela, Delhi as Sr. Engineer in R&D (03/02/2012 to 05/06/2013)
  • Worked with M/S Radiant Complast Pvt. Ltd. Bhiwadi, Rajsthan as Sr. Engineer in quality (27/12/2009 To 14/01//2012)

Conference: 

  1. ATMP-2018, 19th -20th November 2018] at IIT Kanpur, India
  2. ICTN-2018, 6th -8th December 2018] at IIT Delhi, India
  3. ICETT-2019, 1st -3rd November 2019] at NIT Jalandhar, India
  4. ICST-2019, 13th -16th December 2019] Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India

Achievements

  • Best poster award @ NIT Jalandhar, ICETT-2019

 

Prasun Mathur

mr.prasun.mathur@gmail.com

Flame Retardant Textiles

Ankur Shukla

ankurshukla1893@gmail.com

Smart and conductive textile

Aranya Ghosh

aronna816@gmail.com

Shear thickening fluid, Textile chemistry

Priyanka Gupta

priyankaparul00@gmail.com

Smart textile

Indrajit Chandrakant Bramhecha

indrajit5193@gmail.com

Multifunctional coatings of textile. Polyurethane coating. Non Isocyanate polyurethane coating. Finishing, dyeing and pretreatment.

Vikas Kumar Singh

vikas.texogenic@gmail.com

Natural fibres, Biocomposites, Hybrid composites

Ankur Shukla

ankurshukla1893@gmail.com

Conductive Textiles

Unsanhame Mawkhlieng

ttz168474@textile.iitd.ac.in

Improving the impact resistance of 2D and 3D woven fabrics.

Viraj Somkuwar

virajsomkuwar@yahoo.in

Rupayan Roy

rupayan666@gmail.com

Nonwoven structure; Fibre orientation; Filtration

Sumit Sharma

sharmasumit.jn@gmail.com

Textile Engineering

Sockalingam A

al.sockalingam@gmail.com

Extreme cold weather clothing for defense persons

Ganesh Jogur

ganeshjogur@gmail.com

High performance thermoplastic composites

Ranjna Kumari

Ranjna817@gmail.com

Extreme cold weather clothing

Rahul

rs73366@gmail.com, ttz198676@iitd.ac.in

Material Handeling AGVs, Motion planning & Control

Research Scholar

ASHRAF NAWAZ KHAN

khanashraf90@gmail.com

"Impact properties and Numerical simulation of composite material"


 

Patent Filed: "A System and Method for Production of Single Polymer Towpreg through Wet Electrostatic Powder Coating"


 

Under the guidance of:

Prof. R Alagirusami (http://textile.iitd.ac.in/faculty-detail.php?faculty_id=19)

Prof. Apurba Das (http://textile.iitd.ac.in/faculty-detail.php?faculty_id=22)

Prof. Puneet Mahajan (http://web.iitd.ac.in/~mahajan/


http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ashraf_Khan15

 

M.Tech (IIT DELHI-2017)- Mechanical characterisation and low velocity impact study on basalt reinforced thermoset composite.

B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering)- Overhauling and influence of  the composition of the Gasolene/ethanol blends on the performance of 4-stroke SI Internal combustion engine.

 

 

 

 

Kiran Rana

sakshamrana84@gmail.com

Research topic :

Electrically conductive composites.

Education:

  • M.E  (Plastic Engineering) - Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (CIPET) 
  • B.E (Chemical Engineering specialization in Polymer Technology) - Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology (SLIET) 

 

Pranay Ahuja

pranay.ahuja@textile.iitd.ac.in

Current Research Area

Nano-materials in Textiles

Educational Qualification

M.tech (5 years Integrated) in Nanotechnology: 2014-19. Amity Institute of Nanotechnology, Amity University, Noida.

Past Research Experience

Synthesis of Semi-IPN Hydrogel, Desulfurization of Diesel Fuels, Synthesis of Perovskite materials and Nano-materials, Characterization of samples using DLS, UV-Vis, TGA, FE-SEM, BET, etc.

Work Experience

  • Project Assistant : January 2019 to December-2019. Research and Development Centre, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., Faridabad). 
  • Master's Thesis : January 2019 to May 2019. Topic : "Synthesis of various metal doped Cerium oxide nanoparticles for oxygen storage and release applications". Supervisor : Dr. Jyotiranjan Ota (Senior Research Manager) Research and Development Centre, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., Faridabad. 
  • Bachelor's Thesis : January 2018 to April 2018. Topic : "Synthesis of Copper oxide nanoparticles and redispersion in ethylene glycol for coolant and tribological applications". Supervisor : Dr. Om Prakash (Research Manager) Research and Development Centre, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., Faridabad. 
  • Research Trainee : May 2017 to December 2018. Topic : "Augmentin loaded Sago starch based Semi-IPN hydrogel for wound healing applications". Supervisor : Dr. A.B.V Kiran Kumar (Assistant Professor) Amity Institute of Nanotechnology, Amity University, Noida

Akhilesh Kumar Sharma

akhilesh.sharma@smita-iitd.com

Supervisors:Prof. Ashwini K. Agrawal and Prof. Manjeet Jassal

Year of joining:

  • Joined as Ph.D. Scholar from Dec 2019

Academic Qualification:

  • M.Tech.(Material Science and Technology) - Department of Metallurical and Materials Engg, Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune 411025
  • B.Tech.(Mechanical Engineering) - Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pranveer Singh Institute of Technology
  • GATE qualified

Experience:Worked with Naval Material Research Laboratory (DRDR), mumbai as M.Tech project trainee.

Topic:Flexible Electronics

Conference: NAtional Confrence on Chalcogenide compounds 2019, DIAT, Pune.

 

Anupam Chowdhury

ttz178473@iitd.ac.in

Broad area of research:

Piezoelectric Nanocomposites for Energy harvesting applications

Supervisors:

Dr. S. Wazed Ali and Dr. Bipin Kumar

Education:

1. B.Tech in Jute Technology (Department of Jute and Fibre Technology, University of Calcutta)

Thesis work: Time dependent mechanical behaviour of jute yarn under the guidance of Prof. Asis Mukherjee

2. M.Tech in Polymer Science and Technology (Department of Chemical Sciences, Tezpur University)

Thesis work: Superabsorbent Hydrogels under the guidance of Prof. Swapan Kumar Dolui

Awards and Accolades:

1. Anundoram Barooah Award for High Secondary leaving certificate Examination, Government of Assam

2. Engineering and Technology Scholarship, Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Assam

3. GATE 2016, AIR 69

4. 1st prize in Poster presentation at International conference on Advances in Textile Materials and Processes held at IIT Kanpur, 2018 jointly with Satyaranjan Bairagi

Prasun Mathur

mr.prasun.mathur@gmail.com

Textile Chemical Processing, Flame-Retardant Finishing

Nagender Singh

jangra.nagender@gmail.com

Textile Chemical Processing, Functional Finishing, Microencapsulation

Supervisor: Prof. Javed N. Sheikh

Topic: Multifunctional finishing of cellulosic textile using microencapsulation of essential oils

Maharshi Dayanand University- Rohtak (India)

M. Tech

  • Combined antimicrobial and fragrance finishing on cotton-based home textile

B. Tech

  • To study the effect of fibre, yarn count and fabric structure on comfort properties of knit structures

Research Industrial Intern at Alok Industries limited, Vapi (India)

  • To determine the productivity through time and motion study and to increase the efficiency

Eitex, Bahir Dar University (Ethiopia)

  • Fragrance finishing on Ethiopian traditional clothing using indigenous lemongrass
  • Design and development of e-procurement website

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

Industrial Linkage Project

  • Developed textile and apparel sector vocational training modules for Wazir Advisors (P) Ltd, Gurugram, India

TIT&S Bhiwani

  • Participated in a 3-day workshop about textile & garments, instructed by industry leaders, Sep 2012
  • Participated in a 3-day workshop about fibre to fashion, instructed by industry leaders and IIT Delhi Professors, Dec 2013
  • Presented paper on Importance of ERP system for the garment industry in a workshop held in TIT&S Bhiwani, Jan 2014

TIT&S Bhiwani, Committee Member

  • Event organization committee member
  • NSS (National Service Scheme) committee member

EXPERIENCE

Industrial Experience

Kartik Sourcing Pvt. Ltd, Gurugram (India)                                                 

  • Fabric sourcing and e-commerce department (Merchandiser)            April 2014 to August 2015

Teaching Experience

EiTEX, Bahir Dar University (Ethiopia)

  • Apparel production department (Lecturer)                                               Sep 2015 to Jan 2018

Indian Institute of Technology- Delhi (India)

  • Textile chemical processing (TA)                                                          July 2018 to Dec 2019

SKILLS AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

Skills

  • Computer: Proficient in Microsoft Office, EndNote, SPSS, MatLab, Origin, ChemDraw, Mendeley and Analytical Tools.   
  • Language: Fluent in English and Hindi

Research interests

  • Microencapsulation Technology
  • Textile Functional Finishing
  • Textile Chemistry
  • Product Development, Production Planning and Control
  • E-Commerce and E-Sourcing (E-procurement)
  • Fashion Marketing and Merchandising

AWARDS/PATENTS/PUBLICATIONS/CONFERENCES

Awards

Gandhian Young Technological Innovation (GYTI) Award/Appreciation 2020

  • Development of Sustainable Mosquito Repellent Cum Multifunctional Textile using Microencapsulation of Essential oils

Patents

  • Multifunctional microcapsules for textile finishing and preparation method thereof, Indian Patent Application No. 202011016859.

Research Papers

  • Tambi, S., Mangal, A., Singh, N., & Sheikh, J. (2020). Cleaner Production of Dyed and Functional Polyester using Natural dyes vis-a-vis exploration of secondary shades. Progress in Color, Colorants and Coatings.
  • Bhushan, S., Kumar, A., Singh, N., & Sheikh, J. (2019). Functionalization of wool fabric using lignin biomolecules extracted from groundnut shells. International journal of biological macromolecules.
  • Singh, N., & Sheikh, J. (2019, August). 4a4_0336_ Microencapsulation of DEET & Citriodiol oil by utilizing Functional Biopolymers: A Sustainable approach for Multifunctional Textiles. In Proceedings of the 19th World Textile Conference-Autex 2019 (pp. 1-1).
  • Singh, G., Mathur, P., Singh, N., & Sheikh, J. (2019). Functionalization of wool fabric using kapok flower and bio-mordant. Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy14, 100184.
  • Saini, S., Gupta, A., Singh, N., & Sheikh, J. (2019). Functionalization of Linen Fabric using Layer by Layer treatment with chitosan and green tea extract. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry.
  • Sheikh, J., Singh, N., & Pinjari, D. (2019). Sustainable Functional Coloration of Linen Fabric Using Kigelia Africana Flower Colorant. Journal of Natural Fibers, 1-10.
  • Yadav, M., Singh, N., Kaur, A., & Sahu, O. (2019). Antibacterial activity assessment of woolen fabric treated with natural dyes and chitosan. Agriculture and Natural Resources, 53(2), 188-196.
  • Sheikh, J., Singh, N., & Srivastava, M. (2019). Functional Dyeing of Cellulose-based (Linen) Fabric Using Bombax Ceiba (Kapok) Flower Extract. Fibers and Polymers, 20(2), 312-319.
  • Singh, N., Yadav, M., Khanna, S., & Sahu, O. (2017). Sustainable fragrance cum antimicrobial finishing on cotton: Indigenous essential oil. Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy, 5, 22-29.
  • Alubel M, Yadav M, Singh N. (2017). Anthropometric Size Chart for Ethiopian Girls for Better Garment Design. J Fashion Technol Textile Eng, 5:2.
  • Singh N. (2017). Design and Development of E-Procurement Website for Ethiopia in ICTA-2017 6th International Conference Proceedings, EiTEX, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia, and ISBN: 978999449306.
  • Singh N. (2017). Indigenous Lemon Grass Fragrance Finishing on Ethiopian Traditional Clothing in ICTA-2017 6th International Conference Proceedings, EiTEX, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia, and ISBN: 978999449306.
  • Singh, N., Yadav, M., & Sahu, O. (2016). Consumer acceptance of apparel e-commerce–Ethiopia. Intellectual Economics, 10(1), 55-62.
  • Singh, N., & Sahu, O. (2016). Geosynthetic Textile for Environmental Concern: Application for Pollution Removal. Journal of Water Resources and Environment Engineering, 2(1).
  • Singh N. (2016). Effective Fashion E-Commerce in Ethiopia- Innovative Strategies in ICTA-2016 5th International Conference Proceedings, EiTEX, Bahirdar University, Ethiopia, ISBN: 978999449306.
  • Singh N. (2013). M.I.S. & E.R.P. for Garment Industry in ICAICTE Conference Proceedings, Bhiwani, ISBN: 978-93-5137-638-5(print version) ISBN:978-93-5137-898-3(pdf version).
  • Singh N. (2013). Flexible Garment manufacturing by using Robotic Technology in ICAICTE Conference Proceedings, Bhiwani, ISBN: 978-93-5137-638-5(print version) ISBN:978-93-5137-898-3(pdf version).

Book Chapters

  • Singh, N., & Sheikh, J. (2020). Self-Cleaning Textiles Based on Superhydrophobic Nanocoatings. Nanotechnology in Textiles: Advances and Developments in Polymer Nanocomposites.
  • Singh, N. (2019). Water Saving Technologies for Textile Chemical Processing. Advanced Functional Textiles and Polymers: Fabrication, Processing and Applications, 153.
  • Singh, N., & Sahu, O. (2019). Sustainable cyclodextrin in textile applications. The Impact and Prospects of Green Chemistry for Textile Technology (pp. 83-105). Woodhead Publishing.
  • Sahu, O., & Singh, N. (2019). Significance of bioadsorption process on textile industry wastewater. The Impact and Prospects of Green Chemistry for Textile Technology (pp. 367-416). Woodhead Publishing.

Conferences Presentations

  • Presented “Mosquito Repellent Textiles using Microencapsulation of Essential Oil into Functional Polymers” 2nd International Conference (ICETT 2019), Emerging trends in traditional and technical textiles, 1st to 3rd Nov 2019, NIT Jalandhar, India.
  • Presented “Emerging Nano and Advanced Materials”. Industrial day (2019), IIT Delhi, India.
  • Presented “Microencapsulation of DEET & Citriodiol oil by utilizing Functional Biopolymers: A Sustainable approach for Multifunctional Textiles”. 19th World Textile Conference-Autex 2019, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Presented “Biodegradable Polymeric-based Microencapsulate for Value-Added Multifunctional Finishing of Linen”, ICTN-2018, 6th International Conference on Technical Textiles and Nonwovens, 6-8th December 2018, IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India.
  • Presented “Development of Mosquito Repellent, Antibacterial and Fragrant Cotton Fabric using Functional Microcapsules containing DEET and Citriodiol”, ICTN-2018, 6th International Conference on Technical Textiles and Nonwovens, 6-8th December 2018, IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India.
  • Presented “Development of Multifunctional Linen using Biodegradable Polymeric Microcapsules” Textile summit-2018, Textile association of India-Delhi. (2nd Prize).
  • Presented “Design and Development of E-Procurement Website for Ethiopia” ICTA-2017 6th International Conference, EiTEX, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia.
  • Presented “Indigenous Lemon Grass Fragrance Finishing on Ethiopian Traditional Clothing” ICTA-2017 6th International Conference, EiTEX, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia.
  • Presented “Effective Fashion E-Commerce in Ethiopia- Innovative Strategies” ICTA-2016 5th International Conference Proceedings, EiTEX, Bahirdar University, Ethiopia.
  • Presented “Eco-Friendly dye & mordant for natural woollen product” ICAST-CFE-2016, 4th International Conference, Bahirdar University, Ethiopia.
  • Presented “M.I.S. & E.R.P. for Garment Industry” ICAICTE-2013 Conference, Bhiwani, India.
  • Presented “Flexible Garment manufacturing by using Robotic Technology” ICAICTE-2013 Conference, Bhiwani, India.

Communicated research and review papers

  • Carbohydrate and protein-based microcapsules loaded with cinnamon oil: A practical approach for the development of multifunctional textile.
  • Sustainable development of mosquito-repellent, flame-retardant, antibacterial, fragrant and antioxidant linen using microcapsules containing thymus Vulgaris oil in in-situ generated chitosan-phosphate.
  • Novel chitosan-gelatin microcapsules containing rosemary essential oil for the preparation of bioactive and protective linen.
  • Durable multifunctional finishing on fabric using β-cyclodextrin/grafted chitosan with lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) oil.   
  • Acoustic cavitation assisted green approach for In-situ synthesis of ZnO nanoparticles for Multi-functionalization of Linen fabric.
  • Microencapsulation and its application in the production of functional textiles.
  • Application of enzymes for sustainable textile chemical processing.
  • Antiviral Textiles: An emerging paradigm in protection against the virus

Sanjay Kumar Bhikari Charan Panda

psanjay4575@gmail.com

Priyanka Gupta

priyankaparul00@gmail.com

Shape Memory Textiles

Shashi Sony

soniiitd1995@gmail.com

Research area: Natural fibre composite

Vishwajeet

krvishwajeetranjan@gmail.com

Supervisor- Prof. Deepti Gupta and Prof. Abhijit Majumdar

Date of Joining-3rd Feb,20221

Research Area-Natural Fibre

Academic Qualification:

  • B.Tech(Textile Technology), IIT Delhi- 2013-2017

Scholastic Achievements:

  • Vivekanand Fellowship(IIT Delhi, 2013-2017)
  • BHEL-FAEA Scholarship(2013-2017)
  • CSSS Scholarship(CBSE, 2012)
  • Pratibha Samman( Prabhat Khabar, 2012)
  • Indian Oil Scholarship(2010-212)
  • Fortunate-40(Fiitjee, 2008-2012)

Projects:

  • Printing 3D Model from CT Scan(Jul 2016-Nov 2016)
  • Study of Polymer and Graphene based material for Space Application(May 2015-Nov 2015)
  • Wind Energy Model(Oct 2013-Nov 2013)

Post of Responsibility:

  • UG Hostel Representative(2015-2016)