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Functional Textiles and Clothing

  • Abhijit Majumdar
  • Deepti Gupta
  • Sanjay Gupta


  • Discusses the technological, design and management aspects of textile research

  • Special focus on protective, medical and industrial textiles

  • Covers materials technology and manufacturing

Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Textile Chemical Processing

  2. Garment and Accessory Design

  3. Testing and Characterization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 283-283
    2. Atiyyah Binti Haji Musa, Benny Malengier, Simona Vasile, Lieva Van Langenhove
      Pages 295-305
    3. M. S. Parmar, Nidhi Sisodia, Maheshwar Singh
      Pages 307-319
    4. Shravan Kumar Gupta, Kamal Kanti Goswami, Abhijit Majumdar
      Pages 321-335
  4. Supply Chain Management and Sustainability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 337-337
    2. Chandadevi Giri, Sebastien Thomassey, Xianyi Zeng
      Pages 349-361
    3. S. Nivedita, Gargi
      Pages 363-369
    4. Ankur Saxena, Ajit Kumar Khare
      Pages 371-382
    5. S. D. Kiruthika, R. Ugamoorthi, C. Venkatachalapathi, S. Ramarethinam
      Pages 383-403
  5. Traditional Textile Arts and Crafts

About these proceedings


This volume contains select papers presented during the Functional Textiles and Clothing Conference 2018. The book covers the recent scientific developments, cutting edge technologies, innovations, trends, challenges and opportunities in the field of functional and smart textiles and clothing. The contents of this volume will be of interest to researchers, professional engineers, entrepreneurs, and market stakeholders interested in functional textiles and clothing.


Protective textiles Medical textiles Industrial textiles Functional finishes Garment design and fit Supply chain management Ergonomics

Editors and affiliations

  • Abhijit Majumdar
    • 1
  • Deepti Gupta
    • 2
  • Sanjay Gupta
    • 3
  1. 1.Indian Institute of Technology DelhiNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Indian Institute of Technology DelhiNew DelhiIndia
  3. 3.World University of DesignSonepatIndia

About the editors

​Abhijit Majumdar is an Associate Professor in the Department of Textile Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. He has done his M. Tech in Textile Engineering and MBA in Technology Management from IIT Delhi, and his PhD in Production & Operations Management from Jadavpur University. His research interests include fabric manufacturing technologies, protective textiles, soft computing based modeling and optimization and operations management and sustainable supply chain management. He has edited 2 books, and authored 2 books, 6 book chapters and 82 research articles in refereed journals. 

Deepti Gupta is a Professor in the Department of Textile Technology, IIT Delhi. She has more than 30 years research experience and her research interests include textile chemistry product design and development, antimicrobial finishing, anthropometrics and garment sizing, design and engineering of functional clothing. She is a member of various governmental, professional and industrial committees and  has edited 4 books, and authored 1 book, 5 chapters and 87 research articles in refereed journals. 

Sanjay Gupta is the Director General of the World University of Design, Sonepat, India,  and was previously the Dean of National Institute of Fashion Technology and the Founding Dean of the School of Design at GD Goenka University.  He has done his PhD in textile technology from IIT Delhi. He was a UNDP fellow to Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), New York and a Visiting Professor at École Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Industries Textiles (ENSAIT), France. He was involved in the key initiative of bringing fashion schools worldwide under the umbrella of the International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes (IFFTI). He has over 100 publications and , over 30 presentations in national/ international conferences and seminars. He has also been a member of committees & bodies at national / international level like ASSOCHAM, CII, IFFTI, BIS, NISTI besides being on the editorial boards of scientific journals. 

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