RICH Presenters' Profiles
Day 2 - Thursday, 9th December 2010
Research Industry Collaboration Hub (RICH)
 
Dr. Goswami
Professor & Director
Indian Institute of Carpet Technology
Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh
 
Title of Presentation: Nano Tech in Carpet Manufacturing-Potential and Challenges
 
Profile:
Prof.(Dr) K.K.Goswami
Professor & Director,
Indian Institute of Carpet Technology, Chauri Road,
Bhadohi-221 401

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
  • Doctorate (Technology) of Calcutta University,
  • Qualified Lead Assessor: C.I.I. - Cranfield University (U.K.) Joint Programme in 1992.
PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND
  • Working experience of more than 28 years covering Industry/ Research/ Teaching & Training.
  • Experience cover working as R&D and Quality Control In-charge/ R&D Manager/ Manager Technical Cell/ Advisor (R&D/ Technical) with Indian Rayon and Industries Limited (Unit: Jayashree Textiles, Rishra, West Bengal) during the period 1983-2000 covering R&D and Quality Assurance/ Management of Worsted & Linen spinning also.
  • Prior to above worked with The Century Spinning and Manufacturing Co. Ltd. and The Finley Mills Ltd., Mumbai as R&D Assistant during the period 1975- 1979.
  • From 1979 to 1983 worked with SASMIRA (Silk and Art Silk Mills Research Association, Mumbai) as Lecturer/ Scientist/ In-charge, Technology Division. Wherein in academic curricula Jutes, woollen and worsted spinning part had also been handled.
  • Liaison: Experience with Government, UNDP, National & International organizations (like IIT, TRA’S IWMF, IWS, WRONZ, WTO, T.I. Manchester (UK) etc.).
  • Visited many countries as an expert member, includes, Govt. of India delegation.
  • Ex-Roster expert, International Trade Centre (UNCTAD/ WTO), Switzerland.
  • Member, Review Committee, ACIAR, Canberra, Australia
  • Member, All India Handicrafts Board, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India.
Achievement of IICT:
  • All available students of IICT has been placed well in the industry. This added one more feather to IICT Crown in this critical time of global recession.
  • Integration of Advances in Carpet Technology, Home Textiles Technology and Textile Designing Technology as specialization to the existing BTech course in Carpet & Textile Technology has been introduced considering the need of industry.
  • Permanent affiliation of UPTU: After putting a long effort by Director & his team IICT obtained Permanent affiliation of UPTU on 19-01-2009 w.e.f. 01-07-2008 which is another feather in the cap of IICT.
PUBLICATIONS
  • More than 40 include publication in International Journals like Textile Asia, Melliand Textile Berichte, AATCC.
AWARDS
  1. Fellowship & Chartered ship of Institution of Engineers
  2. Life Member of Textile Association, India
  3. Life Member, Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)
  4. Award for special contribution by Human Rights Protection and Antinarcotics Investigation Bureau, Varanasi
  5. Award of Rajbhasha Gaurav Samman by Akhil Bhartiya Rajbhasha Sangoshthi, Pondicherry
PATENTS & COPYRIGHTS:
  1. Two patents (311/KOL/2004) & (803/KOL/2004) filed on 10.06.2004 and 08.12.2004 titling "New Polymer Sheet and method of backing carpet or such thick fabric material with the new polymer sheet” & "A Machine for backing carpet" respectively in credit.
  2. One patent also filed on "India Knot".
  3. One copyright being filed on "CARPCOST Software – Tool for Cost Control".
  4. One patent filed on the title "India Knot"