Research Areas

A number of research projects are carried out by the Department in areas relevant to the needs of the industry. Some areas in which research is currently being carried out are :

Designing of special garment

Colour measurement, coloration and finishing 

Smart textiles

Mathematical modelling

Medical textile and apparel

Textile clothing management

Effluent treatment in washing plants

Computerised fabric inspection and grading

Indigenous dye production

Seam properties and behaviour


Lean manufacturing

Fabric structures

Knitting developments

Image processing in textile testing

Automation of garment manufacturing

Improvements to textile machinery