Rajkishore Nayak

SCD Nayak Rajkishore
School: School of Communication & Design
Department: Fashion Merchandising
Position: Senior Lecturer
Location: RMIT Saigon South
Email: rajkishore.nayak@rmit.edu.vn
ORCID: 0000-0002-3510-7305
Phone: (+84) 28 36224403

With more than 18 years of experience in industry, academics and research in Fashion and Textiles, Rajkishore always focuses to achieve excellent results. His objective is to become a global personality in fashion and textile education and research.

Academic Degrees

  • PhD (Fashion & Textiles), 
  • M Tech (Fashion & Textiles), 
  • B Tech (Fashion & Textiles)

 

Certificate Courses

  • Pattern making and grading (manual); 
  • Virtual prototyping (CLO), 
  • Garment sewing equipment, 
  • Lectra pattern making and grading, 
  • Adobe Illustrator, 
  • Swimwear and Lingerie

Sustainable fashion and textile, circular economy, contemporary fashion manufacturing, sustainable supply chain, advanced technology

Circular economy, sustainable fashion, contemporary fashion manufacturing, social media, eWOM

Books 

  • Sustainable technologies for fashion and textiles, Woodhead-Elsevier Publishing, Cambridge (UK), 2019, ISBN: 9780081028674. 
  • Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology and application in fashion and textile supply chain (textile institute professional publications), R Nayak, CRC Press-Taylor & Francis Publishing, USA; ISBN: 978-0815376279. 
  • Care and maintenance of textile products including apparel and protective clothing (textile institute professional publications), R Nayak and S Pandian, Publisher – CRC Press-Taylor & Francis Publishing, USA, 2018, ISBN: 978-1138566750. 
  • Automation in garment manufacturing, R Nayak and R Padhye, Publisher – Woodhead-Elsevier Publishing, Cambridge (UK), 2018, ISBN: 978-0081012116. 
  • Garment Manufacturing Technology, R Nayak and R Padhye, Publisher – Woodhead-Elsevier Publishing, Cambridge (UK), 2015, ISBN: 978-1-78242-232-7.
  • Manikins for textile evaluation; R Nayak and R Padhye, Publisher – Woodhead-Elsevier Publishing. This book focuses various applications of manikin in evaluations of textiles for protection performance and thermo-physiological comfort.   
  • Acoustic Textiles, R Nayak and R Padhye, Publisher – Springer, Germany, 2016, ISBN: 978-981-10-1474-1.

Book chapters

  • Nayak, R. Panwar, T. and Nguyen, L. 2020, 'Sustainability in fashion and textiles: A survey from developing country', in Sustainable Technologies for Fashion and Textiles, Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge, United States, pp. 3-30 ISBN: 9780081028674
  • Goyal, A. and Nayak, R. 2020, 'Sustainability in yarn manufacturing', in Sustainable Technologies for Fashion and Textiles, Elsevier, United Kingdom, pp. 33-55 ISBN: 9780081028674
  • Nayak, R. Houshyar, S. Patnaik, A. Nguyen, L. Shanks, R. Padhye, R. and Fergusson, M. 2020, 'Sustainable reuse of fashion waste as flame-retardant mattress filing with ecofriendly chemicals', in Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier BV, Netherlands, vol. 251, no. April, pp. 1-9 ISSN: 0959-6526
  • Nayak, R. Nguyen, L. Panwar, T. and Jajpura, L. 2020, 'Sustainable technologies and processes adapted by fashion brands', in Sustainable Technologies for Fashion and Textiles, Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge, United States, pp. 233-248 ISBN: 9780081028674
  • Nayak, R. Crouch, I. Kanesalingam, S. Wang, L. Ding, J. Tan, P. Lee, B. Miao, M. Ganga, D. and Padhye, R. 2019, 'Body armor for stab and spike protection, Part 2: A review of test methods', in Textile Research Journal, Sage Publications Ltd., United Kingdom, vol. 89, no. 16, pp. 3411-3430 ISSN: 0040-5175
  • Nguyen, L. Nayak, R. Watkins, J. and Nguyen, P. 2019, 'Drivers of social media disengagement: a study of young consumers in Vietnam', in Young Consumers, Emerald, United Kingdom, pp. 1-13 ISSN: 1747-3616
  • Houshyar, S. Nayak, R. Padhye, R. and Shanks, R. 2019, 'Fabrication and characterization of nanodiamond coated cotton fabric for improved functionality', in Cellulose, Springer, Netherlands, vol. 26, no. 9, pp. 5797-5806 ISSN: 0969-0239
  • Houshyar, S. Kumar, G. Rifai, A. Tran, N. Nayak, R. Shanks, R. Padhye, R. Fox, K. and Bhattacharyya, A. 2019, 'Nanodiamond/poly-ε-caprolactone nanofibrous scaffold for wound management', in Materials Science & Engineering C, Elsevier BV, Netherlands, vol. 100, pp. 378-387 ISSN: 1873-0191
  • Withanage, C. Nayak, R. and Nguyen, L. 2019, 'Role of social word-of-mouth on emotional brand attachment and brand choice intention: a study on private educational institutes in Vietnam', in Proceedings of the 10th Business & Management Conference, Paris, IISES, Paris, France, pp. 101-114
  • Nayak, R. Akbari, M. and Maleki Far, S. 2019, 'Recent sustainable trends in Vietnam's fashion supply chain', in Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier BV, Netherlands, vol. 225, pp. 291-303 ISSN: 0959-6526
  • Nayak, R. Nguyen, L. Nguyen, T. Gaimster, J. Panwar, T. and Morris, R. 2019, 'The Challenges for Sustainability Marketing Approach: An Empirical Study in Vietnamese Fashion SMEs', in International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance, International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology, Singapore, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 104-108 ISSN: 2010-023X
  • Withanage, C. Nayak, R. and Nguyen, L. 2019, 'The Impact of Electronic-Word-of Mouth on e-Loyalty and Consumers’ e-Purchase Decision Making Process: A Social Media Perspective', in International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance, International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology, Singapore, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 85-91 ISSN: 2010-023
  • Jajpura, L. and Nayak, R. 2019, 'Ultrasound applications in textiles and apparels', in Sustainable Technologies for Fashion and Textiles, Woodhead Publishing Limited, United Kingdom, pp. 143-161 ISBN: 9780081028674
 
  • All India Council for Technical Education, Govt. of India, New Delhi funding project for “Comfort and handle properties of fabrics produced from Khadi, Handloom and Mill sectors” under AICTE_RPS grant (File No. 8023/RID/BOR/RPS-143/2005-06), amount 1.5 m INR. 
  • Sustainable practices in Vietnamese fashion and textile industries; Internal Research Grant-IRG9/2018, RMIT University Vietnam. Amount US$4180. 
  • Barriers and motivational factors in career advancements of female employees in Vietnamese Universities:  An empirical study; Internal Research Grant-IRG7/2019, RMIT University Vietnam. Amount US$5550.
  • Sustainability through RFID Technology in Vietnamese Fashion and Textile Supply Chains, Internal Research Grant-IRG2/2020, RMIT University Vietnam. Amount US$6948.

 

  • 1 PhD current supervision
  • 2 PhD completions
  • 4 Masters by Research completions
  • RMIT University Excellence in Learning & Teaching Award, 2019.
  • RMIT University Research Excellence Award (Team), 2015. 
  • RMIT University Higher Degrees by Research Award for Learning & Teaching, 2012.
  • RMIT University International Scholarship (RUIS), 2008.
  • Gold medalist in graduation and Year 12.

 

  • Product Development Engineer, Bruck Textiles, Australia
  • Junior merchandiser at KBSH, New Delhi, India