Rajkishore Nayak

SCD Nayak Rajkishore

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