Prof. Bipin kumarIIT Delhi
Dr. Bipin Kumar is currently working as an Assistant Professor in The Department of Textile Technology at IIT Delhi. He graduated from IIT Delhi, with a PhD in Textile Engineering in 2013. Prior to joining IIT Delhi, he worked as Research Assistant Professor (2016-2017) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong. He also served as Postdoctoral Scholar at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2013-2014) and The University of California Davis (2014-2016). He is the first recipient from India to be selected for the Fulbright Postdoctoral Program (2013-14) in the field of textiles. His main research focuses on Knit Fabric Structures and Mechanics. He has over 30 publications in leading refereed SCI journals of materials, textiles and medical fields, 4 patents, 2 authored book, 10 book chapters, and over 30 conference proceedings. He holds editorial membership of several international referred journals including AATCC Journal of Research, JEFF, FTEE and CTFTTE. Additionally, he is associated with several professional societies including Fiber Society, AATCC, American College of Phenology (ACP), and International Compression Club (ICC), Austria. At IIT Delhi, he has taught several courses, including Fabric manufacturing, Textile Testing, Design and Manufacturing of Textile Reinforced Composite, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. For his outstanding contribution in research and teaching, he received several prestigious awards including IIT Delhi Teaching Excellence Award (2018), IEI Young Engineer Award (2018-19), ACP outstanding Material Scientist Award (2014), DST INSPIRE Faculty Award (2016), and Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Research (2016). Currently, he is involved in several start-up ventures in commercializing smart e-textile products for healthcare applications.