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Professor Parikshit Goswami (BSc (Tech), MSc, PhD, MRSC, ASDC, C Col, ATI, CText) obtained a bachelor’s degree in textile technology and then worked within different industries, including a world leading third-party textile testing and quality certification company. Subsequently, he did his MSc in Advanced Textile and Performance Clothing and earned his PhD from the University of Leeds. Professor Goswami is presently the Head of Department of Fashion and Textiles at University of Huddersfield. Prior to joining University of Huddersfield, Professor Goswami was the Director of Research and Innovation at the School of Design, University of Leeds and he lead the Fibre and Fabric Functionalisation Research Group.
Professor Goswami’s domains of research are product development using flexible materials and application of chemistry for functionalising textiles. Professor Goswami manages a large profile of research concerned with fibre/polymer science, nonwovens, medical textiles (implantable materials and non-implantable materials), sustainable materials (fundamentally understand the properties of new material), application and development of nano/submicron fibres for novel applications, and plasma treatment for functionalising textiles and textile chemistry.He is a member of Society of Dyers and Colourists (SDC), Education, Qualifications and Accreditation Board (EQAB), and was a member of EDANA’s Board Working Group on Sustainability.
Professor Goswami have received a substantial research funding totalling in excess of £1.4 M, funded from both internal and external funding bodies.
Edwards, N. and Goswami, P. (2017) ‘Plasma-Based Treatments of Textiles for Water Repellency’. In: Waterproof and Water Repellent Textiles and Clothing. : Elsevier. . ISBN 9780081012123
Bulman, S., Tronci, G., Goswami, P., Carr, C. and Russell, S. (2017) ‘Antibacterial Properties of Nonwoven Wound Dressings Coated with Manuka Honey or Methylglyoxal’ Materials , 10 (8). ISSN 1996-1944
Hill, P., Taylor, M., Goswami, P. and Blackburn, R. (2017) ‘Substitution of PFAS Chemistry in Outdoor Apparel and Impact on Repellency Performance’ Chemosphere , 181, pp. 500-507. ISSN 0045-6535
Tausif, M., Pliakas, A., O'Haire, T., Goswami, P. and Russell, S. (2017) ‘Mechanical Properties of Nonwoven Reinforced Thermoplastic Polyurethane Composites’ Materials , 10 (6). ISSN 1996-1944
Edwards, N., Best, E., Connell, S., Goswami, P., Carr, C., Wilcox, M. and Russell, S. (2017) ‘Role of Surface Energy and Nano-Roughness in the Removal Efficiency of Bacterial Contamination by Nonwoven Wipes from Frequently Touched Surfaces’ Science and Technology of Advanced Materials , 18 (1), pp. 197-209. ISSN 1468-6996
Ghorani, B., Russell, S., Hebden, A. and Goswami, P. (2017) ‘Single Step Assembly of Biomolecule-loaded Sub-micron Polysulfone Fibers’ Textile Research Journal , 87 (3), pp. 340-350. ISSN 0040-5175
Lanzilao, G., Goswami, P. and Blackburn, R. (2016) ‘Study of the Morphological Characteristics and Physical Properties of Himalayan Giant Nettle (Girardinia Diversifolia L.) Fibre in Comparison with European Nettle (Urtica Dioica L.) Fibre’ Materials Letters , 181, pp. 200-203. ISSN 0167-577X
Gharaei, R., Tronci, G., Davies, R., Gough, C., Alazragi, R., Goswami, P. and Russell, S. (2016) ‘A Structurally Self-Assembled Peptide Nano-Architecture by One-Step Electrospinning’ Journal of Materials Chemistry B , 4 (32), pp. 5475-5485. ISSN 2050-750X
Goswami, P. and O'Haire, T. (2016) ‘Developments in the Use of Green (Biodegradable), Recycled and Biopolymer Materials in Technical Nonwovens’. In: Advances in Technical Nonwovens. : Elsevier. pp. 97-114. ISBN 9780081005750
Gharaei, R., Tronci, G., Davies, R., Goswami, P. and Russell, S. (2016) ‘An Investigation into the Nano/Micro-Architecture of Electrospun Poly (?-Caprolactone) and Self-Assembling Peptide Fibers’ MRS Advances , 1 (11), pp. 711-716. ISSN 2059-8521
O'Haire, T., Russell, S. and Goswami, P. (2016) ‘High-modulus, Melt Spun Polycaprolactone Fibres for Biomedical Grafts’. In: The Fiber Society Spring Meeting and Technical Conference 2016, 25-27 May 2016, Mulhouse, France , p. 129
Maktabi, M., Carnie, B., Mao, N. and Goswami, P. (2015) ‘Enhancement of the Aesthetics Appearance and Softness of Knitted Spacer Fabric’. In: 5th Smartex - 2015 Egypt (World Textiles Conference), 23-25 November 2015, Karf El-Shaikh, Egypt
Bulman, S., Goswami, P., Tronci, G., Russell, S. and Carr, C. (2015) ‘Investigation into the Potential Use of Poly(vinyl Alcohol)/Methylglyoxal Fibres as Antibacterial Wound Dressing Components’ Journal of Biomaterial Applications , 29 (8), pp. 1193-1200. ISSN 0885-3282
Phromphen, P., Mao, N., Russell, S. and Goswami, P. (2015) ‘Liquid Permeation and Water Vapour Transmission Properties of a Temperature-Sensitive PVDF-g-NIPAAM Barrier Membrane’. In: 15th Autex World Textile Conference 2015, 10-12 June 2015, Bucharest, Romania
Ghorani, B., Goswami, P. and Russell, S. (2015) ‘Parametric Study of Electrospun Cellulose Acetate in Relation to Fibre Diameter’ Research Journal of Textile and Apparel , 19 (4), pp. 24-40. ISSN 1560-6074
Goswami, P. and Basak, M. (2014) ‘Sulfur Dyes’. In: Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology. : Wiley. . ISBN 9780471238966
Goswami, P (2014) ‘Finish, Textile’. In: Encyclopedia of Color Science and Technology. : Springer. . ISBN 9783642278518
Sageman-Furnas, A., Goswami, P., Menon, G. and Russell, S. (2014) ‘The Sphereprint: An Approach to Quantifying the Conformability of Flexible Materials’ Textile Research Journal , 84 (8), pp. 793-807. ISSN 0040-5175
Lang, B., Goswami, P., Deacon, S., McPherson, M. and Russell, S. (2013) ‘Nanofibrous Affinity Nonwoven Membranes for Blood Purification Containing non-Antibody Binding Proteins’. In: Nonwovens Innovation Academy 2013: Research and Innovation Posters, ,
Ghorani, B., Russell, S. and Goswami, P. (2013) ‘Controleld Morphology and Mechanical Characterisation of Electrospun Cellulose Acetate Fibre Webs’ International Journal of Polymer Science , 2013. ISSN 1687-9422
Salihu, G., Goswami, P. and Russell, S. (2012) ‘Hybrid Electrospun Nonwovens from Chitosan/Cellulose Acetate’ Cellulose , 19 (3), pp. 739-749. ISSN 0969-0239
Lindh, J., Goswami, P., Blackburn, R., Arnold, S., Vale, G., Lehane, M. and Torr, S. (2012) ‘Optimizing the Colour and Fabric of Targets for the Control of the Tsetse Fly 'Glossina Fuscipes Fuscipes'’ PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases , 6 (5). ISSN 1935-2735
Goswami, P., Blackburn, R., Taylor, J. and White, P. (2011) ‘Sorption of Dyes on Cellulose II: Effect of Alkali Treatment of Fibre and Dye Structure’ Cellulose , 18 (4), pp. 1063-1072. ISSN 0969-0239
Goswami, P., Blackburn, R., Taylor, J. and White, P. (2009) ‘Dyeing Behaviour of Lyocell Fabric: Effect of NaOH pre-treatment’ Cellulose , 16 (3), pp. 481-489. ISSN 0969-0239
Goswami, P., Blackburn, R., El-Dessouky, H., Taylor, J. and White, P. (2009) ‘Effect of Sodium Hydroxide pre-Treatment on the Optical and Structural Properties of Lyocell’ European Polymer Journal , 45 (2), pp. 455-465. ISSN 0014-3057
Goswami, P., Blackburn, R., Taylor, J., Westland, S. and White, P. (2007) ‘Dyeing Behaviour of Lyocell Fabric: Effect of Fibrillation’ Coloration Technology , 123 (6), pp. 387-393. ISSN 1472-3581
Member of Society of Dyers and Colourists (SDC), Education, Qualifications and Accreditation Board (EQAB)
Acted as external PhD examiner for various Universities.
Was a member of EDANA’s Board Working Group on Sustainability.
Academic referee in peer-reviewed journals such as ‘Textile Research Journal’, ‘Coloration Technology’, ‘Clothing and textiles Research Journal’, ‘Carbohydrate Polymers’, ‘Journal of Applied Polymer Science’, ‘Journal of textile Institute’, ‘Cellulose’ etc.
Membership of professional bodies:
Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry
Associate of the Society of Dyers and Colourists
Associate of the Textile Institute
Supervised/ co-supervised 16 PhD students and 8 post-doctorial research fellows.
Head of Department
Department of Fashion and Textiles