Uttar Pradesh Textile Technology Institute (UPTTI) Formerly Known as Goverment Central Textile Institute (GCTI)

Dr. Arun Kumar Patra

Professor, Chief Coordinator, Innovation and Incubation Centre

  Dr. Arun Kumar Patra

  Textile Chemistry

  9992397043, 8130062492

 arunkpatra@rediffmail.com

Dr A K PATRA

Experience

Academic Experience

Organization Designation Deparment Period
UPTTI Kanpur Professor Textile Chemistry Since Dec 2017
TIT Bhiwani Associate Professor (earlier Reader) Textile Chemistry Aug 2005-Nov2017
TIT Bhiwani Lecturer Textile Chemistry Aug 2001-Aug 2005
TIT Bhiwani Lecturer Textile Chemistry May 1995-Jun 1999
Dr A K PATRA

Industrial Experience

Organization Designation Deparment Period
Maral Overseas Ltd-LNJ Bhilwara Group(M P) Manager (Processing) Wet processing (Knits) Jul 1999-Jul 2001
IndoTex Overseas Faridabad (Haryana) R & D Officer Chemical processing Apr 1995-Apr 1996
Mafatlal Fine Mills, Navsari (Gujarat) Junior Assistant Export Dyeing Jun 1991-Aug 1993

Educational Qualifications:

Degree Year of Completion Area of specialization
Ph.D 2011 Textile Chemistry
M Tech 1995 Textile Chemistry
B Text 1991 Textile Chemistry
  • A sustainable and green process for scouring of cotton fabrics using xylano-pectinolytic synergism: switching from noxious chemicals to eco-friendly catalysts -Avtar Singh, Amanjot Kaur,A K Patra, Ritu Mahajan – 3 Biotech  (Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature) March 2018.
  • Enzyme washing of indigo and sulphur dyed denim – A K Patra, Amit Madhu&NeerajBala -Fashion and Textiles (Springer publication) – January 2018.
  • Culture of enzyme for application on linen –A.K.Patra –44th Textile Research Symposium, IIT Delhi, 14 -16 Dec 2016.
  • Comparative study of  dyeing performance of soybean fibre and wool – A K Patra&Astha – Fibres and Textiles (SLOVAKIA) - Vol 23, Sept 2016 [ISSN 1335 – 0617] (p. 164-170).
  • Electrochemical bleaching of cotton – Dipankar Das, A K Patra, Rahul Jakhar, Shyam Sunder – Indian Journal of Fibre& Textile Research (CSIR Publication)- Vol.41, No.2, 2016 (p.217-220).
  • Cost-effective scouring of flax fibres using cellulase-free xylano-pectinolytic synergism from a bacterial isolate  – Amanjot Kaur, Avtar Singh, Arun Kumar Patra, Ritu Mahajan – Journal of Cleaner Production (Elsevier Publication), Vol. 131, 2016 (p.107-111).
  • Comparative study of dyeing performance of banana and cotton fibres with improved reactive dyes – A K Patra& L N Meena – International Conference on Redefining Textiles: Cutting Edge Technology of the Future (RTCT -2016), 8-10 April, NIT Jalandhar ISBN: 978-93-5254-980-1.
  • Xylano-pectinolytic synergism from a bacterial isolate for ecofriendly processing of jute fabric – Avtar Singh, Amanjot Kaur, Arun Kumar Patra, Ritu Mahajan – Journal of Cleaner Production (Elsevier Publication), Vol. 124, 2016 (p.120-125).
  • KMnO4 pretreatment of linen –  Amit Madhu&A K Patra – The Journal of the Textile Institute (UK), Vol.105, No.5, 2014 (p. 520-527).
  • Studies on anchoring of β-cyclodextrin on cotton in wet processing operations – A K Patra and SaurabhGarg – Proceedings of International Conference on Emerging Trends in Traditional and Technical Textiles(ICETT 2014), 11th -12th April 2014, Department of Textile Technology, National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar [ISBN: 978-93-5156-700-4].
  • Banana fibre in textiles – A K Patra& L N Meena – Asian Dyer, Vol.10, No.6, Dec 2013-Jan 2014 (p.55-59).
  • Wet pretreatment of linen by enzyme and alternative bleaching techniques – A.K.Patra, S.S.Mahish& J N Chakraborty – Indian Journal of Fibre& Textile Research- Vol.38, No.2, 2013 (p.150-155).
  • Bioscouring of jute fabric by cellulase-free alkalo-thermostablexylanase from Bacillus pumilus ASH – Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic (Elsevier Publication)- G.Garg, S SDhiman, R Gautam, R Mahajan, A K Patra& J Sharma - January 2013  (p.43-48).
  • Functional properties of  Bamboo/polyester blended knitted apparel fabrics – S.S.Mahish, A.K.Patra&Rashmi Thakur – Indian Journal of Fibre& Textile Research,  Vol.37, No.3, 2012 (p.231-237).
  • Electrochemical dyeing of vat dyes – D.Das, A.K.Patra&A.Vashistha, Textile Asia (CHINA), Vol.43, No.7, August 2012 (p.29-31).
  • Alternative wet pretreatments for Ramie fabric and their evaluation -  A.K.Patra& Amit Madhu – 4th RMUTP International Conference: Textiles & Fashion, Bangkok, Thailand- 3rd-4th July 2012.
  • Enzymaic scouring of linen with pectinase and xylanase- A.K.Patra& J N. Chakraborty, SMARTEX Research Journal, Proceedings of SMARTEX 2011 World Textile Conference, Nov 22-24, 2011, Department of Specific Education, Kafrelsheikh University, Egypt.
  • Improvement in physical properties of jute fibre by enzymatic treatment with cellulose-free xylanase and pectinase— S.S.Dhiman, G.Garg, R.Mahajan, A.K.Patra&J.Sharma – Proceedings of Conference on Multidisciplinary Approach in Frontier Areas of Environmental Science and Engineering- MAFAESE 2011 (March 4-5, 2011), G J University of Science & Technology, Hisar (p.90-99).
  • Green textiles -the technology options – A.K.Patra, Proceedings of the 39th Textile Research Symposium, IIT Delhi, 16th - 18th Dec 2010 (p.308-316).
  • Studies on enzymatic pretreatment of linen- A K Patra, Amit Madhu& J N Chakraborty , Indian Journal of Fibre& Textile Research, Vol.35, No.4, 2010 (p.337-341).
  • Low temperature peroxide bleaching of flax A.K.Patra&J.N.Chakraborty, Textile Asia (CHINA), Vol.40, No.9, Sept 2009 (p19-21).
  • Linen – Perspective and chemical pretreatment A K Patra& J N Chakraborty, Asian Textile Journal, Vol.18, No.1, 2009 (p.67-72.
  • Microencapsulation – technique and applications – A.K.Patra&S.Dahiya, Man-made Textiles in India, Vol.52, No.7, July 2009 (p223-232).
  • Low temperature peroxide bleaching of linen – A.K.Patra&B.Misra - Melliand International (GERMANY)- Vol.14, No.5, 2008 (p.316-318).
  • Enzymes – concept, applications and evaluation – A.K.Patra- 64th  All India Textile Conference held on 20th&21st  Dec 2008 at Bhilwara.
  • Non-metameric colour prediction using math-model and artificial neural network – A.Khandual, A.K.Patra, L.Jajpura, R.P.Jamdagni - 64th  All India Textile Conference held on 20th& 21st  Dec 2008 at Bhilwara.
  • Studies on preparatory processing of linen A.K.Patra& J.N. Chakraborty – International Conference on Futuristic trends in Textiles – held at NIT Jalandhar from 10th – 12th Dec 2007.  
  • Intelligent textiles: an environment responsive approach – A.K.Patra& A. Mukhopadhyay – Technical Textiles (GERMANY)- Nov 2007, (E 256- 258).
  •  Intelligent textiles: an environment responsive approach – A.K.Patra& A. Mukhopadhyay – (Detailed version) -Online link- www.technicaltextiles-dfv.com/TextileTechnology.
  • Studies on pigment dyeing of cotton by exhaust method – A.K.Patra, S.Bhaumik&Harmandeep Kaur- Indian Journal of Fibre& Textile Research- Vol.31, No.3, Sept 2006 (p.450-459).
  • Studies on bio-pretreatment of cotton- A.K.Patra&Arun Arora, Textile Trends, Vol. 49, No.3, May 2006 (p..37-40).
  • Ultrasound and its utility in wet processing – A.K.Patra& M. Das- Melliamd International (GERMANY)- Vol.12, No.1, March  2006 (p.60-64).
  • Digital printing – trends and techniques  — A.K.Patra – Colourage Annual 2005 (p.161-167).
  • Studies on some non benzidine direct dyes—K.Bhattacharya&A.K.Patra – Colourage-Vol.52, No3, Mar 2005 (p.49-54).
  • Development and processing of lyocell— R.B. Chavan&A.K.Patra - Indian Journal of Fibre& Textile Research- Vol. 29, No.4, Dec 2004 (p.483-492).
  • Cotton crosslinks —A.K.Patra, R.Arora, S.Arora&H.Nigam - Textile Asia (CHINA)- Vol.35, No.6, June 2004 (p.28-31).
  • Enzymatic scouring of cotton and its compatibility with bleaching—A.K.Patra, G.Agarwal&S.Garg – Indian Textile Journal -Vol.114, No.7, April 2004 (p.25-27).
  • Enzymes for  wet-processing  pretreatments —A.K.Patra-- Textile Asia (CHINA)- Vol.34, No.9, Sept 2003 (p.46-51).
  • Azo dyes and the German ban—A.K.Patra—Man-made Textiles in India-Vol.46, No.9, Sept 2003 (p.355-360).
  • Performance studies of some natural dyes on cotton—A.K.Patra, AditiSareen&Deepti Vohra-- Man-made Textiles in India-Vol.45, No.8, Aug 2002 (p.319-323).
  • One-step dyeing of polyester/viscose rayon blend—A.K.Patra&N.S.Gahlot—Colourage-Vol.49, No.6, June 2002 (p.21-26).
  • Formaldehyde-free finishing of cotton using Polycarboxylic acids—A.K.Patra-- Man-made Textiles in India- Vol.42, No.1, Jan 1999 (p.22-26).
  • ISO 9000 – the quality system—A.K.Patra—Textile Trends-Vol.41, No.6, Sept 1998 (p.21-23).
  • Applications of enzymes—A.K.Patra&D.P.Chattopadhyay—Textile Asia (CHINA)- Vol.29, No.8, Aug 1998 (p.46-48).
  • Processing of Knits: Practices & developments—A.K.Patra& D.P. Chattopadhyay—Indian Textile Journal -Vol.108, No.6, March 1998 (p.94-98).
  • Effect of cross-linking in presence of PEG 600 on dyeability of  cotton D.P. Chattopadhyay, J.K.Sharma&A.K.Patra—Indian Journal of Fibre& Textile Research-Vol.22, No.2, June 1997 (p.124-129).
  • Recent developments in reactive dyeing of cotton—A.K.Patra& Sanjay Gupta—Asian Textile Journal-Vol.3, No.4, Feb 1995 (p.57-60).
  • Studies on natural and synthetic antimicrobial finishing of textile's – A K Patra and PoojaGwera accepted forthe 9th RMUTP International Conference(Section: Textiles and Clothing Sustainability). 
  • 44th Textile Research Symposium, IIT Delhi, 14 -16 Dec 2016.
  • Bio Economy 2016 Conclave, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, 29-30 Nov 2016 ( as Panelist).
  • 24th IFATCC International Congress in Czech Republic.
  • International Conference on Redefining Textiles: Cutting EdgeTechnology of the Future (RTCT -2016), 8-10 April, NIT Jalandhar (also Chaired session).
  • International Conference on Emerging Trends in Traditional and Technical Textiles (ICETT 2014), 11th -12th April 2014, NIT, Jalandhar.(also Chaired session).
  • SMARTEX 2011 World Textile Conference, Nov 22-24,2011, Department of Specific Education, Kafrelsheikh University, Egypt.
  • 39th Textile Research Symposium, IIT Delhi (Organized by Department of Textile Technology, IIT Delhi and Textile Machinery Society of Japan) ,16th - 18th Dec 2010.
  • 64th  All India Textile Conference, held on 20th& 21st  Dec 2008 at Bhilwara.
  • International Conference on Futuristic trends in Textiles, held at NIT Jalandhar from 10th – 12th Dec 2007.
  • FDP, Adoption of Technological changes in Engineering Education held in  Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, Punjab.
  • Workshop on "Textile Structural Composites” , IIT Delhi.
  • Executive Leadership Programme, AICTE, New Delhi.

Member

  • Society of Dyers and Colourists, UK.
  • Board of Studies in Textile Engg., StateTechnicalUniversity, Punjab .
  • Board of Studies in Textile, AKTU, Lucknow.
  • BIS Technical Committee for Textile Division, New Delhi

Life member

  • The Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE).
  • The Textile Association (India).

Editorial Board Member

  • Journal of Textile and Fashion Technology.
  • Journal of Textile and Clothing Science.
  • Journal of Cleaner Production (Elsevier Publication).
  • Biomedical Research Int. (Hindawi Publishing, China).
  • Industrial Crops and Products (Elsevier Publication).
  • Fibres and polymers (Korean Fiber Society / Springer).
  • Indian Journal of Natural Products and Resources (CSIR).
  • Indian Journal of Fibre and Textile Research (CSIR).
  • Chapter captioned "Reactive dyeing of textiles: practices & developments" in the book DYEING: PROCESSES, TECHNIQUES AND APPLICATIONS Nova Science Publishers, Inc. New York, USA (2013).
  • Chapter titled "Novel varieties of Denim" in the book DENIM:MANUFACTURE, FINISHING AND APPLICATIONS Woodhead Publishing, UK (2015).
  • Chapter titled "Linen and its wet processing" for the book FIBRE PLANTS: BIOLOGY, BIOTECHNOLOGY AND APPLICATIONS Springer International, Switzerland 2016).

Consultancy project

  • "Analysis of high broken filament and low mechanical properties of viscose rayon"from Kesoram Rayon.

Research project

  • AICTE sponsored RPS project,"Studies on Soybean fibre blended with Jute and Ramie & their environment friendly chemical processing".