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., State Technical University, 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.

Reviewer for:

  • 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".