Prof. Dr. S.Kathirvelu, B.Tech., M.E., Ph.D., B4-193, Kailasapuram, BHEL Quarters,
Mobile No: 919*********
Period of Service
VSB College of Engineering TC
Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore
iOTEX, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia.
3 years and 9 months-
Vickram College of Engineering, Madurai.
3years and 8 months
Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore-6.
4years and 5 months
Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia
SSM Institute of Textile Technology, Komarapalayam
& HOD I/C
4.1/4years 6 months
3. Industrial Experience
Period of Service
No of Years
The TIIC Ltd., Chennai
11 years and 6 months
Binny Ltd, Bangalore
Total - 12 years
4. Academic Responsibilities
1.For the past three years, I had been serving as the leader of Admission Team for first year BE/B.Tech. Students and lateral entry students. Every year, I visited 80 to 90 schools (situated in the central districts of Tamil Nadu) and 20 polytechnics to meet plus two students and group-I & II teachers in order to improve the admissions of college.
2.Member, Mock Inspection Committee Team for NBA & NAAC Accreditation Process at VCE.
3. AICTE Reports preparation and Affiliation inspection co-ordination.
4.Report preparation for ISO 9001/2000 (E) certification at institution level
5.Conducted training programmes in the areas of quality control, strategic management and
striving for academic excellence in various departments.
6.Annual report preparation & coordination for various institutional functions like Graduation day, Annual day, national and international level technical conferences and student symposia etc.
7.I motivate and inspire all my students and staff so as to improve their academic performances and soft skills for better career opportunities and higher studies.
8.Establishment of systems and procedures for the effective and efficient functioning of the college.
9.I motivate and inspire all the faculty members so as to improve their academic performances and soft skills for the betterment of the institution and the departments.
10.Strong emphasis on the Industry Institution Interactions thro' Industrial visits, Invited guest lectures and In-plant training for both the faculty and the students.
5.Professional Affiliations and Memberships
1.Life Member of ISTE (Indian Society of Technical Education)
2.Life Member and Fellow of IEI, Kolkata
3.Committee Member – IEI, Madurai Local Centre.
4.Member of the Textile Institute, Manchester, U.K.
5.Life Member of the Computer Society of India.
6.Associate member of the Institution of Valuers, New Delhi.
6.Academic and Administrative Experience and Major Achievements
1.Successfully improved the results of all years. In fact, the results were doubled from 33% to 66%
2.Successfully completed the NBA accreditation process and awaiting for the positive reply.
3.Started all the professional bodies from IEI to IET. (ISTE, CIDC, IETE, CSI and ICTACT
for the various branches)
4.Prepared and implemented the six duties of faculty members for the success of the dept. and institution.
5.The first INSPIRE 2013, the prestigious DST project was initiated and achieved by my leadership.
6.Initiated the important industry institute interactions
7.Approved Research Supervisor to guide Ph.D., Scholars of Anna University, Chennai.
8. Research Projects (Recently Completed) : Principal Investigator in respect of the following projects
1. Extraction of flax fibres from the Ethiopian Flax
2. Weft breakage studies of air jet weaving of BDTSC
3. Design modification and fabrication of plain power loom
4. Comparative study on yarn realization
5. Prediction of rotor and spun yarn strengths
8. Details of Awards and Recognition
Highest aggregate marks in B.Tech Degree exams
For the M.E degree studies at the University of Ghent, Belgium.
Institution of Engineers, Kolkata thro' its Madurai Local Centre.
9. Subjects Taught:
Environmental Science and Engineering
Professional Ethics and Human Values
Principles of Management
Total Quality Management
1. CAD CAM applications in Textiles 2. Textile Technology Management
3. Operations Research 4. Textile Plant Lay-out and design
5. Garment Business Management 6. Garment Costing
7. Advanced Knitted Fabric Manufacture 8. Technology of Knitted Fabric Manufacture
9. Theory of Spinning 10. Product Engineering (Textile Technology)
11. Product Engineering (Garment Technology) 12. Advanced Yarn Manufacturing
13. Total Quality Management 13.Product Engineering (Garment Technology)
14. Professional Ethics and human values 15. Employability Skills
10. International / National Journal Publications
1.Kathirvelu S., D’Souza Louis and Bhaarathi Dhurai, ‘Functional Finishing of Textiles through Nano-architecture, Published in the International Textile Science and Technology Journal, Iran, No.1 Vol.4 Spring 2006, pp. 1-15.
2.Kathirvelu S., D’Souza Louis and Bhaarathi Dhurai, ‘Nanotechnology applications in textiles’, Published in the International Journal, Indian Journal of Science and Technology, Chennai, India, Vol. 1, No. 5 (Oct. 2008), pp. 1-10.
3.Kathirvelu S., D’Souza Louis and Bhaarathi Dhurai, ‘Multifunctional finishing of cotton and blended fabrics treated with titanium dioxide nanoparticles’, Published in the International Journal, Indian Journal of Science and Technology, Chennai, India, Vol. 1, No. 6 (Nov. 2008), pp. 1-9.
4.Kathirvelu S., D’Souza Louis and Bhaarathi Dhurai, ‘A comparative study of multifunctional finishing of cotton and P/C blended fabrics treated with titanium dioxide and zinc oxide’, Published in the International Journal, Indian Journal of Science and Technology, Chennai, India, Vol. 1, No. 6 (Dec. 2008), pp. 1-12.
5.Kathirvelu S., D’Souza Louis and Bhaarathi Dhurai, ‘Study of stain-eliminating textiles using ZnO nanoparticles’, Accepted for Publication in the International Journal, Journal of the Textile Institute, Manchester, U.K to be published in 2009.
6.Kathirvelu S., D’Souza Louis and Bhaarathi Dhurai, ‘Study of UV Protection Finishing of
Textiles Using ZnO Nanoparticles’, Accepted for Publication in the International Journal,
Indian Journal of Fibre and Textile Research, New Delhi, India to be published in 2009.
7.Kathirvelu S., D’Souza Louis and Bhaarathi Dhurai, ‘Study of Anti-bacterial Finishing of Textiles Using ZnO Nanoparticles’, Accepted for Publication in the International Journal, Journal of the Textile Engineering Division, Institution of Engineers (India) Ltd., Kolkata, India to be published in 2009.
8.Kathirvelu S., D’Souza Louis and Bhaarathi Dhurai, ‘Nanotechnology Applications in Textiles: A review’, Accepted for Publication in the International Journal, Nano Trends, India, Vol. 5, Issue 3, December 2008, pp. 11-20.
9.Kathirvelu S., Dereje Berihun, “Effect of twist multiplier on weight and thickness of single jersey knitted fabrics”, Journal of Textile Association, July 2016.
10.Kathirvelu S., Dereje Berihun, “Study effect of twist multipliers on loop length, loop shape and tightness factors of single jersey and 1x1rib knitted fabrics”, Journal of Advances in Material Science and Engineering, vol. 2016, Article ID 5628387, 7 pages, 2016.
11.Kathirrvelu S, Daniel M, and Gashaw A, “Investigation on the Effect of Spindle Speed and Traveller Weight on the Tensile Properties of 21s Ne Cotton Ring Spun Yarns”, Zimbabwe Journal of Science & Technology pp 59 – 66 Vol.12  e-ISSN 2409-0360.
13. Dr.Kathirrvelu S, Daniel M, Gashaw A, “Effect of Spindle Speed and Traveller Weight on Hairiness and Twist Properties of 21s Ne Cotton Ring Spun Yarns” JARDCS, ISSN-1943-23X, 16-Special Issue, 2017, Pages: 1250-1261.
14.S Kathirvelu, “Effect Of Yarn Structure on Mechanical Properties of Single Jersey Fabrics”, Annals of the University of Oradea, Fascicle of Textiles and Leatherwork, Vol XIX, Issue 2, page. 93-98.
15.G. B. Tesema, K. Subramanian, “A Study On The Fibre Parameters Of Cotton Quality and Processability Evaluation”, Journal of Textiles and Engineer, vo.25, 2018/3 no.111
1.A Textbook of Yarn Manufacturing Technology Vol.I published by Abhishek Publications, Chandigarh coauthored with Ato.Gashaw Ashagre Walle, Asst.Professor, EiTEX, Ethiopia.
11. Personal Details
Date of birth & Age
16.08.1963 & 56 years (completed)
Tamil, English, & (Hindi, Amharic, Dutch and Kannada - to speak only)
Number of Dependents
1 (wife Smt.S.K.Thilagavathy)
Blessed with a son and daughter
Son B.E, MBA
(Married and blessed with a daughter)
Deputy Manager– BHEL, Trichy.
Daughter (Married and blessed with a son)
B.A (English), M.A(English), M.Phil
Joining time required
As stipulated by the management
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12. References: The details will be sent when needed.
Remarks: The italicized publications were done with the Ethiopian colleagues.(items 10 to 15)
I certify that the details given above are correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.
School / College / University
M,P,C & Bio
DHSS, Aruppukottai, T.N
PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore,
University of Madras, T.N
University of Ghent, Belgium.
Anna University, Chennai.