International recognition for technical textiles outreach & research
Professor Seshadri Ramkumar of Texas Tech University, USA was given the Award for Professional Excellence.
In the International Congress in Sports Renaissance (ICTS 2024) held today (February 8, 2024), organised by National College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli, India, Professor Seshadri Ramkumar of Texas Tech University, USA was given the Award for Professional Excellence.
“Sport-tech, is part of technical textiles and the congress recognised our work in this field of technical textiles and for INDO-United States’ collaboration in promoting sustainable advanced textiles such as cotton-based technical textiles,” says Prof Ramkumar.
Dr Ramkumar began activity in early 2000s, which created awareness in the field in many parts of India. USA-based Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA) conducted “Link with India,” international conference in 2007 for which Ramkumar served as the Co-Chairman of the event.
The award was given in Tiruchirappalli, India by Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi, Cabinet Minister for School Education in the State of Tamil Nadu, India in the presence of Dr K Kumar, Principal and Dr Prasanna Balaji, Vice Principal of National College. The function was attended by many dignitaries.
Advanced textiles is a job creation field and finds applications in emerging areas such as sports, environment, automotives, etc.