Dr. N. Gokarneshan got his PhD in 2008. He has academic experience spanning over 25 years and industrial experience of about 10 years, He has authored 15 books, published over 200 papers in various leading journals, contributed many book chapters for edited books, presented papers in conferences. He is editorial board member in journals and also serving as reviewer. His areas of interest include Textile science, Textile chemical processing, Technical textiles and Fabric formation. He is a recipient of many awards and recognitions. He is presently working as Dean at the department of costume design and fashion at Dr.SNS Rajalakshmi College of Arts and science, Coimbatore, India.