Dr.N.Gokarneshan was born in 1964. He has work experience in academic institutions and industry as well. He has had a stint of over a decade with the textile industry and rose to the position of General Manager. He has experience in academic institutions spanning over 25 years. He has held various positions like professor, head of department and principal. Presently he is working as Dean of the department of costume design and fashion, Dr.SNS Rajalakshmi college of arts and science. His contributions in teaching include authorship of 15 books, contribution of many book chapters for edited books, publication of over 200 papers in various leading scientific journals, paper presentation in conferences. Besides, he holds various portfolios like peer reviewer and editorial board member in journals. He has also been organizing committee member in many conferences. His areas of interest are fabric formation, Textile science, textile wet processing, technical textiles and nano technology in textiles. He is a recipient of many awards and recognitions for contributions in his field.