Himani G Choudhary is a doctorate from University of Delhi specializing in the field of Fashion, Apparel and Textiles. With more than 14 years of experience working in the industry, academics and research. She has worked with fashion and apparel brands like Gap, Banana Republic, H&M, Macy's and Tommy Hilfiger before moving to academics and education at the university level.
Academics and teaching experience includes heading and teaching the Post graduate (M.Des) program at Sushant School of Design, Ansal University and supervising eight master’s thesis. With various papers and publications at national and international level and participation in numerous conferences including best paper award in International Conference on green chemistry, research is a strong foothold. Other teaching experiences include working with the department of Apparel Design and Construction, Delhi University and heading the Fashion and Apparel Design department in Galaxy Global Institutions, Kurukshtera University.
Areas of work and interest span from traditional textile heritage of India, fashion marketing and merchandising, textile design, fiber science, fabric production, art and craft appreciation studies, history of costumes, furnishings, material and processes, design studio and fabric development.
Other work areas include voluntary work with artisans of J& K on 'Ari' work of Kashmir, various government projects under Ministry of Textiles, Science and Technology, organizing secretary for conference, sale cum exhibitions for fashion department, blood donation camps and study tours.
Dibyendu Tripathi has more then 15 years of Industry experience. He has vast area of experience in Drawing, Painting and Digital Media. He had been working as a Special Effects Artist, Video film Director, Graphic Designer, Animator, Background Designer, Lay out Artist, Story Board Artist, Video Editor in various reputed organizations including a NASDAQ listed company. He has directed more then than 12 Educational and Training Films, 15 commercials, 3 Documentary & Corporate Films.
Mr. Abdul Salam Khan is Masters in Drawing & Painting and a Gold medalist with M. Phil in Visual Arts. He is a recipient of a National Award in the category of ‘Junior Fellowship in Painting’ by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India. Mr. Khan has received many awards like Rukmani Devi National Awards, Gwalior, Indian Royal Academy National Award, Gulbarga, Karnataka, International Award in world’s biggest Fine Arts camp, State Lalit Kala Academy Award, State Youth Award for Creative Painting and many more.
Assistant Professor, Interior Design
Vidhi is an experienced professional with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry with several institutions and universities across Delhi-NCR. She is a techie graduate in interior design with more than 8 years of industry experience with renowned architects and interior designers across Delhi-NCR, Mumbai and Pune. Her core competence is mentoring, guiding and training students at graduate and post-graduate levels.
Assistant Professor, Fashion Design
Ms Gurvinder Kaur Gundev, a NET qualified candidate, is an alumna of SNDT Women’s University and The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda. She has pursued her graduation in Textile Science and Apparel Design, Pune and her Masters in Clothing and Textiles, Vadodara. She is also pursuing PhD from The M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara. She has an experience of 5 years in Academics and Research. She has also presented and published research papers at various national & international conferences and workshops. She is also an ‘Empanelled Designer’ by DC-Handicrafts, Ministry of Textiles, and Government of India. She has her expertise in Indian Traditional Textiles, Craft Documentation, Product/Collection/Design Development, Clothing & Construction, Fabric & Yarn Crafts, various Surface Ornamentation Techniques and Textile Testing.
Ms. Chetna Patiyal is an alumna of NIFT. She has pursued her graduation in Knitwear Design Technology and Masters in Fashion Management. She has an experience of 3 years in the industry. Presently, she is an Assistant Professor for Fashion Design at the Apeejay Stya University.
Mrs. Taruna Singh Ahuja is a Commerce Graduate and holds a professional Diploma in Animation and VFX from MAAC. She has 7 years of experience in teaching Adobe and Autodesk Software. She has 7 years of working experience with MAAC as a pre-production and multimedia faculty. Taruna also has experience in freelancing as a graphic designer.
Jayashri is a qualified and experienced professional in the field of Architecture and Interior Design. With a history of working in the field of Architecture, Interior Design and allied fields for 6 years, Jayashri joined the Higher Education Industry in 2017. She is also skilled at mentoring & guiding students and has co-founded a start-up which closely works with artists & architects across India to globalize the skills of rural artisans & craftsmen.
Shamsher is an qualified and experienced professional in Architecture and Interior Design with a history of working in the field of Architecture, Interior Design and allied fields and joined the Higher Education Industry in 2018. He has been running a partnership firm for the past 5 years and is highly experienced in the industry. He is also skilled at mentoring & guiding, having had that experience with interns and trainees who have worked under him.