Ms. Subashini Balakrishnan

Lecturer (Unconfirmed)

Textile and Apparel Technology
Faculty of Engineering Technology
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CRC, Colombo Regional Centre, 2nd Intermediate floor, Department of Textile and Apparel Technology, Faculty of Engineering Technology, The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda.

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B. Subashini holds the position of Lecturer in Textile and Apparel Technology within the Faculty of Engineering Technology at the Open University of Sri Lanka. With a Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) degree in Textile and Clothing Technology from the University of Moratuwa, she stands as a highly accomplished professional in the field of textile and apparel technology. Prior to her master’s, she completed a Bachelor of Industrial Studies Honors in Apparel Production Management from the Open University of Sri Lanka, specializing in apparel production management. Being a Fellowship (CText FTI) holder of the Textile Institute – UK, Subashini’s professional background revolves around textile and apparel, with previous roles including Assistant Technologist at the Sri Lanka Institute of Textile and Apparel, as well as an Intern at Omega Line (Pvt) Ltd. She has been actively engaged in lecturing since 2013, demonstrating her dedication to both education and the advancement of textile knowledge. Beyond academia, Subashini has made significant contributions to the field through her published works in esteemed international journals. Her research involves fiber science, fabric treatment, and sustainable textiles, enriching the collective understanding of these subjects. She is actively involved in collaborative projects with government organizations, educational institutions, and industry stakeholders and is committed to collaborating her expertise through consultancy services and training programs. Her main goal is to foster a positive learning environment and contribute to the advancement of textile and apparel technology.

Research interests:

Textile Processing, Coloration, Printing, garment washing and finishing, Natural dyes and Finishing in Textile Technology, Fiber Science, Yarn Preparation and weaving Technology and Apparel merchandising, Environmental management, Colour psychology, laundry technology, Tools in textile education, Fashion manufacturing, Functional clothing product development, Ergonomics, Work Study for textile and Clothing Industry areas, Garment Manufacturing

  • CText FTI , Member of the Textile Institute, United Kingdom.
  • Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD)– Trieste, Italy
  • Life Member of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS) – Sri Lanka
  • An associate member of the Sri Lanka Academy of Young Scientists (SLAYS) – Sri Lanka
  • Young Scientists Forum (YSF) Full Membership -2022 – Sri Lanka
  • National Science Foundation, Science & Technology Management Information System, Member, Sri Lanka
Course Coordination:

Course Coordination:

TAI3332 Garment accessories

TAX4540 Garment manufacture

TAX6556 Ergonomics


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