Partha Sikdar

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

PhD Student & Graduate Research Assistant

312A Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602



Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
M.S Fiber,Polymer and Textile Science University of Georgia, Athens, GA. May 2019
B.Eng Textile Engineering (Wet Processing) University of Chittagong, Bangladesh. Feb 2015


Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Anne and Earl Haltiwanger Scholarship FACS, University of Georgia, Athens Aug 2018
Virginia Wilbanks Kilgore Award FACS, University of Georgia, Athens Aug 2017
Outstanding Undergrad Research Proposal-2013 CTEC, Chittagong Sep 2013

Advisory Committee

Dr. Gajanan Bhat, PhD
Head, Department of Textiles Merchandising and Interiors,
University of Georgia, Athens
(706) 542-4888; Email:


1. Sikdar, P., S Bhat, G., Hinchliff, D., Islam, S., & Condon, B. (2021). Microstructure and physical properties of composite nonwovens produced by incorporating cotton fibers in elastic spunbond and meltblown webs for medical textiles. Journal of Industrial Textiles, 15280837211004287.

2. Sikdar, P. P., Uddin, M. M., Dip, T. M., Islam, S., Hoque, M. S., Dhar, A. K., & Wu, S. (2021). Recent Advances in Smart Hydrogels Synthesis. Materials Advances.

3. Kabir, S. F., Sikdar, P. P., Haque, B., Bhuiyan, M. R., Ali, A., & Islam, M. N. (2018). Cellulose-based hydrogel materials: chemistry, properties and their prospective applications. Progress in biomaterials, 7(3), 153-174.

4. Islam, S., El Messiry, M., Sikdar, P. P., Seylar, J., & Bhat, G. (2020). Microstructure and performance characteristics of acoustic insulation materials from post-consumer recycled denim fabrics. Journal of Industrial Textiles, 1528083720940746.

5. Kabir, S. F., Iqbal, M. I., Sikdar, P. P., Rahman, M. M., & Akhter, S. (2014). Optimization of parameters of cotton fabric whiteness. European Scientific Journal, 10(36).

6.Iqbal, M , Kabir, S , Rakib, M , Rashid, M , Sikdar, P . (2018). Characterization of Waste Bamboo Strips Underscoring Node Effects. Journal of Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies , 3 (1) , 163-173 . DOI: 10.29187/jscmt.2018.20

Working Papers

1. Barrier and Mechanical Properties of Water Based Polyurethane Coated Hydroentangled Cotton Nonwoven (submitted)

2.  Polyurethanes (PU) based multifunctional material: Emerging Paradigm for Functional Textiles, Smart and Medical Applications

3. Processing, Structure, and Properties of Melt Blown Nonwovens From a Sustainable Polymer

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