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Subhas Ghosh


Apparel, Textiles and Merchandising

School of Visual and Built Environments

202 Roosevelt Hall


[email protected]


1) Ph.D. in fiber science from the University of Manchester, Manchester, England 
2) M.S in Textile Science from the University of Manchester, Manchester, England
3) B.S. in Textile Technology from Calcutta University, Calcutta, India

Work Experience

Professor - 2002 - present

Professional Summary

Dr. Ghosh has worked in the textile industry where he held various technical management positions.

Interests and Expertise

Textile Manufacturing, Fiber Science, Fabric Structure and Material Characterizing. Current research interests include smart fabrics, fabric structural mechanics and environmentally friendly fabrics.


ATM 212 - Textile Science I
ATM 312 - Textile Science II
ATM 378 - Textiles for IDE
ATM 404 - Textiles for Merchandising
ATM 644 - Recent Developments in Textiles
ATM 671 - Engineering Properties of Textiles and Structures
ATM 675 - Textile Analysis for Merchandising
ATM 792 – Theory and Physics of Fibers

Selected Publications

Embedding aromatherapy essential oils into textile fabric using ß-Cyclodextrin Inclusion compound, Indian Journal of Fiber and Textile research, (2014).

Encapsulation of PCM for Thermo-regulated Fabric Application, Subhas Ghosh and Prasad Bhatkhande, International Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2, 366-370 (2012)

Surface Modification of Poly (amidoamine) (PAMAM) Dendrimers as Antimicrobial Agents, Nadarajah Vasanthan (LIU) et al., and Subhas Ghosh(EMU), Tetrahedron Letters, 51, 6670 – 6675) 2012

A study of antimicrobial property of textiles fabric treated with modified Dendrimers, Subhas Ghosh, Sangeeta Yadav, Nadarajah Vasanthan and Gabriela Sekosan, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 115, 716-722 (2010), currently available on-line.

Aleksandra Volkmann and Subhas Ghosh, Antimicrobial Coatings Based on Hydantoin-Containing Ploymer Networks For Textiles, Published online, !9 August 2010, Journal of Applied Polymer Science,Wiley Periodicals, Inc.

Nadarajah Vasanthan, Hoang Ly and Subhas Ghosh, Impact of Nanoclay on Isothermal Cold Crystallization Kinetics and Polymorphism of Poly(l-Lactic Acid) Nan composites, Journal of Physical Chemistry, B, 2011, 115, 9556-9563 

The antibacterial property of cotton fabric treated with silver nanoparticles, Journal of the Textile Institute, Subhas Ghosh, Sangeeta Yadav and Natalie Reynolds, Vol. 101, No. 10, October 2010, 917-924

Ultrasonic Sealing of Polyester and Spectra Fabrics Utilizing Thermo Plastic Properties, Subhas Ghosh and Renuka Reddy, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 113, 1082-1089 (2009) 

Application of poly (lactic acid) fibers in automotive interior, Subhas Ghosh & Sukanya Krishnan, Indian Journal of Fiber & Textile research, Vol.32, March 2007, 119-212.

Structure Development of Poly (lactic Acid) fibers Processed at Various Spinning Conditions, s. Ghosh and Nad Vasanthan, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, vol 101,2006.

Development of a Sensor-embedded Flexible Textile Structure for Apparel or large Area Applications, Subhas Ghosh, Cathryn Amidei, and Keith Furrow, Indian Journal of Fiber & Textile Research, Vol. 30, March 2005, 42-8.

Creating Aesthetics & Functional Values in Cotton Fabrics by Introducing Thermobonding Amorphous Polyester Fibers into Blends, S. Ghosh and Lila Villarreal, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 89, 2003.

A geometric model of woven geo-textile tape fabric to predict tensile property, S. Ghosh and M Koenig, Indian Journal of Textiles and Fiber Research, Vol.27, December 2002.

Selected Presentations

Professional Memberships and Affiliations


Awards and Patents

Recognized as one of the “Top Ten” Textiles Leaders by Textile World Magazine in 2001

Additional Information

Prior to joining EMU he was a Distinguished Professor and a Director of Research at the Institute of Textile Technology, Charlottesville, VA. He was also a visiting Professor at the University of Virginia. He has published 90 papers on various textile subjects and has been an invited speaker at several international conferences in many countries. Dr. Ghosh has also served textile industry for 8 years where he held technical management positions. During the past 30 years, Dr. Ghosh has conducted research on a wide variety of subjects, including Thermo-regulating fabric, Perfume releasing fabric, Antimicrobial fabric, Non halo- genic fire and glow resistant finish, odor control fabric, protective bullet proof composite, etc. He has advised more than 80 graduate students on their thesis research and was recognized as one of the “Top Ten” Textiles Leaders by Textile World Magazine in 2001.