Research Consultant
Dr. Suman Mundkur

Dr. Suman Mundkuris a Research Consultant, Academic Research Consultancy Services, that provides research proposal writing and publication assistance to students, researchers, academicians and lifelong learners. She holds a M.Sc and Ph.D. in Home Science from Mumbai University, B.Sc from M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara. She is a Ph.D. research Co-Guide for at Amity University, New Panvel. She is a visiting Faculty at the Institute of Chemical Technology, ICT Mumbai.She delivers Guest lectures at Amity University, National Institute of Fashion Technology NIFT, Mumbai and conducts webinars online for various Universities. She has retired after 29 years of teaching experience as Associate Professor at the Department.

 Textiles and Apparel Designing, Sir VithaldasThackersey College of Home Science (Autonomous), S.N.D.T Women’s University, Juhu, Mumbai. She is a reviewer for Journals. She has over 45 Journal article publications. She has presented research papers at National and International Conferencesat Melbourne, Istanbul, Mauritius, Brunei and India.

She has Authoredtwo books on Researchon Amazon:‘Zeroing In On A Research Topic: Resources and Strategies for Selecting and Narrowing down a Topic’, and

‘Develop an Effective Research proposal: For Thesis, Dissertation and Projects’ on Amazon Kindle and Paperback with Notion Press.

She is

  • Secretary of the Home Science Association of India.
  • Governing Body Member of Indian Fibre Society.
  • Trustee, Society of Dyers and Colourists Education Charity (SDC EC) in India.
  • Life Gold Ambassador India for Cactus Communications, Seattle, USA.
  • Member of the Textile Association (India), and Textile Institute, Manchester
  • Research Advisor, Dr. BMN College of Home Science (Autonomous), Affiliated to SNDT Women’s University.

 Awards and Recognition

  • She received an award for excellence in Research Category (Science and Technology) from Maharashtra at the 5th Faculty Branding Awards at Kolkata in July 2017 and the Women Researcher Award from REST Society for Research International in June 2020.
  • She was felicitated by Canara Bank in March 2018, for her contribution to the Textile industry; and by the Kanara Saraswat Association on 13th April 2024.
  • She was granted the patent for ‘Flexible Packaging blanket/Sheet and Method Thereof’ in March 2022.
  • She was awarded a Silver Medal by the Society of Dyers and Colourists UK at York in November 2022.
  • She was invited Speaker, Resource person, at Faculty Development Programmes at Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, Indian Institute of Carpet Technology, Badhoi, Key-Note speaker at MS University of Baroda, Vadodara in 2024.