Partha Sikdar

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

PhD Candidate & Research Fellow


Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
M.S Polymer, Fiber 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
FACS Funds for Excellence Scholarship University of Georgia, Athens May 2021
Anne and Earl Haltiwanger Scholarship University of Georgia, Athens Aug 2018
Virginia Wilbanks Kilgore Award University of Georgia, Athens Aug 2017
Georgia Research Education Award Traineeship (GREAT), University of Georgia, Athens Aug 2019

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., Hinchliffe, D., Islam, S., & Condon, B. (2022). 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, 51(4_suppl), 6028S-6050S

2. Sikdar, P., Islam, S., Dhar, A., Bhat, G., Hinchliffe, D., & Condon, B. (2022). Barrier and mechanical properties of water-based polyurethane-coated hydroentangled cotton nonwovens. Journal of Coatings Technology and Research, 1-13

3. Sikdar, P., Dip, T. M., Dhar, A. K., Bhattacharjee, M., Hoque, M. S., & Ali, S. B. (2022). Polyurethane (PU) based multifunctional materials: Emerging paradigm for functional textiles, smart, and biomedical applications. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, e52832.

4. 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.

5. Wu, S. Y., Sikdar, P., & Bhat, G. S. (2022). Recent progress in developing ballistic and anti-impact materials: Nanotechnology and main approaches. Defence Technology.

6. 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), 153-174.7.

7. 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.

8. 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).

9.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

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