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Department of Fashion Technology

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Ms Liz Thankom Mathew
Dept. of Fashion Technology
Designation Assistant Professor on Contract & HOD
Phone (optional) 8921081165
Institutional email ID lizmathew@assumptioncollege.edu.in
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Area of specialisation Textile Designing
Date of joining the college 10 September 2010
Academic qualification

Master of Fine Arts(MFA), University of Madras.

Work Experience
  • Textile Designer at Sun & Sawhill Silk Mills Pvt Ltd, Bangalore (August 2008-August 2010)
  • Textile Designer at Jaipuria Silk Mills, Bangalore (June 2005 – July 2008)
  • Freelance Textile Designer at Institute of Handloom and Textile Technology, Kannur 
  • (January 2004 – February 2005)
  • Textile Design Trainer at Academy of Fashion and Design, Kottayam
  • (October 2003 – December 2003)
Current or previous Positions/Responsibilities (outside the college)
  • Chairperson – PG Expert Committee – Fashion Technology, M G University, Kottayam.
  • Subject Expert – MG University, Inspection Committee – New Fashion Programmes, M G University, Kottayam.
  • External Examiner – BFT, B.Sc. Apparel and Fashion Design, B.Voc Fashion Technology Programmes, M G University, Kottayam
  • External Examiner – B.Sc. Costume Design and Fashion Technology, Bharatiyar University, Coimbatore.
  • External Examiner – M.Sc. Apparel Design and Technology, University of Calicut, Calicut.
  • Member – Board of Studies –B.Sc. Costume Design and Fashion, University of Calicut, Calicut.
Current Positions/Responsibilities (in the college)
  • Head of the Department since 
  • Member - NAAC Criterion Committee.
Awards and Achievements
  • Secured first in the SERIFED Design Contest held on October 2002 at TVM.
  • Recipient of LALIT KALA ACADEMY Scholarship for the Best Outgoing student (UG-2000-2001, PG -2002-2003)
Projects - Completed projects

UGC Sponsored Minor Research Project – Cultural value Addition of Hand-woven Silk-Linen Sarees through the adaptation of Traditional African Adinkra Textile Design Motifs

Courses attended (Orientation, Refresher, FDP, etc.)
  • Participated in a 3 day Webinar on Paradigm Shift in Home Science Education from 18th -20th February2021 organized by the Home Science Authority of India (Kerala Chapter).
  • Attended the Global Faculty Development Program organised at SARV International from 27th July 2020 to 6th August 2020.
  • Participated in a National Level  Online Quiz on Textile Basics conducted by Bishop Appasamy College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore on15th July 2020.
  • Took part in the National Webinar on E – Portfolio for Fashion Students conducted by the Department of Fashion Technology, Assumption College on 20th June 2020.
  • Participated in the National Webinar on Apparel Industry’s Response Globally to the Pandemic hosted by the Department of Fashion Technology, Assumption College on 13th June 2020.
  • Attended the Webinar on Fashion Forecasting organised by the Department of Fashion Technology, Yeldo Mar Baselios College, Kothamangalam on 11th June 2020.
  • Took part in a two day Faculty Development Program on Online Teaching and E- Content conducted by the Indian Institute of Digital Education (IIDE) on 3rd and 4th June 2020.
  • Participated in the National Webinar on Sustainable Fashion hosted by the Department of Home Science on 29th May 2020.
  • Took Part in the National Level Fashion Quiz conducted by the Department of Costume Design and Fashion, Hindustan College of Arts and Science on 29th May 2020.
  • Participated in a National Level E-Quiz organised by the Department of Costume Design and fashion, Women’s Christian College, Nagercoil.
  • Attended Webinar on Sustainable Fashion organised by the Department of Fashion Technology, Yeldo Mar Baselios College, Kothamangalam on 28th May 2020.
  • Attended in the Orientation – cum – Training Programme for Faculty Members of St. Berchmans & Assumption Colleges Organized by The Department of Higher Education, Archeparchy of Changanacherry & IQAC on 17th March 2018
  • Participated in the Capacity building Workshop on Advanced Presentation Skills organized by the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), in collaboration with the ICT Academy, Thiruvananthapuram on February 17, 2018.
  • Participated in Seminar on Young Educators Vision organized by Xavier Board of Higher Education in India (Kerala South Region) at Assumption College, Changanacherry on 25th October 2016. 
  • Participated in UGC Sponsored 2 day Seminar on “Textile and Texturing” conducted by Archbishop Powathil Assumption UGC Community College, on 28th  and 29th July 2016.
  • Participated in UGC Sponsored 2 day National Seminar on “DENIM- An Inevitable Rational  Fashion” organized by the Department of Fashion Technology, Assumption College, Changanacherry, on 17th and 18th March 2016.

 

Resource person for seminars and workshops/Invited Lectures
  • Invited speaker for the National Seminar on Emerging Scenario in Textile and Fashion organised by the Department of Costume Design and Fashion, KSR College of Arts and Science for Women, Erode.
  • Invited speaker on the topic Product Identification for the Entrepreneurship Program organised by KITCO at Kozhencherry and Cherthala. 
Paper presentation in Seminars

Presented a paper titled “Cultural Value Addition of Silk-linen Sarees through the Adaptation of African Adinkra Textile Design Motifs” in the National Webinar on Paradigm Shift in Home Science Education organized by the Home Science Association of India (Kerala Chapter) from the 18th to the 20th of February, 2021.

Publications
  • Published article on Cultural Value addition of Hand- woven Silk Linen Sarees through the Adaptation of Traditional African Adinkra Textile Design Motifs in the Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Research, Volume 10, 2018, Pg. No.32
  • Published article on Evolution of   Kerala Costumes in the Journal Introduction to Kerala Studies Volume -1, September 2011
Seminars and workshops organized
  • UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “DENIM- An Inevitable Rational Fashion”, March 2016
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