Mr Pasindu Lugoda, Project Manager/Product Development
Nottingham Trent University
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Speaker Biography (Pasindu Lugoda)
Pasindu has been awarded a Vice Chancellors Bursary from Nottingham Trent University to study for a PhD within the Advanced Textiles Research Group (ATRG). He obtained a BEng in Engineer in Electronic and Communication from the University of Nottingham Malaysia campus. Pasindu has previously worked at MAS Active Linea Intimo (largest Seamless Garments Manufacturer in South East Asia) as a development engineer and joined ATRG to develop technologies for embedding semi-conductor sensors into yarns for medical applications.
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The Advanced Textiles Research Group (ATRG) formed by Professor Tilak Dias, is one of the fastest growing units at Nottingham Trent University. The research of the group runs along two main topics: Electronic Textiles and Yarns, focusing on Embedding Electronic Functionality into Yarns and Textiles, and Flexural Materials, focusing on Advanced Knitted and Woven Structures, Elastomeric Composites and Bio-realistic Modelling. Located within the School of Art and Design, the Research Group forms strong cross-disciplinary links with colleagues in the artistic and fashion areas. The research of the group has moved and grown within the School of Art and Design since 2010. Professor Dias, who leads the group has over 30 years of research experience in this area, and has extensive industrial and academic contacts both within the UK and internationally.