Taruna Vasu

Profile of Taruna Vasu

Taruna Vasu
PhD – Currently Pursuing PhD, IIS University
M.A – Master’s in Drawing and Painting, Rajasthan University
B.A – Bachelor’s in GPEM, Drawing and Painting and History, Rajasthan University
PGCHE – Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education, Nottingham Trent University(NTU), UK
GPD – Graduate
Professional Diploma in Fashion Design from NIFT, Gandhinagar
Subjects Delivered
• Graduation Project
• Advanced Materiality
• Materials in Fashion 3
• Design Project 2
• Fashion Ethnicity
• Contextual Studies 2
• Contextual Fashion Studies
Area of Competency
• Research Methodology
• Fashion Research and design Process
• Contextual and Cultural Studies
• Mass Customization (Fashion)
• Fashion Studio Skills
• Arts and Aesthetics
Academic Experience
• Associate Director & HoD – Fashion Design, UID (Karnavati University), 2020 till date, Gandhinagar
• Professor & Head of Department – School of Design, Mody University (2019 – 2020), Lakshmangarh
• Campus Director – Pearl Academy (2018 – 2020), Jaipur
• Associate Professor and Course Leader – B.A. Hons in Fashion Design, Pearl Academy (2014 – 2018), Jaipur
• Visiting Faculty – Fashion and Design, Pearl Academy, IICD, IIS University, Arch Academy, IIGJ (2012 – 2014), Jaipur
• Assistant Professor and Course Leader – B.A. Hons in Fashion Design, Pearl Academy (2010 – 2012), Jaipur
• Senior Lecturer and Course Co-ordinator – B.A. Hons in Fashion Design, Pearl Academy (2006-2010), Jaipur
• Adjunct Faculty – Fashion Design, Arch Academy (2000 – 2006), Jaipur
Benito, A et al (2018). Introducing Positive Leadership in the teaching & learning process of higher education. International Journal of Arts and Social Science, Vol 1 Issue 2, pg 33-42

Vasu, T. (2012). Angia, blouse or choli – the ABC of Indian women’s concept of fashion. IFFTI Conference- Fashion Beyond Borders, 68 (63)

Karandikar, S. & Vasu T. (2010). Fashion Studies – Childrenswear I. Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi

• Paper Presentation on “Thinking out of the blocks – Journey of block printing from tables to lables” at 02nd International Conference on Apparel and Textiles and Fashion Design at Colombo, Srilanka
• Key Note Speaker at National Conference on “Contemporary issues & Opportunities in Apparel Industry”, organized by IIS University, presentation on “Capacity Building & Trends in Technology
• “The impact of PGCHE on TLA at Pearl Academy of Fashion” at Validated Centres’ Conference, NTU, UK
Professional Exposure
• “In – House Crisis Management Training” by CIISCM
• “Transformational Reconstruction” workshop by Shingo Sato”
• “Online, Hybrid and Blended Education” 160 hour training on Laureate Faculty development Program
• “Shikhar” – Leadership Training Program for HIPO employees by Pearl Academy
• “Doctoral Workshop on Research Methods and R Analytics” – attended workshop conducted by AIMA, New Delhi
• “Saksham” – Leadership training program for Course Leaders by Pearl Academy
• “Bagru Hand Block Printing – Design Intervention” participated in the project for RUDA, Jaipur as design consultant from Pearl Academy
• Rajasthali – Was part of the consultancy team for “Visual Merchandising at Inauguration of Rajasthali Showroom” at MI Road
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