Dr. Nimesh Kankariya
Scientist / Engineer
Dr. Nimesh Kankariya serves as Director for Textiles and Materials Research Limited, New Zealand (TexMat Research). Much of his recent research focuses on smart textiles, including compression textiles and emerging technologies. He has been involved in several industrial-based research projects. Nimesh is well-versed in specialized subject areas related to textiles and has an impressive record of academic accomplishments. He has completed his Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) in Materials Science and Technology – Clothing and Textile Sciences from the University of Otago, New Zealand. Nimesh’s doctoral thesis “Textiles and Compression of the Lower Limb” is on the Sciences Divisional list of Exceptional Doctoral Theses, University of Otago. He received an M.Tech. (Master of Technology) degree in Fibre Science and Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology – Delhi (IIT-D), one of India’s most renowned institutes.