Dr Arun Vijayan

BTech, MSc, PhD

Research Scientist
RMIT University
Research Expertise
Materials Science, Operations Management, Business Management, New Product Development
Dr Arun Vijayan is currently a research fellow at the Centre for Advanced Materials and Performance Textiles at RMIT University. Dr. Vijayan has a textile technology background, with a Master of Science in colour chemistry and PhD in textiles from the University of Leeds. He has over 15 years industrial experience working as a Product Engineer in denim manufacturing; a Formulation Chemist at Unilever, before joining CSIRO as a Research Scientist. His research interests are in manufacturing of high performance materials for human protection, modern weaving technology, advanced textiles colouration, digital printing of textiles, conductive polymers, flexible functional textiles, natural fibre composites. Dr Vijayan has been successful in acquiring research grants from DMTC (Defence Materials Technology Centre), CRC-ACS, and the Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST).
Industry Experience
  • Unilever,UK 2005-2006
  • CSIRO, Australia, 2006-2010
  • CFA, Victoria, Australia 2010-2011
  • RMIT University, Australia 2011-2014