Mrs. A.T.P. Wickramasinghe

Lecturer in Department of Textile & ClothingTechnology, University of Moratuwa

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Contact Information: 

 

e mail:   ayesha@uom.lk

 

Telephone: +94-112640480

              
Fax:       +94-112651787

 

Address: 
Department of Textile and Clothing Technology
University of Moratuwa, 
Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

 

Research Interests

        Concept to Design (2D to 3D),

        Visual Research Methodologies,

         Constructed Textiles, Sri Lankan Female Attire,

         Art and Science with Design,

      Craftsmanship and Art & Design Education


Publications

Conference Proceedings (Abstact and Full Paper)

         Wickramasinghe, A. Impact of Student Self Help Groups on Learning in the Classroom, 8th SDC - SLAHIEE Joined Conference, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. (25/05/2012)


Qualifications (Academic)

         Master of Arts in Fashion Design and Technology, University of the Arts London, London College of Fashion, UK, 2009.

         Bachelor of Design (Hons) in Fashion Design and Product Development, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 2006, First Class.

Qualifications (Professional)

         CTHE (Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education), University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2011.

         SEDA (Staff and Educational Development Association) Accredited Teacher in Higher Education, UK, 2011.

Work Experience (with industry)

         University Of Moratuwa (www.mrt.ac.lk), 02/2006 at present.

Lecturing for Fashion Design and Product Development degree students at Dep. of Textile and Clothing Technology.

         Romafour/ Grow Tex, Colombo, 05/2011 at present. Freelance designer and design consultant for Women's wear and childrens wear for local market.

         Asudari Ltd, London, UK. (www.asudari.com) 03/2009 to 05/2009. Assistant Designer

         Charas Design Wear, London, UK. (www.charasdesignwear.com Evening wear) 01/2009 to 03/2009. Assistant Designer

        Favorites Group, Sri Lanka, Colombo (www.favouritegroup.com) 04/2006 to 08/2007. Design consultant for NEXT, GAP & A&F.

         Victorias Secrets, New York Design Studio, USA (www.victorias secrets.com)

10/2005 to 12/2005. Assistant designer for sub brand Very Sexy

         MAS Intimates, Sri Lanka, Colombo (www.masholdings.com) 01/2004 to 01/2006, Technical Designer for GAP & VICTORIAS SECRETS.

         Linea Intimo, Sri Lanka, Colombo (www.masholdings.com) 05/2003 to 09/2003, Trainee designer for NIKE & ADIDAS.

 

Collaborations with the Industry/Government

         2011: University of the Arts London As member of fashion show committee have organized Graduation Fashion Show

         From 12/2011 to 01/01/2012 (six day workshop): UVA province handloom institutes: Worked as external resource person for creativity and design development programme.

         10/ 2011: TV Derana: Developed MISS SRI LANKA 2011 Evening Gown event (silhouette designs) with final year students

Awards

       Research Grants for read Doctoral Studies (PhD) Locally, University of visual and Performing Arts, Sri Lanka. Granted by University Grant Commission, Sri Lanka, 2012

       Nominated for Commonwealth Split Site Study scholarship in the United Kingdom- 2012.

        Three months design internship at Kappa Group, China Sponsored by Dongxiang (Group) Co, Ltd, China, 2009

        Scholarship for MA, Fashion Design and Technology, University of the Arts London, London College of Fashion, UK. Funded by Ministry of Textile, Sri Lanka and University of the Arts London, 2007.

       Gold medal for best academic performance, Graduation Award Ceremony University Of Moratuwa. Sponsored by MAS Holdings Pvt Ltd.2006.

        Serendib Inspirational award, Graduation fashion show, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 2005.

   Six-week design internship at Victorias Secrets Design Studio, USA Sponsored by Brandix Lanka Pvt Ltd, 2005