Swapna Karunakaran
Assistant Professor

Swapna Karunakaran, an Assistant Professor, with expertise in CAD software, Artificial Intelligence in Fashion, digital fashion, garment draping, and 3D/2D fashion illustration, she merges traditional craftsmanship with modern technology, enriching both academic and professional spheres. Her innovative approach to integrating technology into design education fosters a dynamic learning environment, empowering students to excel in the evolving landscape of fashion..

Awards and accomplishments

  • Member of Jury panel – India Skill Competition, organized by the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)
  • Best Collection Runner-up of IIFT Fashionite 2019. Collection -“Pershing Life,” Inspired from the endangered Blue Morpho butterflies.
  • Head Designer representing the Indian Institute of Fashion Technology in the Deccan Herald Fashion Show 2018.



  • UGC NET Qualified.
  • Postgraduate in Fashion and Apparel Design – Bengaluru Central University, Bangalore
  • Graduate in Fashion and Apparel Design – Indian Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore


  • The Impact of Artificial intelligence on personalized fashion recommendations on E-commerce websites -Enhancing user satisfaction and consumer experience – International Journal for Innovation Research in Multidisciplinary Field


  • Navigating the Nexus: Exploring Artificial Intelligence Integration in Design Education from the Student Perspective in India – International Conference on Arts and Humanities (ICARHU-24)

Admissions Open for 2024
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