Prasanna Baruah is passionate about lifelong learning, pushing the boundaries of knowledge. With two Master degrees under his belt (MA in Fashion and Textile from Nottingham Trent University, UK and MA in Education from IGNOU), He has a burning desire to delve even deeper into his field, and currently on an exciting journey of pursuing Ph.D. He has completed Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCHE) with an award of being a topper in the batch. He has more than 25 years of experience of nurturing young creative talents by helping them to grow as next generation of creative leaders and thinkers. With relevant industry exposure, opportunities for multi-disciplinary as well as cross-cultural learning, collaborative projects, he ensures that students get the space for individual growth and gradually to become industry ready.
He started his career with mass-manufacturing apparel industry and also worked as a Fashion illustrator with renowned fashion designers and apparel brands. He is an expert academician helping every student’s distinctive voice, teaching them how to challenge, collaborate and define the future of Fashion. He teaches design in combination of heritage and radical thinking and blurring the beauty of craftsmanship with ever-emerging technology.
Beyond his academic pursuits, he finds solace and inspiration in the world of music. Playing musical instruments has been a cherished part of his life. Whether it’s the soothing notes of a piano, or the soulful strumming of an electric mandolin, he immerses himself in the world of music to unwind and express his creativity. He is not only passionate about research but also about connecting with scholars, researchers, and music enthusiasts. He is open to new connections and collaborations.