Alenka Pavko Čuden

Work position: Full Professor
Telephone: 01 200 32 16
Office: 2nd floor, K-213

1982 – Bachelor degree in Textile technology
1984 – Higher education degree in Textile and clothing design
1993 – Master degree in Textile science
2005 – Doctoral degree

1982 – 89 knitwear factory Rašica: Moravče Knitwear Production manager, head of Research & Technology Department, Technical manager deputy
1989 – University of Ljubljana, NTF Department of Textiles, Graphic Arts and Design

Research activity and interests
Research evidence number: 10171
Research fields:
geometry of knitted loop, structural parameters of knitted fabrics and knitwear, special knitted structures for unconventional applications, permeability and comfort of knitted fabrics and knitwear, functionalization of knitted fabrics and knotwear, typography in knitted structures, synergy of textile technology and design, new textile products development

Pedagogical activity
1st degree courses:
Knitted fabrics and knitwear, Planning knitted fabrics and knitwear, Knitted structures 1, Knitted structures 2, Knitted structures, Computer-assisted design of knitted fabrics and knitwear, Creativity and product development, Textile and clothing tradition, Interior textiles, Basics of textiles and clothing (Faculty of education), Textiles and fashion (Faculty of education), Slovenian textile tradition (Faculty of education)

2nd degree courses:
Advanced mechanical textile technologies (knitting), Mechanical funkcionalization of textiles (knitted fabrics and knitwear), Knitting, Creative textile techniques (Faculty of education)

3rd degree courses:
Structure and properties of textiles – selected chapters: modulus Structure and properties of knitted fabrics;
Advanced technologies for textiles, production – selected chapters: modulus Advanced technologies for knitted fabrics production;
Special 2D and 3D textiles – selected chapters: modulus Special knitted fabrics and knitwear – application in medicine, and modulus: Special knitted fabrics and knitwear – application in sports and leisure

mentoring graduates of 1st and 2nd degree, mentoring and co-mentoring doctoral theses, students’ projects mentorship

Professional activities
preparation of printed and e-texts in the field of textiles, lexicographic activity, popularization of textiles in popular and popular-science publications, organization of professional and scientific meetings, analyses and reports on new developments in knitting

1979 – Research Council of Slovenia, Kidrič Fellowship
1979 – University of Ljubljana, 60th Anniversary Award for Students
1980 – University of Ljubljana, Prešeren Award for Students


Textile  Engineers and Technicians Assiciation of Slovenia
International Organization of Knitting  Technologists – Slovenian National Section (president)

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