Dr Rajkhowa is a researcher at Australian Future Fibres Research and Innovation Centre (AFFRIC), which is part of the Institute for Advanced Materials (IFM) at Deakin University. AFFRIC is a joint venture between Deakin University, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), and Victorian Centre for Advanced Material Manufacturing (VCAMM). AFFRIC has four key areas of research: Natural fibres, Functional fibres, Nano fibres, Carbon fibres. His research interests include silk fibre spinning and structures, silk based biomaterials, fibre powder and processing, fibre structure property correlations and advanced applications of natural fibres.
My current research is funded by Australian Research Council (ARC) discovery and Linkage grants ,National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) development grant, Cotton Research and Development Corporation Ltd. (CRDC) , Central Research Grant Scheme (CRGS) and other funding from Deakin University.