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The Performance Apparel Design Lab is a group of researchers at Cornell University working on developing wearable solutions and studying functional garments, with a focus on inclusive design approaches.

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Fulbright Scholarship

Professor Park has received a Fulbright scholarship to conduct research and teach in South Korea focusing on zero-waste digital fashion design, production, and upcycling fashion businesses for the 2023-2024 academic year.

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Leadership & Design

The design works of graduate and undergraduate students in our lab were featured at the discussion co-sponsored by Cornell Veterans Colleague Network Group (VCNG) and the College of Human Ecology.


Best Paper Award

Doyeon Kong won the first-place award in the Student Best Paper Competition at the 2023 International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Conference.

  • Jo, J. &J Park, H*. (2021, under review). Fit of Fire Boots: Exploring Internal Morphology Using Computed Tomography Scan, International Journal of Clothing Science & Technology (Scopus Impact factor: 1.4).

  • Jo, J. Sokolowski, S., McQuerry, M., Griffin, L., & Park, H*. (2021, under review). Foot of Firefighters: Difference by Sex and Weight Bearing, Applied Ergonomics (Impact factor: 3.661).

  • Guria, S. & Park, H. (2021, under review). Evaluating Seam Types Used in Coveralls for Greenhouse Pesticide Applicators, Family and Consumer Science Research Journal. (Impact factor: 1.02).

  • Du Puis, J., Goodge, K., Forstenhausler, L., Maher, M., Frey, M., Baytar, F., & Park, H. (2021, In revision). Cloth Face Mask Fit and Functionality for Children 4-6 Years Old, Fashion and Textiles (Impact factor: 1.12).

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