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Performance
Apparel
Design
Lab 

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.

News & Media
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CHANCELLOR AWARD

Professor Park awards 2021-22 State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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TEACHING AWARD

Professor Park wins this year’s Class of 1972 Award for Academic Innovation, which includes a $10,000 cash prize.

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COLLABORATION

PADL collaborates with Organic Robotics Corporation on wearable technology to monitor respiration and heart rates in real time.

Research

Our research projects shape and change the world around us, providing wearable solutions to improve human well-being, health, safety and comfort through smart technology and creative design ideas. Learn more about our research and projects.

Publications
  • 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).

If you are a graduate student or postdoc and are interested in joining our team, please get in touch with us at hp347@cornell.edu.