Yoojin Chung

B.F.A. Hong-ik University (Textile Art and Fashion Design) 2017

M.A. Cornell University (Apparel Design) 2019 (expected)


Researcher at Bionics Research Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST).

Student Research Intern (Wearable Device Designer) at Robotics and Media Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) July 2015 - August 2016


Research Interest

Design Development and Design Evaluation of Firefighting Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Functional Apparel, Smart Fabric and Interactive Textile (SFIT), Smart Clothing and Wearable Technology


Eric Beaudette

B.S. Cornell University (Fiber Science) 2016

M.S. Cornell University (Fiber Science) 2019​

Research Interests

Wearable technology and smart garments

Functional properties and structural design of textiles

Rendering textiles in a virtual environment

Mary Claire Nemeth

B.A. Columbia University (Art History and Visual Arts) 2012

M.A. Cornell University (Apparel Design) 2015

M.F.A Indiana University (Studio Arts) 2018


Associate Instructor for Drawing I at Indiana University, School of Art, Architecture and Design (2017-2018)

Associate Instructor for Introduction to Art, Design, and Merchandising at IU (2016-2017)

Graduate Assistant/Studio Manager for Textiles Department at IU (2015-2016)


Research Interests

Body image and clothing behaviors of female athletes

connecting personal studio arts processes with the concept of daydreaming

Sandy Flint

Cornell University (Apparel Design)

Raw Material Developer, Burton Snowboards


Manwen Li

B.E. Tianjin Polytechnic University (Apparel Design and Engineering) 2015


M.A. Cornell University (Apparel Design) Expected Graduation 2017 

Creative Strategist, Product Design at Global Brands Group


Research Interests

Relationship between sportswear wearing and athletic performance

R&D of Ergonomic protective garment

Functional Apparel assessment and analysis

Erica Hyunji Lee

B.S. Cornell University (Fiber Science and Apparel Design) 2016


CX Designer, CLO Virtual Fashion Inc.

Research Interests

Sportswear Design

The idea of innovating the fashion industry

Working closely with fashion designers and entrepreneurs

Revolutionizing apparel production process and design outcome with 3D technology


Emelia Black

B.S. Cornell University 2018


Product Designer at True North Gear

Research Interests

Creative and technical design for gear and apparel

Quality control and production side