Chanmi Hwang

Department of AMDT
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-2020
(509) 335-3821
chanmi.hwang@wsu.edu

Educational Background

Ph.D. Apparel, Merchandising, and Design, Iowa State University
M.S. Apparel, Merchandising, and Design, Iowa State University
B.F.A. Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC

Research Interests

  • Sustainable apparel design
  • Computer-aided design and virtual simulation
  • User-centered analysis/ Design for inclusive markets
  • Consumer behavior

Courses Teaching

  • AMDT 411 Advanced Design
  • AMDT 412 Apparel Design Collection
  • AMDT 492 Computer Applications in Apparel Design
  • AMDT 519 Research Method
  • Independent Research Studies (AMDT 499, AMDT 700)

Peer-Reviewed Publications (Selected)
Lee, Y., Hwang, C., & Baytar, F. (2018). Exploring apparel design and fit for older women: A technology intervention. International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education, doi: 10.1080/17543266.2018.1496482
Hwang, C. Zhang, L., Rorah, W., Thompson, K., & Sanders, E.A. (2017). Efficacy of critiques in an apparel design studio. International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education, 11(2), 223-232.
Hwang, C., Chung, T., & Sanders, E. (2016). Attitudes and purchase intentions for smart clothing: Examining U.S. consumers’ functional, expressive, and aesthetic needs for solar-powered clothing. Clothing and Textile Research Journal, 34(4), 207-222.
Zhang, L., Shin, E., Hwang, C., & Baytar, F. (2016). The use of 3D body scanning technology to assess the effectiveness of shapewear: Changes in body shape and attractiveness. International Journal of Fashion Design Technology and Education, doi:10.1080/17543266.2016.1225824
Hwang, C., Lee, Y., Diddi, S., & Karpova, E. (2016). “Don’t buy this jacket”: Effects of anti-consumption advertisement on consumer attitude and purchase intention of apparel products. Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management, 20(4), 435-452.
Hwang, C.G., Lee, Y.A., & Diddi, S. (2015). Generation Y’s moral obligation and purchase intentions for organic, fair-trade, and recycled apparel products. International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education, 8(2), 97-107
Hwang, C. & Sanders, E. (2015). Baby boomers’ acceptance of solar-powered clothing. Fashion of Mature People: Intelligence Fashion Function Trend, ISBN: 978-7-5669-0922-0.

Recent Funding
2018 New Faculty Seed Grant, Towards mass production: Developing functional maternity hospital gown, PI
2018 Samuel H. and Patricia W. Smith Teaching and Learning Endowment, Innovative learning environments: Improving oral, written, and visual communication skills in design disciplines, PI
2017 CAHNRS Internship, AMDT Computer-aided design lab, PI
2016 Environmental Protection Agency P3 Phase I, Sustainable and smart power- controlled apparel, Co-PI/ student leader

Awards and Scholarships (Selected)
2018- President’s Award for Leadership, Washington State University

2016- Cotton Incorporated Innovative in Cotton Design Award (1st place) at the International Textile and Apparel Association, Vancouver, British Columbia.

2016- The 2016 ITAA Lois Dickey Fellowship: Outstanding Continuing Doctoral Student Award, International Textile and Apparel Association, Vancouver, British Columbia.

2016- Fashion Supplies Innovative Design Award (2nd place) at the International Textile and Apparel Association, Vancouver, British Columbia.

2016- Print & Grace Powers Hudson Scholarship in Human Sciences, ISU, Ames, IA.

2015- ITAA Student Best Paper Award: 2nd Place- Masters level for “Consumers’ acceptance of wearable technology: Antecedents in a technology acceptance model” at the International Textile and Apparel Association, Santa Fe, NM.

2015- 1 of 2 The Most Excellent Award at 5th International Fiber Recycling Symposium for Beauty of Gothic, San Francisco, CA.

2015- Fashion Supplies Innovative Design Award 3rd place for “Chinese Garden” at the International Textile and Apparel Association, Santa Fe, NM.

2014- Paper of Distinction Award (Sustainability/ Social Responsibility Track) for “‘Don’t buy this jacket’: Effects of anti-consumption advertisement on consumer attitude and purchase intention of apparel products” at the International Textile and Apparel Association, Charlotte, NC.

2014- Iowa State University Research Excellence Award. Iowa State University of Science and Technology, Ames, IA.

2014- The First Place: Fashion Supplies Innovative Design Award for “Through a Stained Glass Window” at the International Textile and Apparel Association, Charlotte, NC.

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Department of AMDT
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-2020
(509) 335-3821
chanmi.hwang@wsu.edu