Chanmi Hwang

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

  • Computer-aided design in textiles and apparel
  • Virtual simulation, product design and testing
  • Sustainable apparel design
  • Functional and protective apparel design
  • Functional, expressive, and aesthetic needs of clothing for the aging population

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)

Awards and Scholarships (Selected)

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 StudentAward, 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- The First Place Graduate in The 33rd ISU Annual Textiles and Clothing Fashion Show for the collection titled “Blooming Daffodils”, ISU, Ames, IA.

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.

 

Selected Publications

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 Education8(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.

Sanders, E., & Hwang, C (2014). George Washington Carver: Textile artist. Textile Society of America Symposium Proceedings. http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/tsaconf/895/

 

Selected Abstracts Published in Proceedings

Hwang, C., Rorah, W., Thompson, K., Zhang, L., & Sanders, E.A. (2016, November). Examining the value of three critique methods in an introductory apparel design studio. Oral presentation at the International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia         

Hwang, C. (2015, November). Consumers’ acceptance of wearable technology: Antecedents in a technology acceptance model. Oral presentation at the International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference, Santa Fe, NM.

Shin, E., Zhang, L., Hwang, C., & Baytar, F. (2015, November). The role of information regarding shaepwear’s performance in female consumers’ online purchase decision. Poster presentation at the International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference, Santa Fe, NM.

Hwang, C., Lee, Y., Diddi, S., & Karpova, E. (2014, November). “Don’t buy this jacket”: Effects of anti-consumption advertisement on consumer attitude and purchase intention of apparel products. Oral presentation at the International Textiles and Apparel Association Annual Conference, Charlotte, NC.

Lee, Y., Hwang, C., & Baytar, F. (2014, November). Improving apparel fit for older women: Comparison of fit differences between a parametric avatar and a dress form. Oral presentation at the International Textiles and Apparel Association Annual Conference, Charlotte, NC.

Sanders, E. & Hwang, C. (2014, September). George Washington Carver: Textile artist. Oral presentation at the Biennial Symposium: New Directions: Examining the Past, Creating the Future, Textile Society of America, Los Angeles, CA.

Hwang, C. & Lee, Y. (2013, October). Generation Y’s attitudes towards apparel labeled with organic, recycled, and fair trade. Oral presentation at the International Textiles and Apparel Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Hwang, C. & Lee, Y., & Diddi, S. (2013, October). Generation Y’s purchase intentions with organic, fair trade, and recycled apparel and their relationships to moral obligation. Oral presentation at the International Textiles and Apparel Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

 

Selected Juried Design Exhibitions

Hwang, C. (2016). Strokes of a garden gate. International Textile and Apparel Association Conference. Design Exhibition. Vancouver, British Columbia. November 8-11.

Hwang, C. (2016). Engineering art nouveau. International Textile and Apparel Association Conference. Design Exhibition. Vancouver, British Columbia. November 8-11.

Hwang, C., & Zhang L. (2015). Carving through rose windows. International Textile and Apparel Association Conference. Design Exhibition. Santa Fe, NM. November 9-13.

Hwang, C., & Zhang L. (2014). Visual illusions of dekoboko. International Textile and Apparel Association Conference. Design Exhibition. Charlotte, NC. November 12-16.

Shin, E., & Hwang, C. (2014). Through a stained glass window. International Textile and Apparel Association Conference. Design Exhibition. Charlotte, NC. November 12-16.

Lee Y., & Hwang, C. (2014). Floral illusions. International Textile and Apparel Association Conference. Design Exhibition. Charlotte, NC. November 12-16.

Hwang, C. (2013). Blooming daffodils. International Textile and Apparel Association Conference. Design Exhibition. New Orleans, La. October 15-18.

Hwang, C. (2013) Daffodils- enduring winter. International Textile and Apparel Association Conference. Design Exhibition. New Orleans, La. October 15-18.

Hwang, C. (2013). Daffodils- Rebirth. Uncommon Thread. Wearable Art Show. Baton Rouge, La. October 19.

 

Grants

2016 US Environmental Protection Agency P3 Phase I- Student team leader, Sustainable and smart power- controlled apparel.

2015- 2016 FOCUS Artist Grant, Iowa State University

Assistant Professor
Email: chanmi.hwang@wsu.edu
phone: 509- 335- 3821