Armine Ghalachyan

Ph.D. Student

Email: armineg@iastate.edu

Education

  • MS in Apparel Product Development & Merchandising Technology from Central Michigan University
  • BS in Finance & Credit from Yerevan Banking Economic Institute, Yerevan, Armenia

Research Interests

  • Apparel product development and design
  • New technologies and innovation in product development and design
  • Apparel mass customization and customer co-design
  • Functional apparel design

Honors and Awards

  • First Place Award, 2010 Safety Products Student Design Challenge sponsored by Safety & Technical Products and Narrow Fabrics Institute, divisions of Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI)
  • Designer of the Year Award & Best First Year Designer Award, “Threads 2011”annual fashion show, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI
  •  Karen Adams Award for Most Creative Use of Non-Traditional Fabrics, “Threads 2011”annual fashion show, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI