Chanmi (Gloria) Hwang

Ph.D. Student

Email: chanmih@iastate.edu

 Education

  • Master of Science in Apparel, Merchandising, and Design from Iowa State University
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design from Fashion Institute of Technology

Research Interests

  • Application of emerging technologies to design and product development
  • Sustainable apparel design & social responsibility
  • Functional apparel design
  • Consumer behavior

Industry Experience

  • Production Manager at Chalet in LA, 2011-2012
  • Practicum at Sears Holdings Corp./ K-Mart, NYC, 2011
  • Practicum at Polo Ralph Lauren in NYC, 2010
  • Practicum at Amerex Group in NYC, 2009
  • Practicum at JonValdi Couture, NYC, 2008

Honors and Awards

  • The First Place-Graduate at the 33rd ISU Annual Textiles and Clothing Fashion Show in 2015
  • The Most Excellent Award at 5th International Fiber Recycling Symposium, San Francisco, CA in 2015.
  • Iowa State University Research Excellence Award, Iowa State University of Science and Technology in 2014.
  • FOCUS Grant (2015), Iowa State University.
  • Paper of Distinction Award (Sustainability/ Social Responsibility Track) at the International Textile and Apparel Association in 2014
  • Fashion Supplies Innovative Design Award, 1st place at the International Textile and Apparel Association in 2014
  • Fashion Supplies Innovative Design Award, 3rd place at the International Textile and Apparel Association in 2013
  • Howard Israel Scholarship at the Fashion Institute of Technology in 2011
  • Korean Apparel Manufacturers Association of Greater New York (KAMANY) Award in 2009                    

Publications

  • Hwang, C., Lee, Y.A., & Diddi, S. (2014). Generation Y’s moral obligation and purchase intentions for organic, fair-trade, and recycled apparel products. International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education, doi:10.1080/17543266.2014.996917
  • Sanders E. & Hwang, C. (2014). George Washington Carver: Textile artist. Textile Society of America Symposium Proceedings.
  • 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 Clothing 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 Clothing Annual Conference, Charlotte, NC.
  • Sanders, E. & Hwang, C. (2014, November). That’s just nuts! George Washington Carver: Textile dye & pigment chemist. Oral presentation at the International Textiles and Clothing Annual Conference, Charlotte, NC.
  • Hwang, C. & Zhang, L. (2014, November). Visual illusions of dekoboko. Juried exhibition at the International Textile and Apparel Association Conference, Charlotte, NC.
  • Shin, E. & Hwang, C. (2014, November). Through a stained glass window. Juried exhibition at the International Textile and Apparel Association Conference, Charlotte, NC.
  • Lee, Y. & Hwang, C. (2014, November). Floral illusions. Juried exhibition at the International Textile and Apparel Association 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 Clothing 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 Clothing Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Hwang, C. (2013, October). Blooming daffodils. Juried exhibition at the International Textile and Apparel Association Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Hwang, C. (2013, October) Daffodils- enduring winter. Juried exhibition at the International Textile and Apparel Association Conference, New Orleans, LA
  • Hwang, C. (2013, October). Daffodils- Rebirth. Uncommon Thread. Juried exhibition at the Wearable Art Show, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Hwang, C. & Lee, Y. (2013, April). New Life for Upcycling Jeans. The 2013 Fashion and Social Responsibility Symposium, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN.

Professional Affiliations

  • International Textile and Apparel Association
  • Textile Society of America
  • AMD Graduate Student Association, Public Relation Chair