Sunhyung Cho

Ph.D. Student
Phone:
515-708-4717
email:
sunhyung@iastate.edu

Education:

  • M.S. in Apparel Design, Department of Textile and Apparel Management from University of Missouri, 2015 – 2017
  • M.S. in Aesthetics in Dress from Seoul National University, 2012 – 2014
  • B.S. in Clothing and Textiles from Sookmyung Women’s University, 2008 – 2012

Research Interests:

  • Health & well-being issues in clothing design
  • Clothing needs for people with disabilities
  • Sustainability
  • Wearable Technology

Industry Experience:

  • Teaching / Research Assistant in University of Missouri
  • Teaching / Research Assistant in Seoul National University (Researcher of Brain Korea 21)
  • Trend reporter, Samsungdesign.net / Cheil Industries, Seoul Republic of Korea, 2014 – 2015
  • Intern, YoungOne Corporation, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 2012 – 2014

Honors and Awards:

  • Student Best Paper Award: Second Place, 2018 ITAA Annual Conference, 2018
  • Fashion Supplies Innovative Design Award: Second Place, 2017 ITAA Annual Conference, 2017
  • Adeline Hoffman Fellowship, University of Missouri, 2015
  • Best Paper Presentation Award, 2014 Fall Conference of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, 2014
  • Creative Outstanding Student Award, Sookmyung Women’s University, 2011
  • Brand Excellent Award, 2011 Spring Conference of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, 2011

Publications:

  • Cho, S. & Morris, K. (November 2018). Developing baseline design criteria for people with lower body mobility impairments using inclusive design. 2018 International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference, Cleveland, OH, USA.
  • Cho, S., Aflatoony, L., Uriyo, A. & Morris, K. (November 2018). Development of tactile garment design strategies for women with visual impairments. 2018 International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference, Cleveland, OH, USA.
  • McKinney, E. & Cho, S. (November 2018). Using historic costume collection artifacts for active learning of strapless eveningwear internal structure. 2018 International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference, Cleveland, OH, USA.
  • Lee, Y. & Cho, S. (April 2017). Research trends on the internationalization of functional clothing and accessible design for people with disabilities: Analysis of research topics or content. 2017 Spring Conference of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
  • Cho, S. & Parsons, J. (November 2016). Evaluating sustainability through an historical lens: Clothing conservation efforts during WWI. 2016 International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • Cho, S. & Kim, M. (August 2014). A study on play phenomenon in fashion-centered on the Play theory of Roger Caillois. International Costume Conference, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Jung, D., Kim, T., Bang, H., Cho, S. & Kim, M. (October 2014). The cultural identity found in tote bags as a cultural product and a development of design: Focused on Hanbok motifs. 2014 Fall Conference of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
  • Jung, D., Kim, T., Bang, H., Cho, S. & Kim, M. (2014). The cultural identity found in tote bags as a cultural product and a development of design: Focused on Hanbok motifs. Journal of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, vol. 38, no. 4, 506-517.

Juried Exhibition:

  • Cho, S. (November 2018). Reinterpretation of Hanbok. Design Exhibition, International Textile and Apparel Association in Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  • Cho, S. (November 17, 2017). Depth of Color. Design Exhibition, International Textile and Apparel Association in St. Petersburg, Florida, USA

Exhibitions/ Fashion Shows:

  • The 13th Fashion Group of Seoul National University (FOS) Exhibition, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 2014
  • Seoul National University Fashion Show, Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 2013
  • The Fashion 12th Group of Seoul National University (FOS) Exhibition, Bridge Gallery, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 2012
  • Sookmyung Women’s University 35th Graduation Fashion Show, Fashion Center, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 2012

 

Professional Affiliations:

  • International Textile and Apparel Association
  • The Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles
  • The Korean Society of Costume