Myoung Ok Kim
Myoung Ok Kim is an assistant professor in the Fashion Design Program at the University of Cincinnati, USA. She has over 20 years of the fashion industry and educational experience. She investigates and enhances human experiences through exploratory design methodologies. Her research values wearable technology including 2D & 3D digital clothing construction/fit and smart garments/devices. She has collaborated on many interdisciplinary researches/projects to create wearable garments/devices with design, engineering, and medical scholars.
Ph. D.: Hanyang University Seoul, Korea, 2009 (Clothing and Textiles)
M.S.,: Hanyang University Seoul, Korea, 2006 (Clothing and Textiles)
B.S.: Hanyang University Seoul, Korea, 1995 (Clothing and Textiles)
Research and Practice Interests
-Functional garments/devices that provide smart health function such as compression wear, prosthetic underwear, senior wear, and athletic wear.
-Wearable garments that apply technology using conductive fabrics, biomedical signal acquisition, and other emerging functional materials.
-Holistic Design Methodologies for apparel development in fashion industry such as clothing construction, patternmaking and manufacturing utilizing 2D and 3D digital CAD software.
-Sustainability focusing on eco-friendly clothing design processes utilizing fashion technologies.
Grant: #WSIC23-220513-010 Investigators:Bhattacharya, Amit; Brandewie, Brooke; Kim, Myoung Ok; Kubley, Ashley; Schulz, Mark; Shanov, Vesselin 07-01-2022 -06-30-2023 Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation Integration of Carbon Nanotube Hybrid Active Textile Systems in PPE for the Ohio Fire Service Role:Collaborator 0.00 Hold Level:Ohio, State of
Peer Reviewed Publications
Lee, K.K., Kim, Myoung-Ok, & Choi, S. (2019. ) A whole blood sample-to-answer polymer lab-on-a-chip with superhydrophilic surface toward point-of-care technology .Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, , 162 (January ) ,28-33
Lee, S., Kim., Myoung-Ok, Kang, T., Park, J., & Choi, Y. (2018. ) Knit Band Sensor for Myoelectric Control of Surface EMG-Based Prosthetic Hand .IEEE Sensors Journal, , 18 (20 ) ,8578-8586
Park, T. Y., & Kim, Myoung-Ok (2018. ) Manufacture and physical properties of the denim fabrics using Hanji paper yarn as weft yarn. Fashion and Textiles.Fashon and Textiles, , 5 (26 ) ,online journal More Information
Kim, I., Brandewie, B., and Kim, Myoung-Ok (2017. ) Analysis of User Satisfaction for Unisex Medical Uniforms.Research Journal of Textile and Apparel, , 21 (3 ) ,162-177 More Information
Kim, Myoung-Ok & Park, M. J. (2017. ) Changes in mechanical properties of fusible interlinings on interlock fabrics for T-shirts.The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, , 25 (4 ) ,448-457 More Information
Kim, Myoung-Ok & Park, T. Y (2016. ) The Manufacture and Physical Properties of Hanji Composite Non-wovens Utilizing the Hydroentanglement Process .Fibers and Polymers, , 17 (6 ) ,932-939
Kim, Myoung-Ok, Y. Lee, Lilian P. Martins, and Y. Wen (2016. ) Comparisons: women’s garments manufacturing cost survey between Korea and China.Fashion and Textiles , , 3 (7 ) ,1-18 More Information
Kim, Myoung-Ok & Kim, I. (2015. ) Pants Lining Manufacturing Survey of Menswear Brands in South Korea.Fashion and Textiles , , 2 (14 ) ,1-12 More Information
Ju, N., Lee, K., Kim, Myoung-Ok, & Choi, Y. (2021. ) A User-Driven Approach to Prosthetic Upper Limb Development in Korea.Healthcare, , 9 (7 ) ,835 More Information
Brandewie, B., Kim, I., & Kim, Myoung-Ok (2021. ) Assessing university police officers’ uniforms and wearing experiences.Research Journal of Textile and Apparel. , , More Information
Kim, Myoung-Ok & Kim, Injoo (2014. ) Patternmaking for Men – Classic to Contemporary .New York , Fairchild books/Bloomsbury