Minyoung Suh

Minyoung Suh

Associate Professor, TATM

Fashion and Textile Design
Fashion and Textile Management: Fashion Development and Product Management
Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management

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About Minyoung Suh

Dr. Minyoung Suh is currently an associate professor in Wilson College of Textiles, North Carolina State University. She has extensive research and education experiences related to functional clothing and its production. With an emphasis on technical aspects of clothing, she has developed the multidisciplinary research program throughout her career path. The primary research stream deals with functional clothing, including but not limited to smart clothing, sportswear, foundation garment and intimate apparel. Utilizing advanced technologies such as the 3D body scanning, motion sensing, pressure sensing, 3D printing, and conductive printing, her research aims at innovative textile product development that can promote well-being and increase the quality of life. 


  • Smart Clothing
  • Wearable Technology
  • Intimate Apparel
  • Functional Clothing

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. Textile Technology Management, North Carolina State University, 2011
  • M.S. Textile Technology Management, North Carolina State University, 2008
  • B.S. Clothing and Textile, Yonsei University, 2003


3D-printed thermoplastic polyurethane for wearable breast hyperthermia
Mukai, Y., Li, S., & Suh, M. (2021), FASHION AND TEXTILES. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40691-021-00248-7
Development of a conformal woven fabric antenna for wearable breast hyperthermia
Mukai, Y., & Suh, M. (2021), FASHION AND TEXTILES, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40691-020-00231-8
Low frequency dielectric properties related to structure of cotton fabrics
Mukai, Y., Dickey, E. C., & Suh, M. (2020), IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON DIELECTRICS AND ELECTRICAL INSULATION, 27(1), 314–321. https://doi.org/10.1109/TDEI.2019.008511
Relationships between structure and microwave dielectric properties in cotton fabrics
Mukai, Y., & Suh, M. (2020), MATERIALS RESEARCH EXPRESS, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.1088/2053-1591/ab653c
Bra Underwire Customization With 3-D Printing
Wang, Z., & Suh, M. (2019), CLOTHING AND TEXTILES RESEARCH JOURNAL, 37(4), 281–296. https://doi.org/10.1177/0887302X19857474
Replication of Screen-Printing Fabric via Ink-jet Textile Printing
Wang, M., Chapman, L., Moore, M., & Suh, M. (2019), JOURNAL OF IMAGING SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 63(4). https://doi.org/10.2352/J.ImagingSci.Technol.2019.63.4.040402
A piecewise mass-spring-damper model of effective breast mass
Cai, Y., Chen, L., Yu, W., Zhou, J., Wan, F., Suh, M., & Chow, D. H.-kay. (2018), Journal of Biomechanics, 67(1), 137–143. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2017.11.027
Development of a Conformal Textile Antenna for Thermotherapy
Mukai, Y., & Suh, M. (2018, October). , . Poster presented at the The Fiber Society’s Fall Meeting and Technical Conference, Davis, CA, USA.
Design and characterization of a phased antenna array for intact breast hyperthermia
Curto, S., Garcia-Miquel, A., Suh, M., Vidal, N., Lopez-Villegas, J., & Prakash, P. (2017), International Journal of Hyperthermia, 34(3), 250–260. https://doi.org/10.1080/02656736.2017.1337935
Assessment of Breast Size in Four Different Methods
Lund, K., & Suh, M. (2016, April). , . Poster presented at the NC State Undergraduate Student Research Symposium, Raleigh NC, USA.

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  • FTM 315 - Fashion Product Design ,
  • TTM 515 - Apparel Production ,
  • TTM 517 - Advanced CAD for Fashion ,