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Minyoung Suh

Assoc Professor

Textiles Complex 3331


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


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


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

Area(s) of Expertise

3D Body Scanning
Fashion Design
Functional Textile Design
Performance Textiles
Product Development
Technical/Electronic Textiles/Wearables


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