Institute of Textiles & Clothing Institute of Textiles & Clothing 174 Qualification BSc (PolyU) PhD (PolyU) ORCID ID 0000-0002-3270-4702 Dr YIP Yiu Wan Joanne Associate Professor Associate Dean of Faculty of Applied Science and Textiles Research Overview Dr Joanne Yip graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Textile Technology (with first class Honors) from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and obtained her PhD at the same university. Her PhD study is Low Temperature Plasma and Excimer Laser Treatments on Polyamide. Prior to joining the university, Dr Yip had worked in the Rice University in the US as a visiting researcher to conduct instrumental experiments. Dr Yip has published more than 100 referee and conference papers in Textile and Material Science Journals. Dr Yip had also worked in the intimate apparel industry and therefore particularly familiarizes with the material knowledge, quality requirements and production techniques used in the market. Currently, Dr Yip is the Associate Professor teaching in intimate apparel and activewear courses in PolyU. Her research interests include functional garments for scoliosis, new materials and technology, surface treatments on textiles, moulding or seamless techniques used in Intimate Apparel and Activewear.