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Dr Kristina Shin
Assistant Professor
Fashion & Textile Design
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PhD, University of Northumbria, Newcastle, UK
MA, California State University, Los Angeles. L.A, CA, USA
BA, Chung Nam National University. Taejon, Korea

Area of Specialization (Teaching & Research)

Design and pattern development in both innerwear and outerwear.

Teaching Activities

(a) Subjects Taught (for the past 3 years)

Year Subject title Level
 2015-2016 ITC 3017I Introduction to Intimate Apparel BA
  ITC 4026I Creative Intimate Fashion Design BA
  ITC 4049I Intimate Apparel Design Project BA
 2014-2015 ITC 4026I Creative Intimate Fashion Design BA
  ITC 4713 Advance pattern Design and Development for Intiamte Apparel BA
2013-2014 ITC 3017I Introduction to Intimate Apparel BA
  ITC 4026I Creative Intimate Fashion Design BA
   ITC 4049I Intimate Apparel Design Project BA

 

Research
  • Hong Kong Style: Formative and Conceptual Identity $205,000 (PI) RGC Direct Allocation & Internal Injection Grant for GRF 2014-2015 Rated 3.5
  • Adjustable Hydrotherapy Wet Vest Development for Patients with Neuromuscular Disease and Other Disabilities $205,000 (PI) RGC Direct Allocation & Internal Injection Grant for GRF 2011-2012 Rated 3.5 
  • New Luxury: A Passage of Creativity in Fashion Design $300,000 (PI) Departmental General Research Fund 2010-2011
  • Design Innovation and Customisation of the Mastectomy Bra and Prosthesis for Hong Kong Mastectomy Patients: A Multidisciplinary Approach $1,395,326 (PI) GRF 2010-11
  • Online Fashion Source Platform 'Visual & Verbal Reference for Fashion Designers' $189,000 (PI) 2010-11
  • Multimedia Teaching and Learning Tool Development for ‘Practical Bra Construction’ $229,500 (PI) 2009-10
  • Innovative Underwired Bra Design and Material Development $120,000 (PI) ICRG 2008-09
  • Development of Technical Sketch Instructional Videos 'Adobe Illustrator for fashion designers' $176,400 (PI) 2008-09 please visit at https://www2.polyu.edu.hk/itc/ai/
  • Blooming Style: Maternity Fashion Styling for Hong Kong Body Shapes $199,800 (Co-I) 2008-09
  • ‘3-dimension to 2-dimension Bra Patternmaking Method Development’ $120,000 (PI) ICRG2005-06
Publications / Exhibitions

Solo Exhibition

  • Cross Your Heart. The Fashion Gallery, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. 2-28 October 2015
  • Secret Garden. The Fashion Gallery, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. 3-31 December 2013
  • Luxury in Dialogue. Ural State Academy of Architecture and Arts. Yekaterinburg, Russia. 1-28 February 2013
  • The Crossover Phenomenon: A Secret Journey of Underwear. The Fashion Gallery, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. 5-30 October 2012
  • Luxury in Dialogue. B.U. Kashkina Museum, Ural Federal University. Yekaterinburg, Russia. 1 July -11 September 2012
  • The Crossover Phenomenon: A Secret Journey of Underwear. The Innocentre, Hong Kong. 24 September - 8 October 2010

Group Exhibition 

  • A Bright Future. Wearable blessing: Traditional Chinese Children's Clothing. Library, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. 9 April - 10 June 2016
  • A Bright Future. Wearable blessing: Traditional Chinese Children's Clothing. Hong Kong Heritage Museum. 18 December 2015 - 21 March 2016
  • Flower Lux. International Textile Design and Fashion Art. Yu Bo Xin Yun Exhibition Hall, Foshan, China. 11-15 December 2014
  • Floral Empahty. The 19th International Invited Fashion Exhibition. University of Phillipines, Quezon City. 9-14 August 2014
  • Armour. The 8th Shenzhen International Brand Underwear Fair. Shenzhen, China. 9-11 May 2014
  • Legacies and Innovations: Cheongsam. The Fashion Gallery, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. 3 March - 8 April 2014
  • Rock the Black. 2013 KOSCO International Costume Exhibition. Seoul Baekje Museum, Seoul, Korea. 3 March - 2 April 2014
  • Noir. The 7th Shenzhen International Brand Underwear Fair. Shenzhen, China. 10-12 May 2013
  • Little Luxury. The 17th International Invited Fashion Exhibition 'Eco & Tech'.  School of Art, Design, and Architecture, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland. 14-19 August 2012
  • Blue. The 8th International Shibori Design Exhibition 'New Beat + Energy Nexus'. Foshan Zumiao Museum, Foshan, China. 17-27 February 2012
  • Ulimate Luxury. The 1st China Contemporary Fiber Art. Jilin College of Arts, China. 18-25 September 2011
  • Floating Bauhinia. International Exhibition by the Korea & China Association of Fashion Industry-Academy. Wuhan Textile University, China. 16-19 August 2011
  • A Different Red. Knitwear Group Exhibition 'Fashion and Passion'. The Korean Cultural Centre UK, London, UK. 26-31 July 2010
  • Blooming Style: Maternity Wear Exhibition. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. 10-28 May 2010
  • Blooming Style: Maternity Wear Exhibition. The Innocentre, Hong Kong. 3-7 May 2010
  • Love. 2010 New Concept of Fibre. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. 1-30 February 2010
  • Love II. The International Exhibition and Seminar. China Sichuan Normal University/Cheung Du Art Meseum, Cheung Du, China. 14-16 July 2009
  • Beachcomer. The International Exhibition and Fashion Show 'Asia Forever'. Museum of Siam, BangKok, Thailand. 24-26 February 2009
  • Love. The 5th International Fiber Art Biennale & International Fiber Art Symposium. Beijing, China. 23-27 November 2008
  • Fusion. International Exhibition Celebrating 15 Years of Diplomatic Ties Between Korea and China. Dalian, China. 14-16 December 2007
  • Blue, Black and White. International Fashion Exhibition 'World Fashion Asia'. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. 22-24 June 2007.

Publications 

  • Lo, S., Choi, T., Shin, K., Shin, J., Downing, & Ganotice, F. A., (2016) Hong Kong style. Textile Summit and Postgraduate Student Conference. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, 28-30 June 2016.
  • Leung, K., Shin, K., Han, F., Downing, K., Jiao, J. & Li, J.S., (2016) Mastectomy bra performance evaluation testing protocol and results. Textile Summit and Postgraduate Student Conference. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, 28-30 June 2016.
  • Shin, K., Ganotice, A., Downing, K., Yip, L.W., Han, F., Yeo, W., Suen, J.S., Lee, K.M., Ho, S., Soong, I., Wong, K.Y., Kwok, C., & Leung, K. (2016) Profile of Mood States and Quality of Life of Chinese Post Mastectomy Women in Hong Kong: Integrating Variable-and Person-Centered Approaches. Health care for women international.
  • Han, F., Shin, K., & Chow, D. (2016) User centred design approach for hydrotherapy wetsuit. International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education, 9(1), pp. 16-22.
  • So, W.K.W.,  Chan, D.N.S., Lou, Y., Choi, K.C., Chan, C.W.H., Shin, K., Kwong, A., Lee, D.T.F. (2015)  Brassiere wearing and breast cancer risk: A systematic review and meta-analysis. World Journal of Meta-Analysis, 3 (4), pp. 193-205.
  • Leung, K., Shin, K., Han, F., Downing, K., Jiao, J. & Li, J.S. (2015) A Heat-Reduction Mastectomy Bra and its Performance Evaluation with a Core Temperature Pill Sensor, World Congress on Controversies in Breast Cancer (CoBRA 2015), pp.47-48, 22-24 October 2015. Melbourne: CongressMed. 
  • Shin, K. (2015) Patternmaking for Underwear Design 2nd edition. 
  • Shin, K. (2014) Chapter 20 Design intimate apparel to fit different body shapes. In: M. Faust & S. Carrier, eds. Designing apparel for consumers: The impact of body shape and size. Cambridge: Woodhead Publishing Ltd. 
  • Shin, K. (2014) Multidisciplinary Research Case Study “Mastectomy Bra and Prosthesis Design in Hong Kong”. Forth QS-Middle East and Africa professional leaders in education conference and exhibition. Abu Dhabi, UAE. 6-8 May 2014.
  • Shin, K. (2013) Developing a student-centred learning environment for fashion design in Higher Education. Third QS-Middle East and Africa professional leaders in education conference and exhibition. University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa. 7-8 May 2013. 
  • Shin, K. (2012) Ranking and recognising fashion design research. Second QS-Middle East and Africa professional leaders in education conference and exhibition. University Kwazulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa. 3-4 May 2012. 
  • Faust, M., Christoffersen, S., Shin, K., and Tan, J. (2012) An expanding market: Asian mothers-to-be. Journal of global fashion marketing. 3 (1), 22-33.
  • Cha, S., and Shin, K. (2011) Hong Kong Chinese Breast Cathexis and Brassiere Design Preferences. Journal of Costume Culture, 19 (4) (August 2011), 780-793.
  • Shin, K., and Downing, K. (2011) User centred e-Learning platform design. Designing pleasurable products and interfaces. Politecnico Di Milano, Milan. 22-25 June 2011.
  • Downing, K., Ning, F., and Shin, K. (2011) Impact of problem-based learning on student experience and metacognitive development.  Multicultural Education & Technology Journal, 5 (1), 55 – 69.
  • Shin, K., Ng, S.P., and Ma, L. (2010) A geometrically based flattening method for 3D to 2D bra pattern conversion. International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education, 3(1), 3-14. 
  • Shin, K. (2010) Self learning online instructional videos ‘Adobe Illustrator for Fashion Designers’ which can be accessed anytime and anywhere: Supplementary Course for Fashion design Students. Teaching and Learning innovation Symposium 2010. Hong Kong: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Invited Poster presentation). 6-8 June 2010. 
  • Downing, K., Kwong, T., Chan, S., Lam, I, & Shin, K., (2009) Problem-based learning and the development of metacognition. Higher Education, 57 (5) 609-621.
  • Shin, K. (2009) The early evolution of underwear. International custom conference: Fashion now-collaboration and interaction. Seoul, Korea: Yonsei University (Poster presentation). 17 October 2009.
  • Shin, K. (2009) Self learning online instructional videos ‘Adobe Illustrator for Fashion Designers’ which can be accessed anytime and anywhere. Spotlight on eLearning. Hong Kong: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Poster presentation). 12- 16 August 2009.
  • Shin, K. (2009) Work integrated education in fashion design. International conference on the role of universities in hands-on education. Chiang Mai, Thailand. 23-29 August 2009.
  • Downing, K., Chan, S., Shin, K., Kwong, T., & Lam, T. (2008) Measuring gender differences in cognitive functioning. Multicultural Education & Technology Journal, 2 (1), 4-18.
  • Downing, K., Lam, T., Kwong, T., Shin, K. & Chan, S. (2007) Creating interaction in online learning: a case study. ALT-J Research in Learning Technology, 15 (3), 201-215.
  • Shin, K. (2007) Patternmaking for the Underwired Bra: New Directions. The Journal of the Textile Institute, 98 (4), 301-318.
  • Downing, K., Ho, R., Shin, K., Vrijmoed, L. & Wong, E. (2007)  Metacognitive Development and Moving Away. Educational Studies. 33 (1), 1-13.
  • Shin, K. (2007) Implementing Technology for Teaching Fashion. The 2007 International Conference on ICT. Hong Kong. 9-10 July 2007.
  • Shin, K. (2006) Innovative Patternmaking for the Underwired bra. In: International fiber conference2006-Extreme & aesthetic textiles, 30 May-3 June 2006 Seoul. Seoul: Seoul University, 215-216.
  • Yu, W., Wang, J., and Shin, K. (2006) Chapter 4 Bra Fitting and Pattern Construction. In: W. Yu, J. Fan, S.C. Harlock & S.P. Ng, eds. Innovation and Technology of Women’s Intimate Apparel. Cambridge: Woodhead Publishing Ltd, 76-114.
Academic Awards and Other Achievements
  • World Fashion Design Awards: Fashion Chic Award & Fashion Fine Award. The 11th Prime Sourcing Forum, Hong Kong, 14-15 March 2016
  • Gold Medal. Thermal and Moisture Comfort Mastectomy Bra and Prosthesis. The Seoul International Invention Fair 2015
  • Diploma for the Best Invention awarded by the First Inventors and Reserachers in I.R.Iran. Thermal and Moisture Comfort Mastectomy Bra and Prosthesis. The Seoul International Invention Fair 2015
  • Silver Medal. Adaptive Hydrotherapy Wetsuit. The 43rd International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva. April 2015
  • International Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning, & Technology. Florida State College at Jacksonville, USA , April 2004

 

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