Amy Chen -  PhD | E-textiles | Interactive Textiles

Amy's research focuses on leveraging the unique properties of knitted fabric to enable expand the visual and tactile possibilities of e-textiles and looks at using explore novel interactions enable through textiles-based e-textiles.

Employment

2021 - Present

Lecturer at University of Hudderf

Education 

2018 - 2021

PhD at Institute of Textiles & Clothing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

2017 - 2018

MA Fashion Innovation at Manchester Metropolitan University 

2011 - 2015

BA Textile Design (Ind) at University of Leeds

Awards 

2019

2015

2014

IFFTI Initiative awards (Research Student - Paper)

Marsden Prize (2014-2015)     

Berkofsky Arts Award

Exhibitions 

2018 - 2019

Universal Materiality; The Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences, Hong Kong, / Sheila C. Johnson Design Centre, New York.

2018

Tan, J., Kim, H.Y., Lan, G., Chen, A. and Bai, Z.  Gerontech Innovation Expo / Summit. Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong.

2018

CraftTech: Hybrid Frameworks for Smart Photonics Materials; The Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences, Hong Kong.

2015

Colonise: Responsive Knitted Environments Exhibition; Leeds Dock, Leeds, UK.