dha College of Design

Elizabeth (Missy) Bye, Ph.D.

 

Specialties & Expertise

  • Wearable Product Design Center: Human Dimensioning Lab and Innovations Studio

  • Functional Apparel

  • Sizing and Fit

  • High Tech/High Touch

Course Titles (resident and outreach teaching)

  • ADes 2221 Apparel Design Studio I

  • ADes 3223 Apparel Design Studio III

  • ADes 3225 Apparel Design Research

  • ADes/RM 3196 Field Study

  • ADes 4225 Apparel Design Studio V

  • DES 8112 Design Theory and Criticism     

Selected Scholarship

  • Bye, E. & Griffin, L. (2015). Testing a model for wearable product materials research. Fashion Design, Technology, and Education, 8(2), 139-150. DOI:10.1080/17543266.2015.1018959
  • Sohn, M. & Bye, E. (2015). Pregnancy and body image: Analysis of clothing functions of maternity wear. Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, 33(1), 64-78. doi:10.1177/0887302X14557809
  • Kim, D.E., Sohn, M., LaBat, K., & Bye, E. (2014). A study of scan garment accuracy and reliability. The Journal of the Textile Institute. DOI:10.1080/00405000.2014.949502

  • Koo, H. S., Dunne, L., & Bye, E. (2013). Design functions in transformable garments for sustainability. International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education, DOI: 10.1080/17543266.2013.845250

  • DeLong, M. Goncu-Berk, G. Bye, E. & Wu, J. (2013). Apparel sustainability from a local perspective. Research Journal of Textiles and Apparel

  • LaBat, K. & Bye, E., The research notebook/journal: A tool developing student researchers’ skills and maturity, (March, 2012). Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology/International Textile and Apparel Association Symposium Proceedings. Beijing, China.

  • McKinney, E., Bye, E. & LaBat, K. (2012). Building patternmaking theory: a case study of published patternmaking practices for pants. International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education DOI: 10.1080/17543266.2012.666269

  • Sohn, M. & Bye, E. (2012). Visual analysis of body shape changes during pregnancy. International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education, DOI:10.1080/17543266.2011.649792

  • Bye, E. (October 2010). Fashion Design. Oxford: Berg.

  • Bye, E., & Sohn, M. (2010). Technology, tradition and creativity in apparel designers: A study of designers in three US companies. Fashion practice, 2(2), 199-222.

  • Bye, E. (2010). A direction for clothing and textile design research. Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, 28(3), 205-217.

  • Bye, E., & McKinney, E. (2010). Fit analysis using 3-D and live fit models. International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology, 22(2/3), 88-100.

     

Refereed Presentations

  • Griffin, L., Lastovich, T., Bye, E. & LaBat, K. (November, 2014). A protocol for the evaluation of coverall fit.  International Textile and Apparel Association Proceedings. Available through: www.itaaonline.org

  • Gordon, L. & Bye, E. (2013, October). Understanding the Apparel Use, Needs, and Preferences of Breastfeeding Mothers.  International Textile and Apparel Association Proceedings. Available through: www.itaaonline.org

  • Bye, E. & Gordon, L.  (2013, October). A Method for Materials Research.  International Textile and Apparel Association Proceedings. Available through: www.itaaonline.org

  • LaBat, K. & Bye, E., The research notebook/journal: A tool developing student researchers’ skills and maturity, (March, 2012). Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology/International Textile and Apparel Association Symposium Proceedings. Beijing, China.

  • Sohn, M. & Bye, E. (2012, November). Analysis of Upper Body Measurement Changes in Motion using Motion Capture System.  International Textile and Apparel Association Proceedings. Available through: www.itaaonline.org

  • Sohn, M. & Bye, E. (2011, November). Pregnancy and body image: Analysis of clothing practices among pregnant women.  International Textile and Apparel Association Proceedings. Available through: www.itaaonline.org

  • DeLong, M., Goncu-Berk, G., Bye, E. & Wu, J. (2011). Designing for sustainable best practices. International Textile and Apparel Association Proceedings. Available through: www.itaaonline.org

Professional, Institutional, and Community Leadership and Service

  • International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA)

    • Counselor, 2016

    • President, 2015

    • President Elect, 2014

    • Council member, Vice President of Education: 2009-2012
  • Clothing and Textiles Research Journal
  • Associate Editor, Design and Aesthetics content area, 2004-2007

  • Member, Editorial Board 2000-2003, 2011-2014
  • Department of Design, Housing, and Apparel
  • Head, 2011-present

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Scholar Award, International Textile and Apparel Association, 2016
  • Lectra Innovation Award for Faculty Research, 2012
  • CDes Outstanding Teaching Award, 2010.

  • Lectra Innovation Award for Faculty Research, 2007

  • Innovation and Mission Advancement Award, College of Human Ecology, 2006

 

Professor and Department Head

Apparel Design Program

 

Co-director, Human Dimensioning© Laboratory

 

Department of Design, Housing, and Apparel

240d McNeal Hall
1985 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108-6136


(612) 624-3751
ebye@umn.edu

 

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