Faculty and Staff

Juyeon Park, Ph.D.

Juyeon Park

Associate Professor
314A Gifford
(970) 491-4104


Ph.D. University of Minnesota
M.S. Iowa State University
B.S. Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

Teaching Emphasis

  • Product Development
  • Human Factors in Design
  • Research Methods

Research Emphasis

  • Human Factors for Functional Product Development
  • 3D Body Scanning and Virtual Reality
  • Obesity, Body Image, and Health Promotion
  • Human-Centered Sustainable Energy Solutions
  • Wearable Techology and Smart Materials

Human Factors Product Innovation Lab

Research and Scholarship (selected)

Park, J. (2017). Emotional reactions to the 3D virtual body and future willingness: The effects of self-esteem and social physique anxiety. Virtual Reality. Advanced Online Publication. DOI:10.1007/s10055-017-0314-3

Park, J, & Langseth-Schmidt, K. (2016). Anthropometric fit evaluation of firefighters’ uniform pants: A sex comparison. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 56, 1-8. DOI:10.1016/j.ergon.2016.08.011

Park, J. (2016). Self-determination and motivation for bariatric surgery: A qualitative study.Psychology, Health and Medicine, 21(7), 800-805. DOI:10.1080/13548506.2015.1131996

Park, J. (2015). The meanings of physical appearance in patients seeking bariatric surgery. Health Sociology Review, 24(3), 242-255. DOI:10.1080/14461242.2015.1051080

Park, J., & Cozza, M. (2014). Research trends in measurement of quality of life following bariatric surgery: Emerging interest in appearance. Bariatric Surgical Practice and Patient Care,9(4), 160-168. DOI:10.1089/bari.2014.0035

Curwen, L., & Park, J. (2014). When the shoe doesn’t fit: Female consumers’ negative emotions. Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management, 18(3), 338-356. . DOI:10.1108/JFMM-12-2012-0078 .

Park, J., Morris, K., Stanard, C., & Hamilton, W. (2014). Design for many, design for me: Universal design for apparel products. The Design Journal, 17(2), 267–290. DOI:10.2752/175630614X13915240576103

Park, J. (2013). Gauging the emerging plus-size footwear market: An anthropometric approach. Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, 13(1), 3-16. DOI:10.1177/0887302X12469291

Curwen, L. G., Park, J., & Sarkar, A. (2013). Challenges and solutions of sustainable apparel product development: A case study of Eileen Fisher. Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, 31(1), 32-47. DOI:10.1177/0887302X12472724

Park, J., & Curwen, L. G. (2013). No-pain, no-gain?: Dissatisfied female consumers’ anecdotes with footwear products. International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology, and Education, 6 (1), 18-26.

Park, J., Kim, D., & Sohn, M. (2011). 3D simulation as an effective instructional tool for enhancing spatial visualization skills in apparel design. International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 21(4), 505-517. DOI:10.1007/s10798-010-9127-3

Awards, Recognitions, Grants, and Competitions (selected)

2017 Paper of Distinction (Social/Psychological Aspects Track). International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA).

2013 Rising Star Award. International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA).

2013 Tenure-Track Faculty Teaching Excellence Award. College of Applied Human Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.

2010 LECTRA Outstanding Design Award for Best Use of Technology, International Textiles and Apparel Association (ITAA)

2009 ITAA Award for Excellence in Design Developing Using Draping, International Textiles and Apparel Association