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  • Funding from the Ignite 9 scheme at the University of Leeds  (University of Leeds, 2018-2019)

  • Development of Communication Skills for Multidisciplinary Research-Transferable Skills Activity, – Co-Investigator (University of Leeds, 2014).

  • 3-year Ph.D. scholarship: School of Design University of Leeds  

  • Future Form, Sponsored by Jotta Magazine, The Trafalgar Hotel Window display, The Trafalgar Hilton Hotel, London, (19.02.2010~23.05. 2010)

  • Selected for CASAMICA’ Talent Scouting: Milan Design Week, September (Italy, 2009)

  • Selected for the CSM Contemporary Collection 2009: Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design, London Art and Design University (UK, 2009)

  • Konkuk University, Postgraduate School of Design Prize (South Korea, 2005)

  • Korean Fine Arts Association, Runner-up, Category: Textile Craft (South Korea,2004)

  • Korea new art festival, Special Selection Award, Category: Textile Craft (South Korea,2004)

  • Busan Textile Design Contest, Special Selection Award (South Korea,2000)

  • Sunmi Design Contest, Special Selection Award (South Korea,2000)

  • Jinju Silk Design Contest: Runner-up, Textile design (South Korea,2000)



Professional development for research and scholarship


External Appointments

  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy (2016-Present)

  • Member of Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (2016-current)

  • Member of the Academy of Marketing (2017-Present)

  • Member of the Korean Society of Crafts (2006-Present)

  • Member of the Korean Textile Design Association (2006-Present)

  • Committee Member of the Korean Society of Knit Design (2015-Present)



  • Coding the Body: Apexart, New York, USA, Exhibited ‘Dress with wall hanging-Variable dimensions’, organised by Apexart, Leah Buechley (Associate Professor at the MIT Media Lab), (2014/03/19 ~ 2014/05/10).

  • Asian Cultural Heritage toward Future, Gyeonghuigung of Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Exhibited printing Artwork’,(2013/11/15 ~ 2013/11/21).

  • Asian Cultural Heritage toward Future,Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts, Tianjin, China, Exhibited printing Artwork’,(2013/10/14 ~ 2013/10/21).

  • Asian Cultural Heritage toward Future,National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Yunlin, (2013/09/27 ~ 2013/10/03).

  • Asian Cultural Heritage toward Future, Joshibi Art Museum, Sagamihara, japan, (2013/08/08 ~ 2013/08/10).

  • Today’s Textile Art & Design, Bupyeong History Museum, Incheon, South Korea, (20/03/2013~27/03/2013).

  • Architectural Colour Clash, Geneva Palexpo Switzerland, The World’s Leading Nonwovens Exhibition, INDEX 11, Exhibited three scarves design organised by University of Leeds, School of Design, (2011/04/12 ~ 2011/04/15).

  • The Bridges Coimbra: Exhibited three scarves design, Mathematical Connections between Art, Music and Science Conference in Coimbra, Portugal, (2011/07/27 ~ 2011/07/31).

  • Blood, Sweat, and Fears (BS&F), 65/67 Broadwick Street, Exhibited interactive installation with fashion design products, (2010/03/16 ~2010/03/21).

  • Future Form, Sponsored by Jotta Magazine, The Trafalgar Hotel Window display, The Trafalgar Hilton Hotel, London, (19.02.2010~23.05. 2010).

  • ‘Warp Factor 09’, Tokyo Design Centre, Exhibited fashion & textiles works, Japan, (2009/10/13~2009/10/19).

  • ‘Warp Factor 09’, Museum of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, China, (2009/10/29 ~ 2009/11/01).

  • ‘Warp Factor 09’, Lethaby Gallery, Central Saint Martins, London, (2009/11/06 ~ 2009/12/18).

  •  ‘Thirst – a strong and eager desire for something’, Beldam Gallery, Brunel University London, (2009/11/18 ~ 2010/01/26).

  • ‘Gwangju Design Biennale’, Exhibited textile design installation, South Korea, (2009/09/18 ~ 2009/11/04).

  • ‘Tent London’- Is this textiles? The Truman Brewery, London Design Festival, (2009/09/21 ~ 2009/09/25).

  • ‘UP All Night’ Exhibition, Central Saint Martins, Innovation gallery, London, (2009/09/21 ~ 2009/09/26).

  • Textile futures Graduates Exhibition, Is this Textile? Central Saint Martins, Southampton Row, London, UK, (2009/06/18 ~ 2009/06/30).

  • United Design, Salone satellite, ‘Salone Del Mobile, the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Milan Design Week, Italy, (2009/04/22 ~ 2009/04/27).

  • Samsonite Future Travel project exhibition, Central Saint Martins,Southampton Row, London, UK, 2008.

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