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Dr Kit-lun YICK
        Team Leader of Ergonomic and Inclusive Design Research Programme, AiDLab

      Associate Professor of Fashion & Textile Technology - Clothing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University



Kit obtained her PhD and joined the ITC as a lecturer in 1996. She specialises in fashion production technology and product development. She has carried out scientific studies in the areas of anthropometry measurements, comfort evaluation, and fabric thermal properties for patients in hospitals. She has been actively involved in a number of research projects in patient clothing, such as the development of a textile nest and a phototherapy eye-patch protector for neonates in hospitals, safety garments for psychiatric patients, pressure therapy gloves for burn rehabilitation, etc.

B/TEC Ordinary National Diploma in Clothing, Hong Kong, 1987
B/TEC Higher National Diploma in Clothing, United Kingdom, 1989
BA (Hons) Clothing Management and Technology, United Kingdom, 1992
PhD, Institute of Textiles and Clothing, PolyU, Hong Kong, 1996