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Prof. Li Li’s research interests include design thinking, functional textile design, and advanced manufacturing. She has strong collaboration with various local and international companies. Her research outcome is highly recognized by both academia and industry, generating a great impact on fashion business. With her achievement, she has won 29 prestigious international awards, including the Golden Award of the 46th and 47th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva for two consecutive years and faculty award for outstanding achievement 2019/20 – Individual research. Moreover, Prof. Li has responsible for over 20 design projects and enable her to acquire 5 outstanding professional services awards, including the Highest International/Non-local Consultancy Award and Most Active Consultant Award. Technologies have also been filed trademarks for CN, EU, US, and HK, and 9 licenses have been purchased, adopted, and promoted by industries companies. Technologies have been employed by the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, and the Vivienne Tam 2018 Fashion Show. She has successfully guided 11 research students (2 M.Phil. and 9 Ph.D.), and currently guiding 1 on-going M.Phil. and 3 on-going Ph.D. students.

Prof. Li has also committed herself to serve the education community as a specialist member of the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ); as well as Design Admission Panel Members and Mentor (DAP) for the Hong Kong Design Centre’s Design Incubation Programme (DIP) under the SAR Government’s CreateSmart Initiative (CSI). She is Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. Executive Committee of IFFTI. 

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Arts in Fashion and Textile Design, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Doctor of Philosophy, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


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