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Dr. Yip, Joanne graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Textile Technology (with first class Honors) from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and obtained her PhD at the same university. Her PhD study is Low Temperature Plasma and Excimer Laser Treatments on Polyamide. Prior to joining the university, Joanne had worked in Rice University in the US as a visiting researcher to conduct instrumental experiments. She has published more than 100 referee and conference papers in Textile and Material Science Journals. She had also worked in the intimate apparel Industry and therefore particular familiarizes material knowledge, quality requirements and production techniques used in the market. Currently, Dr. Yip is Associate Professor teaching intimate apparel and activewear courses in PolyU and her research interests include functional garments for scoliosis, new materials and technology, surface treatments on textiles, moulding or seamless techniques used in Intimate Apparel and Activewear.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor of Science in Textile Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Doctor of Philosophy, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


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  • Champion

    Yip, Yiu Wan (Recipient), 26 Feb 2020

    Prize: Prize (research)

  • Gold Medal with the Congratulations of Jury

    Yip, Yiu Wan (Recipient), CHEUNG, Mei Chun (Recipient), KWOK, Garcia Hin Chun (Recipient), CHAN, Alvin Toong Shoon (Recipient), Yick, Kit Lun (Recipient), TSE, Chi Yung (Recipient), NG, Sun Pui (Recipient) & CHAN, Ming Fai (Recipient), Mar 2017

    Prize: Prize (research)

  • Faculty Award for Outstanding Achievement

    Chiou, Jia-chi (Recipient), Kan, Chi Wai (Recipient), Lo, Kwan Yu (Recipient), Yip, Yiu Wan (Recipient), Yung, Ka Fu (Recipient), Guo, Hai (Recipient) & Lam, Ching (Recipient), 24 Jun 2020

    Prize: Honorary awardHonorary award (research)

  • Gold Medal

    Yip, Yiu Wan (Recipient), Yick, Kit Lun (Recipient), TSE, Chi Yung (Recipient), LIU, Pak Yiu (Recipient), Ng, Sun Pui (Recipient), YUEN, Chun Wah Marcus (Recipient), Law, Ka Ming (Recipient), CHAN, Toong Shoon (Recipient), YU, Xiaochuan (Recipient) & Cheung, Mei Chun (Recipient), Apr 2015

    Prize: Prize (research)

  • Gold Medal

    YUEN, MARCUS CHUN-WAH (Recipient), Yip, Yiu Wan (Recipient), CHUI, CHUNG-HIN (Recipient), Kan, Chi Wai (Recipient) & CHEUK, KEVIN KA-LEUNG (Recipient), Apr 2012

    Prize: Prize (research)