Juyeon Park is an associate professor in the Department of Design and Merchandising at Colorado State University and associate professor of environmental and occupational health (physical activity and healthy lifestyle concentration) at the Colorado School of Public Health. She also is a faculty affiliate of the CSU Energy Institute. She leads the Human Factors Product Innovation Lab, and co-directs the Human Body Dimensioning Facility.
Her research program centers on technology-based functional product development and human factors design, with an overarching goal to improve human health and well-being. Her current projects include a) the development of personal protective equipment for firefighters, military, law enforcement officers, and health care workers; and b) novel applications of 3D virtual technology for behavioral health promotion and first responder training.
Her scholarship has internationally been recognized by the International Textile and Apparel Association’s (ITAA) Rising Star Award (2013), LECTRA Outstanding Design Award for Best Use of Technology (2010), and ITAA Award for Excellence in Design Developing Using Draping (2009).
She received her B.S. from Seoul National University in South Korea, M.S. from Iowa State University and Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota.