Apparel Design College of Design


ELIZABETH BYE, Professor, Department Head

Co-director, Human Dimensioning© Laboratory
office:  240 McNeal Hall
phone:  612-624-3751   


Scholarly Interests: Wearable product design center: Innovations studio, sizing and fit, technology/tradition, human factors in the design of wearable products.


office:  351 McNeal Hall  
phone: 612-625-1219


Scholarly Interests: aesthetics; sustainable apparel design; history & material culture; fashion trends; cross-cultural influence on design; socio-psychological aspects of clothing


LUCY DUNNE, Associate Professor, Program Director

Co-director, Wearable Technology Lab
office: 356 McNeal Hall
phone: 612-626-5901


Scholarly interests: wearable technology, smart clothing, bio-sensing, wearable human- computer interaction, wearability. Focus on user-oriented wearable design of garment- integrated techologies for context awareness and device interface.


LINSEY GRIFFIN, Assistant Professor

Co-director, Human Dimensioning© Laboratory

office:  266B McNeal Hall

phone: 612-301-1351



Scholarly interests: medical and protective wearable product development; anthropometrics, sizing and fit; textile and material application; interdisciplinary product development processes


BRAD HOLSCHUH, Assistant Professor

Co-director, Wearable Technology Lab

office: 354 McNeal Hall

phone: 612-624-3210



Scholarly interests:  wearable technology, active materials, space suit design, extravehicular activity/bioastronautics, human factors design and engineering, medical devices


Part-time Faculty


LINDSEY STRANGE, Teaching Specialist



Scholarly Interests: Apparel design & construction, fit and alteration, technical design, sweater production, and costume design





Scholarly Interests:  Vintage clothing market, dress history and aesthetics, textiles, and consumer behavior






Contact Information

College of Design

Saint Paul Offices

32 McNeal Hall, 1985 Buford Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108

P: 612-626-9068 | F: 612-625-1922

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Minneapolis Offices

101 Rapson Hall, 89 Church St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-626-9068 | F: 612-625-7525

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