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Department of Design

Academic Staff

Dr CHAN Ah Pun, Arthur

Teaching Fellow

Email arthur.chan@vtc.edu.hk

Dr CHAN Ah Pun, Arthur

Dr. Arthur A.P.Chan obtained his PhD in 2005 in the Institute of Textiles and Clothing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Dr. Chan has a strong commercial background and corporate management experience in fashion retail operations in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong regions. He was employed as a General Manager from the company of SMAB in fashion retail business operations and an Independent Non-executive Director of the listed company of Grand Concord International Holding Limited before joining THEi. Dr. Chan also has a strong industrial background on intimate apparel manufacturing, he was an Operations Manager for ACE Style Intimate Apparel Limited and managed over 5,000 staffs on intimate apparel production and mold pad production in China. He was also a visiting lecturer, the taught subject was the Apparel Technology, in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

TEACHING AREAS

  • China Retail and Marketing Strategy
  • Living with Sustainable materials
  • Men’s Tailoring

QUALIFICATIONS

2005 Doctor of Philosophy, Institute of Textiles & Clothing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University  
2000

Bachelor of Art in Clothing Studies, Institute of Textiles & Clothing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

(First Class Honor)

1997 Diploma in Clothing Technology and Management, Kwun Tong Technical Institute

 

 

EMPLOYMENT

2012-2015

General Manager

SMAB (Hong Kong) Limited
2011-2016

Independent of Non-Executive Director

Grand Concord International Holding Limited

2009-2012

Executive Director

Miracle International Cooperation Limited
2006-2009

Operations Manager

ACE Style Intimate Apparel Limited

2005-2006

Production Manager

Tavistock (Spring) HK Limited

(Under ACE Style Group)
Sept 2016 - Dec 2016

Part-time Lecturer

Department of Design, Faculty of Design and Environment

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

Subject: Dissertation I

Sept 2009 - Aug 2011

Visiting Lecturer

Institute of Textiles & Clothing

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Subject: Apparel Technology II

RESEARCH, ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS, PUBLIC LECTURES

Referee Journal

  • A.P.Chan, J.Fan and W. Yu., Prediction of Men’s Shirt Pattern Based on 3D Body Measurements, International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology, 2005, Vol.17, No 2., p100-108

  • J. Fan and A.P.Chan, Prediction of Girdle’s Pressure on Human Body from the Pressure Measurement on a Dummy, International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology,2005., No.1., p6-12

  • A.P.Chan, J.Fan and W. Yu., Men’s Shirt Pattern Design Part II: Prediction of Pattern Parameters from 3D Body Measurements, Sen’I Gakkaishi, 2003, Vol.59, No.8., p328-333

  • A.P.Chan, J.Fan and W. Yu., Men’s Shirt Pattern Design Part I: An Experimental Evaluation of Shirt Pattern Drafting Methods, Sen’I Gakkaishi, 2003, Vol.59, No.8., p319-327

  • A.P.Chan and J.Fan, Effect of Clothing Pressure on the Tightness Sensation of Girdles, International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology,2002, Vol.14, No.2, p100-110

Conference Papers

  • A.P.Chan, J.Fan and W. Yu., Prediction of Men’s Shirt Pattern Based on 3D Body Measurements, AUTEX Conference in France 2004

  • A.P.Chan, J.Fan and W. Yu., Garment Pattern Design Based on Human Body’s Anthropometric Data, TI Conference in Egypt 2001