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Department of Design

Academic Staff

Dr CHAN Man Hin, Eve

Teaching Fellow

Email evechan@vtc.edu.hk

Dr CHAN Man Hin, Eve

Dr Eve Chan is a scholar from the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi). She earned her PhD in Fashion and Textiles Marketing and Merchandising from the Institute of Textiles and Clothing, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HKPolyU) in 2009. Prior to joining THEi, Dr Chan was Research Fellow at the Hong Kong Community College of the HKPolyU and Visiting Lecturer of the Hong Kong Design Institute. In terms of her professional experience, she had served as Global Business Controller and Manager of the internationally renowned fashion company, H&M. Dr Chan possessed extensive industrial experience in buying, merchandising, marketing and retailing before commencing her academic career. 

 

Currently, Dr Chan is managing several competitive research projects in international trade of fashion and textile, location analysis of production in the belt and road initiative as well as econometric modelling. She has successfully collaborated with local and international fashion brands and apparel companies in carrying out research projects. Her research findings, which have generated an impact on the fashion and textile sector, are recognized by both academia and industry. Her publications include book chapters, papers in major peer-reviewed journals and international academic conferences. Dr Chan is the author and editor of the book entitled “Belt and Road Initiative - Collaboration for Success”, which is about the integration of econometric technique and artificial intelligence into the fashion and textile industry.

 

Dr Chan is the recipient of various research awards, including the best research paper award in an international conference - the 14th Asian Textile Conference (ATC-14) in 2017. She had been invited to be the keynote speaker, conference committee member, session chair and reviewer of several international conferences. 

TEACHING AREAS

  • Final Year Dissertation
  • International Trade in Textiles & Clothing
  • Fashion Marketing and Management
  • Fashion Business Foundation
  • Supply Chain Management

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Fashion & Textile Marketing & Merchandising

    Institute of Textiles and Clothing

    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Fashion & Textile Marketing & Merchandising 

    Institute of Textiles and Clothing

    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
  • Student Exchange programme

    School of Fashion Design and Merchandising

    Kent State University, Ohio, USA

 

EMPLOYMENT

  • Lecturer/Project officer

    Clothing Industry Training Authority, Hong Kong
  • Project Manager

    H&M HENNES & MAURITZ (FAR EAST)LTD.
  • Business Controller

    H&M HENNES & MAURITZ (FAR EAST)LTD

RESEARCH, ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS, PUBLIC LECTURES

Refereed Journal Papers

Chu, W.C.A., Chan, M.H.E., Cheung, J. and Nguyen, H-O. (2019), Looking back to look forward: Setting future research agenda for international business in Textiles and Clothing industry, Journal of International Logistics and Trade, 17(1): 21-32.

 

Chan, M.H.E., Ho, C.K.D., Yip, T.L., Cheung, J. and Gunasekaran, A. (2019), The Belt and Road Initiative's impact on Textile and Clothing Supply Chains in Asia: Views from Hong Kong Industrial Stakeholders, International Journal of Applied Business and International Management, 4(2): 9-16.

 

Chan, M.H.E., Chu, W.C.A., Lau, Y.Y., Ho, C.K.D. and Nguyen, H.O. (2018), What are the opportunities for manufacturing in the “one belt one road” initiative? The case of Hong Kong’s textiles and clothing sector, Journal of Textile Engineering & Fashion Technology, 4(6): 355-360.

 

Lau, Y.Y., Chan, M.H. E. and Nguyen, H.O. (2017), Assessing the Displacement Effect of Exports with Gravity Trade Model: China’s Textile and Clothing Case and OBOR Implications, Journal of International Logistics and Trade, 15(1): 19-32.

 

Chan, M.H., Eve; Au, K.F. and Sarkar, M.K. (2008), Antecedents to India’s Textile Exports: 1985-2005, International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management, 1(3): 265-276.

 

Au, K.F. and Chan, M. H., Eve (2008), Economic, Social and Policy Determinants of EU-5 and American Apparel Imports: A Gravity Model Analysis, International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, 1(3): 33-48.

 

Chan, M.H., Eve and Au, K.F. (2007), Determinants of China’s Textiles Export: An analysis by gravity model, Journal of Textile Institute, 98(5), 463-469.

 

Conference Proceedings

Ho, C.K.D., Chan, M.H.E., Cheung J. and Patal, C. (2019),  Predicting Asia’s Clothing Trade with USA within the Belt and Road Initiative Using Neural Network, The 2019 International Conference of Project Management (ICPM), Association of International Business & Professional Management (AIBPM), Manado, Indonesia, 21-22 September 2019.

 

Ho, C.K.D., Chan, M.H.E., Gunasekaran, A. and Yip, T.L. (2019), An Extended Gravity Model Analysis of Hong Kong’s Clothing Trade: Implications for Managing Global Supply Chains Under The “Belt and Road” Initiative, Academy of International Business (AIB) 2019 Copenhagen Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, 24-27 June 2019.

 

Cheung, L.J. and Chan M.H.E. (2019), The Impact of Competition-based Learning on Enhancing Students’ Motivation, Engagement and Professionalism: A Case Study of Fashion Design Undergraduates in Hong Kong, conference proceedings of International Conference on Applied Education, Technology and Innovation (AETI 2019), Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi), 16-18 April, 2019.

 

Chan, M.H.E., Ho, C.K.D., Yip, T.L., Cheung, J. and Gunasekaran, A. (2019), Evaluating the impact of the Belt and Road Initiative for Textile and Clothing companies in Asia, The 2019 International Conference of Project Management (ICPM), Association of International Business & Professional Management (AIBPM), Bali, Indonesia, 5-6 April 2019.

 

Chan, M.H.E., Chu, W.C.A., Gunasekaran, A., Yip, T.L. and Cheung, J. (2018), Exploratory Research Evidence of Challenges and Opportunities Perceived by Textiles & Clothing Companies in One Belt One Road Countries, AIB Oceania 2018 Research Symposium Conference, Department of Management and Marketing, University of Melbourne, 16-17 November 2018.

 

Cheung, L.J., Lau Y.Y., Chan M.H.E. and Ho C.K.D. (2018), How Can Design Competitions Enhance Students' Learning Motivation and Professionalism? A Case Study of Fashion Design Undergraduates in Hong Kong, Asian Conference on Education (ACE2018), 13-15 October, 2018, Tokyo, Japan

 

Chan, M.H.E., Chu, W.C.A., Lau Y.Y, Ho, C.K.D. and Nguyen, H. O. (2018). What Opportunities from the “One Belt, One Road” Initiative for Manufacturing? The Case of Hong Kong’s Textiles and Clothing Sectors, Belt and Road Initiative 2018 - Connectivity in Asia: Trade, Transport, Logistics and Business, 24-26 June 2018, School of Business and Management, RMIT University, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. 

 

Chu, W.C.A., Chan, M.H.E., Cheung, J. (2018), A Review of the determinants of Textile and Clothing bilateral trade flow, Belt and Road Initiative 2018 - Connectivity in Asia: Trade, Transport, Logistics and Business, 24-26 June 2018, School of Business and Management, RMIT University, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. 

 

Chu, W.C.A. and Chan, M.H.E. (2017), A Retail Gravity Model for Selecting the Optimal Store Location, World Transport Convention: Green and Integrated Development through Innovations, 3-6 June 2017, Beijing, China.

 

M. H. Eve Chan, Y.Y. Lau, W. C. Alice Chu and C.K. Danny Ho. (2017),  How can Hong Kong Help to Develop the Professional Supply Chain Service of Textiles & Clothing Industries under the “One Belt One Road” Initiative?, World Transport Convention: Green and Integrated Development through Innovations, 3-6 June 2017, Beijing, China

 

M. H. Eve Chan, W. C. Alice Chu, C.K. Danny Ho and Y. Y. Lau. (2017), The Impact on the Growth of China Clothing Exports towards Asian Developing Countries, the 14th Asian Textile Conference (ATC14): Disruptive Innovations for Textiles and the Supply Chain”, 27 - 30 June 2017, Hong Kong

 

Lau, Y.Y., Chan, M.H. E. and Nguyen, H.O. (2016), Assessing the Displacement Effect of Exports with Gravity Trade Model: China’s Textile and Clothing Case and OBOR Implications. OBOR Conference, 1-2 December 2016, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

 

Book Chapters

Chan, C.T. Forrest, Cheung L., Jenny and Chan M.H. Eve (2019), The Impact of Competition-based Learning on Enhancing Students’ Motivation, Engagement and Professionalism: A Case Study of Fashion Design Undergraduates in Hong Kong. Applied Degree Education and the Future of Work – Education 4.0, Springer [Accepted for publication]

 

Au, K. F. and Chan, M.H., Eve (2010), The Impact of Social, Economic Variables and Logistics Performance on Asian Apparel Exporting Countries. Innovations in Supply Chain Management for Information Systems: Novel Approaches, 8, 204-215

ACADEMIC AWARDS AND OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS

Research Award

 

Winner of the Best Paper Award: Fashion Design & Business (2017), The Impact on the Growth of China Clothing Exports towards Asian Developing Countries, the 14th Asian Textile Conference (ATC14), 27-10 June, 2017, Hong Kong

 

Funding and Grant Records

 

Competitive Grant

 

Co-Investigator. Development of Renewable Energy for Decarbonising and Modelling Sustainable Transport and Logistics Operations in Smart Cities of Greater Bay Area, 2019 Round of Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong, Collaboration Research Grant (CRG), HK$3,015,000. (UGC/IDS(C)14/B(E)01/19, Duration: 36 months)

 

Principal Investigator. Modelling Country Attractive Factors that affect Hong Kong’s Textiles and Clothing Trade Potential with One Belt One Road Countries. 2017 Round of Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong, Faculty Development Scheme (FDS), HK$ 476,990. (UGC/FDS25/B01/17, Duration: 18 months)

 

Research service contribution

 

Invited Presentation (Opening Keynote Speaker)

 

2019 Manado International conference of Project Management (ICPM), 21-22 September 2019. Tourism, Economic and Applied Technology in Economy 4.0

 

Topic: The Future of Asian Textiles & Clothing Factories in the Age of Unsettling Political and Economic Environment: Strategies and Policy Responses to Belt and Road Initiative

 

Reviewer of publication

 

Reviewed Journal papers for the following publication:

 

International Journal of Applied Business and International Management

International Journal of Work Organization and Emotion

Journal of Sustainable Development of Transport and Logistics

Textile Research Journal

FIIB Business Review

 

Reviewed Conference papers for the following events:

 

Academy of International Business (AIB) Copenhagen Conference 2019

International Conference of Project Management (ICPM) Bali, Indonesia, 2019

International Conference of Project Management (ICPM) Manado, Indonesia, 2019

 

Organizing Committee Member and Session Chair of International Conference

 

Being an organizing committee member and session chair at the International

Conference of Project Management (ICPM) 2019, 21-22 September, 2019, Manado, Indonesia

Chairing a session at the Academy of International Business (AIB) Copenhagen Conference 2019, 24-27 June, 2019, Copenhagen, Demark

Being an organizing committee member and session chair at the International

Conference of Project Management (ICPM) 2019, 5-6 April, 2019, Bali, Indonesia

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Textiles and Clothing Marketing and Management
  • International Trade in Textiles & Clothing
  • Econometric Modelling