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Fan Jintu

Fan Jintu, Ph.D
Department Chair of Department of Fiber Science & Apparel Design, Director of Cornell Institute of Fashion and Fiber Innovation (CIFFI), Vincent V.C. Woo Professor, and Morgan Sesquicentennial Faculty Fellow at Cornell University.He won "Highest Honorary Fellow” title of the Textile Institute in 2010, "International Award" of Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2005, and the "Gold Award" of the 32nd Geneva International Invention in 2004. Moreover, he was the first person who invented sweating fabric thermal manikin “Walter”, which is known as the biggest breakthrough in thermal manikin technology during the past 20 years.He serves as a fellow at Royal Academy, the Hong Kong Institute of Textile and Apparel, and the Textile Society. He also serves as a visiting professor at University of Sydney in Australia, Shinshu University in Japan and Technical University of Liberec in Czech Republic.