Sibei Xia got her Ph.D. in Textile Technology Management from NC State University in 2018. She also has a Master of Computer Science in Data Science Track. She will join Louisiana State University, Dept. of Textiles, Apparel Design, and Merchandising in Fall 2019. Her research focuses on designing customized apparel products (function-oriented, fit-oriented, and aesthetics-oriented) and increasing customer’s satisfaction through product development and innovation, emerging textile and apparel technologies, and artificial intelligence.