The University of Oregon has been a participant of the Woolmark Performance Challenge since its inception in 2018, and – incredibly – seven of its students have been selected as finalists across the
Woolmark interviewed Susan Sokolowski, Founding Director and Professor of the Sports Product Design Graduate Program, to learn more about the program and gain insights into their approach to
Carly’s system of apparel under the athlete’s dry suit specifically tailored to the female body, providing
superior support, strategic insulation, and light protection using 100% Merino wool won the 2020
Woolmark Performance Challenge + Helly Hansen Internship
Congratulations to Gabi Lorenzo for receiving a 2022 WiST Fellowship!
The WiST Fellowship program provides meaningful work experience, in the sports tech industry by strategically pairing students with partner companies.
AHFE paper titled “Investigation of 3D Functional Grip Shape to
Design Products for Dog Walking and Hiking,” written by Dr. Susan Sokolowski, Jenny Null and Chrissy Bettencourt won a best paper award at the 2020 annual conference.
UO SPD Founding Director and Associate Professor Dr. Susan Sokolowski and Emeritus Dr. Karen LaBat from the UMN wrote an article about at-home COVID face mask materials selection, fit and design.