AWARDED

Congratulations to Jessie Silbert for receiving the ITAA 2020 French European Innovative Design Award for her "Shelter in Place Convertible Poncho" project.

AWARDED

Congratulations to Kyle Forsdick for receiving the ITAA 2020 French European Innovative Design Award for his "Fjord Sub Zero Protective Wakeboarding" wetsuit.

AWARDED

Congratulations to MC Smith - 2nd year SPD student for winning the ITAA Innovative Design

Scholarship - for her "Hardwater Parka" concept.

FEATURED

Dr. Susan Sokolowski wrote an article for The Conversation on cool touch T-shirt materials. Follow the link below to read more.

FEATURED

Recent SPD graduate, Jenny Null, was featured in an article by the Outdoor Women's Alliance on her capstone project, redesigning uniforms for female park rangers.

AWARDED

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.

FEATURED

​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.