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AWARDED

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

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AWARDED

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

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AWARDED

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

Scholarship - for her "Hardwater Parka" concept.

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FEATURED

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

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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.

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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.

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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.