Each semester, FSAD offers seminars on topics important to our teaching and research.  The typical audience consists of graduate students, academic staff and faculty, however these seminars are open to the general public.  Seminars are usually held on Wednesdays from 12:20 - 1:10 PM in T01 Human Ecology Building, unless otherwise noted.  Refreshments re served at noon.  For more information, contact Karen Steffy at 607-255-8605.

Fall 2018


date speaker
August 29 No Seminar
September 5 Dr. Larissa Shepherd
Material and device design for advanced fiber applications
September 12 Dr. Hamid Souzandeh
Green Filter Technology
September 19 Prof. Jooyoung Shin, FSAD, Cornell University
September 26 Tetsuya O’Hara, Gap Inc.
Gap Inc. Innovation
October 3 Prof. Nancy Deihl, Director of Costume Studies, NYU
October 10 Dr. Hwa Kyung Song, Visiting Scholar, FSAD
October 17 Christina Bates, Canadian Museum of History
October 24 Prof. Seoha Min, University of North Carolina
Striving towards sustainability and innovation in apparel design – how I pursue sustainable design practice with innovative technologies in the process
October 31 Ruby Chishti, FSAD Designer in Residence
Isness and Being: Narratives of Memory and Transformation
November 7 Prof. Sonja Salmon, North Carolina State University
Enzymes in Textile Processing
November 14 Graduate Student Speaking Competition
November 21 No Seminar
November 28 Dr. Namjung Kim, FSAD, Cornell University
December 6

Jen Keane, FSAD '11
This is Grown: Material Driven Design within the Sportswear Industry and Bio-fabricated Futures
***MVR G422***