Our exemplary  team of designers, thinkers, scientists, engineers, and creators.

 
 
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Auna Godinez

Senior in Renewable Materials of Art & Design at Oregon State University. Aspires to travel internationally spreading the joy and knowledge of woodworking. She feels that the need to spread the sustainable potential structural capability and unique beauty of wood is a critical point. Thru-hiking, earth art, and creative cooking are a few of her favorite pastimes.


Nilu Amali

Senior in Product Design and an Art minor at the University of Oregon. A tactile oriented artist whose interests lie at the intersection of craft and design, believing that collaboration builds the best solutions.

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Claudia Andersen

Junior in Renewable Materials of Art & Design at Oregon State University. In her free time she likes long walks in the forest, looking at pretty wood, and metalworking. She’s currently interested in furniture design and creative science education.


Jina Choi

Senior in Product Design at the University of Oregon. Friendly, highly motivated, detail-oriented, energetic individual. Loves traveling and outdoor activities. 

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Forest Giardina

Sophomore in Chemical Engineering at Oregon State University where he thrives in mathematics. His current research concentration is the photo-catalytic activation of titanium dioxide using a Fresnel lens for degradation of dairy effluent. He loves woodworking, cycling, soccer, design and maintenance & repair of any and all objects.


Nick Clark

Senior in Product Design, University of Oregon

9/10 doctors would hire me. 

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Cole Waddington

Junior in Renewable Materials of Marketing & Management at Oregon State University. He currently works for a timber company located in Coos County and plans to be hired on full-time upon graduation. He enjoys hunting and fishing in his free time.


Andrew Zielinski

Senior in Product Design at University of Oregon. A connector and collaborator that is interested in studying the point of interaction between people and the world of objects that we live in through design.


Quinton Anderson

Senior in Renewable Materials of Marketing & Management at Oregon State University. He hopes to use his knowledge of renewable materials and wood science to work in the field of research and development of musical instruments, specifically guitars, to find new technologies to improve the detection of tonal qualities before the instrument is built and in depth building processes for maximum efficiency and effectiveness.


Tracie Jackson

Senior in Product Design at University of Oregon. Looking to incorporate her Native American cultural background into present day design. 


Cameron Salvitelli

Junior in Renewable Materials of Art & Design at Oregon State University. He loves trees, wood, and banging things with wood on the OSU Drumline. He works on the student logging crew year round. He enjoys machining with wood and designing with CAD programs.


Cédric Ben Güttmann

Senior in Product Design at University of Oregon. Family first, motivated, creative, and dedicated.

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Melissa Glenn

Senior in Renewable Materials of Art & Design at Oregon State University. Currently working as a research assistant within the College of Forestry and a multitude of projects; including a collaborative furniture design line with a local business, Wood Castle. Enjoys drawing, photography, and spending time with her friends.


Will Phelan

Senior in Product Design at University of Oregon. Hoping to combine his love for the outdoors with my passion for high quality gear to provide people with the necessary products to explore the world to their fullest capacity.

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Kelly Currans

Senior in Renewable Materials of Science & Engineering at Oregon State University. Head of student employment at the campus recreation center, intern at a local wood scanning software firm, and partial research technician. Loves embroidering, cycling, and painting her nails. Aspires to be an avid woodworker and to design with her own furniture line.


Aileen Tran

Senior in Product Design and a Business minor at University of Oregon. Designing to create a better environment. 

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Gunnar Hanson

Senior in Product Design at University of Oregon. Extremely involved and interested in the wild world around us. Eventually hope to be helping others enjoy the outdoors by creating and/or progressing safe, affordable high end gear.


Gordon Fleenor

Dreamer, Innovator, Father. Non-Traditional Senior in Product Design at University of Oregon. My first career was in the manufacturing sector: Aerospace and Nuclear Power. Longtime furniture maker.


Warren Mead

Senior in Product Design at University of Oregon. 

Maker, thinker, and Senior in Product Design and Jewelry/Metal Smithing at University of Oregon. Loves the intricacies of design, food, and culture. Hopes to be challenged to grow in his work.

 

 


Heather Higgins

Senior in Product Design at University of Oregon. I’m utilizing state of the art programs and technologies to communicate my own ideas and participate in the changing face of manufacturing.

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Taro Unterburger

Senior in Product Design at University of Oregon. Motivated to make the world a better place through accessible and innovative design solutions.

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Ethan Ouimet

Senior in Product Design at University of Oregon. A curious lifelong learner who loves to explore emerging tech and dig deep to develop functional, aesthetic, and sustainable solutions.

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Kai Cowie

Senior in Product Design at University of Oregon. Armed with the knowledge of proper proportions. Interests lie in aerodynamics, sports gear, and nature.

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Ruth Fore

Wood Science & Engineering Instructor at Oregon State University and Product Design Instructor at University of Oregon. 

ruth.fore@oregonstate.edu