Owen Foster

Chair, industrial design


  • B.L.D., Auburn University
  • B.E.D., Auburn University
  • M.I.D., Auburn University


Leading study-abroad programs in Ireland/UK and Taiwan; the ability to share his passion with other cultures and overcome barriers through the design process was an extremely rewarding experience

Awards, recognitions and honors

Unselfish Contribution Award, Auburn University


Tau Sigma Delta Honor Society, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Industrial Design Society of America

Publications and Presentations

"Design Approach for Youth Sports Equipment: Designing for the Children"; the aim of this study was to prove that through design children have a greater potential for enjoyment and success in the sport they choose to pursue