D-Lab: Design

D-Lab: Design Voya Sol team, 2018.
D-Lab: Design Voya Sol team, 2018.

Addressing problems faced by underserved communities with a focus on design, experimentation, and prototyping processes.

 

Particular attention is placed on constraints faced when designing for developing countries. Topics covered include design for affordability, design for manufacture, sustainability, and strategies for working effectively with community partners and customers. Students may continue projects begun in D-Lab: Development (EC.701).

Team & Projects

Multidisciplinary teams work on semester-long projects in collaboration with community partners, field practitioners, and experts in relevant fields.

Read blog post about the course by co-instructors Jerome Arul and Sorin Grama!

Course Information

Instructor
Jerome Arul, Sorin Grama
Semester Offered
Spring
Lecture Location
N51-350
Lecture Times
MW3:30-5
Units (credit hours)
3-0-9
Class Size
30
Grading
A/B/C/D/F