students discussing computer model rendering
students discussing computer model rendering on white board
Students working in research labs


MIT Classes
Hosted by the IDC

The IDC offers space for a wide range of classes spanning the unique design work at MIT.

FALL 2018

6.81 — Engineering Interactive Technologies: Stefanie Mueller

3.007/22.03 — Design Thinking in Nuclear Engineering: Mike Short & Elsa Olivetti

4.021 — Design Studio: How to Design: Skylar Tibbits & Maroula Bacharidou

4.500 — Introduction to Design Computing: Larry Sass

2.980/2.98 — Sports Technology - Engineering and Innovation: Peko Hosoi & Christina Chase

22.033 — Nuclear Systems Design Project: Zach Hartwig

4.411/EC.713 — D-Lab Schools - Building Technology Laboratory: Les Norford

MIT Bootcamps

May 2018

The MIT Bootcamps team hosted a 25 participant Internet of Things program at the IDC, using the garage space to host interactive lectures and labs. Students developed projects that sense, connect, infer, and act, with access to the IDC’s shop space and hardware and electronic prototyping tools supporting their efforts. Learn more.

Spring 2018

2.S983 — Sports Technology: Engineering & Innovation: Peko Hosoi & Christina Chase

2.739/15.783 — Product Design and Development: Maria Yang 

4.501 — Creative Design Prototyping: Larry Sass 

4.511 — Advanced Topics in Digital Fabrication: Larry Sass 

4.032/4.033 — Design Studio: Information & Visualization 

4.141/4.142 — How to Design (Almost) Anything: Skylar Tibbits

2.00C/1.015/EC.746 — Design for Complex Environmental Issues: Ari Epstein and Libby Hsu  

The Integrated Design & Management Master's Program's core curriculum is taught at the IDC. 


FALL 2017

4.032/4.033 — Design Studio: Information and Visualization: Richard The 

4.500/4.512 — Introduction to Design Computing: Larry Sass

6.S063 — Engineering Interactive Technologies: Stefanie Mueller

22.033/22.33 — Nuclear Systems Design Project: Zach Hartwig

The Integrated Design & Management Master's Program's core curriculum is taught at the IDC. 


Design Workshops

For our Industry Members, the IDC offers workshops, bringing together multi-disciplinary teams of faculty, researchers and staff along with industry colleagues to provide radical design research on relevant industry topics. This transformational approach to innovative design research on industry challenges will allow academia and industry to collaborate to bring solutions to market.