MIT MAD's Design Fellows tackle global challenges to create a more equitable future for all. Pulling from different corners of design, they explore solutions in fields such as sustainability, health, mobility, urban planning, social justice, or education.
About the Fellowship Program
Their projects include prototyping last-mile mobility solutions, exploring coastal resilience adaptation, designing sensory data interfaces to help patients and doctors, or optimizing 3D-printable structures with exceptional properties.
Nature-based Designer, Environmental Engineer
Mechanical Designer, Engineer
Computer Scientist, Mathematician, Human-Centered Designer
Bioastronautics / Medical Engineer, Space Technology Designer
Cognitive Neuroscientist, Interdisciplinary Designer, Mechatronic Engineer, Multi-Instrumentalist Folk Musician
They are MIT MAD's inaugural cohort. Their projects include engineering deployable water desalination systems, improving prosthetic care, creating urban agricultural gardens, designing multi-sensory data, or finding ways to use recycled plastics to 3D print homes.