The Design Studio provides space, equipment and materials for users to design, prototype, and deploy innovative technology solutions to real-world challenges. Established in 2015 under collaboration between MUBAS and Rice University's Rice 360: Institute for Global Health, with support from the Lemelson Foundation and NEST 360 consortium of funders
Hands-On. Learner-Centred. Multidisciplinary.
The Design Studio offers a variety of training workshops to educate members to integrate maker mindset and technology skillset into design projects and academic work. Members are also trained on the safe and proper use of our equipment.
The Design Studio is a significant effort to prepare multidisciplinary STEM employees and entrepreneurs for the purposes of innovation, invention and production
Tinkering and Making
Access opportunities from maker equipment to specialized working space to funding. Our makerspace is a home to a wide variety of tools and resources for prototyping and fabrication, enabling users to move through complete design processes — from initial sketch to refined prototype. Open to faculty, students, and general public regardless of previous experience and safety training.
05. Contact Us
Get in Touch with Us
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MUBAS Main Campus
Masauko Chipembere Highway
Physics and Biochemistry Building