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
Create Change with Innovation
The innovation culture is heating up as people in business, higher education and the public sector are using design to create change. We offer learning experiences and innovation opportunities for professionals, educators, and students from beyond MUBAS.
Innovative Solutions for Real-World Problems
Explore a variety of projects from students and faculty that were created in the Design Studio. Hopefully, this provide some sense of what can be done in the space as well as inspire future work
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
Looking to get in touch or interested in working together with us? Find us here!
MUBAS Main Campus
Masauko Chipembere Highway
Physics and Biochemistry Building