EC.720 D-Lab: Design

Class Info

Addresses problems faced by underserved communities with a focus on design, experimentation, and prototyping processes. Particular attention placed on constraints faced when designing for developing countries. Multidisciplinary teams work on long-term projects in collaboration with community partners, field practitioners, and experts in relevant fields. Topics covered include design for affordability, manufacture, sustainability, and strategies for working effectively with community partners and customers. Students may continue projects begun in EC.701. Enrollment limited by lottery; must attend first class session.

This class has 2.670 as a prerequisite.

EC.720 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by A. B. Smith and M. McCambridge.

Lecture occurs 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in N51-350.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, EC.720 was rated 5.8 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the MIT Courses site or on the EC.720 Stellar site.

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