MDes Student Cohorts

 

“The cohort and the group of people we have put together is dynamite and I expect it will be like a chemical reaction.  It will be exciting to see what happens when you get together!”
Kyle Steinfeld, Associate Director, MDes. 


 

 


MDes Student Cohort Fall 2023

Our third cohort of 47 students joins the program in Fall 2022 and will graduate in December 2023. They are 57% female and 43% male. 77% of the class are international students and represent 6 different countries and locations from around the world – including Canada, China, Colombia, Ghana, India, South Korea, and the United Kingdom. 6% of the class identify as underrepresented minority (URM).The backgrounds and experiences of the third cohort span many fields and practices from industrial design, architecture and engineering to computer science, cognitive science, art, history, integrated design, textile technology, business and innovation and advertising.

 


MDes Student Cohort Fall 2022

Our second cohort of 37 students joined the program in Fall 2021 and will graduate in Fall 2022. They are 72% female and 28% male. 49% of the class are international students and represent 8 different countries and locations from around the world – including Argentina, China, Hong Kong S.A.R., India, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan and Turkey. 21% of the class identify as underrepresented minority (URM) and the ethnic diversity among the US students is African American/Black (5%); American Indian (3%), Chinese/Chinese American (16%), Japanese/Japanese American (3%), Latin American/Latino (3%), Mexican/Mexican American (5%), Turkish (3%), and White/European descent (11%).

The backgrounds and experiences of the second cohort span many fields and practices from design, architecture and engineering to anthropology, cognitive science, art, physics, interdisciplinary studies, textiles, business and innovation.