September 2019 - Find out about Ideation alum Dr. Qifang Bao’s work on encouraging sustainable user behavior through design:

July 2019 - The 7th edition of Product Design and Development by Ulrich, Eppinger, and Yang has just be released, with updated content and new industry-based case studies, and new ways to adopt.

May 2019 - Find out more about 2.729/EC.2719 D-Lab: Design for Scale, taught by Harald Quintus-Bosz, Sorin Grama, Kate Bergeron of Apple, and sponsored by Maria Yang in a new video by John Friedah:

6/7/18 MIT News talks about recent research at MIT MechE in Computation and AI, including at the Ideation Lab. 

10/31/17 Ideation alumni Justin Lai, a faculty in Engineering and Robotics at the Punahou School in Hawaii, is helping launch their new program in Design Technology and Engineering and new Learning Commons

3/13/17 Maria Yang named MacVicar Faculty Fellow, to be awarded on MacVicar Day, March 17th, 2017.

6/8/16 Ideation graduate student Ned Burnell profiled by MIT News: "Using engineering savvy to improve product designs
From windmills to software, graduate student Ned Burnell creates better tools."

4/13/16  Maria Yang receives Bose Award for Excellence in Teaching from the MIT School of Engineering. 

12/9/15 An Eye for Design from the Ideation Lab featured on MIT homepage.

9/14/15 - Ideation student Michael Stern, Maria Yang and Neri Oxman's Mediated Matter Group research project on 3D printing with transparent glass featured in MIT News and theVerge

5/12/15 - 2.00B Toy Product Design final PLAYsentations featured by the MIT News Office. Terrific job, Toy Designers!

11/14/14 - Design project 1 of 2.00 Introduction to Design featured in a full page photo layout in the MIT Tech.

11/12/14 - New paper on future directions for bio-inspired design spotlighted by ASME Journal of Mechanical Design.

9/29/14 - VIDEO: Maria Yang featured by MIT News Office and the Mechanical Engineering Department, spotlighting a new video on her work in design.

9/28/14 - VIDEO: Neil Armstrong on EngineeringNational Academy of Engineering FOE/FOEE Alumni Category Winner, created by Jorge Cham, co-produced by Maria Yang.

8/29/14 - VIDEO: Maria joins the Mechanical Engineering faculty in taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

7/18/14 - Ideation Master's student Michael Stern wins MIT Carl G. Sontheimer Prize for exceptional creativity and innovation in design for his work on a novel 3d printer for glass.

5/19/14 - Maria @ IBM's new Designcamp in Austin, TX 

5/13/14 - Maria Yang receives the Capers and Marion McDonald Award from the MIT School of Engineering

3/31/14 - Maria Yang awarded the Ruth and Joel Spira Excellence in Teaching Award by the MIT School of Engineering.

3/28/14 - Maria Yang named recipient of the ASEE Fred Merryfield Design Award

1/29/14 - Maria Yang and Mike Stern launch design workshop at Ferrari, S. p. A in Maranello, Italy

11/25/13 - Maria Yang elected to ASME Fellow.

11/19/13 - First Design Project from 2.00 Introduction to Design appears in the MIT Tech.

11/17/13 - Discover Product Design 2013 featured on Kirsten Lim's MIT admissions blog.

09/18/13 -  Catch photos of Discover Product Design 2013, courtesy of Emma Feshbach!

09/06/13 - Ideation lab featured in MechEConnects article on innovation at MIT.

08/29/13 - Ideation Best Paper Award featured in MIT News.

08/29/13 - PhD Candidate Jesse Austin-Breneman and Maria Yang's work on Design for Micro Entrepreneurship featured in

08/11/13 - A new paper on a framework for Designing for MicroEntrepreneurship by PhD Candidate Jesse Austin-Breneman and Maria Yang featured on MIT News Homepage, and in Science DailyR&D News and the Digital Manufacturing Report..

08/10/13 - "The Influence of Timing in Exploratory Prototyping and Other Activities in Design Project" by Anders Haggman, Tomonori Honda, and Maria Yang awarded Best Paper at the 2013 ASME Design Theory Methodology Conference in Portland, OR in August 2013.

03/19/13 - Maria Yang gives speaks on early stage design at the University of Pennsylvania Mechanical Engineering Seminar Series

02/20/13 - Justin Lai discusses Ideation's work on getting engineers to create portfolios, featured on Seelio blog. 

01/25/13 - Maria Yang is a featured speaker at the Inaugural xDesign event at Harvard University, jointly sponsored by the Harvard Business School and the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

08/24/12 - DPD in the MIT Tech newspaper. 

04/25/12 - Full-length feature article on 2.009 Product Engineering Processes in the MIT Technology Review.

05/11/12 - MIT gives Maria Yang the Institute wide Earll Murman Award for Undergraduate Advising.

02/17/12 - New BostonInno article explores the Ideation Lab

01/11/12 - Discover Product Design featured in a BostonInno article. 

02/15/11 - FlatRat revealed during Ring Premiere. 

09/28/10 - How do Freshmen Eye Design?  DPD featured in MIT Alumni Office blog.

09/21/10 - Photo narrative of Discover Product Design showcased on Core77. 

09/21/10 - The Boston Globe RAW features Discover Product Design photos. 

An Eye for Design, photo by  Bryce Vickmark

An Eye for Design, photo by Bryce Vickmark

Doug Powell, Studio Lead at IBM Design, and Maria Yang in Austin, TX, May 2014

Maria P., Mike Stern, Maria Yang, and Mirko Boccalatte at Ferrari Headquarters, Jan. 2014

Designing for MicroEntrepreneurship by Jesse Austin-Breneman and Maria Yang featured on MIT homepage, August 2013.

Maria Yang speaking at xDesign Conference at Harvard, Jan 2013