Students used nanotechnology to create a novel, aquatic-themed board game called Cave Diver. The Cave Diver team, comprised of Aaron Appleton (M.Ed. ’21), Danielle Davis (A.B. ’21), Mike Deloge (M.Des. ’22), and Doria Spiegel (MDE ’22), focused their game around inverse opals, which are nanostructured porous materials that refract light to create structural color.
What is it like to be a Master in Design Engineering student at the Harvard Graduate School of Design? In this series of candid conversations between students, Tomi Laja (MArch II ’22) speaks with Nupur Gurjar (MDE ’21) about her journey from an architect and set designer in India to a student at the GSD, taking courses at Harvard Law, Kennedy, and Business Schools, and career paths in MDE.
Planet Bee, a startup launched by four Harvard students (Takeo Tokunari, Kelsey Burhans, Tomohito Okuda, and Jenny Jiang), is working to make the sustainable practice of traditional beekeeping a more economically attractive endeavor for people living in the rainforest.
Harvard University’s Science and Engineering Complex (SEC) has been certified by two international building certification programs as one of the healthiest, most sustainable, and energy-efficient laboratories in the world. Starting in fall 2021, the MDE studio space will be located in this complex.