MDP 2023 Waitlist Application Now Open!

Additional positions for 2023 MDP projects may become available anytime between November 10 and the add/drop deadline of Winter term.

Design Expo Late Registration


If you missed the November 4th deadline, don’t worry! Late registration will be open until 11/30,

or whenever we run out of spaces…so be sure to sign up ASAP!

What We Offer

Providing students with multidisciplinary research and design opportunities for credit.

Current MDP Students

Purchasing, reimbursement, summer funding, and travel booking resources.


Connecting organizations with University of Michigan students to solve real world problems while enhancing student understanding of the engineering design process.


Advancing faculty research, mentoring students, and making connections with industry partners.

MDP Highlights

Student highlights, faculty news, and factoids.

Who We Are

Students representing 11 different colleges and schools from across the University work together on professional design projects.

Projects We Offer

We offer three types of professional projects for students: Faculty Research, Corporate & Partner-Sponsored, and Student Organization Teams.