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About D-Lab

D-Lab is a program at MIT that fosters the development of appropriate technologies and sustainable solutions within the framework of international development. D-Lab's mission is to improve the quality of life of low-income households through the creation and implementation of low cost technologies. D-Lab's portfolio of technologies also serves as an educational vehicle that allows students to gain an optimistic and practical understanding of their roles in alleviating poverty.

D-Lab classes published in MIT OpenCourseWare include

  • SP.721 Development, Dialogue and Delivery
  • SP.722 Development, Design and Dissemination
  • SP.723 Disseminating Innovations for the Common Good
  • SP.784 Wheelchair Design in Developing Countries