Email Lists

  • Declared Product Design should already be receiving important emails from “” — if not, contact Renée Chao
  • — prospective PD majors can subscribe to this interest list for occasional updates on events and ways to learn about the major.
  • — a general mailing list about design topics broadly at Stanford. This list is not maintained by the department.

Student Groups

  • Design For America (DFA)
  • Stanford Women In Design (SWID)
  • Engineerings for a Sustainable World (ESW)


  • The Product Realization Lab (PRL) – campus making hub
  • Room 36 (in basement of Huang, part of PRL) – rapid prototyping room
  • To learn more about maker spaces on campus, visit Stanford Makerspaces


Stanford Software Licensing has software packages for students, including:

  • Solidworks
  • Matlab
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Windows

Summer / Research Opportunities