Dr. Mark Yim named Faculty Director for the Design Studio at the new Tangen Hall

August 31st, 2020

Tangen Hall will house the Venture Lab, a new Penn-wide hub for entrepreneurship and innovation; the Design Studio, a facility for design and prototyping that will be accessible to all Penn students; the Integrated Product Design master’s program, jointly run by Penn Engineering, the Weitzman School of Design, and the Wharton School; and the Weiss Tech House which used to be in GRW/Levine Hall.

Dr. Mark Yim, the Asa Whitney Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of the GRASP Laboratory is the inaugural Faculty Director for the Design Studio. Mark will be responsible for the creation of the Design Studio, which will include programming for student and maker spaces that will be used by students across campus. 

Read more about the plans for the new Tangen Hall facility in Penn Today.