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IDS-Spring’18 Applications are open

With support from the METU Technopolis and sponsored by industry and NGOs, METU Design Factory provides training, equipment and infrastructure to interdisciplinary student teams for collaborative design projects. IDS brings students from different disciplines together in interdisciplinary teams to develop innovative products.

IDS-Spring’18 will be conducted as an elective course offered to all departments in 2018 Spring semester.

For further information about IDS-Spring’18 please visit this page.


IDS-Fall’17 Closure Ceremony

Closure Ceremony for IDS-Fall’17 will be on January 19, 2018 at Design Factory. Please register using the link:


IDS-4 Closure Ceremony

Closure Ceremony for IDS-4 will be on 9 June 2017 at Design Factory. Please register using the link:

15:00 – Opening
15:15 – Project Presentations
16:30 – Thanks to our Partners
16:45 – Coctail and Exhibition

IDS-4 Technology Partner
ODTÜ Teknokent A.Ş.



Prof. Oussama Khatib visited METU Design Factory

Oussama Khatib, Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University visited METU Design Factory just before his seminar titled OCEAN ONE: A ROBOTIC AVATAR FOR OCEANIC DISCOVERY at Department of Electrics and Electronics Engineering. Known for his research on methodologies and technologies in human-centered robotics including humanoid control architectures, human motion synthesis, interactive dynamic simulation, haptics, and human-friendly robot design, Professor Khatib will present his recent findings between 14:00-15:30 at Sevim Tan auditorium.