Students enjoy access to facilities across The School of Design, The School of Engineering, and The Wharton School. Through computer labs in The School of Engineering and The School of Design, students have access to the latest versions of Adobe Creative Suite, as well as a variety of 3D modeling programs, including Solidworks, Rhino, AutoCad, and Maya.

IPD Studio

  • Integrated Product Design Program
  • Towne B12
  • Philadelphia, PA 19104-6315
  • Phone: 215-746-1818

Students will spend a significant amount of time in the IPD studio. The studio acts as a center for community and collaboration and includes ample desk space, whiteboards, supplies, and computers with both Solidworks and Rhino.


The Penn Design Fabrication Lab


The "Fab Lab" is the main workshop for IPD students. It includes a full woodshop, worktables, a machine shop, and an expert staff. The Fab Lab also offers digital fabrication tools, including three laser cutters and two CNC mills. It's located on the 4th floor of Meyerson in The School of Design.


General Robotics, Automation, Sensing and Perception (GRASP) Laboratory

  • GRASP Laboratory
  • Levine Hall 4th floor
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • 3330 Walnut Street
  • Philadelphia, PA 19104-6228
  • USA
  • Phone: 215-898-5814

The GRASP Lab integrates computer science, electrical engineering, and mechanical engineering in a vibrant, collaborative environment.


Wharton Entrepreneurial Programs

  • The Wharton School
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • G21 Jon M. Huntsman Hall
  • 3730 Walnut Street
  • Philadelphia, PA 19104-6340
  • Phone: 215.898.5887
  • Fax: 215.898.2598

Students have access to many WEP activities, including The Wharton Business Plan Competition, The Venture Initiation Program (VIP), The Wharton Small Business Development Center, and the Entrepreneur in Residence Program.


Weiss Tech House:


A student run "hub of technological innovation", Weiss offers resources for students who plan to launch innovative technologies to market. Some of their programs include Penn Vention, Penn Launch, Innovation Fund, and Innovation Week.