80% of the earth's inhabitants are not considered by designers of infrastructure, goods, and services.

Dream / design / develop / discover / deliver / do something that matters.


Everyone must play a role in elevating the quality of life for all while ensuring future generations can thrive. This starts with better education, the courage to serve others, and the ability to envision new solutions.

The programs within Michigan Tech's D80 Center provide many education, service and research opportunities for students, staff, and faculty interested in gaining valuable professional experience while making a difference in the lives of others today.