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Michael Laut

Assistant Professor of Practice


Michael is an Assistant Professor of the Practice at NC State’s College of Design, where he teaches courses on industrial design ideation, and digital design and rendering techniques at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Michael is also the founder of Laut Design in Raleigh, NC ( He holds both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Industrial Design from NC State’s College of Design. His experience in user-centric product and brand development ranges from military and defense applications to biomedical devices, consumer electronics, and many other categories.