Mirna Garza-Gonzalez

Lecturer, Industrial Design

Contact Information

Email: garzam@iastate.edu

Mailing Address

Industrial Design Department
158 College of Design
Ames, IA, 50011


2013 Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MA Sustainable Design

2006 Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico, BA Industrial Design

Research Interests

Mirna's research interests include: games and toys as tools for teaching and learning sustainable development principles and practices, and the relationship between innovation and sustainable design and development.


Mirna is teaching the Junior studios for Industrial Design (IndD 301 and IndD 302) in which students learn systematic design methodologies and advanced concepts in Industrial Design.