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Maria Sipos

Assistant Professor

Interior Design

School of Visual and Built Environments

202H Roosevelt Hall



  1. M.A. in Interior Design, College of Art, Wayne State University, MI
  2. B.S. in Interior Design, Eastern Michigan University, MI
  3. B.S. in Architecture, Romania

Professional Summary

Interests and Expertise

Residential design, Workspace design, Healthcare design
History of furniture and interiors, Professional practice


IDE 111 Human Factors and Universal Design
IDE 131 Theory 01
IDE 121 Materials and Components
IDE 210 Studio III
IDE 220 Studio IV
IDE 222 History of Interiors
IDE 310 Studio V
IDE 420 Studio VIII
IDE 422 Professional Practice
IDE 690 Thesis Research/ Project
NEOCON summer courses in Chicago
Design Competition based studios and elective courses

Selected Publications

Selected Presentations

Professional Memberships and Affiliations


Awards and Patents

Outstanding Faculty Award 2007

Additional Information

Maria Sipos is Assistant Professor of Interior Design in the School of Engineering Technology. She has 15 years of professional experience in the US mostly in corporate design and for the last 10 years she has taught Interiors both at Eastern Michigan University and Lawrence Technological University. While at EMU, in 2007, she received the Outstanding Faculty Award for exemplary dedication and service. She is a member of ASID and NCIDQ.