May Ren


May Ren
Rochester Institute of Technology
2021 Northeast District Student Merit Award Finalist 
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Yaxin May Ren is an international student from Beijing, China studying industrial design at Rochester Institute of Technology. 

May has multiple industry experiences, including at Mattel Fisher-Price, Gain Life from Harvard Innovation Labs, Rich Products, and more. May strives to change the paradigm, deliver the unexpected, and design for good. May focuses on designing human-centric products to make a positive impact. May values being kind, empathetic, and acquiring new knowledge.

Outside of being an industrial designer, May enjoys cooking for other people, collecting (hoarding) packaging, and stopping to chat with strangers.