Michael P. Murphy

Co-Founder and Executive Director
MASS Design Group

Michael Murphy is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of MASS Design
Group. In addition to leading the design and construction of the Butaro
Hospital in Rwanda, which opened in January of 2011, Michael’s firm
MASS has been the recipient of the 2010 Design Futures Council
Emerging Leaders Scholarship, chosen as one of Fast Company Magazine’s
“Masters of Design” and awarded as a Metropolis Magazine 2011 “Game
Changer”. MASS was recently selected as a finalist for MoMA PS1’s 2011
Young Architects Program and was honored alongside IDEO’s CEO Tim
Brown for its contribution to the field of design at the Horace
Havemeyer III State of Design Event. Michael has taught courses on
design for infection control with Harvard University’s School of
Public Health and has been an associate professor at Clark University.