Professor Gibson has taught undergraduate subjects on mechanical behaviour of materials, structural engineering and fluid mechanics, as well as service learning freshman seminars on biomimicking and the engineering of trees. She has taught graduate subjects on mechanical behaviour of materials and on cellular solids. This year, she is teaching a new graduate subject 3.36 Cellular Solids: Structure, Properties and Applications (Spring 2012). 3.36 is also open to senior undergraduates (listed as 3.054).