Welcome to the School of Engineering

The School of Engineering provides unique educational opportunities for students interested in engineering concepts and their practical application at both the undergraduate and masters levels. Our mission is to prepare students to assume engineering positions in industry with the potential to advance to leadership positions. All undergraduate programs are accredited by ABET

All of our programs feature hands-on approaches to learning the dynamic discipline of engineering. All undergraduate majors participate in a three-semester co-op program where the student gains a year of full-time, paid experience in industry. Almost two-thirds of our courses have laboratory components and many include industry-sponsored projects. The bachelor’s degree programs culminate in interdisciplinary team-based projects, which are again, predominantly industry-sponsored.

Our graduate programs are flexible and designed to deepen your expertise, offering opportunities for both the working professional, and the student seeking a more traditional, full-time research-based experience. Engineering is a profession whose practitioners have values embodied in a creed and code of ethics.

School of Engineering News

aMDI Works with Holland Firm to Develop a Spine Surgical Training Model

November 12, 2017

A Holland based firm believes they have an invention that will revolutionize the way spinal surgeons are trained, and GVSU's aMDI (applied Medical Device Institute) is assisting in the design process.

Engineering Students Help Create a Unique Halloween at Mary Free Bed

October 25, 2017

GVSU engineering students transform power-chairs into Halloween costumes at Mary Free Bed.

Grand Valley joins statewide partnership to support automated vehicle technology

October 16, 2017

Grand Valley State University has joined a statewide partnership that focuses on training the next generation of high-tech talent who will work to advance automated vehicle technology.

GVSU students test device at NASA

June 15, 2017

Engineering students from Grand Valley State University recently returned from a trip to NASA's Johnson Space Center, where they tested a device they built for astronauts to use during future space missions.

Using Sunlight to Save Lives

September 21, 2016

A group of students designed and built three portable solar-powered systems for a hospital in a rural part of the southeastern African country of Malawi.

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