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

applied Medical Device Institute at GVSU awarded $500k grant for medical device manufacturing study

January 18, 2019

The grant will allow aMDI, in collaboration with MediSurge and Carbon, Inc., to create production-grade medical devices that can be safely implanted into and under the skin, which isn't currently possible due to existing materials used for prototyping.

GV students take on NASA's Micro-g NExT project

November 12, 2018

The GVSU team has risen to the challenge of designing a mini-arm end effector, which is essentially a tool that will be attached to the end of a robot arm

aMDI develops system to reduce hospital infections

November 08, 2018

A group of Grand Valley State University students has developed a series of devices for a Michigan-based company that addresses a common problem for health care workers: keeping hands sanitized and clean.

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.

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