School of Engineering News


College of Engineering and Computing earns grant for combined degree program

August 25, 2020

Grand Valley's Padnos College of Engineering and Computing has been awarded a nearly $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Building the Future

February 19, 2020

Growing up spending a lot of time working in the garage with his dad, Johnathan Otterbein, Class of 2020, has been interested in how things work from a young age. Because of this, it only made sense that he chose to be a mechanical engineering major.

Faculty, students conduct solar energy research

December 10, 2019

Engineering faculty members Heidi Jiao and Chris Pung are conducting research on coatings to protect solar panels. Power from the sun is driving new innovative research, thanks to a partnership between the university Photo Credit: Kendra Stanley-Mills

Grand Valley student engineers build custom swing for child with special needs

November 25, 2019

Sarah Truax, right, smiles as her daughter, Alexis, rides in a custom-built swing made by Grand Valley engineering students. Photo Credit: Tony Packer

Engineering students help build costumes for children at Mary Free Bed hospital

October 28, 2019

Grand Valley engineering students worked to build custom Halloween costumes for current and former patients at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital. Photo Credit: Sarah Anderson

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 8, 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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