School of Engineering News
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)
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
October 25, 2017
GVSU engineering students transform power-chairs into Halloween costumes at Mary Free Bed.