School of Engineering News


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.

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.

STEPS Introduces Girls to Engineering

June 9, 2016

More than 80 middle school girls get a chance to experience engineering for four days at a camp on Grand Valley's campus. This camp includes hands-on projects as well as enrichment classes like aerodynamics and 3-D printing

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