School of Engineering News


Engineering Faculty Move to Endowed Chair, Director Positions

January 11, 2016

Wael Mokhtar has been named the new director of the School of Engineering. Diane LaFreniere has been named the new James R. Sebastian Endowed Chair in Engineering Cooperative Education and Educational Development.

GVSU Engineering Graduate Student Guides Young Engineers Through STEM Event

January 1, 2016

Engineering graduate student, Natasha Sirrine, mentors young students on engineering principles.

GVSU Research Aims to Increase Mobility for Children with Disabilities

December 15, 2015

Grand Valley State University students conducted a unique study to decipher if power mobility training results in changes to the range of EEG (electroencephalogram) activity of children who have multiple and severe disabilities.

Reaching for the Stars: Laker Student Obtains Second NASA Internship

November 18, 2015

Amanda Stark, 35, is currently finishing up her second internship at the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.

Science Channel Tests Michigan Coffeemaker's Toughness Claim

November 3, 2015

GVSU Product Design and Manufacturing student, Andrew VanWylen, is currently working on his third co-op rotation at Oxx Inc. in West Michigan.

Engineering and Nursing Graduate Students Win Entrepreneur Pitch Competition

October 28, 2015

Kathryn Christopher from the Engineering master's program and Brianna Taylor from the Nursing doctoral program won $5000 at the Entrepreneur-You Plan and Pitch competition sponsored by the Michigan Women's Foundation.

Padnos College School of Engineering Ranked in Top 50 Best Engineering Programs

September 9, 2015

Along with Grand Valley State University being named a top university in the Midwest and a best value by U.S. News & World Report, the School of Engineering was ranked 46th for �Best in Undergraduate Engineering� programs.

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