LAKERS TOGETHER: Grand Valley is preparing for successful learning experiences when classes resume on Aug. 31. Learn more about the plan for fall in this handbook.
Academic advising for Engineering majors is conducted by the Padnos College of Engineering and Computing Advising Center. Click the button shown to visit the Advising Center's website to view current and previous academic years' program plans.
Biomedical engineers bring together science, medical knowledge, mathematics and creativity to make a profound difference in people's lives. They are innovators who develop novel medical devices and artificial replacement components for the human body.
This fascinating area of medicine explores innovative solutions for disorders, injury and other conditions affecting every system of the human body. Biomedical Engineering continuously uncovers approaches for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, for patient rehabilitation, and better health overall. The possibilities for improving people's lives are endless in the sector of Biomedical Engineering.
Computer engineers are innovators whose designs enhance people's lives. They integrate electrical engineering with computer science to analyze and solve problems involving computers. Thereby, they can design, build, and test versatile computer equipment such as computer chips, the next smart phone, tablet, and embedded systems to control myriad machines, from sophisticated vehicles to jet aircraft.
Electrical engineers are innovators whose designs enhance people's lives. They integrate the fields of electromagnetics, digital signal processing, and power systems to analyze and solve problems involving electric and electronic systems. Thereby, they can develop a wide range of electrical and electronic technologies for myriad applications, such as power generation and delivery, smart phones and tablets, aviation and aerospace systems, and electric vehicles.
Engineering graduates from this program are innovators whose designs enhance people's lives. Students can focus their studies in engineering fields that cut across traditional majors and can encompass other disciplines. These fields often emphasize emerging technologies, such as nanotechnology, advanced materials, and alternative and renewable energies. Students can study according to flexible plans that reflect individual interests.
Mechanical Engineering prepares engineers to offer a wide spectrum of scientific based applications to serve critical human needs. Mechanical engineers design and build innovative machines and systems to handle energy generation, transfer, and utilization in applications ranging from machines which directly enhance individual human motion to systems enhancing an entire industry.
Product design & manufacturing engineers are innovators whose designs enhance people's lives. They integrate new concepts and prototypes and devise methods and systems to develop desirable products, from design and planning to production and delivery, for a globally competitive marketplace.