Welcome to Mechanical Engineering at Grand Valley State University
Mechanical Engineering (ME) is the oldest and broadest engineering, focusing on the production, transfer, and manipulation of energy and matter, through innovative systems, machines, and methods, for the benefit of humanity.
Our mission is to equip students with the scientific and technical background, the experiential and professional training, and the problem-solving skills, needed to enable them to perform with excellence, and lead, in their engineering careers, and in changing the world into a better place. GVSU-ME offers accredited programs at the Bachelor and Master levels, leading to entry into the full ME range of careers, from Graduate Studies and R&D to Industrial and Manufacturing careers, and; from Nanotechnology to Aerospace applications. Cooperative education and project-based education are two of the main strength elements of the ME program at GVSU. The program offers electives in the areas of:
Machine Design, Energy and Fluids, Control and Automation, and Emerging Technologies (e.g. Alternative Energy, Human Biomechanics, Nanotechnology, etc!).
Fall 2015 EGR 345 Semester Project Demonstrations
Mechanical Engineering Chair
Wendy Reffeor, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Office Address: 335 Kennedy Hall of Engineering
Phone: (616) 331-6010