Engineering

GVSU named a Top Midwest University, Best Value, Most Innovative by U.S. News & World Report

Grand Valley State University has again been named a top university in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report. In the "2021 Best Colleges" rankings, Grand Valley is ranked third overall for Top Public Regional Universities in the Midwest and eighth for Most Innovative Schools in the Midwest.

Sep 14, 2020


Society of Women Engineers creates educational videos for students learning at home

When COVID-19 interrupted conventional learning for students across the country, many groups and educators worked to create virtual resources for students to continue learning. Grand Valley's Society of Women Engineers was one of those groups, creating a variety of educational and instructional videos for the Padnos College of Engineering and Computing's YouTube channel that show how to do experiments at home, while exploring the concepts behind them. 

Jun 15, 2020


Engineering, occupational safety and health step up with creation, donations of protective equipment for health care workers

Grand Valley students, faculty and staff are donating and creating medical personal protective equipment for health care providers in short supply.

Mar 25, 2020


Coolers, air quality maps and more on display for PCEC project day

A robotic cooler that uses GPS to follow its owner and a computer visualization of air quality in Grand Rapids were just two of more than a dozen different projects that were showcased at the Padnos College of Engineering and Computing's Fall 2019 Project Day.

Dec 5, 2019


Grand Valley student engineers build custom swing for child with special needs

A group of Grand Valley engineering students recently delivered a custom-built electric swing to an area family to help their daughter with special needs.

Nov 25, 2019


Engineering students help build costumes for children at Mary Free Bed hospital

Several Grand Valley State University engineering students were part of a large volunteer effort to provide custom-made Halloween costumes for several dozen children who are current or former patients at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital. 

Oct 28, 2019


Engineering students race for 29th annual Wooden Shoe Regatta

About 70 Grand Valley engineering students raced 1/12 scale sailboats at the School of Engineering's Annual Wooden Shoe Regatta on July 31. 

Aug 1, 2019