Welcome to the Padnos College of Engineering & Computing!

The Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Seymour & Esther Padnos College of Engineering & Computing (PCEC) offers undergraduate programs in computer information systems, engineering, and occupational safety and health management. Graduate programs are offered in applied computer science, engineering, and the professional sciences. The college also provides courses in support of non-engineering and computing students through a variety of minor programs.

Specific information on the admission, curriculum, and graduation requirements can be found in each program section below, or you can take a virtual tour of our Pew Grand Rapids Campus and Allendale Campus. The School of Computing & Information Systems is based on the Allendale Campus, while the School of Engineering, the Occupational Safety & Health Management Department, and the Professional Science Masters Programs are based on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus. 

Questions about your course schedule or program requirements? Contact our team of professional advisors!

 



Why Choose the Padnos College of Engineering and Computing?

Dedicated Student Support
Dedicated Student Support
Experiential Learning
Experiential Learning
Expert Faculty
Expert Faculty
Unique Industry Partnerships
Unique Industry Partnerships
State-of-the-Art Facilities
State-of-the-Art Facilities
Highly Qualified Graduates
Highly Qualified Graduates

ASEE Diversity Recognition Program Bronze Award

The Padnos College of Engineering & Computing is proud to have received the Bronze Level Award from the American Society for Engineering Education for the 2019 ASEE Diversity Recognition Program.


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PCEC News

Computer Science Professor Advises Local Schools after Zoom Meeting Hack

September 11, 2020

Computer Science professor, Vijay Bhuse, advised local schools to use caution when using Zoom because the platform is vulnerable to cyber-attacks.

PCEC Faculty Articles Available in Prominent Publications

September 10, 2020

Dr. Princewill Anyalebechi, Dr. Blake Ashby, and Dr. Bogdan Adamczyk have recently had their work published in major journals and magazines in their fields.

Computer Science Alum Receives 40 Under 40 Recognition from Grand Rapids Business Journal

September 03, 2020

Joshua Hulst, Computer Science alum, was recognized by the Grand Rapids Business Journal as a 40 Under 40 recipient.

Engineering Alum Receives Homegrown Hero Award

August 31, 2020

School of Engineering alum, Stephen Wierenga, was recently recognized by the Allendale Rotary Club, receiving the Homegrown Hero Award for his contributions to the community.

PCEC Welcomes New Employees

August 28, 2020

We are excited to have several new team members in the Padnos College this year!

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