• Students working in lab

    Alexandra Ferguson working in a biology lab with John Stahl left, and Dr. John Jellies

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  • Steel Bridge Welder

    Real-World Skills

    Internships, co-ops, study abroad, design-build competitions. Our students do what they learn.

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  • 2016 Corporate Engineering Challenge at the Air Zoo in Kalamazoo

    More than 150 aspiring and enthusiastic young female engineers participated in the 2016 Corporate Engineering Challenge at the Air Zoo in Kalamazoo, sponsored in part by the Society of Women Engineers and the organization's student chapter at WMU

  • WMU engineers in the spotlight at Michigan International Auto Show

    Ramin Mirshab, left, and Conner Knepley, display the WMU Formula vehicle at the Michigan International Auto Show

    SAE in the spotlight
  • Steel bridge team

    Teams participate in steel bridge, concrete canoe competitions

    ASCE Competition 2016

Engineers help shape the future

Annual bike race to be held on WMU's Parkview Campus

Registration is open for Western Michigan University's 11th annual BTR Park Bike Race, set for Saturday, July 9, on the Parkview Campus, home to the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Read more.





WMU research team wins grant to study impact of speed on crashes

A team of three researchers from Western Michigan University has been awarded a $161,802 grant from the Michigan Department of Transportation to study whether changing speed limits on Michigan interstate freeways has had an impact on crash types and severity. Read more.





Entrepreneurial engineer wins $10,000 Brian Patrick Thomas Award

Joshua Teo, a graduate student research assistant studying mechanical engineering, received the $10,000 award for his invention Durabilika, an interactive cloud-based durability analysis software. Read more.





Motorcycle safety device earns top spot at annual pitch competition

Jacket360, an invention from a Western Michigan University electrical engineering student designed to improve motorcycle safety, clinched the top spot and $1,700 at the fourth annual K.C. O'Shaughnessy Business Pitch Competition and Showcase held March 24. Read more.





Girl Scouts are "Engineers for a Day"

Two dozen Girl Scouts from area troops had a chance to “Be an Engineer for a Day” on a recent Saturday morning at WMU’s College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Read more. 




93 percent—College of Engineering and Applied Sciences students graduating with a bachelor's degree report a 93.1 percent post-graduate success rate.

The College of Engineering and Applied Sciences focuses on giving you a solid classroom foundation with exceptional hands-on experiences. We have state-of-the-art resources housed in a $100 million high-tech facility and close interaction with business and industry.

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