• Julianna Buck with robot

    One engineer's dream

    2022 Presidential Scholar Julianna Buck wants to create something from nothing.

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    Challenging courses let you pursue new and innovative knowledge in engineering design, manufacturing and management systems.

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    Launch your career

    9 of 10 Broncos are employed quickly, working in their field in jobs they like.

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Business hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. You may also schedule an appointment or contact us via phone or WebEx. Please call (269) 276-3351 with further questions.

The Department of Engineering Design, Manufacturing and Management Systems has 18 tenured and tenure-track faculty, and more than 260 students at the bachelor's, masters and doctoral levels. There are three undergraduate degrees, one master’s degree and one doctorate offered. Graduates from our programs are employed in a wide variety of positions in both manufacturing and service industries. Several departmental minors are offered in plastics, automotive, cast metals and manufacturing. Students may also take other approved minors. 

  • Beltowski and Washburn

    Senior Design Conference. It’s a time for College of Engineering and Applied Sciences’ students from all disciplines to showcase their work, share fresh perspectives and develop new systems. Each semester, graduating seniors present projects they have worked on for an entire year—projects that are sponsored by industry partners, non-profit organizations or faculty members conducting research.

  • Bright, Kaczmar

    Members of WMU's chapter of Engineers Without Borders shared their love of STEM and language with a group of Kalamazoo English as a Second Language students, spending three days exploring concepts. “I wanted to show the students that STEM is a fun and interesting area to explore and study,” explains WMU student Andy Kaczmar.