• 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

Entrepreneurial engineer wins $10,000 Brian Patrick Thomas AwardJoshua Teo

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

Cody Middleton

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"WMU student helping girl scout

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.



Civil engineers to have Chi Epsilon chapter at WMUChi Epsilon logo

WMU’s Civil and Construction Engineering Honor Society was officially initiated as the 138th chapter of Chi Epsilon, the National Honor Society for Civil Engineering in the United States, when 15 memberswere inducted into the newly approved chapter Sunday, April 24. Read more.



Stryker challlenge bot

WMU wins bronze in 6th Stryker Engineering Challenge

A team of WMU engineering students finished third out of seven teams in the most recent Stryker Engineering Challenge held in April. WMU competed against teams from Notre Dame, the University of Michigan, Purdue and a team with members from several Michigan colleges. 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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