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    Saving Limbs and Lives

    Engineering sensors team part of project to advance diabetes treatments.

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    Design Your Future

    From your first days on WMU's Parkview Campus, faculty and staff will provide support as your develop your future through one of our 14 majors.

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    Undergraduate Research

    Explore your own research ideas early on, working with our renowned faculty in the world class facilities available on the Parkview Campus.

  • Driven To Succeed

    Engineering grad, Nick Durham, found his lane at Western

Rethink Smart.

It’s more than book smarts. More important than IQ. It’s the pursuit of purpose, daring to think differently, and not being afraid to question answers. We call it Rethink Smart. Are you ready? At the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, we are committed to helping you achieve your vision for the future. We offer experience-based learning that will prepare you for a successful, meaningful career. 

Engineering change, invoking passion, finding purpose

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WMU’s College of Engineering and Applied Sciences offers a nurturing environment that allows you to achieve and grow. We provide exceptional hands-on experiences alongside our highly accomplished faculty in an incredible facility. The $100 million Floyd Hall on WMU’s Parkview Campus has 323,000 square feet of teaching and research space with 75 labs. We share the Business Technology and Research Park with over 40 high-tech companies.

At WMU, you will have access to passionate experts who want to assist you in blazing your path. The world is evolving and the need for critical thinkers, doers, and creators is greater than ever. Are you ready to start a challenging journey? If so, come join WMU’s College of Engineering and Applied Sciences family.

Begin by meeting with a CEAS representative. Campus tours and in-person events will become available as we overcome the current pandemic.

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All programs are accredited.

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    WMU's Leading Construction Research

    Led by Bronco Construction Research Center Director Brian Montgomery, CEAS is at the forefront of research to reduce damage to structures using the only hurricane simulator in the U.S . Montgomery explains the project in this interview from WWMT Newschannel 3 in Kalamazoo.

    Learn more about the center

  • Springstead was among the 12 institutional winners for the Outstanding Faculty Award for Student Success.

    MAC Outstanding Faculty Award

    Dr. James Springstead, associate professor in chemical and paper engineering at Western Michigan University, has been named an Outstanding Faculty Award for Student Success winner by the Mid-American Conference Academic Consortium.

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  • Julie Harris

    Distinguished Alumni Award

    Julie A. Harris B.S. '86, Computer Science, Global Head of Asset & Wealth Management Operations & Administration, at JPMorgan Chase was recently honored by WMU with a Distinguished Alumni Award Honoree.

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  • Introducing YOU at Western

    YOU at Western is a personalized wellness tool connecting students to online and campus resources.

    Launch YOU at Western