Western Michigan University's College of Engineering and Applied Sciences is the best place to study engineering and applied sciences and here are a few facts that show why.
- Over 3,000 students, including 450 master of science students and 142 doctoral students.
- 98 faculty members.
- Our facility has more than 323,000 square feet of research and learning space, featuring more than 75 laboratories for undergraduate and graduate research.
- More than 30 student organizations, many affiliated with professional societies, offer students the opportunity to hone their leadership and team-building skills as well as take part in such projects as the Sunseeker solar racecar, mini-Baja vehicles and hybrid electric vehicles.
- WMU has paper, paper coating and printing pilot plants on the same campus, giving students first-hand experience in pulping, paper making, printing and recycling.
- We are located at the WMU Parkview Campus, home to the Business Technology and Research Park that houses over 42 companies.
Specialized engineering centers and laboratories include:
- Computer-aided engineering center with some of the same engineering design and production software used by the world's leading corporations.
- Center for the Advancement of Printed Electronics
- Center for Printing and Coating Research
- Applied Aerodynamics Laboratory and advanced design wind tunnel.
- Instructional laboratories in digital logic, microcomputers, circuits, energy conversion, and noise and vibration.
- An interdisciplinary design studio, with cutting-edge software for product design.