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Engineering and Design 

Our Mission

The Engineering & Design department at Western Washington University serves current students, industry, the University, and the citizens of Washington State by developing industry-ready graduates through a combination of creative problem-solving, analytical skills development, and experiential learning.

Department office hours

Office staff will be available from 10am-2pm Monday through Friday in ET 204.   

During other times we invite you to call or email with your questions.  You can reach us at 360-650-3380  or by email at ENGD@wwu.edu

Virtual advising appointments can be scheduled here

Thank you for your patience and understanding. 

What We Offer


Graduates of the programs have consistently been placed in positions appropriate to their field of study. Companies that employ graduates include Alpha, Boeing, Fluke, Janicki Industries, Intuitive Surgical, Microsoft, Milwaukee Tool, Nike, PACCAR, SpaceX, Universal Avionics, Safran, and more!

Check out our Alumni profiles on this page!


While at WWU, Katherine worked on a research project sponsored by Nike and is now a Process Engineer with them.

Katherine (David) Ray
Plastics & Composites Engineering 2019