Welcome to the Engineering & Design Department
Thank you for your interest in Engineering & Design at WWU! Our department offers hands on learning, undergraduate research opportunities, and state of the art equipment in our laboratories. We're excited to share our programs with you. We have provided some videos below highlighting student projects, as well as links to program information.
Reach out to our main office:
Ross Engineering Building (ET204)
On campus events
Fall Preview Day - October 7th
Come take a closer look at Departments in the College of Science and Engineering during our Fall Preview Day.
Info Sessions - Fall Quarter
Prospective Students are invited to an in-person information session on these dates. No registration is required.
Friday, October 28, 11-12pm in ET 216
Friday, November 18, 11-12pm in ET 106
The Engineering & Design Department suggest that students have an appropriate laptop for your time at WWU. This will be helpful for use in class and for homework. See recommendations (link).
Research and Student Projects
The videos below give some insight into projects that students in the Engineering & Design Department have the opportunity to work on. Each of our programs gives students experiential learning opportunities on industry grade equipment in our labs and studio spaces. Learn more about student projects! (link)
Industrial Design senior project
PME research project
Women in Manufacturing
The Makerspace offers access to equipment, training, and support to all WWU students while promoting a culture of collaboration and inclusion.
- laser cutter
- industrial sewing machines
- 3D printers
- hand tools
- and much more!
Our department offers many clubs for students to involved with and clubs are open to any one on campus! Clubs are a great way to meet fellow students, gain skills outside of the classroom, and make connections with mentors and employers.