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Engineering and Design 

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The Engineering & Design Department Office Hours

Ross Engineering Technology Building room 204

8-1pm and 2-5pm

Monday - Friday 

You can also reach us at 360-650-3380  or by email at ENGD@wwu.edu.

What We Offer

Upcoming Events

Outside the Lab: Anvil Corp.

December 1, 2022 | 11 AM | In-person in ET 322

Industrial Design - Entrance Portfolios

Due January 22, 2023 by midnight


Polymer Materials Engineering Major Application

Due February 3, 2023 by midnight

Manufacturing Engineering Major Application

Due February 3, 2023 by midnight


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Claire Drury, a Plastics & Composites Engineering junior, is the recipient of a 2022 Jarvis Memorial Summer Research Award. Claire joins Associate Professor John Misasi and other students who are working on chemically recycling carbon fiber composites. 

The research project is sponsored by Toray

Learn more about research and student projects.

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Dr. Bhaskar Ramasubramanian is an Assistant Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering working in the broad area of cyber-physical systems (CPS). His research is currently supported by an NSF CRII grant titled `Cognizant Learning for Autonomous Cyber-Physical Systems.’ He teaches courses in Artificial Intelligence, Control, and CPS. He is passionate about demonstrating the cross-disciplinary scope of the EECE curriculum to students through experiences that integrate inquiry-based learning with exposure to state-of-the-art research.

Dr. Ramasubramanian's website.

Alumni Spotlight

WWU Alumna Gina Kim

Manufacturing Engineering alumna (2021) Gina Kim is a Robotic Sales Specialist at Olympus Controls where she helps people understand automation technology and where to implement it. This role means Gina is on the road a lot of the time visiting different factories, businesses and research facilities, which she describes as an episode of "How It's Made" every day! Gina felt Western's Manufacturing Engineering program prepared her for the industry, because the content of her hands-on classes and labs is what she sees in the field.

Read more about Gina on our Alumni Page!

Listen to Gina talk about her passion for engineering in the Skagit STEM Network video.