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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

Fall Preview Day

October 7, 2022

Departments in the College of Science & Engineering are participating in Fall Preview Day.  Come take a closer look at WWU!  Registration required. 

Entrance Portfolio Info Session

Friday, October 7, 2022 | 2:30-3:50PM | ET 321


Department Info Session

October 18, 2022   |  4:30-5:30pm  | ET 321 (Ross Engineering Building)

This session is intended for currently enrolled first-year and transfer students interested in our programs. 

Industrial Design - Entrance Portfolios

Due October 22, 2022 by midnight

Fall Family Weekend - PME lab demos

Saturday, October 22 | 11-2pm  | First floor of Ross Engineering Technology Building


Resume Workshop

October 24, 2022  |  4:00-5:00pm  | ET 308


Career and Internship Fair: Technology & Engineering

November 3, 2022 | 11:00-2:00pm  |   Viking Union Multi-purpose Room


Outside the Lab - Applied Medical

November 9, 2022 | 4:00-5:00pm |  Remote or in-person in ET 304



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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.

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Alumni Anna Novack (pictured, Plastics & Composites Engineering) and Gina Kim (Manufacturing Engineering) talk about their passions for engineering in the latest Skagit STEM Network video. 

Watch the video from this link.  Both Anna and Gina were students when this video was made. 

Check out where alumni are now!