Engineering and Design Department

The Engineering and Design Open House/Student Showcase will be on Tuesday, June 6 from 1-4 p.m. in the Ross Engineering Technology Building's first floor. Seniors in the Engineering programs will be showcasing their senior projects and all the labs will be open for tours to the…

With employers in the plastics industry continuing to struggle to find skilled and educated employees with plastics knowledge, it has become more critical than ever for colleges and universities to promote programs that will provide students with a pathway toward a…

Dell King, the visiting professor of the Industrial Design Senior Studio at Western Washington University, has donated $103,000 to establish a perpetually endowed scholarship for Industrial Design students. 

The Dell King Industrial Design Scholarship Award will be given annually to…

 A big win for a team of Western Washington University students.

The group of business, chemistry, industrial design, and electrical engineering students won the $15,000 grand prize at the Environmental Innovation Challenge.

They developed an insert for…

Nova Solar Glazing, Western Washington University’s team of business, chemistry, industrial design and electrical engineering students, was recently awarded the $15,000 Wells Fargo grand prize at the 2017 Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge (EIC) hosted by the…

Western Industrial Design student Matt Hoogestraat is standing in the middle of an oval shaped room with the sea stretched out around him in all directions. Around the exterior of the room are tables with odd designs hovering above them. Matt teleports from table to table, examining the designs…

Western Washington University’s junior class Industrial Design studio will showcase a sustainable entrepreneurship exhibition “Remade: Kitchen!” from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4 at Ideal, 1227 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham.

The event is free and open to the public.…

Composites could have significant potential for of the production of jigs. This potential is illustrated by the first carbon fibre-reinforced (CFRP) jig to be used in North America, which was employed to install the bonnet of the Ford Mustang some ten years ago.

The lead researcher on…

Did you know that Western has its own monthly student-produced TV show, Western Window? It airs on local cable channel KVOS, Bellingham cable access channel BTV10, and online via Western's own YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/wwu. In this episode, hosted by the Alumni Association'…

Western’s first Engineering graduates will be among the 2,000-plus students earning their degrees Saturday.

The 31 seniors – nine each in Electrical Engineering and Plastics and Composites Engineering and another 13 in Manufacturing Engineering – mark a milestone in the…

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