Photo of Butt, Fredericks, Greene and Bafna at the 2017 IISE conference.

Industrial engineer named national fellow

Dr. Steven E. Butt has been named a fellow of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers. WMU now has one of the nation's highest percentages of industrial engineering faculty who have earned fellow status.

Formula SAE team competes at Michigan International Speedway

WMU’s Formula SAE team recently returned from the SAE International Collegiate Design Series at Michigan International Speedway, where they competed with their new 2017 Bronco Racing vehicle against teams from all over the world.

College to offer Ph.D. in civil engineering

The Western Michigan University Board of Trustees at its April meeting approved a new Ph.D. program in civil engineering. The program will be launched in fall 2017. This brings to seven the number of Ph.D. programs offered in WMU’s College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.