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Engineering firm replaces a bridge over troubled water

Project headed by Williams & Works encountered the snuffbox mussel.

December 6, 2013
The project wasn’t exactly like what Grand Rapids Whitewater wants to do in downtown Grand Rapids, but the work that Williams & Works — a local civil engineering, planning and surveying firm — recently completed in Ionia had two similarities. Read More

Logistics supplier enters Grand Rapids market

October 29, 2013
A national manufacturer of material-handling systems is moving into the Grand Rapids market with an engineering office. Read More

GVSU engineering project can save lives in Africa

Grad students designed and built an emergency solar power system.

February 8, 2013
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) There’s no substitute for experience, and three graduate students in Grand Valley State University’s School of Engineering have just had the priceless experience of designing and building a photovoltaic emergency power system for a medical clinic in Malawi in southeastern Africa. Read More

WMU colleges co-pilot federal aviation 'Center for Excellence'

October 11, 2012
A proud bronco is joining a national flock of aviators to move the entire industry forward. Read More

Mobility for Madison

October 1, 2012
When Grand Valley State University engineering students Phil DeJonge and Jake Hall enrolled in a product design class last fall, they didn’t know they would be adding mobility to the life of 2-year-old Madison Riemersma. She has spina bifida, a spinal condition that causes loss of function and sensation in the lower half of the body.  Read More