Western Washington University’s Vehicle Research Institute (VRI) strives to offer the best total car design curriculum in the world.
The program focuses on complete vehicle design and fabrication with special emphasis on: power plants, including alternative fuels; transmissions; chassis design; and component materials.
All courses are laboratory-oriented.
One bachelor of science degree is offered: Industrial Technology – Vehicle Design Specialization.
We also offer a post-baccalaureate program offering a certificate in vehicle design.
Professor Eric Leonhardt, Director
Vehicle Research Institute
Western Washington University
Bellingham, WA 98225-9086