More Wright State Centers
The Area Health Education Center seeks to assist in the development and implementation of educational programs through which students of the health professions are exposed to clinical training experiences in underserved urban and rural areas. It also provides continuing medical education conferences for area providers.
The Assistive Technologies Research Center was developed to conduct basic and applied research on assistive technologies for serving/assisting the lives of people with disabilities and the elderly. The center is a multidisciplinary, cooperative venture involving partnerships between Wright State and Miami Valley industrial and governmental organizations.
The Lake Campus Business Enterprise Center in Celina, Ohio offers professional, cost-effective services to support the area’s business and industrial economic development. Included in these services are training courses that can enhance the technical skills necessary for a successful workforce.
The Center for Economic Education advocates economic education and financial literacy by providing training, professional development, and curriculum support to primary and secondary teachers and community groups. www.wright.edu/cee
The Center of Engineering Logistics Modeling and Optimization conducts and promotes research and applications in the area of logistics, transportation, and supply chain management. The center’s mission is to improve company operations performance and the company’s bottom line.
The Center for Genomics Research at the Boonshoft School of Medicine and College of Science and Mathematics provides support and core facilities for research faculty engaged in basic and clinical research in the areas of gene expression, flow cytometry, and genotyping.
The Center for Global Health Systems, Management, and Policy at Boonshoft School of Medicine was developed to improve the quality, efficiency, and access to health care by promoting the education of all health providers in areas of management and health economics. Through interests in preventive and community-based health care, the center works to prevent disease, disability, and lost quality of life.
The Center for Healthy Communities at Boonshoft School of Medicine’s Department of Community Health is a community-academic partnership committed to improving the health and well-being of the community, educating its health professionals, and serving as a force for change.
The Center for Innovation Management is an applied research center providing business research, analysis, and planning assistance to companies, inventors, and investors in the Dayton region that have a goal of commercializing technologies, thereby creating jobs in Ohio.
The Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addictions Research at Boonshoft School of Medicine is a focal point for substance abuse–related services, academic research, and services research with a goal of understanding the substance abuse phenomena and their intervention and management in smaller and mid-sized cities and their surrounding suburban and rural communities.
The Center for Nanoscale Multifunctional Materials serves as a focal point for science and engineering research and education in the expanding field of nanoscale materials and devices. It fosters multidisciplinary research and education efforts of university faculty, industrial partners, and collaborators from federal laboratories.
The Center for Operator Performance is an alliance of academic and process companies to research generic issues in human factors and process operator performance with a goal of identifying, analyzing, and disseminating research in such areas as selection/training, interface design, decision aides, automation, procedures, and control room design.
The Center for Technology-Based Learning supports an interdisciplinary collaboration among four Ph.D. programs to advance an institutional commitment to diversity by providing universal access to education and professional careers for people with disabilities.
The Center for Urban and Public Affairs in the College of Liberal Arts is involved in projects and outreach both locally and statewide that address a wide range of social, economic, environmental, governance, and spatial issues.
The Computational Design and Optimization Center is an advanced mechanical engineering research facility catering to the research needs of the Air Force, Navy, and various worldwide industries.
The Device Development Center functions to stimulate and nurture the creativity and ideas of faculty and students in solving engineering and health care engineering-related problems through the design and development of new devices that will bring increased benefits to the way humans live.
The Institute of Defense Studies in Education (IDSE) is dedicated to providing high-value educational and research programs using best practices relevant to the United States Department of Defense. www.wright.edu/idse
The Institute for Supply Chain Excellence is already a proven leader in the region, providing supply chain programs and expertise for businesses, economic development officials, and students. The center fosters workforce development and job creation, creates research synergies with national/global industries, attracts businesses to the region to support their training, education, and research needs, and promotes economic development for new businesses in the state of Ohio.
Kno.e.sis is a center in the College of Engineering and Computer Science that pursues cutting-edge research in the use of semantic and services science for data integration, analysis, and process management that complements daytaOhio’s mission to leverage innovation in data-intensive technologies for economic expansion. knoesis.wright.edu
The Lifespan Health Research Center at the Boonshoft School of Medicine was created to advance and disseminate knowledge through the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, and professional service. A primary goal is to conduct research related to changes that occur in individuals throughout their life span. www.med.wright.edu/lhrc
The Nursing Institute of West Central Ohio was established to develop new strategies to recruit and retain nurses from a 16-county area in West Central Ohio by addressing supply and demand nursing problems, providing a setting to test new technology and futuristic health care delivery systems, and investigating ways to blend technology and human care. www.wright.edu/nursinginstitute
The Ohio Small Business Development Center offers no-cost, confidential, professional, business counseling in such areas as business management, government regulations, financing, international trade, and product development to help start a business, grow a business, and stay in business. www.sbdcwsu.org
The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center addresses employment issues among persons with disabilities and co-existing substance use disorders by providing training, technical assistance, and rehabilitation research.
The Semiconductor Research Center performs basic research on semiconductor materials, with its scientists publishing in professional journals and organizing and attending many international conferences and workshops.
The Center for Workforce Development and Labor-Management Initiatives is a catalyst for positive change for external organizations in the Greater Miami Valley area to meet today’s workplace challenges through the development of innovative solutions to real-world problems. Services include one-on-one coaching, consulting, facilitating meetings/retreats, and instructing courses in leadership/professional development.
Collaborative Centers with External Partners
The Center for Advanced Power and Energy Conversion is a joint center between the Air Force Research Laboratory and Wright State for plasma and fuel cell research. Students have the opportunity to work on practical engineering projects and interact with researchers and engineers at AFRL and different companies.
daytaOhio, the Wright Center of Innovation for Advanced Data Management and Analysis, works with customers to improve the performance and decision making of individuals and teams by integrating human factors design with innovative visualization and computing technologies.
The Dayton Area Graduate Studies Institute is an innovative, collaborative arrangement between the Air Force Institute of Technology, the University of Dayton, the Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright State University, The Ohio State University, and University of Cincinnati with a goal to synergistically share faculty expertise and research facilities.
The Ohio Imaging Research and Innovation Network involves Wright State, Case Western Reserve University, and The Ohio State University, and endeavors to support research and education in the field of medical imaging, thus creating intellectual property that will lead to commercialization and the creation of jobs in Ohio.
The Wright State Center for High Performance Computing is a joint Cradle/Wright State center for high-performance computing. Cradle is a leading Japanese company in computational fluid dynamics. Students have the opportunity to work on practical engineering projects and interact with researchers and engineers.