Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Light touch

Wright State senior Joseph Carroll named Intern of the Year by College of Engineering and Computer Science

As part of his internship, Joseph Carroll, a mechanical engineering major at Wright State, experimented with high-intensity light to kill weeds. Continue reading

Company founded by Wright State’s Caroline Cao awarded $150,000 Ohio Third Frontier grant

Caroline Cao

A startup founded by professor Caroline Cao hopes to commercialize a radiation-free alternative to X-ray imaging during minimally invasive surgery. Continue reading

Engineering student Rachel Evans wins prestigious fellowship from Ohio Space Grant Consortium

Mechanical engineering student Rachel Evans will pursue a master’s degree in the College of Engineering and Computer Science thanks to an Ohio Space Grant Consortium fellowship. Continue reading

Fantastic voyage

Caroline Cao reaches stratosphere in higher education as an engineer and medical pioneer

Wright State professor Caroline Cao is an expert in the design and evaluation of enabling technology, such as haptics, navigational aids, and surgical simulation, for minimally invasive surgery. Continue reading

SolidWorks certification exam now being offered at College of Engineering and Computer Science

Getting certified in 3D modeling software widely used in industry is available for the first time to students in a class in the College of Engineering and Computer Science. Continue reading

Wright State offers 3D printing demonstration at governor’s Air Force Museum event

Display operated by the College of Engineering and Computer Science enabled students to learn the 3D printing process and get creative with it. Continue reading

Engineering chair Joseph Slater played leadership role at American Institute of Aerospace and Astronautics forum

Joseph Slater helped organized 101 sessions at the five-day forum, during which 479 papers were presented. Continue reading

Pit stop

Wright State engineering students Ryan Slater and Alex Vehre find artistic outlet in pit orchestras

Freshmen roommates Ryan Slater and Alex Vehre have engineering and a love for playing music in common. Continue reading

3D thinking

Wright State senior Rachel Evans completes manufacturing internship at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Rachel Evans, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering at Wright State University, researched new manufacturing technologies during a summer internship. Continue reading

Wright State engineering professor Sheng Li honored for top paper in lubrication engineering

Sheng Li received the Wilbur Deutsch Memorial Award from the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers. Continue reading